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Edwin a black family in NC 1780's

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Edwin a black family in NC 1780's

Posted: 31 Jul 2007 1:30PM GMT
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Not related to me but posted for anyones use as others have helped me.

In Greene Co., Ga. Deed book E page 659
Sall Edwin, a negro wench of McLenburg County, State of North Carolina, doth bind her son named Pompey Edwin to William Hays, Farmer in the form of servant for 17 years, to be taught the fine art of weaver. 12 Feb 1785 Wit. by William Scott. Recorded 20 Mar 1793.

In Greene Co., Ga. Deed book E page 690
On 6 Apr 1785, "I Rachel Edwin, daughter of Gary Edwin of McLinburg binds herself unto William Hays for 14 years during which time she will faithfully serve her master. She 'shall not waste her master's goods, shall not commit fornication or contract matrimony, nor shall she absent herself day or night from her master's service without leave.' Master shall procure and provide for said servant sufficient meat, drink, aparel, washing and lodginh fitting for a servant, and servant shall have one suit of clothes and another at expiration of said term." Signed Sarah Edwin, William Hayes. Wit. William Scott. Recorded 20 Mar 1792.

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