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

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Record #49 from Somerset County Bond Book EB28, 1805-1815

County Somerset
Date 30 Dec 1811
Text James Weatherly and Peregrine Weatherly divided the negroes of William Bedsworth, deceased between his heirs Thomas, Tubman, William, Noah, and Zeppia Bedsworth and Polly Jones. To Thomas Bedsworth: Vilet 38 yo #120, Majors 7 yo #160. To Tubman Bedsworth: Jenney 10 yo #160, John 5 yo #120, Charles 20 yo #320. To Polly Jones: Charles 20 yo #320. To William Bedsworth: Sandy 16 yo #300. To Zeppia Bedsworth: Hanner (girl) 12 yo #180, Liney (girl) 3 yo #75. To Noah Bedsworth: Hettey 15 yo #220. Total #1655, each heir's part is #275.83 1/2.

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