JAMES KING/MARTHA WRIGHT -Bastardy Bond -1868
Know all men by these presents that we JAMES KING, col. ALEXANDER BENNETT and THOMAS D. RODWELL, are held and firmly bound unto the State of North Carolina in the sum of two hundred dollars, for the payment whereof we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators. Sealed with our seals, and dated this the 26th day of May A.D. 1868.
Whereas the said JAMES KING, col., stands charged with the maintenance of a bastard child, begotten by him upon the body of MARTHA WRIGHT, col, of said County. Now the condition of this obligation that if they said JAMES KING shall perform the order of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of said County concerning the maintenance of said child, and indemnify the said County from any and all charges for the maintenance of the same then the said obligations is to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and effect.
JAMES KING ("X" his mark)
THO'S D. RODWELL
W. A. MONTGOMERY
Warren County Court, May Term 1868
The above is duly executed by all of the parties & ordered to be recorded.
WILLIAM A. WHITE, Clk
Bastardy Bond for CUFFEE MAYHO to FRANCES HAMILTON
Warren County, 1822, Will
Book, Pages 110-111
|State of North carolina
Know all men by thes presents that we CUFFEE MAYHO, & GEORGE WORTHAM all of the County of and State aforesaid, are held and jointly bound unto HENRY FITTS Chairman & other Justices of the Peace of the aforesaid, in the sum of fifty pounds current money of the state aforesaid; To which payment will and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs &c jointly and severally firmly by these presents, Sealed with our Seals and dated this 28th day of May Anno Domini 1822.
The condition of the above obligated is such that whereas the certain CUFFEE MAYHO is charged with having a certain illegitimate child, begotton on the body of FRANCES HAMILTON. Now if the said CUFFEE MAYHO his Heirs, Exc'rs &c Shall provide for the support and maintenance of the said child to the indemnification of the County of Warren aforesaid, and shall perform such order as the Court shall from time to time make in the premisses, then this obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force & virtue. Executed in open Court.
CUFFEE MAYHO ("X" his mark)
CAS DRAKE CC
Warren County, May Court 1822
This bond was duly executed in open Court &OR.
CAS DRAKE CCC
(Note: Child was named Betsy Hamilton, as was recorded in a February 1832 Apprenticeship Record)
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