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Apprentice Bonds of Warren County

From Probate Records of Warren County

Abstracted Apprentice Bonds not previously listed on this site, or those with additional info.

Following first group of records written on scraps of paper, no dates included:

DELLA HICKS, free girl age 8 years old, bound to W. HUDGINS, who entered into Securities with with MICH'L COLLINS, A.F. BRAME & W. W. VAUGHAN.

May it pleas the Court, NATHAN VAUGHN, a Freeman of color, wishes to bind his son to JOHN P. ROSE.

Ordered that JOHN EGERTON son of MOODY EGERTON be bound to B. HARVIS to learn the Wheelright business.

Ordered that WM. MITCHELL orphan child of S P. MITCHELL of the age of eight years to bind apprentice to WM. HICKS SR. till his full age of twenty one years.

Ordered that MARTHA MARLOW orphan of DAVE MARLOW now of the age of Eight years be bound to ISHAM BENNETT until he's 21 years old.


(Following undated would have been in 1844 since Apprenticeship Bonds exist for the names; the parents were Samuel Lowery & Priscilla Green)
PRISCE LOWRIE
Take notice that at the next Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions to be held for the County of Warren, which will be on the 4th Monday of November next, application will be made to the said Court to have your boys ZED, JAMES & WILLIAM bound out.

Test SAMUEL DAVIS
THOS. GREEN his mark

One of the above notices must be handed to PRISCE LOWRIE & the other returned to Court.
Let them both be signed by the old man THOMAS GREEN & returned by MR. WILLIAMS or some one else who will be at the Court. The same witness will hand one of the above notices to PRISCE LOWRIE, and return the other to Court. If she cannot read, the witness at the time he serves the the notice, will explain to her the content and object of it.
E. HALL
 

February 9, 1779- Bute County Court
ELIZABETH DUKE, age 5 years old, base born child of SALLY DUKE, bound as an apprentice to SAMUEL DUKE, until 18 years old, to be taught the art of Housewifery.

February 9, 1779- Bute County Court
WILLIAM DUKE, age 3 years old, base born child of SALLY DUKE, bound as an apprentice to SAMUEL DUKE, until 21 years old, to learn the business of a Planter.

Nov 25, 1799
POLLEY BALLARD, bound as apprentice to GEORGE TOP, until age 18 years old, to teach her the art & calling of a Spinster, and to read & write. Signed as GEORGE TAPP.

Feb 27, 1800
REBECCA WETHERTON, aged 5 years old, apprenticed to JOEL TALLEY, until age 18 years, to learn the art & calling of a Spinster.

Nov 27, 1801
HENRY JAMES, Infant of GEORGE JAMES, age 13 years from July 1st, bound to JOHN BAXTER SEN'R, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Planter.

Nov 22, 1802
JAMES CRAWFORD COOPER, aged about 15 years, bound as apprentice to GEORGE TASSIE, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Merchant.

Nov 22, 1802
CHINA HARWELL, age 8 years old last May, SALLEY HARWELL, age 6 years old last May, and DAVID HARWELL, age about 4 years, base born children of color of SALLEY HARWELL, bound as apprentices to AHAB WILSON TAYLOR, until age 21 years, to learn to be Spinsters and the Planters business.

May 28, 1804
WILLIAM NUCKOLS, boy of color, about 8 years old, bound apprentice to SOLOMON BECKHAM, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Planter.

May Court 1806
____ 30,(Month & Year blank)
MORRIS IVINS, boy of color, aged about twelve years, placed as an apprentice to RICHARD SUTTON, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Planter.

March 2 1809
DICEY THOMAS, aged about 13 years old, placed as an apprentice to MICAJAH T. COTTON, until age 18 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Spinster

May 23 1809
PARTHENA, a base born child of color of ELENER SHAW, aged about 3 years old last October, placed as an apprentice to JOHN ROWAN & Wife, until age 21, to learn art & calling of a Spinster.

May 23 1809
POLLEY TANSELL, base born child aged about 10 years old, placed as an apprentice to WILLIAM KIMBELL, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Spinster.

May 27, 1809
HENRY WORTHAM, age 3 years old last October, MOURNING WORTHAM, age 1 years old this present month, children of CHARLES WORTHAM, placed as apprentices to BENJAMIN INGRAM, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Planter.

Aug 28 1809
ANDERSON MOSS, placed as an apprentice to THOMAS PEEBLES, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Planter.

Aug 29 1809
HEWIN F TUCKER, placed as an apprentice to JOHN SIMS, until age 21 years.

Aug 29 1809
RHODA HICKS, infant of color, aged about 3 years old, bound to BURWELL DUKE, until age 21, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Spinster.

August Court 1809
(No name indicated) to be Bound to RICHARD DUKE together with her child JANE. This bond was Executed in Open Court and upon motion was ordered to be recorded.
Test. M.DUKE JOHNSON clk

Aug 28 1810
HICKSEY CAPPS, orphan of FRANCIS CAPPS, aged 7 years old, placed as an apprentice to SILUS CAPPS, until she reaches the age of 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Spinster.

May 30 1810
JAMES ROSE, a base born boy aged 12 years old, placed as an apprentice to GUILFORD DUKE, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Planter

Feb 27 1810
RHODA CARTER, girl of color, age 14 years old April next, placed as an apprentice to THOMAS SHEARIN, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Spinster.

Feb 27 1810
EATON CARTER, 8 years old next May, HANAH CARTER, 12 years old next Sept., placed as apprentices to JACOB RIGGAN until they reach the ages of 21 years old, to learn the art and calling of a Planter and a Spinster.

Feb 27 1810
JOHN WOODARD, Orphan of WILLIAM WOODARD, aged 15 years old next October, placed as an apprentices to ELISHA SIMS, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Planter.

Feb 27 1811
JAMES ST. JOHN, placed as an apprentice to THOMAS REYNOLDS, to live & serve until 20 December 1813 at which time JAMES will be 21 years old, to learn the art & calling of a Cabinet Maker

Feb 26 1812
ROLEY LANGFORD, a boy child, placed as an apprentice to JESSE BELL, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Hatter.

Feb 24 1812
GEORGE CAUTHORN, a boy of about 17 years old last September placed as an apprentice to JOHN H. RUDD until age 21, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Mill wright.

Nov 24 1812
ERASMUS KINIMON, placed as an apprentice to GIDEON HARTON, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Carpenter.

May 26 1813
HARDIWAY JOHN DAVIS, an orphan, bound to CROCKET & NUNNERY (WILLIAM CROCKET & CARTER NUNNERY), for the term of five years, from 10 March 1814, to learn the art of Saddle & Harness making.

Aug 26 1813
WILLIAM WRIGHT, an orphan, now of age 17 last January, bound to WILLIAM CROCKER & CARTER NUNNERY, until age 21 years old, to learn the Trade of Saddle & Harness making.

Nov 24 1813
JOHN TANNER, an orphan, now of age 14 years, bound to CARTER COLEMAN, until age 21 years old, to learn the art & mistery of a Farmer.

Nov 24 1813
WILLIAM AILSTOCK, an orphan age 4 years old, bound to CHARLES MABRY, until age 21 years, to learn to be a Farmer.

Nov 24 1813
JAMES BOUCHER, an orphan, age 10 years old, bound to ALEXANDER CROSSLAND, until age 21, to learn to be a Taylor.

Mar 2 1814
EDWARD WHITE, an orphan between the age of 19 & 20 years old, bound to JOHN SIMS, until age 21 years, to be taught & instructed the trade of a House Carpenter

Mar 2 1814
EDWARD KING, an orphan, now age 10 years old, bound to THOMAS STACKHOUSE, until age 21 years, to learn Chair & Carriage Making.

May 23 1814
ALCE D. COOKE, an orphan, now age 7 years old, bound to JACOB HUNTER, until the age of 21 years, she to be taught to be a Spinster.

May 24 1814
SALLY NUCKOLS, an orphan age 7 years old, bound to SUSANNA KINIMON, until age 21 years, to learn to be a Spinster.

Aug 26 1814
ANTHONY, aged 11 years, placed as an apprentice to WILLIS ARRINGTON, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calliing of a Farmer.

Feb 28 1815
HENRY SORSBY, placed as an apprentice to ALEXANDER CROSLAND, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Taylor.

Feb 27 1815
JOHN CHAMBLISS, placed as an apprentice to NATHANIEL LAFOON, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Planter.

Feb 28 1816
HERRIN F. TUCKER, aged 10 years, born 29 Aug 1809, apprenticed to JOHN L. LAUGHTER, until age 21 years old, to instruct him in the art & calling of a Hatter.
(go back there)

Feb 28 1816
SALLY MASON, Infant of color, born 24 July 1803, bound to DENNIS PASCHALL

Feb 28 1816
ALLEN MASON, Infant of color, born 2nd Apr 1808, bound to JOSEPH HAWKINS

Feb 28, 1816
JOSHUA MASON, Infant of color, born abt 26 Feb 1799, bound to JOSEPH HAWKINS

Warren County, Feb. Court 1816
Feb 28, 1816
ELIZABETH MASON, Infant of color, about 14 years old, bound to JOSEPH HAWKINS

Feb 28, 1816
RHODA MASON, Infant of color, born about 1st day 1806, bound to HENRY CAUTHORN; security posted by CAUTHORN, ROBERT H. JONES, JOS. HAWKINS

Feb 28 1816
MARY MASON, Infant of color, born 8 Apr 1805, bound to JOHN WORTHAM

May 28 1816
SYLVIA BENNETT, a minor, placed as an apprentice to JAMES MARTIN, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Spinster.

May 28 1816
GEORGE BENNETT, a minor, placed as an apprentice to ISHAM BENNETT, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Planter.

May 28 1816
KINCHEN MABRY, a minor, bound as apprentice to JOSHUA MABRY, until age 21, to learn the art & calling of a House Carpenter.

May 28 1816
PLUMMER BAXTER, a minor born 21 Nov 1805, placed as an apprentice to JOHN L. LAUGHTER until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Hatter.

Aug 28 1816
WOOD TUCKER, aged 12 years last August, apprenticed to JOHN H. HAWKINS to serve until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Planter.

Nov 26 1816
JAMES G. FOWLER, a minor born 12 July 1810, placed as an apprentice to EDWARD PATTILLO, until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Shoemaker

Nov 26 1816
JAMES ROSE, a minor aged 18 years & two months, apprenticed to JOHN P. ROSE, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Farmer.

Nov 26 1816
JOHN ROTTENBERRY, a minor aged 14 years old, bound to RANSOM WALKER, until age 21, to learn the art & calling of a Blacksmith.

Nov 26 1816
JARRETT COLEY, a minor aged 10 years, bound to JAMES POWELL, to apprentice until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Farmer

Nov 26, 1816
WILLIAM FOWLER, a minor born March 15, 1803, bound apprentice to EDWARD PATTILLO, until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Shoemaker.

Nov 29, 1816
LEWIS FOWLER, a minor born January 21, 1809, bound apprentice to EDWARD PATTILLO, until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Shoemaker.

Feb 25, 1817
NANCY PARISH, aged between 11 & 12 years old, bound to DRURY THOMPSON JR. until 21 years old, to learn to be a Spinster.

May 28, 1817
WILLIE WORRELL, a minor 9 years old, is bound to SETH WARD, until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Planter.

May 28, 1817
RICHARD WORRELL, a minor aged 7 years old, bound apprentice to THOMAS REYNOLDS, until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Cabinet Maker.

Aug 27, 1817
HARTWELL, infant child of color age about 7 years old, son of LIDY set free by EDWARD JONES, is bound to WILLIS ARRINGTON until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art and calling of a Farmer.

Aug 27, 1817
MILLY, infant of color about 6 years old, daughter of LIDY, set free by EDWARD JONES, bound to WILLIS ARRINGTON, until 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Spinster.

Aug 27, 1817
ALEXANDER G. ELAM, aged 15 years old, on August 10, 1817, bound apprentice to CARTER NUNNERY until 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Saddler.

Feb 26, 1818
MARTHA WORRELL, a minor aged 5 years old, bound to WILLIAM C. KING, until arriving at full age according to law, to "learn her to read & write".

Feb 26, 1818
CHARLES CASWELL BENNETT, a minor born Dec. 28, 1804, bound as apprentice to ALEXANDER CROSLAND, until age 21 years, to teach the art & calling of a Taylor.

May 27, 1818
CUFFY MAYO, placed as apprentice to CUFFY MAYO of Warren County, until he arrives at age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art and calling of a Farmer.

May 28, 1818
LEWIS FOWLER, placed as an apprentice to SIMON GREEN of Franklin County, until the age of 21 years, to instruct him in the art & calling of a Farmer.

May 28, 1818
JAMES FOWLER, apprenticed to THOMAS T. JENKINS, until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Farmer.

May 28, 1818
WILLIAM FOWLER, placed as apprentice to SIMON GREEN of Franklin County, until age 21 years old, to be instructed in the art & calling of a Saddler.

