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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Solomon
District Dagsboro Hd
Cause of Death Chimney Fell
Transcriber Notes on him; "lad", prop. Of Ebe Walter, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Solomon
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 06-07-1803
District Dagsboro Hd
Cause of Death Chimney Fell
Transcriber Notes on him; "lad", prop. Of Ebe Walter, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name James
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Smith Mill Race prop.of Charlotte Conwell & widow Mary Bennett, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name James
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 10-02-1819
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Smith Mill Race prop.of Charlotte Conwell & widow Mary Bennett, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Broadkill Creek
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes unknown old man, Capt. Lynch's vessel, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 07-20-1839
District Broadkill Creek
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes unknown old man, Capt. Lynch's vessel, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Suicide
Transcriber Notes by hanging. Negro boy. Prop of Eliz. Hall, the widow of Wm.
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 07-06-1794
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Suicide
Transcriber Notes by hanging. Negro boy. Prop of Eliz. Hall, the widow of Wm.
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by mother, male infant of Lucretia, prop of Major Lewis, negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 10-13-1825
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by mother, male infant of Lucretia, prop of Major Lewis, negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Lewes Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes male infant, property of John Whiltbank, negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 11-13-1757
District Lewes Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes male infant, property of John Whiltbank, negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Ador
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes beaten by Prettyman Cannon. Prop of Nelson H. Bell, Negro female
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Ador
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-01-1827
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes beaten by Prettyman Cannon. Prop of Nelson H. Bell, Negro female
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Caesar
District Lewes Creek
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes sailor of Brig. Three Brothers, Froze Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Caesar
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-07-1812
District Lewes Creek
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes sailor of Brig. Three Brothers, Froze Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Charles
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes age 5 yrs. Prop. Of William D. Waples. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Charles
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-21-1803
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes age 5 yrs. Prop. Of William D. Waples. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes infant; mother prob. Phebe Paynter, negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-28-1855
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes infant; mother prob. Phebe Paynter, negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Moriah
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Bridgeville, Negro female child
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Moriah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 03-19-1819
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Bridgeville, Negro female child
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Dick
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes slave of Moses Hall, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Dick
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-04-1768
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes slave of Moses Hall, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Stillborn
Transcriber Notes infant, slave of Curtis Shockley, Sr. Negro male son of Fillis. See also Ingraam, Anthony Coroner records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-12-1822
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Stillborn
Transcriber Notes infant, slave of Curtis Shockley, Sr. Negro male son of Fillis. See also Ingraam, Anthony Coroner records
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Jacob
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Transcriber Notes property of Isaac Phillips, Negro old age
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Jacob
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-28-1826
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Natural Causes
Transcriber Notes property of Isaac Phillips, Negro old age
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Jerry
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Accident
Transcriber Notes in cider press; property of Miles Tindal, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Jerry
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 10-02-1820
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Accident
Transcriber Notes in cider press; property of Miles Tindal, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Leven
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Leven
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-13-1797
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Martin
District Nanticoke River
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes prop. of Isaac & Joseph Cannon, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Martin
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-04-1826
District Nanticoke River
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes prop. of Isaac & Joseph Cannon, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Peter
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes while claming"; slave of Isaiah Burton. See also, Solomon (negro)
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Peter
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-15-1818
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes while claming"; slave of Isaiah Burton. See also, Solomon (negro)
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Philip
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Son of Leah, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Philip
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-13-1797
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Son of Leah, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Rachel
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Accidently, 2 yrs old. Prop.of Wm. D. Waples. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Rachel
