Wayne County Apprentices, 1839-40.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
Wilie Carroll was bound to William McKinne in 1839.
Bill Capps, 7, was bound to Harris Barfield in 1839.
Jinnet Burnett, 7, was bound to Calvin Coor in 1839.
In the 1850 census of North Side of Neuse, Wayne County: Jennett Burnett, 18, in the household of Bright Sasser, 54, farmer.
Wilie Burnett, 2, was bound to Asher Pipkin in 1839.
Mary A. Hagans was bound to W. Thompson in 1839.
Ann Goins was bound to Jonathan Pike in 1839.
Angeline Seaberry was bound to William Thomson in 1839.
Rufus Artis was bound to William Hooks in 1840.
Rufus Artis and Ben Artis were bound to Martin Sauls in 1840.
In the 1850 census North Side of Neuse, Wayne County: Rufus Artice, 17, farmhand, and Persey Artice, 17, in the household of Martin Sauls, 40, farmer.
Trecy Davis, 9, was bound to Kenan Grantham in 1840.
In the 1850 census of South Side of Neuse, Wayne County: Tresia Davis, 21, and children George, 2, and Susan, 6 months, in the household of Kenan Grantham, 50, farmer. In the 1860 census of Neuse River, Johnston County: Tresia Davis, 28, serving, and her children Susan, 12, Olin, 7, Sarah, 5, Alsey, 2, and Laura, 9 months, in the household of Lewis P. Lindsey, 35, farmer.
Lawrence Hagans, 19, was bound to Jesse Bogue in 1840.
In the 1860 census of Goldsboro, Wayne County: Lawrence Hagans, 39, ditcher, wife Charity, 35, and children Melvina, 12, Wm. A., 13, Leonas, 9, Everett, 6, and Alsey, 2.
Penny Winn, 3, was bound to Burnet Peacock in 1840.
Augustus Brunt, 7, was bound to Asher Pipkin in 1840.
In the 1850 census of South Side of Neuse, Wayne County: Augustus Brunt, 12, in the household of William Benson, 29, farmer. Also, in the same district: Polly Brunt, 35, born Johnston County, and son Augustus, 12, born Wayne.
Rhody Roe, 12, was bound to Godfrey Stansill in 1840.
Apprentice Records, Wayne County Records, North Carolina State Archives; federal censuses.