May 26, 1819
BENJAMIN HICKS, Orphan, age 16 years, bound to JOSEPH J. HAWKINS to serve as an apprentice until age 21 years, to learn the art & calling of a Farmer

May 26, 1819
THOMAS SMITH, Orphan, age 7 years, bound to JOHN C. GREEN, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn art & calling of a Planter

Nov 26, 1819
POLLY GRAYARD, Orphan, bound to PATRAM PARDUE, until age 18 to learn to read & write & the business of a Housekeeper

Feb. 28, 1821
MARY SMITH, Orphan, bound to GEORGE L. BAKER, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Spinster.

May 30, 1821
THOMAS SMITH, Orphan, age 9 years, bound to RICHARD SHORT, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn to be a Planter.

Nov. 27, 1821
ELIZA HICKS, Orphan, age 3 years, bound to RICHARD DUKE, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Spinster.

Nov. 21, 1821
WESLEY JONES WORREL, Orphan, age 11 years, bound to JOHN WHITE, to serve as an apprentice until age 21.

May 27, 1822
CLARY MASON, Orphan, age 11 years, bound to OBEDIAH EARLES, to serve as an apprentice until age 21.

May 27, 1822
THOMAS BRAGG, Orphan, age 14 years the first January 1822, bound to JOSEPH OWNSLEY, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Carpenter.

May 27, 1822
RACHEL MASON, Orphan, age 13 years, is bound to OBEDIAH EARLES, to serve as an apprentice until age 21.

May 28, 1822
ISAAC GORDON, Orphan, age 13 years, bound to LEWIS TURNER, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Carpenter.

Nov. 25, 1822
THOMAS ABBEY, Free boy of color, age about 10 years old, bound to EDMUND MAYFIELD, to serve as an apprentice until age 21.

Nov. 26, 1822
LOTT TUNSTILL, Orphan, age about 13 years, bound to WILLIAM to serve as an apprentice until age 21. (crossed out: to learn to be a farmer).

May 27, 1823
ALEXANDER W. WORRELL, Orphan, age 7 years, bound to WILLIAM P. ROSE, to serve as an apprentice until age 21.

Aug. 26, 1823
THOMAS MUSTIAN, Orphan, age 12 years, bond to PETER R. DAVIS, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Planter.
 

Feb. 24, 1824
JAMES FOWLER, Orphan, bound to JAMES BURGESS, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of Carpenter.

Feb. 25, 1824
JOSEPH COVEN, Orphan, age 14 years, bound to AMIEL CAMP, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of Shoemaker.

Aug 25, 1825
RHODA HICKS, age 19 years, and her child JANE, aged 18 months, Orphans, bound to RICHARD DUKE, to serve as apprentices until they are age 21 years old, to learn the trade of Spinster.

March 2, 1825
HENRY NUCKOLS, Orphan, age 2 years, bound to JOHN P. ROSE, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Planter.

Nov. 13, 1825
WESLEY J. WORRELL, Orphan, bound to WILLIAM F. LAMPKINS, to serve as an apprentice until age 21.

Feb. 28, 1826
URIAH G. KING, Orphan, age 8 years old, bound to FRANCIS M. TUCKER, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of House Carpenter.


State of North Carolina
Warren County
February Session 1826
Know all men by these presents that we GREEN D. JENKINS & THOS. E. GREEN are held and firmly bound unto HENRY FITTS Chairman of the court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid, in the sum of five hundred dollars, to which payment well & truly to be made, we bind our selves jointly and severally & firmly by these presents, our heir Executors & Administrators, sealed with our seals & dated this 1st day of March 1826.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas WM. HARWELL son of NANCY HARWELL a boy of colour has been bound an apprentice to the above bounden GREEN D. JENKINS; now if the said GREEN D. JENKINS shall not remove the said apprentice out of the county of Warren during the time of his apprenticeship, and shall produce the said apprentice at any time when called upon by the Court and shall also produce the said apprentice to the Court of the County aforesaid at the expiration of his service, then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.
GREEN D. JENKINS
THOS E. GREEN

March 1, 1826
WILLIAM HANSEL*, Orphan, age 18 years, bound to GREEN D. JENKINS, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of a Wheelright.

*Note the above 2 documents appear to supposed to have been for the same person, however, there seems to have been a mix-up and am not sure which child should have been listed since there are also the following records the same day:


March 1, 1826
WILLIAM HARWELL, Orphan, age 5 years old, bound to GEORGE WORTHAM, to serve as an apprentice until age 21, to learn the trade of Farming.

