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
Dick slave May 25, 1843 at Camden boat yard Accident
Jefferson slave July 27, 1840 at the plantation of H.R. Cook Accident
Josiah Parker August 24, 1829 at the plantation of Josiah Parker Suicide
Amanda Hogan May 11, 1898 at the late residence of Miss Amanda Hogan Natural Causes
Fanny slave November 4, 1855 at the plantation of Edward A. Salmond about four miles from Camden Homicide
Isaac slave February 2, 1829 Unknown
Summer slave November 7, 1864 at the plantation of Burwell Boykin Homicide
negro negro April 16, 1838 at Thomas Whitaker's plantation Unknown
Mary Hinson May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Bethel Ogelsby August 21, 1823 cotton fields belonging to John Doby Esq. Unknown
Carey slave February 1, 1831 at the house of John Williams Accident
negro negro March 19, 1838 at Ja's Chesnut's plantation Unknown
J. J. Watts April 17, 1848 at the house of J.J. Watts Accident
Robert Anderson January 31, 1825 at the camp near the Wateree Canal Accident
infant April 14, 1869 at Capt. J.D. Jakell's plantation Homicide
Henry B. Mathers November 26, 1841 at the house of Benjamin Nettles Natural Causes
Tom slave October 25, 1859 at the residence of Joseph Murphy Accident
S. G. W. Dill June 5, 1868 at the house of S.G.W. Dill Homicide
Margaret McKeown May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Unknown April 23, 1854 at a spot near Chesnut's field about four miles from Camden Unknown
Alexander McKee January 4, 1817 in the woods near William Gardner's Accident
Micajah Hilliard November 28, 1829 in the house of Joseph Ward Homicide
Thomas C. Reaves May 25, 1899 Natural Causes
William Applewhite January 22, 1838 at Camden Accident
infant March 2, 1852 at the house of entertainment kept by H.J. Wilson known as the Camden Hotel Unknown
Daniel Gallis January 31, 1819 at house of Daniel Gillis Accident
John McDaniel May 31, 1839 at McCaskill's graveyard Natural Causes
Mary Jenkins May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Judith Berry December 17, 1811 near Swift Creek ... [at] home of James Berry Accident
Aleck slave July 18, 1848 at Major J. Whitaker's plantation Suicide
Betsy Scott February 25, 1842 at Camden Other
Stephen slave December 18, 1860 at Mr. M. Mungo Accident
John Ronnie February 15, 1898 Accident
Nestor Ellison freedman June 5, 1868 at the house of S.G.W. Dill Homicide
Kate slave December 5, 1847 at the house of Mrs. Jane Love Accident
Smith T. T. Richboury May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Unknown February 3, 1827 at plantation of Col. James Chesnut Unknown
infant July 28, 1836 at the palntation of Mr. Richard Shotford[?] Homicide
Henry Clarkson May 10, 1871 at Antiark Church Natural Causes
Sam Sinclair slave March 24, 1820 at John Chesnut plantation near Chesnut's Ferry on Wateree River Homicide
Lucius LeGrand May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
infant June 8, 1828 house of Jessee Husk Accident
Goodall September 15, 1823 at the boatyard near Camden on the Wateree Suicide
Jack slave November 19, 1848 at McRae's Mill on the road to Darlington Unknown
Samuel H. Young May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
slave slave June 24, 1843 at Thomas Holland's Accident
Jenny slave April 28, 1836 Natural Causes
W. F. DeBruhl April 20, 1859 at the late residence of W.F. DeBruhl Natural Causes
Willy Hall February 19, 1845 at Black River in the stage road Natural Causes
Jack Robinson March 13, 1847 at Sander's Creek[?] Unknown

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