Apprentice bonds, Duplin County.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
July 18, 1791. William Flinigin mulatto boy age 4 years last Jan. 30 bound to William Southerland to learn to read the Bible, write and the trade of cooper.
March 29, 1794. Hardy McCulloch mulatto boy age 5 next August bound to Setphen Middleton to learn to read the Bible, write and cipher to 3 and learn the trade of cooper.
Wed., January 21, 1795. Ordered Hannah Simmons, orphan child of a free born negro now about 1 year old bound to Betsy Burnham to learn to read the Bible and spin and weave.
April 17, 1797. Jenny Winn free black child now about 12 last March bound to Martin Kornegay until 21.
July 18, 1796. James Flanagan mulatto orphan age 6 bound to Lewis Davis to learn to read the Bible, write, cipher to 3 and learn the trade of shoemaker. Lettice free negro girl age 8 bound to William Bizzel.
Minutes, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Records of Duplin County, North Carolina State Archives.