State of North Carolina
Warren County
February Session 1826
Know all men by these presents that we GEORGE WORTHAM & HENRY FITTS are held and firmly bound unto HENRY FITTS Chairman of the court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County aforesaid, in the sum of five hundred dollars, to which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Executors & Administrators, severally, jointly and firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 1st day of March A.D. 1826.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas WILLIAM HARWELL son of NANCY HARWELL a boy of colour has been bound an apprentice to the above bounden GEORGE WORTHAM; now if the said GEORGE WORTHAM shall not remove the said apprentice out of the county of Warren during the time of his apprenticeship, and shall produce the said apprentice at any time when called upon by the Court and shall also produce the said apprentice to the Court of the County aforesaid at the expiration of his service, then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
GEO. WORTHAM

[undated document]
Ordered that the Deed of Indenture & bond entered into by GEORGE WORTHAM on account of WILLIAM HARVEL a free boy of colour being bound to him be canceled if the Clerk find upon examination that the said WM. HARVEL according to said Indenture is now of 21 years of age.

(bound about the year 1826)

Aug. 29, 1826
WESLEY JONES WORRELL, Orphan, age 15 years old, bound to WILLIAM P. ROSE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the business of a Farmer.

Aug. 30, 1826
HENRY WEST, Orphan, age 15 years old, bound to GREEN D. JENKINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of a Wheelright.


State of North Carolina
Warren County
Know all men by these presents that we GREEN D. JENKINS and THOMAS BRAGG of the County aforesaid are held and firmly bound unto HENRY FITTS Chairman of the County Court of Warren County and his Successors in Office in the sum of five hundred Dollars current money of this State to be paid to the said HENRY FITTS Chairman &c to which payment well and truly to be made & done we bind ourselves our Heirs and Executors &c sealed with our seals and dated this the 30th day of August 1826.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bounden G. J. JENKINS has had bound unto him this day a free boy of colour named HENRY WEST about the age of fifteen years, now if the said G. D. JENKINS shall not remove the aforesaid HENRY out of this County and shall at all times hereafter whenever called upon of the aforesaid HENRY FITTS or his Successors, produce the body of the aforesaid HENRY and submit to all other orders that shall be made in the premises, then the above obligation to be void and of no effect otherwise to remain in full force & virtue.
GREEN D. JENKINS
(another document adds that he was to learn the art & mystery of a Wheelright)

March 1, 1827
JACK WEST, Orphan, age 19 years old, bound to JOHN C. GREEN, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Hostler.

May 30, 1827
SOMERVILL BURGESS ST. JOHN, Orphan, age 5 years old, bound to JAMES BURGESS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the trade of a Carpenter.

May 26, 1829
BETSY HICKS, Orphan, age 11 years old, bound to MARY HARRIS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the trade of Spinster.

Nov. 24, 1829
BETSY HICKS, Orphan, age 13 years old, bound to REUBEN HARRIS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the trade of a Spinster.

Nov. 24, 1829
NED HICKS, Orphan, age 6 years old, bound to JAMES TURNER, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the trade of a Planter.

Aug. 25, 1829
ALEXANDER GORDON, Orphan, age about 13 years old, bound to BENNETT H. STAMMIRE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of Tailoring.

Aug. 25, 1829
DAVIS BARROTT, Orphan, age 18 years old, bound to BENNETT H. STAMMIRE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of Tailoring.

Feb. 22, 1830
HENRY HICKS, Orphan, age 4 years old, bound to MATTHEW MARSHALL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of Farming.

Aug. 23, 1830
MATTHEW DRAKE, Orphan, age 17 years old, bound to BENNETT H. STAMMIRE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of Tailoring.

Feb. 28, 1831
MILLY JONES, Orphan, Free girl of color, age 18 years old, bound to HENRY SOUTHALL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the trade of a Spinster.

Mar. 4, 1831
GEORGE FOGG, Orphan, Free boy of color, age 10 years old, bound to JAMES F. ROSE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of Farming.

Nov. 29, 1831
JOHN HARWELL, Orphan, Free boy of color, age 13 years old, bound to WILLIAM BRAME, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art of Agriculture.

Feb. 28, 1832
ELIZABETH HAMILTON, Orphan, age 12 years old, bound to GEORGE WORTHAM, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and trade of a Spinster.

Feb. 28, 1832
TIGNALL and HINNERT PETTIFORD, children of BETSY PETTIFORD, free persons of colour, ages 17 and 15 years old, bound to JOHN D. FAIN, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to be taught and instructed in the Farming vocation.

