No. 372

Coronerís Verdict


Testimony on the Body of


Rosa OíMalia

C. A. Hartmann



Filed with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas

December 24, 1859


Coroner's Oath     

   On the 21st & 22d days of December 1859 personally appeared before me, Charles A. Hartmann, Coroner of Cuyahoga County, the following named persons, to wit Thomas Welsh, Bridget McGuire, Mary Brogan, Margaret Connor, Frank O'Malia, Bridget Murphy, Michael Hogan or Murphy, A. E. Burlison, James Smith, Charles Norton, Dr. R. S. Strong, Dr. A. C. Messenger, Isab. Dyle and Margaret Kelley, all of whom with the exception of Michael Murphy and Margaret Kelley, were duly sworn, or affirmed, to give evidence, and to say the truth, concerning their knowledge, in what manner, and by whom, the woman who lately died in the shanty occupied by Francis O'Malia, on Riverstreet, in that part on the Westside of the City of Cleveland commonly called Irishtown, had come to her death.  Thereupon the said witnesses say and depose what follows: