Robert Armstrong
Bound to Kane Jay 2 November 1869
Will Book G pg. 413

State of Georgia}
Glynn County}

This Indenture witnesseth that Robert Armstrong now aged eighteen years, by and with the consent of his father hath voluntarily, and of his own will and consent put and bound himself to Kane Jay from this date, for and during the full term of three years next ensuing, during all which time the said Robert Armstrong will serve the said Kane Jay faithfully and honestly and industriously, shall his secrets keep and all lawful commands obey, and at all times protect and preserve the goods and property of the said Kane Jay, nor be absent from his services day or night without leave, and in all things behave himself as a faithful and dutiful minor ought to do during said term.  And the said Kane Jay shall teach the said Robert Armstrong the Masons & Brick Layers Trade, and furnish all necessary clothing and to maintain the said Robert Armstrong in meat and drink both food and raiment in a decent and respectable manner and in sickness to furnish all necessary aid.

In witness whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands and seals this 2d day of November 1869.

Kane x Jay {LS}
his mark

Signed sealed and delivered in presence of

J.F. Rowe, Ordinary GC
Thomas Armstrong  {LS}

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Glynn County}
State of Georgia}

I do hereby consent and approve of the binding of my son Robert Armstrong as in the above indenture mentioned this 2d day of November 1869.

Thomas x Armstrong
his mark

In presence of J.F. Rowe, Ordinary GC

 


Elizabeth Short Carter
Bound to William S. Blain  11 August 1868
Will Book G pg. 387

State of Georgia}
Glynn County}

This Indenture made this 11th day of August A.D. 1868, Between Stephen J. Gorton Ordinary of said County, and Elizabeth Short Carter orphan and minor child of Pocahonta late of said County, deceased, party of the first part.  Who by application unto the said Ordinary, do this day voluntarily with her own free will and consent put and bind herself unto William S. Blain party of the second part for the full space and term of ten years.  During all which time of ten years said Elizabeth Short Carter will faithfully execute her part of this agreement, observing and obeying fully the commands of the said William S. Blain and in all things deporting and behaving herself as a faithful apprentice to please the said William S. Blain neither revealing his secrets nor at any time leaving or neglecting the business of the said William S. Blain and for and in consideration of the services well and faithfully execute as aforementioned by the said Elizabeth Short Carter of the first part and William S. Blain of the second part, doth covenant, promise and agree to instruct his said apprentice or otherwise cause her the said Elizabeth Short Carter to be well and faithfully instructed in the duties of a thorough house servant and also to read and write the English Language and in the common rules of arithmetic and should also allow and provide his said apprentice with meat and drink and clothing during the said term and all other necessaries meet and proper in sickness and in health and shall also at the expiration of the said term allow to the said Elizabeth Short Carter five dollars and two suits of clothing to be by him the said William S. Blain paid and given to said apprentice.

Witness our hands and seals this 11th day of August A.D. 1868.

Stephen J. Gorton   {LS}
Elizabeth S. Carter   {LS}
William S. Blain   {LS}

Witness by}
James T. Blain

{5cts Internal Revenue Stamp}

 

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Maria Cheese
Bound to Lewis W. Harris 15 February 1869
Will Book G pgs. 403  404

Georgia}
Glynn County}

This indenture made this 15th day of February 1869 between John B. Miller Ordinary of said county party of the first part and Lewis W. Harris party of the second part.  Witnesseth that whereas it has been represented to me that Maria Cheese an orphan is now in this county unrepresented.  Now I the said John B. Miller Ordinary as aforesaid being invested with full power and authority to bind out all such children, do hereby bind unto the said Lewis W. Harris party of the second part the aforesaid Maria Cheese for and during the minorhood under the following conditions.  The said Lewis H. Harris covenants and agrees to instruct the said apprentice or cause her to be instructed in all the duties pertaining to her condition in life also to read and write the English Language and common Rules of Arithmetic and shall also allow and provide his said apprentice with meat and drink and clothing during the said time and also other necessary neat and proper in sickness and in health and shall also at the time of expiration of the said term allow to the said Maria Cheese ten dollars to be by him the said Lewis W. Harris paid to the said apprentice.

Witness our hands and seals this 15th day of Feby. 1869

John B. Miller {LS}
L.W. Harris {LS}

Witness
B.M. Cargyle

 

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Lydia Heresee
Bound to William J Williams 15 January 1873
Will Book G pg. 425

State of Georgia}
Glynn County}     

This Indenture Witnesseth that Lydia Heresee (a person of color) now aged Fourteen Years, hath voluntarily and of her own free will and accord, put and bound herself to William J. Williams and to serve the said William J. Williams from this date, for and during and until the full end and term of Four Years next ensuing during all of which time the said Lydia Heresee will serve the said William J. Williams faithfully, honestly, and industriously, shall his secrets keep, all lawful commands every where readily obey, and at all times protect and preserve the goods and property of the said William J. Williams not be absent from his service day or night, without leave, and in all things behave herself as a faithful and dutiful minor ought to do, during the said term.

And the said William J. Williams shall cause the said Lydia Heresee to be instructed to read and write the English Language and the usual rules of arithmetic and will furnish all necessary clothing and to maintain in meat and drink both food and raiment, and to maintain the said Lydia Heresee in a decent and Respectable manner, and in sickness, to furnish all necessary medical aid.

In witness whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands and seals this 15th Jany. 1873.

In presence of Wm. H. Berrie Ordinary GC}

William J. Williams   {LS}
Lydia Heresee  {LS} by Ordinary

 

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Harrington Holcombe
Bound to James B. Moore on 2 March 1868
Will Book G pgs. 385-386

Georgia}
Glynn County}

Whereas Stephen J. Gorton Esq. Ordinary of said County, did at the March Term 1868, of the Court of Ordinary, pass and Order that Harrington Holcombe, an orphan, should be bound to the undersigned for a term of seven years.  Now therefore, the undersigned undertakes and promises in consideration of the sum of One thousand dollars, as his part to clothe and maintain said Harrington Holcombe in a decent and respectable manner, and to cause said Harrington Holcombe to be taught to read and write the English Language and the usual rules of arithmetic and undertake further to teach or cause said Harrington Holcombe to be taught to be industrious & not to be raised up in idleness & dissipation & the undersigned promises and undertakes, that he will not misuse or ill treat said Harrington Holcombe himself, nor will he [illegible word] or permit it to be don by others, with his knowledge or consent.  And will also take care of & render medical aid to said Harrington Holcombe.  Witness my hand and seal this 2nd day of March A.D. 1868.

James B. Moore  {LS}

Approved Stephen J. Gorton Ordinary GC

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State of Georgia}
Glynn County}

This Indenture Witness that Harrington Holcombe now age twelve years by and with the consent of Sarah Rains his grandmother, hath voluntarily and of his own free will and accord, put and bound himself to James B. Moore, and to serve the said James B. Moore from this date for and during and until the full end and term of seven years.  Next ensuing during all which time the said Harrington Holcombe will serve the said James B. Moore faithfully, honestly, and industriously, shall his secrets keep, all lawful commands everywhere readily obey, and at all times protect & preserve the goods and property of the said James B. Moore nor be absent from his services day or night without leave & in all things behave himself as a faithful & dutiful minor ought to do, during the said Term and the said James B. Moore, shall cause the said Harrington Holcombe to be instructed to read & write the English Language and the usual rules of arithmetic--and will furnish all necessary clothing & to maintain him in meat & drink both food & raiment [?] & to maintain the said Harrington Holcombe in a decent and respectable manner and in sickness to provide all necessary medical aid.  In witness whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands & seals, the 2nd day of March in the One Thousand Eight hundred & Sixty Eight [sic].

Harrington Holcombe  {LS}
James B. Moore  {LS}

Sealed & delivered in the presence of Stephen J. Gorton, Ordinary GC

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Georgia}
Glynn County}

I do hereby consent to and approve of the binding of my grandson Harrington Holcombe as in the above indenture mentioned.  This 2nd day of March A.D. 1868.

Sarah Rains

In presence of Stephen J. Gorton, Ordinary GC

{Internal Revenue Stamp 5cts.}

 

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William Holcombe
Bound to S.W. Taylor 3 January 1870
Will Book G pg. 414

State of Georgia}
Glynn County}

This Indenture Witnesseth that William Holcombe now aged eight years, by and with the consent of [blank] hath voluntarily, and of his own free will and accord, put and bound himself to S.W. Taylor and to serve the said S.W. Taylor from this date for and during and until the full end and term of thirteen years next ensuing during all which time the said William Holcombe will serve the said S.W. Taylor faithfully, honestly and industriously, shall his secrets keep, all lawful commands everywhere readily obey and at all times protect and preserve the goods and property of the said S.W. Taylor not be absent from his services day or night without leave and in all things behave himself as a faithful and dutiful minor ought to do, during the said term.

And the said S.W. Taylor shall cause the said William Holcombe to be instructed to read and write the English Language, and the usual rules of arithmetic and will furnish all necessary clothing and to maintain in meat and drink both food and raiment and to maintain the said William Holcombe in a descent and respectable manner and in sickness to furnish all necessary medical aid.

In witness whereof the parties of the aforesaid have hereunto set their hands and seals the 3d day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy.

S.W. Taylor  {LS}
William Holcombe   {LS} by ordinary

In presence of J.F. Rowe, Ordinary GC

 

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Anna Hurst
Bound to Margaret Broad 7 February 1870
Will Book G pg. 415

State of Georgia
Glynn County

This Indenture witnesseth that Anna Hurst now aged eight years by and with her own consent hath voluntarily, and of her own free will and accord put and bound herself to Margaret Broad and to serve the said Margaret Broad from this date for and during, and until the full end and term of thirteen years next ensuing; all of which time the said Anna Hurst will serve the said Margaret Broad faithfully, honestly and industriously; shall her secrets keep and all lawful commands obey, and at all times protect and preserve the goods, and property of the said Margaret Broad, and not be absent from her service day or night without leave, and in all things behave herself as a faithful and dutiful minor ought to do during the said time.

And the said Margaret Broad shall cause the said Anna Hurst to be instructed to read and write the English Language and the usual rules of arithmetic and will furnish all necessary clothing and maintain in meat and drink both food and raiment and to maintain the said Anna Hurst in a decent and respectable manner, and in sickness to furnish all necessary medical aid.

In witness whereof the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands and seals this seventh day of February Eighteen hundred and seventy.

Margaret x Broad {LS}
Anna Hurst {LS}
By the Ordinary GC

 

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Jane Miller
Bound to John M. Tison 19 July 1872
Will Book G pg. 424

State of Georgia}
Glynn County}

This indenture witnesseth that Jane Miller now aged twelve years by and with the consent of her mother Polly Miller hath voluntarily and of her own free will and accord put and bound herself to Jno. M. Tison from this date for and during and until the full end time of six years next ensuing, all of which time the said Jane Miller will serve the said Jno. M. Tison, faithfully and honestly and industriously, shall his secrets keep, and all lawful commands obey, and at all times protect and preserve the goods and property of the said Jno. M. Tison and not be absent from said service day or night without leave, and in all things behave herself as a faithful and dutiful minor should do during the term.

And the said Jno. M. Tison will furnish the said Jane Miller all necessary clothing and to maintain her in meat and drink, both food and raiment, and to maintain the said Jane Miller in a decent and respectable manner, and in sickness to furnish all necessary medicines.

In witness whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals this 19th day of July 1872.

Jno. M. Tison  {LS}
Polly x Miller {LS}
her mark

Sealed signed and delivered in presence of W.A. Berrie Clerk of Ordinary GC

 

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Parland Orphans
4 March 1839
Inventories & Appraisements Vol. E pg. 113

[Glynn County Probate Court]

Georgia}
Glynn County} 

By the Honorable the Inferior Court of said County sitting for Ordinary purposes--

To Francis M. Scarlett Esq. of said County Greeting--

Whereas Jane Adams Parland and Frances Ann Parland orphans of John Parland deceased are possessed of a considerable Estate in their own right--by means whereof the power of Granting the guardianship of the said Jane Adams Parland and Frances Ann Parland to us is manifestly known to belong and for the better securing the estate and more ample maintenance and education of said orphans--and from the integrity of confidence reposed in you we do hereby commit the tuition Education and Guardianship of the said Jane Adams Parland and Frances Ann Parland to you the said Francis M. Scarlett Esq.--you assenting thereto by your acceptance of these letters herein charging you that you maintain the cause to be educated said orphans in such manner as shall be suitable to their interest and circumstances during their minority and that on inquire into and take charge of their estate both real and personal and all other things to do which by law you ought to do for your said ward--of all which a true and perfect account you shall render to the first term of the court of Ordinary for the said county in every year during your continuance in office--and lastly we do hereby constitute and appoint you the said Francis M. Scarlett Esq. Guardian of the aforesaid Jane Adams Parland and Frances Ann Parland during their minority.
 

Witness the Honorable one of the Justices of the said court of ordinary this the fourth day of March one thousand Eight Hundred and thirty nine.

J. Moore clerk {LS}

Recorded this 7th day of June 1848 by Alex Scranton Clerk C OGC

 

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Emeline Spaulding
Bound to Louisa Jackson 1 August 1870
Will Book 416   417

State of Georgia}
Glynn County}

Whereas J.T. Rowe, Ordinary of said County did at the August Term 1870 of the Court of Ordinary pass an order that Emeline Spaulding an orphan should be bound to the undersigned for the term of eleven years.  Now therefore the undersigned undertakes and promises in consideration of Three Hundred Dollars on her part to cloth and maintain the said Emeline Spaulding in a decent respectable manner and to cause the said Emeline Spaulding to be taught to read and write the English Language and the usual rules of arithmetic and undertakes further to teach or cause to be taught the said Emeline Spaulding to be industrious and not be be reared up in idleness or dissipation, and the undersigned will undertake that she will not misuse or ill treat the said Emeline Spaulding or suffer it to be done by others with her knowledge or consent, and will also take care of and render medical aid to said Emeline Spaulding, and at the expiration of said term, said undersigned agrees to pay said Emeline Spaulding Fifty Dollars provided said Emeline Spaulding  remains in her service [illegible word] said term.

Witness my hand and seal this 1st day of August 1870.

Louisa[?] x Jackson  {LS}
her mark

In presence of J.T. Rowe Ordinary GC.

 

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Nathan Washington
Bound to William R. Hutchison 15 February 1869
Will Book G pg. 404

Georgia}
Glynn County}

This indenture made this 15th day of February 1869 between John B. Miller Ordinary of said county party of the first part and William R. Hutchison party of the second part.  Witnesseth that whereas it has been represented to me that Nathan Washington an orphan is now in this county unrepresented.  Now I the said John B. Miller Ordinary as aforesaid being invested with the full power and authority to bind out all such children do hereby bind unto the said William R. Hutchison party of the second part the aforesaid Nathan Washington for and during his minorhood under the following conditions.  The said William R. Hutchison covenants and agrees to instruct the said apprentice or cause him to be instructed in all the duties pertaining to his condition in life also to read and write the English Language, and shall also allow and provide his said apprentice with meat and drink and clothing during the said term and all other necessary neat and proper in sickness and in health, and shall also at the time of expiration of the said term allow to the said Nathan Washington ten dollars to be by him the said Wm. R. Hutchison paid to the said apprentice.

Witness our hands and seals this 15th day of Feby. 1869.

John B. Miller  {LS}
W.R. Hutchison {LS}

Witness
J.M. Madden

 

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William Washington
Bound to M.J. Madden 19 January 1870
Will Book G pgs. 415   416

State of Georgia
Glynn County

This indenture witnesseth that William Washington now aged fifteen years by and with his own consent hat voluntarily and of his own free will and accord put and bound himself to M.J. Madden; and to serve the said M.J. Madden from this date for and during, and until the full and and term [sic] of six years next ensuing all of which time the said William Washington will serve the said M.J. Madden, faithfully, honestly, and industriously shall his secrets keep and all lawful commands obey and at all times protect and preserve the goods and property of the said M.J. Madden, and not be absent from his service, day or night without leave, and in all things behave himself as a faithful and dutiful minor ought to do during the said term.  And the said M.J. Madden shall cause the said William Washington to be instructed to read and write the English Language and the usual rules of arithmetic and will furnish all necessary clothing, and to maintain in meat and drink, both food and raiment and to maintain the said William Washington in a decent and respectable manner, and in sickness furnish all necessary medical aid.

In witness the parties aforesaid have hereunto set their hands, and seals this 19th day of January in the year of our Lord, Eighteen Hundred and seventy.

J.M. Madden [sic]  {LS}
Wm. Washington  {LS}

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