Feb. 29, 1832
HENRY STURDIVANT, Orhan, age 10 years old, bound unto JOHN H. HAWKINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and trade of a Planter.

May 29, 1832
JAMES M. WORREL, Orphan, age 18 years old, bound to JOHN P. ROSE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the business of a Planter.

Nov.26, 1832
LITTLEBERRY SMITH, Orphan, age 9 years old, bound to WILLIAM T. MINGE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art of Farming.

Feb. 25, 1833
STERLING HICKS, Orphan, bound to WILLIAM P. ROSE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mistery of an House Carpenter.

Aug. 26, 1833
HINTON MAYO and HILLMAN MAYO, Free persons of color, bound to WILLIAM F. HILLIARD, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and calling of a Planter.

Aug. 28, 1833
JOSEPH COLEY, is bound to AMIEL CAMP, to live after the manner of an Apprentice, until age 21 years, to learn the art and calling of a Shoe maker.

Aug. 28, 1833
THOMAS MOORE, bound to BENNETT H. STAMMIRE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice, until age 21 years, to learn the art and calling of a Tailor.

Nov. 27, 1833
EMILY GREEN, Free girl of color, age 14 years old, daughter of LEMUEL GREEN, bound to JOHN H. HAWKINS, as an Apprentice until 18 years old.

Feb. 24, 1834
ALEXANDER GORDON, Orphan, bound to MICHAEL RATICAN, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Tailoring.

Aug. 28, 1834
WILLIAM PARISH, Orphan, age 9 years old, bound to LEWIS TURNER, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Nov. 24, 1834
JAMES MITCHELL, Orphan, Free boy of color, age 10 years, 3 months old, bound to GEORGE W. BARNES, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Blacksmith.

Nov. 25, 1834
ELIZA NUCKOL, Free girl of color, age 5 years old, bound to JOHN P. ROSE, to serve as an apprentice.

Nov. 27, 1834
WILLIAM EVANS, Orphan, Free boy of color, age 15 years old, bound to DRURY S. WRIGHT, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Agriculture.

Nov. 1834
________ SMITH, Orphan, bound to DRURY GILL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Agriculture.

Aug. 28, 1835
JAMES E. BALL, Orphan, age 15 years and 5 months old, bound to EPPES L. JONES, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Carpenter.
 

Nov. 26, 1835
NATHANIEL BAXTER, Orphan, age 13 years old, bound to BENNETT H. STAMMIRE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Tayloring.

Feb. 23, 1836
ISAAC GREEN, Orphan, Mulatto, about 9 or 10 years old, bound to EDWARD DAVIS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Planter.

Feb. 23, 1836
GEORGE LANGFORD, Orphan, about 9 years old, bound to BENJAMIN JOHNSON, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Planter.

Aug. 30, 1837
JESSE PENDERGRASS, Orphan, age 15 years old the ensuing March, bound to ISAAC PENDERGRASS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Agriculture.

Nov. 27, 1837
HILLMAN B. KING, Orphan, age 11 years old, bound to DRURY GILL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Nov. 30, 1837
EMILY GREEN, Free girl of color, age 18 years old, daughter of LEMUEL GREEN, deceased, bound to JOHN H. HAWKINS, as an Apprentice until 21 years old.

May 29, 1838
MARY BISHOP, Orphan, Free girl of color, age 11 years old, bound to JAMES O.K. MAYFIELD, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Seamstress.

Nov. 27, 1838
SAMUEL BEAL, Orphan, age 12 years old, bound to M. T. HAWKINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

May 30, 1839
WHITMELL NUCKOLLS, Free child of color, age 6 years old, bound to JOHN WORTHAM, to serve as an Apprentice.

Aug. 28, 1839
GEORGE CAMP, Orphan, age 16 years old, bound to AMIEL CAMP, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Shoe & Boot Making.

Feb. 26, 1840
WILLIAM PARISH, Orphan, age 13 years old, bound to JOHN H. HAWKINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Planter.

May 28, 1840
JANE EVANS, Free girl of color, age 15 years old, bound to DUDLEY MINGA, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of

Feb. 23, 1841
OLIVE HICKS, Free girl of color, age 14 years old, bound to WILLOUGHBY HUDGINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Spinster.

Aug. 25, 1841
BENJAMIN STEPHENSON, Orphan, age 9 years old, bound to EDWARD FELTS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Aug. 26, 1841
JAMES FOGG, Orphan, age 13 years old, bound to JOHN W. WHITE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a House Servant.

