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

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Record #74 from Somerset County Bond Book EB28, 1805-1815

County Somerset
Date 9 May 1815
Text John Leatherbury and Peregrine Weatherly were appointed to divide the negroes belonging to the estate of Charles Rhodes, deceased, between John Stephens and Elizabeth his wife and the children of the said Charles Rhodes. The negroes of Nathan and James Rhodes are considered to be the property of Charles, who survived the other two, they having neither wife nor child. The negroes were divided between John Stephens and Elizabeth his wife and the four children of said Charles Rhodes, deceased. To Rachel Rhodes, Job; To Rachel Rhodes, Job; to Beauchamp Rhodes, Amey and Peter; to Irmes Rhodes, Sam and Sarah Ann; to Sarah Ann Rhodes, William and Settey; to John Stephens and wife's one third part, Harry, and Polly.

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