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Records from 1810-1815

1810

13 March 1810.Robert Dade, an orphan boy aged 18 years, bound to Carney John
Bryan as a printer.

13 March 1810.William Harris, an orphan boy aged 14 years, bound to Salmon
Hall as a printer.

14 March 1810.Sam and Millaby Moore, Sam aged 16 years and Millaby aged 19
years, bound to William Tyre as a farmer.

14 March 1810.William Madison, an orphan boy aged 14 years, bound to Michael
Fisher as a cooper.

11 June 1810.Reuben Wallace, aged 12 years next October, bound to Thomas
Hutchins as a shoe and boot maker.

11 June 1810.Thomas Wilton bound to Daniel Shackelford as a saddler and
harness maker.

13 June 1810.Joseph Long a free boy of color aged 16 years the 30th June
1810, bound to Andrew Worron as a Taylor and habit maker.

10 September 1810.Betsey Lewis an orphan girl aged 3 years bound to Stephen
Ernull as a spinster.

10 September 1810.James Webb, aged 14 years, 6 months, bound to Richard
Carter as a sail maker.

10 September 1810.Jacob Lewis, a free boy of color aged 8 years, bound to
Joseph Robeson as a pilot and mariner.

10 September 1810.Smith Lewis, a free boy of color aged 10 years, bound to
Joseph Nelson as a pilot and mariner.

10 September 1810.William Lane, aged 14 years in May 1811, bound to Daniel
Shakelford as a shoemaker.

10 September 1810.Thomas Harris, an orphan boy aged 15 years, bound to
Richard Carter as a sail maker.

11 September 1810.William Willoughby, aged 14 years, bound to Simon Hall as
a pilot and mariner.

11 September 1810.Joseph Delamar, aged 18 years, bound to Thomas Delamar as
a shoemaker.

14 September 1810.William Manning, a boy of color aged 16 years June 30th
1810, Bound to Andrew Worron as a Taylor and habit maker.

10 December 1810.Mary Bowen Lewis, aged 2 years, bound to Stephen Ernull as
a spinster.

10 December 1810.Jesse Gaudet, a free boy of color aged 3 years, bound to
William Physioc as a cooper.

10 December 1810.John Gardner, aged 13 years, 10 months, 10 days, bound to
Will" Gardner as a house joiner.

11 December 1810.Reuben Wallace, who was heretofore bound to Thomas
Hutchins, bound to William R. Street as a shoemaker.

12 December 1810.London Howard, a free boy of color aged 13 years, bound to
Horatio Dade as a cooper.

12 December 1810.John Gaudett, a free boy of color aged 10 years, bound to
Horatio Dade as a cooper.

13 December 1810.James Harman, an orphan boy aged 18 years, bound to Samuel
Potter as a cooper.

1811

11 March 1811.James Culley, a boy of color aged 8 years, bound to William
Dove as a cooper.

11 March 1811.Hetty Carter, a free Negro girl, bound to William Physioc as a
spinster.

11 March 1811.William Carter, a free Negro boy, bound to William Physioc as
a cooper.

11 March 1811.William Culley, a boy of color aged 5 years, bound to William
Dove as a cooper.

11 March 1811.Isaac, a free Negro boy, bound to William Physioc as a cooper.

11 March 1811.Peggy Ives, a girl of color aged 12 years, bound to Michael
Guillet as a trunk maker.

11 March 1811.Sarah Carter, a free Negro girl, bound to William Physioc as a
spinster.

12 March 1811.John Herman, a free boy of color aged 7 years, bound to John
C. Stanly as a shoemaker.

12 March 1811.Jacob Herman, a boy of color aged 10 years, bound to John C.
Stanly as a shoemaker.

10 June 1811.Simon Clark, a free boy of color aged 13 years, bound to
Shadrack Gatlin as a cooper.

10 June 1811.Sally Hollis, aged 7 years, bound to Isaac Hollis as a
spinster.

11 June 1811.[no name], a free boy of color aged 8 years, bound to Gideon
Jones as a cooper.

11 June 1811.Rachel Mosely, a free girl of color aged 11 years, bound to
William Gooding as a spinster.

11 June 1811.Charles Mosely, a free boy of color aged 15 years, bound to
William Gooding as a blacksmith.

11 June 1811.Daniel Mosely, a free boy of color aged 8 years, bound to John
Gooding as a cooper.

11 June 1811.Mary Mosely, a free girl of color aged 13 years, bound to
Ephraim Standland as a spinster.

13 June 1811.John McCalop, aged 19 years, bound to Joshua Scott as a hatter.

9 September 1811.Charles Mosely, a free boy of color aged 16 years, bound to
Donum Montford as a plasterer.

9 September 1811.Betsey Mosely, a free girl of color aged 6 years, bound to
Lydia Mosely as a spinster.

9 September 1811.Mary Ann Mosely, a free girl of color aged 16 years, bound
to Lydia Mosely as a spinster.

9 September 1811.Daniel Mosely, a free boy of color aged 10 years, bound to
John Dewey as a carpenter and joiner.

9 September 1811.James Price, son of Benjamin Price aged 14 years the first
of May 1811, bound to Michael Powers as a cooper & shoemaker. ["& shoemaker"
were stricken in the original.]

9 September 1811.Thomas Willis, infant son of William Willis aged 11 years
in February 1811, bound to Jesse Paul as a shoemaker and cooper.

9 September 1811.John Mosely, a free boy of color aged 2 years, bound to
Donum Montford as a plasterer.

9 September 1811.Charles Mosely, a free boy of color aged 16 years, bound to
Donum Montford as a plasterer.

9 September 1811.Rachel Mosely, a free girl of color aged 14 years, bound to
Lydia Mosely as a spinster.

9 September 1811.Linkfield Perkins, an orphan son of Edmund Perkins deceased
aged 15 years the 16th of September 1811, bound to John S. Green as a chair
maker.

10 September 1811.John Muller [or Mullen], an orphan lad aged 13 years,
bound to John S. Green as a chair maker. 

13 September 1811.Sally Hollis, an orphan girl aged 8 years, bound to
Abraham Dear as a spinster.

9 December 1811.Lovick Harris, an orphan boy aged 19 years last September,
bound to William Gardner as a house carpenter and joiner.

10 December 1811.Jim Moore, an orphan aged 17 years, bound to John C. Stanly
as a carpenter.

10 December 1811.John Carruthers York, orphan of Thomas W. Yorke aged 14
years last July, bound to Gabriel M. Rains as a cabinetmaker.

11 December 1811.Spencer P. Willis, an orphan son of Joshua Willis aged 12
years 7th October next, bound to Charles Stewart as a Taylor and habit
maker.

12 December 1811.John McCalop, an orphan boy aged 18 years, bound to John
Riggs & Co. as a hatter. [Signed by John and James Riggs]

13 December 1811.Nathan, a free boy of color aged 14 years the 16th day of
May next, bound to William Green as a carpenter. [Endorsed on the back
"Nathan Chapman a boy of color, indn. To Will: B. Green."]

1812

9 March 1812.William Amyett, an orphan aged 14 years 8 months bound to
Benjamin C. Good as a house carpenter.

9 March 1812.[illegible], aged 15 years, bound to Wiley White as a cooper.

9 March 1812.Clayton Carruthers, an orphan aged 16 years the 21st of
November last, bound to Gabriel M. Rains as a cabinetmaker.

9 March 1812.Joseph Long, aged 13 years the 16th of June next, bound to John
C. Stanly as a Taylor.

11 March 1812.Martin George, aged 12 years, bound to George Cooper as a
cooper.

12 March 1812.John Malden, aged 16 years, bound to Daniel Shackelford as a
saddler and harness maker.

20 April 1812."Mr. George Cooper, Take notice that a motion will be made at
the next term of Craven County Court to discharge Martin George from his
apprenticeship to you. Elijah George. Witness: Jno Whitehead.

