Kershaw County, SC

County Name: 
Kershaw
State: 
South Carolina

Kershaw County, SC Inquests

Displaying 151 - 200 of 233
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Type Death Method
negro negro April 23, 1838 at the Camden Ferry unknown drowning
negro negro February 3, 1838 at Maj. John Whitaker's plantation Accident drowning
negro negro February 23, 1838 at Mrs. McRay's plantation unknown drowning
negro negro March 16, 1834 at the big Raft, the body lodged in the river Wateree unknown drowning
negro negro March 19, 1838 at Ja's Chesnut's plantation unknown drowning
negro negro March 25, 1838 at Col. Ja's Chesnut plantation unknown drowning
negro negro March 25, 1838 at James Chesnut's plantation unknown drowning
negro negro March 26, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Wateree River unknown drowning
Nelson Pettifoot free black February 11, 1848 at the edge of the town of Camden Accident wagon
Nestor Ellison freedman June 5, 1868 at the house of S.G.W. Dill Homicide gun
Nicholas Lowery December 28, 1820 on the Ridge Road near John Lowrey's Accident horse
Norman Cameron March 28, 1850 at Mr. John McGoogan's Accident horse
Patt slave October 10, 1825 at the residence of Mrs. Mary Mathis in Camden Suicide hanging
Patterson slave June 2, 1855 Homicide knife
Paul Williams Homicide brick
Peggy slave March 28, 1841 at Mr. Adamson's plantation Natural Causes
Pinder slave May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident drowning
Powell slave August 10, 1851 at Mr. John Whitaker's plantation on Wateree River unknown
R. J. Lester March 19, 1851 at Camden Homicide gun
Rachel Evans August 25, 1822 at house of Elias Parish Accident lightning
Redding Summerville January 9, 1826 unknown
Richard Williams
Robert Anderson January 31, 1825 at the camp near the Wateree Canal Accident gun
Robert Blair March 25, 1828 at the mill of James Cunningham ... on a branch of Shingeton's[?] Creek Suicide drowning
S. G. W. Dill June 5, 1868 at the house of S.G.W. Dill Homicide gun
Sam Sinclair slave March 24, 1820 at John Chesnut plantation near Chesnut's Ferry on Wateree River Homicide beating
Samuel H. Young May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident drowning
Sarah Ann Howell May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident drowning
Sarah Arledge April 22, 1812 at Meeting House Branch Accident exposure
Sarah Langley October 27, 1803 Homicide unknown
Scott September 14, 1821 near the mill pond of Duncan McRae, Esquire Accident alcohol
Selena Crosby May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident drowning
slave slave March 12, 1824 on the river bank at the plantation of Edward Brevard Accident drowning
slave slave January 17, 1827 near McRae's mills Accident exposure
slave slave November 1, 1864 at the depot in Camden unknown
slave slave June 5, 1805 in woods near Camden Suicide hanging
slave slave January 25, 1836 at the plantation of Daniel L. Desaushore[?] Accident alcohol
slave slave January 8, 1838 at the Wateree River in Camden unknown drowning
slave slave May 31, 1832 Natural Causes
slave slave June 24, 1843 at Thomas Holland's Accident choking
slave slave October 30, 1840 at Wiley Kelly's Accident unknown
slave slave December 4, 1852 at the plantation known as Stockton's unknown
slave slave August 15, 1824 near the head of the Bell Brach within half a mile of the stage road unknown unknown
slave slave July 23, 1820 Homicide gun
Smith T. T. Richboury May 5, 1860 at Boykin's Mill Accident drowning
Soloman Hilliard February 11, 1829 Accident gun
Somerset slave March 24, 1824 Accident horse
Stephen slave December 18, 1860 at Mr. M. Mungo Accident fall
Summer slave November 7, 1864 at the plantation of Burwell Boykin Homicide blunt instrument
Sylvia slave May 21, 1822 at John Brown plantation Homicide large switch

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