March 2, 1842
RANSOM WALKER, Orphan, age 8 years old, bound to THOMAS P. WALKER, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Aug. 23, 1842
ALFRED VAUGHAN, Orphan, age 14 years old, bound to JOHN P. ROSE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

May 23, 1843
DOCTOR E. NUCKOLS, Orphan, age 5 years old, bound to RODEN PARKER, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Feb. 26, 1844
DELLA HICKS, Free girl of color, age 8 years old, bound to WILLOUGHBY HUDGINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of _____(blank).

May 28, 1844
JOHN EGERTON, age 9 years old, bound to BENJAMIN G. HARRIS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Wheelwright.

Nov. 26, 1844
WILLIAM LOWRY, Orphan, age 10 years old, bound to THOMAS GREEN, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Nov. 26, 1844
ZED & JAMES LOWRY, two Orphans, ZED age 15 years, JAMES age 14 years old, bound to WILLIAM H. BOBBITT, to live after the manner of as Apprentices and Servants, until age 21 years; ZED to learn the art and mystery of a Blacksmith; JAMES to be taught the Carriage Making business.

May 28, 1845
HUDGINS PUGH HAWKS, Orphan, age 11 years old, bound to LEROY L. BARTLETT, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Carpenter.

May 23, 1848
JAME MONROE McKEA, Orphan, age 14 years old, bound to ROBERT W. HYMAN, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Merchandising or Bookkeeping.

Nov. 29, 1848
SAM GREEN, base-born boy of color, age 7 years old in June 1848; and HENRY GREEN, base-born boy of color, age 6 on Nov. 13, 1848, both bound to WILLIAM P. ROSE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to be instructed in the employment of cultivating the ground.

Nov. 29, 1848
DUDLEY MEADOWS, Orphan, son of SYNTHA ACRE, age 7 years old on Feb. 14, 1848, bound to WOODSON & RICE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Brick Mason or Planter.

Aug. 27, 1849
JOHN MALLARD, Orphan, age 18 years on March 4, 1849, bound to THOMAS W. ROWLETTE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the Harness Making trade.

Nov. 27, 1850
THOMAS MARLOW, Orphan, son of DANIEL MARLOW, dec'd, age 13 years old on September 5th last (1850), bound to WILLIAM C. CRABTREE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of the Coach Making business.

Nov. 29, 1853
WILLOUGHBY H. GRAYARD, son of MARTH GRAYARD, age 10 years old on February 10 next, bound to SOMERVILLE SAINTSING, to live after the manner of an Apprentice, until age 21 years, to learn the mystery of Farming.

Nov. 28, 1854
THOMAS B. G. GRAYARD, white orphan boy, age 6 years old, born Sept. 28, 1848, bound to WILLIAM F. LAMBKIN, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art of Farming.

Nov. 28, 1854
GEORGE F. VAUGHAN, Free boy of color, age 11 years old, son of LOTHA VAUGHAN, bound to JOHN HAGOOD, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years.

Feb. 25, 1856
Three children of PLUMMER CARTER, Free boys of color: THOMAS CARTER, age 17 years, HAWKINS CARTER, age 13 years, and MATTHEW CARTER, age 11 years; bound to their aunt NANCY HAWKINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years; and NANCY HAWKINS files bond for $1500 with promise not to remove boys from the County, and to present each before the Court as they arrive at the age of 21 years old.

May 27, 1856
GEORGE THOMAS, Orphan, age 15 years old, bound to ASA GEORGE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years.

May 27 1856
CHARLES F. RIGANS, Orphan, age 18 years old, bound to JEREMIAH FLEMING, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years.

March 2, 1859
DOCTOR PETTIFORD, Free boy of color, age 12 years old on this date, bound to WILLIAM H. WHITE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years.

May 25, 1859
HENRY PASCHALL, age 17 years old, bound to WILLIAM H. WALSH, to live after the manner of an Apprentice, until age 21 years, to learn the art and calling of Letter Press Printing.

Feb. 2, 1860
LUCETTA B. THOMAS, Free Person of Color, age 12 years, bound to DUDLEY W. HARRIS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years.

Dec. 21, 1865
ROBERT CHEEK, Orphan, Person of color, age 11 years old, bound to WILLIAM H. CHEEK, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to be instructed to read & write. This indenture was arranged by Capt. Benjamin Evans of the Freedmen's Bureau.

