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Indenture of TENAH PETTIFORD-1792
Person County, Wills & Inventories 1792-1797
Volume 1, Page 22

All Contributed by Deloris Williams

 
March Court 1792
This Indenture made this 20th day of March in the year 1792 between JOHN PAINE esq. in behalf of his fellow Justices of the County Court of Person and their Successors and Assigns of the one part, and RICHARD SANDERS of the Other part.
Witnesseth that the said JOHN PAINE Esq. in persuance to an order the said Court made the day and date above written doth put place and bind unto the said RICHARD SANDERS, TENAH PETTEFORD an orphan now of the age of Three years August next to live after the manner of an apprentice and servant untill she shall attain to the age of eighteen years dureing all which time her said Master faithfully shall serve his lawfull commands everywhere, gladly obey she shall not at anytime absent herself from her said Masters service but in all things as a good and faithful servant shall behave towards her said Master. And the said RICHARD SANDERS doth covenant promise and agree to and with the said JOHN PAINE esquire that he will teach and instruct or cause to be taught and treated the said TENAH PETTEFORD according to law to read, wright &c also the art and mistery of a spinster and that he will constantly find and provide for the apprentice aforesaid sufficient diet, washing lodging and apparel fitting for an apprentice and servant and also all other things necessary both in sickness and in health. In witness whereof the parties to thes presents hath interchangeably set ther hand & affixt their seals the day and year first above written.

JOHN PAINE
RICHARD SANDERS


Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
H. HARALSON DC


Person County
This Indenture was duly executed in Open Court & ordered to be recorded.

Teste
ROB'T PAINE CCC
 
 

Person County Indentures
Wills & Inventories 1801-1804

Abstracted from the Will Books

 
December Term 1801:
EDWARD GAUSS, orphan, age 5, bound to LOFTON WALTON, to learn the art & mastery of House joiner, until 21 years old.


March Term 1802
March 3, 1802
PETER BURNETT, age 11, bound to GEORGE REYNOLDS, for apprenticeship as a servant until 21 years old.
(Note on the side reads: 2nd June 1803. The original indenture sent Reynolds by his brother JNO. REYNOLDS)


June Term 1802
SARAH SATTERFIELD, orphan, age 9, bound to WOODSON HUBBARD, to learn the art & mistery of spinster; until 18 years old.


June Term 1802
WILLIAM SATTERFIELD, orphan, age 7, bound to WOODSON HUBBARD, to learn the art & mistery of planter; until 21 years old.


June Term 1802
REUBEN SATTERFIELD, orphan, age 5, bound to PETER BADGETT, to learn art & mistery of a planter; until 21 years old.


September Term 1802

Sept 6, 1802
THOMAS COZENS, orphan, age 7, bound to SARAH VANHOOK, to learn to be a planter; until 21 years old.


December Term 1802

Dec 6, 1802
NANCY EVINS, orphan, age 3 years old the 18th of March last, bound to JOHN BURCHET, to learn the art and mistory of a spinster; until she reaches age 21.


Dec 6, 1802
KITTY MARTIN, orphan, age 6, bound to MAJOR GREEN, to learn the art of a Spinster; until the age of 18.



March Term 1803:

March 7, 1803
SUSANNA CHAMBERLAIN, orphan, age 3 last January, bound to THOMAS HOOD, to learn the art of being a Spinster; until the age of 18.


March 7, 1803
NANCY PETTIFORD, orphan, age 11, bound to MARGARET SANDERS, to learn art & mistery of being a Spinster; until the age of 18.


March 7, 1803
TENOE PETTIFORD, orphan, age 13, bound to MARGARET SANDERS, to learn art & mistery of being a spinster; until the age of 18.

(Note: this was apparently the same child apprenticed to Richard Sanders in 1792)


June Term 1803:

June 7, 1803
SAM (no surname given), orphan, age 1 year 3 months, bound to JACOB FULLAR, to learn to be a planter, until age 21.


September Term 1803:

Sept. 5, 1803
WILLIAM CARRIER, orphan, age 19 the seventh of December next, bound to JOHN McGEHEE, to be taught as a blacksmith, until age 21.


Sept. 5, 1803
BENJAMIN PETTIFORD, orphan, age 2 the 15th of last July, bound to WILLIAM YARBROUGH, to learn to be a farmer, until age 21.


June Term 1804:

June 6, 1804
PETER BURNETT, orphan, age 13 years & 3 months, bound to LAURANCE VANHOOK, to learn to read & write, until age 21.

June 5, 1804
BENJAMIN HARRIS, orphan, age 14 years as of February 16 last, bound to JOHN LONG, to be taught as a blacksmith, until age 21.

June 4, 1804
JOHN HARRIS, orphan, age 17 years, bound to ABRAM WALTERS, to be taught as a hatter, until age 21.

June 5, 1804
RICHARD HARRIS, orphan, age 15 years 25th of December last, bound to JACOB BALL, taught as a carpenter, until age 21.

June 4, 1804
EUNICE GARROT, orphan, age 5 years last February, bound to ANDREW CADDLE, to learn the art of a spinster, until age 18.


December Term 1804:

Dec. 3, 1804
MIMEY CHAMBERLAIN, orphan, age 3 years the fourth of February next, bound to WILLIAM MANN, to learn the art & mistery of a spinster, until age 18.
 
 
 
 

 

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