Artis was borned.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
Mary Artis was borned 24 day of April in the year 1846
Penninah Artis was borned the 3rd day of August 1848
Lewis Artis was borned the 12th day of December in the year 1850
William G. Artis was borned the 10th July in the year 1853
Benajy C. Artis was borned the 22nd January 1859
make indentures James Scott surety
These children appear in the household of their parents, Asa and Pherebe Artis, in the 1860 census of Nahunta township, Wayne County. When were they indentured? Why? Were they suddenly orphaned?
Apprenticeship Records, Wayne County Records, North Carolina State Archives.