Warren County
State of North Carolina
Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions
November Term 1866

Whereas a colored boy by the name of ROBERT CHEEK was apprenticed to W. H. CHEEK the 21st day of Dec.1865 by CAPT. BENJ. EVANS, ASS. Comm of F.B. under the impression that his mother who had not been heard from in eight or ten years was dead, and whereas his said mother has since returned to this County, it is therefore ordered by the Court that the said W. H. CHEEK deliver up the said R. C. to his mother & will order shall work a cancel of the Apprentice bond of the said W. H. CHEEK.


Aug. 27, 1866
BYNUM COLLINS, Person of color, age 13 years old, bund to JOHN COLLINS, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a House Servant.

Aug. 28, 1866
WILLIAM MYRICK, Free person of color, Orphan, age 8 years old, bound to ANN F. MYRICK, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art & mystery of Farming & House servant.

Aug. 28, 1866
THOMAS BOBBITT, Free boy of color, age 11 years old, bound to RICHARD E. BOBBITT, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a House Servant & Farming.


Aug. 29, 1866
JOHN MABRY, Person of color, age 8 years old, bound to JAMES R. SMITHWICK, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Aug. 29, 1866
BEN MABRY, Free person of color, age 10 years old, bound to JAMES R. SMITHWICK, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Aug. 29, 1866
SILVY MABRY, Free person of color, age 6 years old, bound to JAMES R. SMITHWICK, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Aug. 29, 1866
SAM MABRY, Orphan, Person of color, age 4 years old, bound to JAMES R. SMITHWICK; to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Aug. 29, 1866
BYNUM (COLLINS), Orphan, Person of color, age 11 years old in December 1865, bound to JOHN COLLINS, who signed a bond not to remove the child from the County, and will produce him when ordered by the Court, and when his apprenticeship expires.

Aug. 29, 1866
BEN MABRY, Person of Color, age 10 years old, bound to JAMES R. SMITHWICK, who signed a bond not to remove the child from the County, and will produce him when ordered by the Court, and when his apprenticeship expires.

Sept. 4, 1866
SAMUEL DUKE, Orphan, Free person of color, age 13 years old, bound to JORDAN H. FOSTER, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Farmer.

Oct. 16, 1866
LOUISA DAVIS, age 9 years old, and LOGAN DAVIS, age 14 years old, Persons of Color, bound to JOHN S. DAVIS, both to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming and House Servants.

Nov. 25, 1866
WESLEY DUKE, Person of color, age 10 years old, bound to JOSEPH W. DUKE, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming

Nov. 27, 1866
LUCY TWITTY, Person of color, age 10 years old, bound to HENRY F. TWITTY, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Nov. 27, 1866
NOBLE RUSSELL, Person of color, age 16 years old, bound to ROBERT RUSSELL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Blacksmith.

Nov. 28, 1866
SAMUEL STALLINGS, Person of color age 8 years old, bound to JOHN M. BRAME, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Nov. 28, 1866
ARIE, Person of color, age 9 years old, bound to JOHN M. BRAME, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until she reaches age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a House servant.

Nov. 28, 1866
TEMPE JONES, Person of color, age 11 years old, bound to WILLIAM D. JONES, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a House Servant.

Nov. 28, 1866
GRANDISON PITCHFORD, Person of color, age 13 years old, bound to THOMAS J. PITCHFORD, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming.

Nov. 28, 1866
LIZZIE PITCHFORD, age 10 years old, and MILLY PITCHFORD, age 8 years old, Persons of color, bound to THOMAS J. PITCHFORD, to live after the manner of an Apprentices and Servants, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of Farming or House Servants.

May 28, 1867
GUILFORD POWELL, child of color, age 10 years old, bound to JOHN C. POWELL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of a Farmer.

Nov. 26, 1867
DAVID MASON BISHOP, about 10 years old, bound to THOMAS CARROLL, to live after the manner of an Apprentice and Servant, until age 21 years, to learn the art and mystery of the Farming & House business.

Oct 1901
HARRIET ELIZA WILLIAMS, colored, minor age 7 years old, bound to M. J. HAWKINS, as her Employer, until HARRIET reaches the age of 18 years old, to serve as an Apprentice and teach her in the business of a Cook and House Servant. HAWKINS also agrees to make an annual report to the Superior Court Clerk as to whether the conditions being met as stated in the indenture.
(Note: Warren County Marriages shows that Harriet married Paul Manson on Nov. 17, 1909 at age 15, with the permission of M. J. Hawkins)

 

 


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