Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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About Delaware Coroner's Inquests 1757-1890

Probate & Other Court Records • 97 Records • Uploaded January 20, 2022 • Data Website: archives.delaware.gov

Coroner’s inquests are investigations into the deaths of individuals who died by a sudden, violent, unnatural, or suspicious manner, or who died without medical attendance. This data is abstracted from Delaware Public Archives for Sussex County and only includes data with individuals noted as "negro" or "mulatto".

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