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 05-17-1809
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Accidently, 2 yrs old. Prop.of Wm. D. Waples. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Richard
District Broadkiln Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Richard
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-27-1818
District Broadkiln Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Sambo
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes See Elzey, Wm; 2 receipts for evidence fees with Sambo's name and Elzey, Wm's name. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Sambo
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 04-04-1817
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes See Elzey, Wm; 2 receipts for evidence fees with Sambo's name and Elzey, Wm's name. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Sandy
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes slave of Isaac & Jacob Cannon, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Sandy
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-22-1818
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes slave of Isaac & Jacob Cannon, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Sandy
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes intoxication, slave of Dr. Simon K. Wilson, Negro Male
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Sandy
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-25-1826
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes intoxication, slave of Dr. Simon K. Wilson, Negro Male
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Solomon (Saul)
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Adam Black. Prop. of Adam Black. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Solomon (Saul)
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 04-30-1805
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Adam Black. Prop. of Adam Black. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Solomon
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes slave of Isaiah Burton, Negro. See also Peter (negro)
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Solomon
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-15-1818
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes slave of Isaiah Burton, Negro. See also Peter (negro)
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Henry
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by slave William in a dispute; prop of John Richard, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Henry
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-03-1837
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by slave William in a dispute; prop of John Richard, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Negro female infant, see also unknown female negro 01/19/1815
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-19-1815
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Negro female infant, see also unknown female negro 01/19/1815
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Mitchell
District Dagsboro Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Sister Bets age 10 years Male Negro infant
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name Mitchell
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 06-27-1816
District Dagsboro Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Sister Bets age 10 years Male Negro infant
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Cedar Ck Hd - S Milford
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes (Infant male negro) found on banks of Mispillion Ck-son of Betsey negro woman belonging to Dr Robert Dill
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 03-29-1815
District Cedar Ck Hd - S Milford
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes (Infant male negro) found on banks of Mispillion Ck-son of Betsey negro woman belonging to Dr Robert Dill
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County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes (Female Negro) & fatigue - ?woman had not long deliver a child and said child was with her? See also unknown female infant negro 01/19/1815
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-19-1815
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes (Female Negro) & fatigue - ?woman had not long deliver a child and said child was with her? See also unknown female infant negro 01/19/1815
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County Sussex
Last Name Barker
First Name Cutter
District
Cause of Death Wound to head
Transcriber Notes inflicted by Jacob Carmean in self defense - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Barker
First Name Cutter
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 05-22-1839
District
Cause of Death Wound to head
Transcriber Notes inflicted by Jacob Carmean in self defense - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Boyce
First Name John
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Nanticoke River. Negro boy, of Cato. Seaford, d 15 Aug
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Boyce
First Name John
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-21-1837
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Nanticoke River. Negro boy, of Cato. Seaford, d 15 Aug
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County Sussex
Last Name Brettington
First Name Ambros
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Burnt
Transcriber Notes in fire while intoxicated Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Brettington
First Name Ambros
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-28-1815
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Burnt
Transcriber Notes in fire while intoxicated Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Bridell
First Name
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Unknown
Transcriber Notes male infant; mother Kitty Briddell, see also Burton, Jacob Coroner Records; negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Bridell
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 06-08-1832
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Unknown
Transcriber Notes male infant; mother Kitty Briddell, see also Burton, Jacob Coroner Records; negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Brissinton
First Name Peter
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Mill Pond. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Brissinton
First Name Peter
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-05-1803
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Mill Pond. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Bristol
First Name Eli
District Dagsboro Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes ax in head by George Derrickson - freeman of Color
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Bristol
First Name Eli
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 03-04-1823
