Creator

Date Original

1831-1950

Description

This collection consists of 82 coroner's inquests dating from 1831 to 1950, with the majority of the records dating from the 1880s and 1890s. Of the 82 inquests, 19 are for unidentified persons. Two of those are for unidentified African Americans.

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection of coroner's inquests is part of a larger group of Lawrence County records donated by the Lawrence County Historical Society in 2010. Coroner's inquests are investigations into the cause of death of those who die of unanticipated causes. This may include accidents, murders, drownings, and other causes. Most of the inquests from this collection date from the 1880s and 1890s.

Physical Description

Document; 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Lawrence County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MSNE.0069

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Lawrence County (Ark.) inquests, MSNE.0069

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives

Recommended Citation

Lawrence County (Ark.) inquests, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, Arkansas State Archives, Powhatan, Arkansas.

Disciplines

United States History

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