Hyde Co., NC Apprentice Papers
Free Persons of Color
(1853 - 1865)

Part 3

    Date        Orphan or Minor        Age      Bound To            Trade

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1 Jun 1853     Jasper BRADDOCK,        13     R. M. G. Moore        Blacksmith
               free boy of color

-- --- 1853    Notice for Joseph Pledger to rescind apprenticeship of Susan 
               COVEL, free girl of color 

-- --- 1853    Summons for Sheriff of Hyde County to take Elizabeth COVEL, 
               a free girl of color who was bound to Joseph Pledger, and 
               deliver her to Wilson Credle, Esquire.

22 Aug 1853    Ann Eliza MACKEY,       8     William Watson        House
               free girl of color            Spencer               Servant

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29 Nov 1853    Aleif REED,             9     Roger W. Hollowell    Seamstress
               free girl of color

30 Nov 1853    Elizabeth COVEL,       12     Josiah G. Jarvis      Seamstress
               free girl of color

30 Nov 1853    Jesse COVEL,           17     Wilson Credle         Farmer
               free boy of color

30 Nov 1853    Malinda COVEL,         15     John T. May           Seamstress
               free girl of color

27 Feb 1854    Seth BERRY,             -     Reuben Benson         Farmer
               free boy of color

28 Feb 1854    William H. MC KAY,     18     William H. Credle     Farming
               free boy of color      mos.

29 May 1854    Scott MACKEY,           5     Burriage Hudson       Farmer
               Wm. H. MACKEY,          2
               free boys of color

29 --- 1854    William REED,           -     R. M. G. Moore        -----
               free boy of color

29 May 1854    William REED           14     R. W. Hollowell       Farmer
                                      mos.

1 Jun 1854     James COVEL,           16     Anson Credle          Farmer
               free boy of color

28 Aug 1854    David COVEL,           11     A. W. Silverthorn     -----
               free boy of color

28 Aug 1854    Henry COVEL,            9     R. W. Hollowell       Farmers
               John COVEL,             7
               free boys of color

27 Nov 1854    Anson COVIL,           15     Saml. Collins         Farmer
               free boy of color

28 Nov 1854    Alexander COLLINS,      -     Benjamin W. Swindell  Farmer
               free boy of color

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12 May 1856    John LONGTOM,          16     Benjamin R. Roper     Farmer
               free boy of color

13 May 1856    Mary Elizabeth         16     Martha A. Swindell    Seamstress
               MC KAY, free girl             daughter of A. B.
               of color                      Swindell

11 Aug 1856    Henry COVEL,            3     John T. May           Farmer
               free boy of color

11 Nov 1856    Elizabeth COVEL,        -     Dorcas Jarvis         House
               free girl of color                                  Servant

9 Feb 1857     John LONGTOM,          14     Wm. S. Cox            Farmer

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11 May 1857    David COVEL,           14     Caleb F. Clark        -----
               Jno. COVEL,             9
               Mary Eliz. COVEL,       5
               and Sarah COVEL,        3
               free persons of color

10 Aug 1857    Summons for Benjamin R. Roper to show why the indenture 
               binding to him John MACKEY, orphan boy of color, should 
               not be rescinded.

10 Nov 1857    Alonzo COVAL,           4     John T. May           Farmer
               free boy of color

8 Nov 1858     William BARBER,         -     Jeremiah R. Selby     Farmer
               free boy of color

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14 May 1860    Sampson ELKS,          18     Alexander B. Tunnell  Farmer
               free boy of color

12 Nov 1860    Gatsy MACKEY,           8     Sophia Jennett, wife  House 
               free girl of color            of Jesse Jennett      Servant & 
                                                                   Seamstress

12 Nov 1860    Elizabeth POWERS,      14     Sally M. Gibbs, wife  Spinster
               free girl of color            of Henry Gibbs

13 Nov 1860    Jeremiah BRADDOCK,      6     A. B. Swindell        Farmer
               free boy of color

13 May 1861    Francis COVAL,          7     B. S. Owens, for his  Spinstress
               free girl of color            wife India Owens

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9 Aug 1864     Nancy REED,             4     Julia Ann Williams,   Seamstress 
               free girl of color            (Indenture signed by  & House
                                             D. K. Williams)       Servant

13 Nov 1864    Gray ___?___,           4     Thos. Jennet & wife,  -----
               Lewezer ___?___,        2     Elizabeth Jennet
               Ma __?__ ___?___,       1
               free negros

14 Nov 1864    Edward COLLINS,        13     Daniel S. Pugh        -----
               free boy

13 Feb 1865    Mahala & Nary Ann       -     Agnes Credle, wife    -----
               BRADDOCK,                     of T. G. Credle
               free girls

13 Feb 1865    Jury BRADDOCK &         1     Tilson G. Credle      -----
               Richard BRADDOCK,      12
               orphan boys of color

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