8 June 1812.Harriot Cully, aged 6 years, bound to John J. McLin as a
spinster.

8 June 1812.Jacob Carter, aged 18 years last September, bound to Isaac
Perkins as a cooper.

8 June 1812.Rufus Chance, aged 2 years last February, bound to William Dove
as a cooper.

8 June 1812.Ezekiel Chance, aged 16 [over 18] years last December, bound to
William Dove as a cooper.

8 June 1812.Adam Cully, aged 3 years, bound to John J. McLin as a cooper.

8 June 1812.John Chadwick, aged 15 years last September, bound to [Robert]
Hay and [Thomas] Youle as a chair maker.

9 June 1812.Martin George, aged 11 years, bound to John Marchment as a
blacksmith.

10 June 1812.[Orphans presented to the Grand Jury] Manuel Dowdy, Henry
Dowdy, and William Dowdy.

10 September 1812.Cassa Davis, a free girl of color aged 6 years, bound to
Elizabeth Cannon as a spinster.

15 December 1812.Henry, a free boy of color aged 2 years, bound to Thomas
Fulshire as a shipbuilder.

15 December 1812.Washington, a free boy of color aged 4 years, bound to
Thomas Fulshire as a shipbuilder.

15 December 1812.John Latham, aged 15 years, bound to John S. Green as a
chair maker.

17 December 1812.Lewis Dawson, aged 16 years, bound to John S. Green as a
chair maker.

18 December 1812.Farro Lewis, aged 18 years, bound to Gabriel M. Rains as a
cabinetmaker.

1813

14 February 1813.[summons] Jeremiah Mastin ordered to appear to answer the
complaint of Charlotte Wade on a plea of "covenants broken and not
performed. Damages two hundred pounds." Also includes a contract signed 23
May 1808 between Thomas P. Irving, Charlotte Wade and Rachel Holt where
Irving leases a lot from Wade and Holt. The lease appears to have been given
up by Irving, and Mastin entered into rent.

March term 1813.Grand jury list of orphan children in Capt. David Gatlin.s
district: Stephen Slade, James Prock, Benjn. Powers, John Powers, Wm.
Bently, Thos. Bowden, John Bowden, Saml. Hoover, Elijah Harper, Jesse
Hoover, William Simkins, Ezekiel Simkins. 

8 March 1813.David Wilkinson, aged 13 years, bound to William Charlotte as a
painter.

11 March 1813.Mahala, a girl of color aged [blank] years, bound to Erasmus
Hill as a spinster.

11 March 1813.Isaiah Henry, aged 7 years, bound to Hugh Henry as a
shoemaker.

14 June 1813.Elijah Dove, a boy of color aged 5 years next March 13, bound
to John Johnson as a cooper.

14 June 1813.James Dove, a boy of color aged 8 years next May, bound to John
Johnson as a cooper.

19 June 1813.Lewis Dawson, aged 17 years, bound to John Clements as a chair
maker.

13 December 1813.Waty Whitehead, aged 12 years, bound to Levi Griffin as a
shoemaker.

14 December 1813.Rufus W. Latham, aged 12 years, bound to James O.K.
Williams as a merchant.

1814

15 March 1814.John Gill, aged 16 years, bound to David Murdock as a
silversmith.

15 March 1814.Nancy Watson, aged 7 years, bound to Mary Brown as a spinster.

16 March 1814.Enoch Holton, aged 18 years, bound to Robert R. Sparrow as a
ship builder.

17 March 1814.James Meeks, aged 14 years, bound to David Oliver as a hatter.

17 March 1814.Esther Evernton, aged 13 years, bound to George Fulshire as a
spinster.

June term 1814.Grand Jury Presentment: William, Clifford and John Jones,
orphans of John Jones, deceased, of Bay River and Jesse Morris, orphan of
James Morris, deceased, of the North side of Swift Creek and James, Betty,
and Rachel Moore, children of Polly Moore, on Swift Creek near Streets Ferry
(colored people).

13 June 1814.Calvin Claghorn [or Clayhorn], aged 12 years, bound to James
Ipock as a blacksmith.

13 June 1814.Hannah Gaskins, aged 11 years, bound to James Ipock, Junr., as
a spinster. [Filmed with the 1813 bonds]

15 June 1814.Nancy Daily, aged 6 years bound to Stephen B. Forbes as a
spinster.

12 September 1814.Dicey Moore, a girl of color aged 12 years, bound to Katy
Free as a spinster.

14 September 1814.Richard Holmes, aged 9 years, bound to James Spear as a
cooper.

14 December 1814.Asa Gaskins, aged 5 years, bound to David Jones as a
wheelwright. [Note follows stating: "The bearer, Mr. David Jones, has
offered to take Asa Gaskins who has been on the Parish, should you think
proper to bind the said Asa Gaskins it will a releif to the parish. Richd.
Fonvielle, Special Warden, Thursday evening."]

1815

[1815]." J. Heath to the Court.Jeremiah Heath wishes to have his brother
Rigdon Heath bound to Mr. Shackelford to learn the trade of a shoemaker and
bootmaker. He is 18 on the 26th Octr. 1815. Jeremiah Heath."

