Hammond-Davies Bible
A Record of Slave Births, Deaths & Marriages 1830-1865
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Deaths.

  • Sydney Ann, daughter of Catherine, died in Augusta at the home of Mr. Floyd Barber (where she was loved) on the morning (daylight) of Sunday, December 07, 1856 of Typhoid Pneumonia. She was sick about four weeks and every possible attention bestowed. Beech Island, SC, Dec 7th 1856.
  • Sam, son of Abbey, died at Mr. John Clarke’s in Beech Island, November 1st 1858 aged three months. Cause – overlaid by its mother. Was a fine, robust, healthy child.
  • William (Peas) son of Catherine, died this day at my residence in Beech Island, after an illness of three days of congestion of the bowels. His age was about 17 years. [Signed]  Tho. J. Davies, April 28th, 1863, Beech Island, South Carolina.