Kershaw County, SC

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Kershaw County, SC Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Type Death Methodsort descending
Emanuel Griffin July 28, 1873 at T. H. Clark's plantation Accident
Sam Sinclair slave March 24, 1820 at John Chesnut plantation near Chesnut's Ferry on Wateree River Homicide
John Bryce March 7, 1815 in the town of Camden Natural Causes
infant July 16, 1868 in the town of Camden, Camden, S.C. Homicide
John Goff April 4, 1843 at the house of Holly Goff Unknown
Amos slave March 15, 1856 at the plantation of John McRae on the banks of the Wateree Suicide
negro negro April 23, 1838 at the Camden Ferry Unknown
Jerry R. McLeod May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Aleck slave July 18, 1848 at Major J. Whitaker's plantation Suicide
Pinder slave May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Jack slave November 19, 1848 at McRae's Mill on the road to Darlington Unknown
John McDonald April 15, 1839 at Daniel McDonalds Natural Causes
Joseph B. Hughes August 6, 1869 at the late residence of Joseph B. Hughes in Flat Rock Township, Flat Rock, S.C. Accident
Robert Anderson January 31, 1825 at the camp near the Wateree Canal Accident
infant July 28, 1836 at the palntation of Mr. Richard Shotford[?] Homicide
Frank slave July 16, 1840 at the house of Charles M. Breaker Homicide
slave slave November 1, 1864 at the depot in Camden Unknown
Abram slave December 26, 1847 at Brewer's Plantation Unknown
colored colored June 12, 1856 at a house on Rutledge Street in the town of Camden and occupied by one John Strickling Natural Causes
Elizabeth Belk April 20, 1828 near the Door house Accident
negro negro April 16, 1838 at Thomas Whitaker's plantation Unknown
infant April 14, 1869 at Capt. J.D. Jakell's plantation Homicide
Willy Hall February 19, 1845 at Black River in the stage road Natural Causes
Summer slave November 7, 1864 at the plantation of Burwell Boykin Homicide
slave slave July 23, 1820 Homicide
John McDaniel May 31, 1839 at McCaskill's graveyard Natural Causes
James Spradley August 19, 1808 near Sander's Creek Accident
Tom slave May 5, 1805 at plantation of John Chesnut, Esquire Accident
Ned slave April 22, 1843 at Chesnut's Ferry Unknown
Henry Shaw April 14, 1899 at the place of R. W. Humphries Natural Causes
Fanny slave November 4, 1855 at the plantation of Edward A. Salmond about four miles from Camden Homicide
infant November 12, 1811 Other
Powell slave August 10, 1851 at Mr. John Whitaker's plantation on Wateree River Unknown
negro negro March 26, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Wateree River Unknown
Samuel H. Young May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
slave slave May 31, 1832 Natural Causes
Bob slave February 18, 1823 near Captain James W. Lang's Mills Accident
Angus McQueen January 17, 1816 at home of Kelly McDermit Accident
Burke Chesnut December 14, 1849 near Boykin's T.O. Accident
infant June 8, 1828 house of Jessee Husk Accident
slave slave January 17, 1827 near McRae's mills Accident
negro negro March 19, 1838 at Ja's Chesnut's plantation Unknown
William Applewhite January 22, 1838 at Camden Accident
John slave November 13, 1849 at the house of Mrs. J.S. McRae Accident
infant March 29, 1842 at Tabitha Laird's Homicide
Unknown February 3, 1827 at plantation of Col. James Chesnut Unknown
Josiah Parker August 24, 1829 at the plantation of Josiah Parker Suicide
John Cotton March 15, 1826 at the river bank in Mr. Jno. Nelson's field Accident
Christopher Campbell April 16, 1835 Homicide
slave slave January 25, 1836 at the plantation of Daniel L. Desaushore[?] Accident

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