13 March 1815.Isaac Carter, aged 10 years, bound to Isaac Perkins as a
shoemaker.

13 March 1815.Robert Ellis, a free boy of color aged 11 years, bound to
Jacob Moore as a cooper.

13 March 1815.Bill Carter, a boy of color aged 16 years, bound to John
Marchmont as a blacksmith.

13 March 1815.Sarah Carter, aged 14 years, bound to John Marchmont as a
spinster.

13 March 1815.Hetty Carter, aged 12 years, bound to Isaac Perkins as a
spinster.

14 March 1815.Jesse Humphry, aged 18 years, bound to Daniel Shakelford
[Shackelford] as a shoe and boot [stricken out] saddler and harness maker.

14 March 1815.Benjamin Powers, aged 15 years, bound to Joseph B. Sparrow as
a ship carpenter.

15 March 1815.John Clark, aged 13 years, bound to John S. Green as a chair
maker.

June 1815.James Rob, son of a [illegible] named Charlotte Rob [illegible]
about 13 years, bound to Benjamin Rush as a cooper.

11 June 1815[?].Alfred [illegible] bound to Donum [illegible] as a barber.

12 June 1815.John Thomas Webb, aged 12 years, bound to Lewis Tombro as a
shoemaker.

13 June 1815.Bill Johnson, a boy of color aged 13 years, bound to Samuel
Whitney as a blacksmith.

15 June 1815.Rigdon Heath, an orphan lad aged 18 years, bound to Daniel
Shackelford as a shoemaker.

15 June 1815.John Peters [Peterson?], aged 12 years, bound to Richard Carter
as a sail maker.

11 September 1815.Michael Mitchell, aged 18 years, bound to Benjamin
Marriner as a house carpenter.

11 September 1815.John Cavanoe [no age listed] bound to Benjamin Rowe as a
cooper.

11 September 1815.Bryan Cavanoe, aged 14 years, bound to Stephen W. Winn as
a cooper.

11 September 1815.Rebecca Clark [no age listed] bound to Nancy Guillet as a
spinster.

12 September 1815.Mary John Pendleton, aged 3 years, bound to Elizabeth
Buckley as a spinster. 

13 September 1815.John Dove, a lad aged 8 years, bound to John C. Stanly as
a farmer.

13 September 1815.Christopher Cummins, an orphan lad aged 14 years, bound to
Nathaniel Weeks as a shoemaker.

13 September 1815.Joseph Pittman, an orphan lad aged 19 years, bound to
Nathaniel Weeks as a shoemaker.

13 September 1815.Abraham Bell, an orphan aged 14 years, bound to Nathaniel
Weeks as a shoemaker.

14 September 1815.James Meeks, a lad aged 15 years, bound to James Suydam as
a mariner.

15 September 1815.Thomas Kent, an orphan lad aged 14 years, bound to Herman
Gaskins as a Taylor. [Signed "Harmon Gaskins"]

15 September 1815.Henry Hasele [Hasle], a free boy of color aged 8 years,
bound to James York Green as a carpenter.

15 September 1815.Robert Hazell, a free boy of color aged 10 years, bound to
James York Green as a carpenter.

15 September 1815.Bill Dove, a free boy of color aged 13 years, bound to
James Y. Green as a carpenter.

18 November 1815.[Summons] John M. Oliver is to appear in December term of
Craven County Court to answer Stephen B. Forbes of a plea of covenants
broken and not performed to his damage two hundred fifty pounds. Also an
indenture dated 1 March 1810 between Stephen B. Forbes of Newbern and John
M. Oliver of Newbern where Forbes bound a mulatto boy named George as a
house carpenter to John M. Oliver for the term of four years.

11 December 1815.Michael Mitchell, aged 17 years, bound to James McIntosh as
a shoemaker.

11 December 1815.David Curtis, aged 12 years, bound to James McIlroy [signed
as Mackelroy] as a shoemaker.

11 December 1815.John Whitfield, aged 17 years, bound to Samuel Oliver as a
marchant.

12 December 1815.Matilda, a girl of color aged 15 years, bound to John J.
McLin as a spinster.

12 December 1815.Aaron C. Paydrick, an orphan aged 12 years, bound to Job
Meadows as a carpenter.