George Acres, b. 1794, KY to IN
By Pat October 16, 2000 at 06:56:47
I have a George Acres who married Priscilla CHESHIRE on Feb. 25, 1813 in Bullitt Co., KY.
George was apprenticed to Michael Troutman as follows.
10 April 1805Bullitt Co. KY Deed Book B p. 23This Indenture between
FREDERICK WILLIAM SPENCER GRAYSON, Clerk of the County Court of Bullitt
County of the one part to MICHAEL TROUTMAN of the said County of Bullitt of
the other part.Witnesseth that the said Clerk in pursuance of an order of
the said County Court hath put and placed and by these presents doth put and
place GEORGE ACRES apprentice to the said Michael TROUTMAN to learn the art
trade and mystery of a tanner the said GEORGE ACRES after the manner of and
apprentice to dwell with the said MICHAEL TROUTMAN from the day of the date
hereof until the tenth day of April 1815 at which time the said GEORGE ACRES
if he should be living, will be twenty one years of age during all which time the said apprentice will obediently and faithfully serve his said master.
And the said MICHAEL TROUTMAN on his part doth hereby promise covenant and
agree to and with the said GRAYSON and his Successors in office to teach and
instruct the said apprentice or cause him to be taught and instructed in the
art trade and mystery of tanner by the best way and many that he can together
with reading writing and common arithmetic including the rule of three and
shall well and faithfully provide for the said apprentice during the Term
aforesaid good and wholesome and sufficient meat, drink apparel lodging and
other necessaries fit and convenient for such an apprentice and at the
experation of the said Term shall pay such apprentice the sum of three pounds
ten (?) shillings and a decent new suit of Clothes.In witness whereof the
parties have hereunto put their hands and Seals the day and Year first above
Frederick W. S. GRAYSONMICHAEL TROUTMAN
Trying to find their children.I find them (I think)in Clark Co., IN in 1820 & 1830.Would love to correspond with descendants.