Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History & Culture Enduring Connections: Exploring Delmarva's Black History

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Record #114 from Apprenticeships from the Somerset County Register of Wills (Indentures), 1864-1867

County Somerset
PDF page 89
Page # in Liber JJD No. 6 57
Justice of the Peace William J Riggin
Child (Apprentice) Peter Ruark
Child of parents are dead
Raised by Major J Ruark
Awarded Peter as apprentice w/ his consent
White person to whom apprenticed (master) Major J Ruark
Date of Apprenticeship Paper 8 Nov 1864
Age 11
Date of Attaining Said Age 15 Jan 1864
Age to Serve Until 21
Trade to Learn labourer
Receive at the end of the Apprenticeship 2 suits apparel & $25
Date of Final Papers 21 Apr 1865
Transcriber Notes Peter selected master

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