District Dagsboro Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes ax in head by George Derrickson - freeman of Color
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County Sussex
Last Name Burton
First Name Selah
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Accidental poisoning
Transcriber Notes opium, admin. to quiet her by grandmother. child. Dau. of Noah Burton (free black man) & Hannah. Gr'paren Loudon and Dinah Kollock
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Burton
First Name Selah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 06-04-1828
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Accidental poisoning
Transcriber Notes opium, admin. to quiet her by grandmother. child. Dau. of Noah Burton (free black man) & Hannah. Gr'paren Loudon and Dinah Kollock
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County Sussex
Last Name Burton
First Name Meirs
District Lewes
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes with 4 others. Free Colored. See Holland, David Coroner Records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Burton
First Name Meirs
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-06-1830
District Lewes
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes with 4 others. Free Colored. See Holland, David Coroner Records
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County Sussex
Last Name Carey
First Name Cesar
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Gibson Kelly, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Carey
First Name Cesar
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-22-1847
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Gibson Kelly, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Carlisle
First Name Charles
District
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes formerly property of John Carlisle, - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Carlisle
First Name Charles
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-05-1840
District
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes formerly property of John Carlisle, - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Collins
First Name Samuel
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes after a fit - Negro Man
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Collins
First Name Samuel
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-17-1840
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes after a fit - Negro Man
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County Sussex
Last Name Collins
First Name James
District N.W. Fork Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro child, age 7 years, Seaford Nanticoke River
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Collins
First Name James
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 07-01-1823
District N.W. Fork Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro child, age 7 years, Seaford Nanticoke River
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County Sussex
Last Name Conwell
First Name Charlotte
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Prime Hook Creek. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Conwell
First Name Charlotte
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 10-02-1818
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Prime Hook Creek. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Coopse
First Name Marina (Maria,Mariah)
District
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Mulatto Child
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Coopse
First Name Marina (Maria,Mariah)
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-21-1839
District
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Mulatto Child
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County Sussex
Last Name Cork
First Name Sarah
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in well accidently (75 yr old) see also Burton Coroner records. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Cork
First Name Sarah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-02-1832
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in well accidently (75 yr old) see also Burton Coroner records. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Davis
First Name Jacob
District Prime Hook Neck
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Davis
First Name Jacob
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-17-1839
District Prime Hook Neck
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Davis
First Name Elijah
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Davis
First Name Elijah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-02-1827
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Dean
First Name Robert
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro, slave of John W. Dean 14 year old Wolf's ditch
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Dean
First Name Robert
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-15-1843
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro, slave of John W. Dean 14 year old Wolf's ditch
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County Sussex
Last Name Derrickson
First Name Jeremiah
District Georgetown
Cause of Death Apoplexy
Transcriber Notes of New York City" - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Derrickson
First Name Jeremiah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 11-06-1857
District Georgetown
Cause of Death Apoplexy
Transcriber Notes of New York City" - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Drigus
First Name John
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes from intoxication Mulatto
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Drigus
First Name John
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 03-23-1824
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes from intoxication Mulatto
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County Sussex
Last Name Futcher
First Name Jacob
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes from intoxication, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Futcher
First Name Jacob
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-15-1815
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes from intoxication, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Griffith
First Name Sarah
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes beaten and choked by John H Cannon. Mulatto
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Griffith
First Name Sarah
Middle Name Ann
Suffix
Date 08-14-1860
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes beaten and choked by John H Cannon. Mulatto
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County Sussex
Last Name Hazzard
First Name Jacob
District Broadkill Creed
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes overboard Schooner Contractor. Negro boy age 16 yrs
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Hazzard
First Name Jacob
Middle Name
Suffix Jr.
Date 06-26-1840
District Broadkill Creed
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes overboard Schooner Contractor. Negro boy age 16 yrs
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County Sussex
Last Name Highman
First Name Thomas
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Highman
First Name Thomas
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 03-11-1825
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Holland
First Name Harry
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro - Lewes/Broadkiln Creek
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Holland
First Name Harry
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-07-1827
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro - Lewes/Broadkiln Creek
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County Sussex
Last Name Jack
First Name Israel
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Mulatto in Indian River
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Jack
First Name Israel
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-28-1837
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Mulatto in Indian River
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County Sussex
Last Name Jacobs
First Name Joseph
District Lewes and Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes fell off vessel - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Jacobs
First Name Joseph
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-01-1823
District Lewes and Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes fell off vessel - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name James
First Name
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Smothered
Transcriber Notes Negro infant dau of Elizabeth James accident See also Melvin, William Coroner records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name James
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 05-06-1861
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Smothered
Transcriber Notes Negro infant dau of Elizabeth James accident See also Melvin, William Coroner records
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County Sussex
Last Name Lewis
First Name Nancy
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes hand of the Lord" - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Lewis
First Name Nancy
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 06-12-1819
District Indian River Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes hand of the Lord" - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Little
First Name Henna
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Little
First Name Henna
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-25-1821
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Lockwood
First Name Elzey
District Lewes and Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Shot
Transcriber Notes by Saul Thompson both intoxicated. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Lockwood
First Name Elzey
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-26-1844
District Lewes and Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Shot
Transcriber Notes by Saul Thompson both intoxicated. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Lofland
First Name Lemuel
District Brick Granary
Cause of Death Heart Disease
Transcriber Notes Negro see also Torbert, Ruphus Coroner records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Lofland
First Name Lemuel
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-07-1890
District Brick Granary
Cause of Death Heart Disease
Transcriber Notes Negro see also Torbert, Ruphus Coroner records
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County Sussex
Last Name Lofland
First Name Zadock
District Lewes
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes off Lewes - Negro with 4 others See also Holland, David Coroners records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Lofland
First Name Zadock
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-06-1830
District Lewes
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes off Lewes - Negro with 4 others See also Holland, David Coroners records
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County Sussex
Last Name Lowrie
First Name
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes by mother. Infant child of Judah Lowrie, negro. S Milford
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Lowrie
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-04-1832
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes by mother. Infant child of Judah Lowrie, negro. S Milford
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County Sussex
Last Name McNite
First Name William
District Cedar Ck Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes (Male negro) found on Slaughter Beach ? (Witness says could be William McKnite who is missing but not positive ID)
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name McNite
First Name William
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 04-02-1823
District Cedar Ck Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes (Male negro) found on Slaughter Beach ? (Witness says could be William McKnite who is missing but not positive ID)
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County Sussex
Last Name Mills
First Name Judah
District Broadkiln Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in well - Negro Woman
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Mills
First Name Judah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-19-1824
District Broadkiln Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in well - Negro Woman
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County Sussex
Last Name Neal
First Name Liddy (Ledia)
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Accident
Transcriber Notes Brick house blew down upon her, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Neal
First Name Liddy (Ledia)
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-18-1831
District North West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Accident
Transcriber Notes Brick house blew down upon her, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Nutter
First Name Adam
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Broad Creek while intoxicated. Wife Sarah. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Nutter
First Name Adam
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 11-19-1827
District Little Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Broad Creek while intoxicated. Wife Sarah. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Nutter
First Name Richard
District
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Levin Ownes. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Nutter
First Name Richard
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 11-06-1832
District
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Levin Ownes. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Nutts
First Name Thomas
District Broadkiln Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes off a vessel off Milton; Negro or Indian
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Nutts
First Name Thomas
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-15-1816
District Broadkiln Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes off a vessel off Milton; Negro or Indian
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County Sussex
Last Name Passwaters
First Name Job (John)
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes lost in swamp - Negro See also Steel, James Coroner records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Passwaters
First Name Job (John)
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-19-1844
District Nanticoke Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes lost in swamp - Negro See also Steel, James Coroner records
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County Sussex
Last Name Paynter
First Name Daniel
District Broadkill Creek
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes while tracking Schooner 'Hope' with Capt Henry W Johnson Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Paynter
First Name Daniel
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-29-1841
District Broadkill Creek
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes while tracking Schooner 'Hope' with Capt Henry W Johnson Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Peter
First Name French
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by sword of James Mitchell. Prop of Jno. Aydelotte Sr. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Peter
First Name French
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-30-1782
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by sword of James Mitchell. Prop of Jno. Aydelotte Sr. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Porter
First Name Caesar
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Suicide
Transcriber Notes Jumped out of window; free Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Porter
First Name Caesar
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-09-1816
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Suicide
Transcriber Notes Jumped out of window; free Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Rayner
First Name George
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Broadcreek. See also IngraAm, Anthony Coroner records. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Rayner
First Name George
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-23-1822
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Broadcreek. See also IngraAm, Anthony Coroner records. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Records (Reckards)
First Name Jeremiah
District Middleford
Cause of Death Smothered
Transcriber Notes digging well that caved in, Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Records (Reckards)
First Name Jeremiah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-06-1817
District Middleford
Cause of Death Smothered
Transcriber Notes digging well that caved in, Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Redden
First Name Sally
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Redden
First Name Sally
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-07-1824
District Broad Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Richards
First Name Henry
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes blow to the head from Bill Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Richards
First Name Henry
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-03-1838
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes blow to the head from Bill Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Riley
First Name
District BroadKiln Hd.
