1865, Davy Hull, Male, Life event (Death)
Davy, an enslaved man, died of smallpox.
Partial Transcript: "Poor fellow! He did not live long enough to test the value of his freedom. He died of small pox that scourge of the colored people in the year after the war."
1845, Unnamed, Life event (Death)
An enslaved person died by lynching at the town hall in Athens, Georgia after being accused of rape.
Partial Transcript: "The old town hall was a historic spot. It was built to provide a market on the ground floor... it had howled with the mob that lynched a negro rapist, had smiled with the lights and decorations of the Flower Queen"
1855, Hansel, Male, Life event (Death)
Hansel, a freed man living in Athens, Georgia, was stabbed and killed by an enslaved man owned by Mrs. Golding.
Partial Transcript: "In later years Hansel, a free negro, kept a cake shop behind Huggins' old store on Jackson street, and inaugurated the delivery system with a small cart and pony. There linger still toothsome recollections of his ginger cakes, so slick on top, and tea cakes sprinkled over with sugar. Hansel was stabbed in 1855 by a negro belonging to Mrs. Golding and instantly killed."
1845-11-28, Unnamed, Male, Life event (Death)
An enslaved male owned by Sarah H. Harris died while working for the University of Georgia.
Partial Transcript: "One of the servants hired by the College, belonging to Mrs. Sarah H. Harris having died during the year resolved that Mrs. Harris be paid only for the time her servant was alive and not for any time after his death and that if Mrs. Harris feels aggrieved that she submit the question to the Board in August next."