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Records from 1786 to 1790

1786

18 March 1786—John Roberts, orphan aged 10 years last February, bound to Andrew Richardson as a house carpenter and joiner.

18 March 1786—Joshua Tingle, orphan aged 16 years the 22nd November last, bound to Jacob Tingle as a millwright.

18 March 1786—Joseph Sivils, orphan aged 11 years the 29th November last, bound to Andrew Richardson as a house carpenter and joiner.

18 March 1786—Deliverance Harvey, orphan [age not listed], bound to Jarvis Fillingim as a spinstress and in housewifery.

18 March 1786—Durant Hall, orphan aged 17 years the 3rd of July next, bound to Thomas Sparrow as a ship builder.

18 March 1786—James Dornal [Dornald], orphan aged 18 years the 2nd day of this instant, bound to James McDowell as a house carpenter and joiner.

18 March 1786—James Burney, orphan age 13 years, bound to Messrs. Arnet and Hodge as a printer.

17 June 1786—Reuben Bell, orphan aged 12 years the 12th February last, bound to William Hawley as a Taylor.

17 June1786—James Bryan, orphan [age not listed], bound to Samuel Garrick as a merchant and trader.

17 June 1786—Joseph Bagnell, orphan aged 15 years the 18th January last, bound to Edward Potter [Jr.] of New Bern as a Taylor.

17 June 1786—John Miller, orphan aged 18 years last February, bound to Jonathan Ketcham as a millwright.

17 June 1786—Sarah Ives, orphan aged about 10 years, bound to John Pertlock Ives in housewifery.

17 June 1786—Morris Jones, orphan to serve four years, bound to William Tooley as a ship carpenter and servant.

17 June 1786—Henry Dornald, orphan aged about 16 years, bound to William Hauley [also spelled Hally, Holly, Hawley, Hanley] as a Taylor.

16 December 1786—Rhoda, a mulatto girl aged 16 years, bound to William Smith.

16 December 1786—Archabald McCallop, orphan aged [?] years, bound to William Hawley as a Taylor.

16 December 1786—Solomon Maynor, orphan aged 15 years on 8 April next, bound to Joseph Clark as a block maker.

1787

16 March 1787—Almond Hall, orphan aged 14 years, bound to Martin de Fontgalle as a printer.

16 March 1787—Hardy Bush, orphan aged 16 years next May, bound to James Hollis as a Taylor.

16 March 1787—Samuel Adams, orphan aged 16 years on 10 March 1787, bound to Levi Hill as a shoe maker.

16 March 1787—Liza, a free Negro girl aged 11 years, bound to William Good, Esq., for housewifery.

12 June 1787—Jim Moore [James Moore], orphan mulatto boy aged 7 years, bound to Edward Potter as a carpenter and joiner.

12 June 1787—Joseph Drigg, orphan aged 18 years, bound to John West of New Bern as a carpenter and joiner.

12 June 1787—Abel Carter, a free Negro boy aged about 8 years, bound to Abner Neale, Esq., as a cooper.

12 June 1787—Miles Worsley, orphan aged 8 years the 15th March last, bound to Isaac Bryan as a sawmill tender or manager of a sawmill.

13 June 1787—Frederick Pender, orphan aged 14 years last February, bound to James McDowell of New Bern as a house carpenter and joiner.

13 June 1787—An orphan lad named Will, now aged 3 years, bound to Mary Heath as a servant. [A second indenture indicated Will is a "Negroe Boy."]

12 September 1787—Cannon Rumley, orphan aged 14 years last January, bound to James Harriat as a shoemaker.

12 September 1787—Emanuel Rumley, orphan aged 11 years last November, bound to William Anthony of New Bern as a hatter.

14 September 1787—Stephen Lewis, a Negro boy, bound to William Carter as a turner.

15 December 1787—Valentine Hickens, orphan [age not listed], bond to Thomas Morris as a seaman.

1788

14 March 1788—John, a Negro boy son of Negro Phillis aged about 14 years, bound to James Carney as a cooper.

15 March 1788—John Gill, orphan aged 18 years the 23rd of August next, bound to James McDowell as a house carpenter and joiner.

15 March 1788—William Wallace, orphan aged 7 years, bound to Edward Carraway as a shipwright.

15 March 1788—Martin Wallace, orphan aged 15 years bound to Levin Clark as a shipwright. [A second indenture lists as a ship carpenter.]

10 June 1788—Bazell Bratcher [Bracher], orphan aged about 11 years, bound to John Taylor as a shoemaker.

10 June 1788—Samuel Farris, orphan aged 18 years last June, bound to William Blake as a shipwright.

15 June 1788—Isaac Dove, Negro boy aged 17 years the 5th of May last, and Simon Dove, aged 14 years the 21st of January last, bound to Bazel Smith as a shoemaker.

15 June 1788—Jeremiah Culley, orphan aged 18 years the 7th January last, bound to Tolson Wallace as a bricklayer.

15 June 1788—John Ackis, orphan aged 11 years the 4th of August next, bound to John Smith as a shoemaker.

13 September 1788—George Carter, free Negro boy aged 11 years or thereabouts, bound to Thomas Ives as a turner.

13 September 1788—John West Smith, orphan aged 8 years last June, bound to John West of New Bern as a house carpenter.

13 September 1788—Martin Wallace, orphan aged about 15 years, bound to Francis Lowthorp as a seaman or mariner.

1789

10 March 1789—David Herrington, until 20 and 2/3 years of age, bound to Amos Cutrel [signature Amos Cuthrell] as a cooper.

12 March 1789—John Hobday, orphan aged 17 years the 12 March 1789, bound to Francis Lowthorp, merchant of New Bern, as a mariner.

14 March 1789—Francis Lee, orphan for a term of 4 years and a half, bound to George Emmerson of New Bern, Shipwright, as a shipwright.

13 June 1789—Daniel West, aged 12 years orphan of William West, deceased, bound to John West as a cooper.

19 September 1789—James Dodson, orphan aged 8 years, bound to Isaac Guion, Esq., merchant of New Bern as a mariner. [Given up at June 1790 and bound to William Gibbs.]

18 December 1789—Sue Powers, a Negro girl aged 10 years next June, bound to John Bryan of New Bern as a spinster.

1790

10 March 1790—James Cannon, orphan aged 17 years, bound to Jesse Lister [Lester?] as a blacksmith.

13 March 1790—William Cannon, orphan aged 14 years next November, bound to Toleson Wallace, as a bricklayer.

14 March 1790—George Cully, aged 5 years next November, bound to Obadiah Allways as a cooper.

19 June 1790—Henry Darnell, orphan aged 17 years last March, bound to John Morrison, mariner of New Bern, as a mariner.

13 September 1790—Shadrach Driggers, alias Shadrach Johnston, orphan aged [blank], bound to John Avery as a carpenter.

14 December 1790—Murel [?] Holton, orphan lad aged 16 years the 10th of [unreadable] last, bound to Robert Hatfield as a turner.

14 December 1790—Joseph Rowe, orphan aged 16 years next 4 April, bound to James Hollis as a Taylor.

17 December 1790—James King, orphan aged 13 years, bound to Alexander Duguid, mariner of New Bern, as a mariner.

 


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