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1702, John Harrold of Northumberland County, VA

Added 18 February 2015

17 Feb 1702

JOHN HARROLD orphan child about fifteen years old Having been formerly bound by the Court to John Trimlett and Hannah his wife under four provisions and the said Trimlett and his wife beind deced and it having been presented to this Court that the said child is incapable of getting his living and toytoring (tutoring) and idleing his time away loosely and almost naked and Capt. Thomas Winder and the boy consenting in court thereto having offered in Court provided the said child shall serve him to be taught the trade of a cooper and to read…shall appeare the next Court to the conrary Jno. Cooke of Lancaster County by Capt. Richard Haynie his attorney claiming the said boy and ordered the said boy be produced the next Court and upon Tryal of the matter the order to be confirmed or made void…OB 1699-1713.

Source: Northumberland County Apprenticeships 1650-1750 compiled by W. Preston Haynie, part 1, p. 237

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