Showing posts with label Mitchell. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mitchell. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

St. Charles Parish --Inquest Records Book #1--Mar 1877-Dec 1886

Page 106--Inquest was held on 13 Mar 1885 on the body of Dan White lying dead on the Freletson Place. The jurors' verdict was that he came to his death by the nocturnal visitation of God and no guilt attaches to any person. Jurors were Peter Henry, Alet Mitchell, John Robertson, Joseph Henry and Clement Colly, Coroner.

Page 107--Inquest was held on 3 Apr 1885 on the body of an unknown white man lying dead at the low line of the parish near the Loy Lanoue PLace. The jurors' verdict is that he came to his death by accidental drowning in the Mississippi River, there being no marks of violence on his body. Jurors were Chester Davis, Jorden Thorp, Jule Isacc, Septine Johnson, Henry Matheu and Clement Colly, Coroner.

Page 108--Inquest was held on 29 Nov 1884 at Des Allemands, before Joseph B. Freeman, JP, acting as coroner, upon the body of an unknown white man there lying dead. Juror' verdict was that he came to his death from pneumonia caused by unneccessary exposure. Jurors' were Achille Garner, Lorence Dash, Cezar, John Brown and Joseph B. Freeman, acting coroner.

Page 109--Inquest was held on 3 May 1885 on the body of an unknown colored man lying dead in front of the Freedlander PLace. The jurors' verdict is that he came to his death from a blow from some unknown persons, afterwards was thrown in the Mississippi River. The said blow having fractured the skull bone of the deceased and therefore was murdered by some unknown person or persons. Jurors were Jacko, fils, Sam Joseph, Peter Muny, Victor Robertson and Clement Colly, Coroner. 

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Inquest Records Book 1, March 1877- December 1886

Page 64.  Inquest was held 7 Nov 1882 at Star Plantation, on the body of A. Williams by Coy Clinton, Justice of the Peace, 1st Ward. The jurors verdict is that he came to his death by Diarha(sic), caused by inseperance(sic). Jurors were Gus Stewart, Randall Hunt, Ginn Williams, Alex Gillerm, Rev. H. C. Johnson and Coy Clinton.

Page 65. Inquest was held on the 11 March 1883 on the body of Joseph Clendon at Ashton Plantation, before the 2nd Ward Justice of the Peace. Jurors verdict is that he was killed by two gunshot wounds inflicted in the head and in the right eye, wounds being about an inch and a half apart, one penetrating through the skull and emerging the top of the head, either one of which could be fatal. Wounds were inflicted by a 44 calabre(sic) British Bull Dog pistol in the hands of Morgan Flowers, who is now in custody of the Sheriff. Jurors were M. R. B(ene)?, Charles Gassen, Louis Thomas, John H. Bacehux, F. J. Casey,(Cele)?, A. Stephens, 2nd J.P.

Page 66.  Inquest was held on 26 Dec 1882 on the body of Paul Ben who was found dead in his bed on the Mary Plantation in the first ward. The verdict of the jurors was he died of penonumomia(sic) of the lungs. Jurors were Timothy Aikens, Eugene Mitchell, Joseph Lagnson, Felix Brown, Jos. Stein, Joseph B. Friedman, Dy. Coroner.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Inquest Record Book #1----March 1877-Dec 1886

Page 17--Inquest was held on 26 Jun 1878 on the body of Joseph Bourgeois found between Boutte Station and Luling Station. The jurors verdict was that he came to his death from heart disease and they are satisfied that no guilt is attached to anyone. Jurors were Achille Garner, Peter Smith, Benjamin Thompson, Jenkins Fields, James Walton and coroner Clement Colly.

Page 18--A hearing was held on 4 Jan 1878 on the body of Harry Mitchell, age 60 years, more or less, found dead at Ory Plantation. The verdict was that he came to his death by sickness and old age and no guilt attaches to any person. No inquest is necessary. Coroner Clement Colly.

Page 18--A hearing was held on 6 Jun 1878 on the body of Charles Taylor found dead on Speranza Plantation, age 2 months. Having made inquiry the verdict is he came to his death by the visitation of God. No guilt attaches to any person. Coroner Clement Colly.

Page 19--Inquest was held (no date) on the body of an unknown white man found on the E. Rost Plantation. The verdict was that the deceased, about 45 years old, a native of Pennsylvania, name unknown, came to his death from general disability and no person is responsible for his death. Jurors were F. Morrerl, Henry McCall, Wm. McNarmaro, Emile Samat, James Henry and Clement Colly.

Page 20--Inquest was held on 17 Jun 1878 on the body of Max Ferth found in the Mississippi River in front of the E. Davis Plantation. The verdict was that he came to his death by accidental drowning while bathing in the river on 14 Jun 1878. Jurors were F. Murray, Feliz Zeringue, Wilson Thompson, James Turner, Jefferson Delaware, and coroner Clement Colly.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Inquest Record Book #1, March 1877-Dec 1886

Page 7--Inquest was held on the body of John Irvin on 26 Jun 1877 at Luling Plantation. The verdict was that he came to his death by being shot with a double-barrel shot gun, with small bird-shot, held in the hands of Thomas Neal and Charles Mitchell. This was an accidental shot caused by said John Irvin, Charles Mitchell, and Thomas Neal playing with said gun. The shot having taken effect about one inch below the left breast causing immediate death. The certificate of death of the doctor herewith appended. Jurors were Charles J. Gaillard. J. Bellichot, Vilson Turner, Howard Bank, Calvin Booker, and coroner Clement Colly.

Page 8--Inquest was held on an unknown colored man on 29 Jul 1877. He was found dead on the Morgan Louisiana and Texas Railroad. The verdict was that he came to his death by some violence unknown to them and that the right side of scull bone of the head was crushed and broken on the right temple. We have therefore caused him to be buried. Jurors were Jacques ? Giles, Prosper Williams, Alex Johanson, Louis Claiborne, George Williams and coroner Clement Colly.

Page 9--Inquest was held on 12 Aug 1877 on the body of an unknown man at P.A. Rost Plantation, before Achille Hawkins, Justice of the Peace. The verdict was that he accidentally died by misfortune and not by any blow or wound. He was about the age of 40 years and seems to look like a laborer. Jurors were John Brown, Toby Bouvey, Fleming Richard, Moses Prophet, Abraham Brown, and Achill Hawkins, 3rd Ward Justice of the Peace.