Kershaw County, SC

County Name: 
South Carolina

Kershaw County, SC Inquests

Displaying 51 - 100 of 233
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Type Death Methodsort descending
Jim slave June 19, 1858 at the plantation of A.H. Boykin Homicide
March slave February 24, 1845 at Chesnut's Ferry Homicide
William Pettifoot free black January 21, 1847 at Camden Accident
negro negro April 23, 1838 at the Camden Ferry Unknown
Robert Blair March 25, 1828 at the mill of James Cunningham ... on a branch of Shingeton's[?] Creek Suicide
Emanuel Griffin July 28, 1873 at T. H. Clark's plantation Accident
Jerry R. McLeod May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Mary Hinson May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
John Bryce March 7, 1815 in the town of Camden Natural Causes
Carey slave February 1, 1831 at the house of John Williams Accident
infant July 16, 1868 in the town of Camden, Camden, S.C. Homicide
Milly Roler November 2, 1819 Natural Causes
Amos slave March 15, 1856 at the plantation of John McRae on the banks of the Wateree Suicide
John Goff April 4, 1843 at the house of Holly Goff Unknown
J. J. Watts April 17, 1848 at the house of J.J. Watts Accident
negro negro April 16, 1838 at Thomas Whitaker's plantation Unknown
James Goodson September 28, 1807 Natural Causes
John McDonald April 15, 1839 at Daniel McDonalds Natural Causes
Pinder slave May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Amelia A. Alexander May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
Robert Anderson January 31, 1825 at the camp near the Wateree Canal Accident
Joseph B. Hughes August 6, 1869 at the late residence of Joseph B. Hughes in Flat Rock Township, Flat Rock, S.C. Accident
Frank slave July 16, 1840 at the house of Charles M. Breaker Homicide
colored colored June 12, 1856 at a house on Rutledge Street in the town of Camden and occupied by one John Strickling Natural Causes
slave slave November 1, 1864 at the depot in Camden Unknown
negro negro March 26, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Wateree River Unknown
infant November 12, 1811 Other
Redding Summerville January 9, 1826 Unknown
Willy Hall February 19, 1845 at Black River in the stage road Natural Causes
infant April 14, 1869 at Capt. J.D. Jakell's plantation Homicide
Benjamin Franklin Hocott May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident
John McDaniel May 31, 1839 at McCaskill's graveyard Natural Causes
Summer slave November 7, 1864 at the plantation of Burwell Boykin Homicide
Tom slave May 5, 1805 at plantation of John Chesnut, Esquire Accident
Alexander McKee January 4, 1817 in the woods near William Gardner's Accident
Fanny slave November 4, 1855 at the plantation of Edward A. Salmond about four miles from Camden Homicide
Ned slave April 22, 1843 at Chesnut's Ferry Unknown
slave slave December 4, 1852 at the plantation known as Stockton's Accident
negro negro March 19, 1838 at Ja's Chesnut's plantation Unknown
infant June 8, 1828 house of Jessee Husk Accident
infant November 28, 1829 in Camden on the lot on which Mr. Thomas Welsh[?] resided Homicide
James C. Wise May 13, 1847 at Camden Accident
Daniel Gallis January 31, 1819 at house of Daniel Gillis Accident
Angus McQueen January 17, 1816 at home of Kelly McDermit Accident
Bethel Ogelsby August 21, 1823 cotton fields belonging to John Doby Esq. Unknown
William Applewhite January 22, 1838 at Camden Accident
infant March 29, 1842 at Tabitha Laird's Homicide
Aleck slave July 18, 1848 at Major J. Whitaker's plantation Suicide
John Cotton March 15, 1826 at the river bank in Mr. Jno. Nelson's field Accident
Unknown February 3, 1827 at plantation of Col. James Chesnut Unknown

Get in touch

  • Department of History
    220 LeConte Hall, Baldwin Street
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602-1602
  • 706-542-2053

eHistory was founded at the University of Georgia in 2011 by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry

Learn More about eHistory


+ American Council of Learned Societies
+ DigiLab, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Georgia