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Mother Mary Riley, mother. Milton. Infant Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Riley
First Name
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 04-30-1824
District BroadKiln Hd.
Cause of Death Murdered
Transcriber Notes by Mother Mary Riley, mother. Milton. Infant Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Roach
First Name James
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Roach
First Name James
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-04-1803
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Robinson
First Name Noah
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Robinson
First Name Noah
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 09-21-1826
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Rogers
First Name Amos
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Broadkiln Creek Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Rogers
First Name Amos
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-07-1823
District Broadkill Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes in Broadkiln Creek Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Smith
First Name George
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes or exposure. Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Smith
First Name George
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-29-1841
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes or exposure. Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Sordin
First Name Isaac
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes or 1831 - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Sordin
First Name Isaac
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-21-1830
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes or 1831 - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Spencer
First Name Levin
District
Cause of Death Unknown causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Spencer
First Name Levin
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 12-29-1855
District
Cause of Death Unknown causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Tingle
First Name Rachel
District Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes or intoxication near Pilot Town. Free black woman
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Tingle
First Name Rachel
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 00-00-1825
District Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes or intoxication near Pilot Town. Free black woman
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County Sussex
Last Name Tingle
First Name George
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro See also Steel, James Coroner records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Tingle
First Name George
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 08-02-1843
District Dagsborough Hd
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes Negro See also Steel, James Coroner records
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County Sussex
Last Name Tom
First Name Richard
District
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Negro Dick
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Tom
First Name Richard
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-27-1818
District
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Negro Dick
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County Sussex
Last Name Truitt
First Name Nimrod
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes and intoxication Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Truitt
First Name Nimrod
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-01-1826
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes and intoxication Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Venables
First Name Cesar
District
Cause of Death Crushed
Transcriber Notes by mill wheel - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Venables
First Name Cesar
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 06-08-1827
District
Cause of Death Crushed
Transcriber Notes by mill wheel - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Waller
First Name Isaac
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro child
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Waller
First Name Isaac
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 11-16-1822
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Burned
Transcriber Notes Negro child
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County Sussex
Last Name Waples
First Name Isaac
District Millsboro
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes son of Hannah Tingle - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Waples
First Name Isaac
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 11-09-1836
District Millsboro
Cause of Death Drown
Transcriber Notes son of Hannah Tingle - Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name Waters
First Name York
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Waters
First Name York
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 10-13-1821
District Cedar Creek Hd
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro
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County Sussex
Last Name White
First Name Ambros
District
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro 60 years old see Wilson, Zachariah Coroner records
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name White
First Name Ambros
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 01-10-1844
District
Cause of Death Natural causes
Transcriber Notes Negro 60 years old see Wilson, Zachariah Coroner records
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County Sussex
Last Name Wilson
First Name Peter
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes son of Smith Wilson, beaten by Mr and Mrs H Lednum whom he was indentured. Jurors of Inquest could not reach verdict on how he died.
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Wilson
First Name Peter
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 05-07-1827
District N. West Fork Hd
Cause of Death Unknown Causes
Transcriber Notes son of Smith Wilson, beaten by Mr and Mrs H Lednum whom he was indentured. Jurors of Inquest could not reach verdict on how he died.
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County Sussex
Last Name Wood
First Name Charles
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Brig Sally, run ashore at house of J. Marriner - Negro
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State Delaware
County Sussex
Last Name Wood
First Name Charles
Middle Name
Suffix
Date 02-17-1803
District Lewes & Rehoboth Hd
Cause of Death Exposure
Transcriber Notes Brig Sally, run ashore at house of J. Marriner - Negro
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