1884 - 1919
DATE: Feb. 11th, 1889
NAME OF DECEASED: James Pipkin
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: male; about 5 ft 10 in; light complexion; gray eyes, dark hair
CORONER: A. Hedrich
INQUEST HELD AT: Drake
NAMES OF JURY: G.W. Callister; Marian Friend; Wm. Hanks; Wm. Pruett; A.B. Callister; S. Schutz
WITNESSES: Andrew Cudersan (?), Drake Station, laborer; J. Raines; Clarence Cutter; J. Dulander; John Sullivan
VERDICT: Came to his death by a would inflicted in his right temple by his own hands with a 32 caliber pistol with suicidal intent.
PERSONAL EFFECTS: one 32 caliber pistol; one pocket watch; one pocket knife.
REMARKS: Beried (buried) at Martin Cemetery one mile east of Wilmington.
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