Kershaw County, SC

County Name: 
Kershaw
State: 
South Carolina

Kershaw County, SC Inquests

Displaying 1 - 50 of 233
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Type Death Methodsort ascending
Nelson Pettifoot free black February 11, 1848 at the edge of the town of Camden Accident wagon
Sylvia slave May 21, 1822 at John Brown plantation Homicide switch
Eisex Brown February 12, 1869 at John Canty's plantation Homicide stick
Thomas Clark September 14, 1811 at plantation on Little Lynches Creek Homicide stick
Wesley Murrell colored January 6, 1869 at Col. W. J. Reynolds plantation Homicide spade
John Pitts June 11, 1842 at Elias Ford's Homicide shotgun
Tamar Clark November 9, 1871 at Henry L. Hunter's resident at Liberty Hill Homicide shotgun
Cubiner slave October 27, 1844 at the residence of B. Haile Suicide shotgun
Tom slave July 10, 1824 at the plantation of Mr. Wm. W. Lang Homicide shotgun
Eleck slave May 30, 1850 at the quarter of A.D. Jones Esq. Homicide shotgun
William Wages March 12, 1863 two and a half miles from the residence of G .E. Doby Homicide shotgun
Edmond Wages March 12, 1863 two and a half miles from the residence of G .E. Doby Homicide shotgun
Soloman Hilliard February 11, 1829 Accident shotgun
William Thompson May 26, 1826 in town of Camden Accident saltpeter
Anthony slave June 1, 1841 at Camden Suicide rope
Thomas Gaskin February 26, 1842 at an old field in the district of Kershaw Suicide rifle
Alexander Rogers July 15, 1818 lying in the home of F. Blair Suicide razor
Eldridge Brown August 5, 1837 in Camden Homicide pistol
Mack Kirkland colored man October 31, 1868 at Camden, Camden, S.C. Homicide pistol
R. J. Lester March 19, 1851 at Camden Homicide pistol
John Peagles November 30, 1846 at Camden Homicide pistol
Frank a negro boy December 11, 1866 [at] Liberty Hill Accident pistol
John Love August 3, 1871 at Camden, Camden, S.C. Accident lightning
Rachel Evans August 25, 1822 at house of Elias Parish Accident lightning
Belfast slave January 18, 1813 on the plantation of John Damson Esqr Suicide knife
Elizabeth Mathers April 18, 1851 at Mathers' house Homicide knife
W. F. Hunter June 1, 1853 at the residence of William Clyburn Homicide knife
Captain slave January 24, 1824 at plantation of Captain John Boykin Homicide knife
Patterson slave June 2, 1855 Homicide knife
John Pettigrew January 17, 1843 at the Irish buying ground Homicide knife
George Grice May 6, 1877 at Doby's Mill Homicide knife
Jerry slave June 6, 1857 at the residence of Rev. J.K. Mendenhall on Lyttleton Street within the bounds of the Town of Camden Homicide jug
Thomas Robinson December 23, 1847 at the house of William Clyburn Accident horse
Joseph D. Reasonover January 21, 1871 at a place four miles south of Camden Accident horse
James Parker February 4, 1852 at James Parker's house Accident horse
Somerset slave March 24, 1824 Accident horse
Nicholas Lowery December 28, 1820 on the Ridge Road near John Lowrey's Accident horse
William Arledge December 1, 1813 near Sander's[?] Creek Accident horse
Norman Cameron March 28, 1850 at Mr. John McGoogan's Accident horse
George Watts December 2, 1811 Accident ferry
George West August 26, 1855 at the plantation of William Jesse Taylor Accident elephant
slave slave June 5, 1805 in woods near Camden Suicide check string
Andrew Hunter August 26, 1827 Accident cart
Jake slave July 24, 1852 at the plantation of Mrs. Amelia Haile near the bridge crossing the Wateree River Homicide brick
Paul Williams August 23, 1869 Homicide brick
William I. Graham September 13, 1854 at the Camden Hotel kep by William M. Watson in the Town of Camden Homicide bowie knife
slave slave March 12, 1824 on the river bank at the plantation of Edward Brevard Accident boat
infant March 29, 1842 at Tabitha Laird's Homicide
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

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