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Historical Documents of Genealogical Interest to Researchers of North Carolina's Free People of Color

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Onslow County Bastardy Bonds

Sib Craft named Asa Hammons, 11 October 1815.

Gatsy Dove named Virgil Crawford, 20 July 1846.

Patsy Dove named Hezekiah White, 17 July 1846.

In the 1850 census of Lower Richlands, Onslow County: Patsey, 30, and Esther Dove, 1, in the household of Elijah Murrill.

Elizabeth Griffin named Asa Hammons, 6 February 1826, 5 August 1826 and 2 November 1829.

Mary Whitehurst named [blank], 29 January 1850. James Henderson posted bond.

In the 1850 census of Lower Southwest: James White, 44, “Turp’t B[illegible],” wife Eliza, 32, and children Luke, 13, Wm., 11, James, 9, Hester, 6, Eliza Ann, 3, and Ben, 4 months, plus Mary, 21, and Clarky Ann, 5 months.

Bastardy Bonds, Onslow County Records, North Carolina State Archives.

Babies’ daddies, no. 2.

At August term, 1800, Allen Mann ordered to pay Sarah Boon $15 for first year and $10 annually for next six years for support of her child of which he is the reputed father.

At August term, 1820, Benjamin Reynolds ordered to pay Lurany Hagans $15 for first year and $10 annually for next six years for support of her child of which he is the reputed father. Jesse Pridgen was bondsman.

At February term, 1821, Ben Reynolds ordered to pay Milly Locas $15 for first year and $10 annually for next six years for support of her child of which he is the reputed father.

In the 1850 census of Nash County: Milly Locust, 47, and Albert Locust, 6.

At August term, 1830, Moses Hagans ordered to pay Thena Locus $15 for first year and $10 annually for next six years for support of her child of which he is the reputed father.

In the 1850 census of Nash County: Mosis Hagans, 48, farmer, wife Pitty, 38, and Gray B. Hagans, 19.

At November term, 1830, Allen Brantley ordered to pay Patsey Bird $15 for first year and $10 annually for next six years for support of her child Lecy of which he is the reputed father.

At May term, 1831, Solomon Tabourn ordered to pay Elizabeth Howard $15 for first year and $10 annually for next six years for support of her child of which he is the reputed father.

Minutes of Pleas & Quarters Sessions, Court Records, Nash County Records, North Carolina State Archives.