Benjamin Baird

First Name: Benjamin
Last Name: Baird

Benjamin Baird Inquests

Displaying 1 - 12 of 12
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Andrew negro man October 6, 1855 on the track of the South Carolina Rail Road Edgefield County, SC Accident train

upon their Oaths do say … that Andrew came to his death by being run over by the engine and passenger train

Chaney negro woman December 11, 1855 at the dwelling house of Mrs Randall in the Town of Hamburg Edgefield County, SC Natural Causes disease

upon their oaths do say, that Chaney, the woman now lying dead before them came to her death by the Visitation of God

Dudley Roundtree August 10, 1856 at the dwelling house of the late Dudley Roundtree Edgefield County, SC Natural Causes

the said Dudley Roundtree came to his death … that the said death was by the visitation of God, and so the jury sworn and [?] as aforesaid upon their oaths declare

Harry negro boy September 9, 1858 at the residence of the Rev. J. L. Brooks Edgefield County, SC Accident machinery

say upon their oaths, that … the said boy name Harry … while in the business of driving the mules to work the machinery of the Cotton gin by some careless action of his own he was caught by wheel or wheels of the machinery and crushed to death

Isaac negro man December 1, 1856 at a point on the South Carolina Rail Road [?] Brooks Mill creek Edgefield County, SC Accident train

upon their oaths do say and declare … that the said negro Isaac, as aforesaid came to his death, by having been Run over by the engine and train

John Randall October 19, 1857 at the dwelling house of John Randall Edgefield County, SC Suicide razor

upon their oaths do say that the said John Randall came to his death … from wounds inflicted upon his neck and throat … by a Razor in his own hand

Joseph Riddle April 10, 1856 at Hamburg Edgefield County, SC Homicide sharp instrument

upon their oaths do say, that the said Riddle came to his death by a wound or stab with some cutting instrument inflicted just under the left ear by some hand to this jury unknown

Mary Grace Aldrich infant child August 11, 1856 at Graniteville Edgefield County, SC Infanticide drugs

upon their oaths do say … that said child came to her death at the time and place aforesaid by having large portions of laudaunum administered by a servant girl the nurse of the name of Clarissa … with felonious intent

Mary Randall October 19, 1857 at the Residence of John Randall Edgefield County, SC Homicide razor

upon their Oaths do say, that the said Mart Randall came to her death from a large cut or gash across the throat made by a Razor in the hand of her husband John Randall

Patrick Burns[?] November 4, 1858 at the residence of Richard Campbell Edgefield County, SC Natural Causes disease

said Burns came to his death by visitation of God … that the immediate cause leading to sudden death, was the bursting of a blood vessel in or about the heart or lungs

Peter Negro man December 30, 1859 at the Plantation of Mr Wm Bunch Edgefield County, SC Accident fall

upon there oaths do say that Peter … came to his death by the accidental falling of the top of a tree he appears himself to have cut down

Sam negro man October 19, 1856 on the track of the South Carolina Rail Road between the Paper Mill and Marsh's Edgefield County, SC Accident train

that said boy came to his death … by being Run over by the night express train

Administrative Fields

Cleanup Notes: 
Baird & Beard seem to be different people
Original Record: 
Benjamin Baird

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