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

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Somerset County Bond Book EB28, 1805-1815

Wills and Inheritance • 79 Records • Uploaded October 18, 2021

This abstract includes data from Bond Book EB 1805-1815, which was transcribed by Rebecca F. Miller in 1993 (F187.S7 B6). This abstraction includes only records for people listed as "negroes," slaves, or free Blacks. Miller notes: "The Orphans Court is the probate court in the State of Maryland which has jurisdiction over the affairs of minors and administration of estates. Please note that children are considered orphans if the father is deceased, although his mother may be living.” Original records can be found on FamilySearch under Maryland Register of Wills records, 1639-1999 - Somerset Bonds, 1805-1827.

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