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The Family Crowder
Written by Jennifer Nodwell   
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 09:38

Apprentices in Early Virginiapage 52

Ariskam Crowder, the orphan son of Thomas Crowder is bound as an apprentice to Mary Knight to be trained as a weaver and is bound to feed, clothe, and house him.

Robert Crowder, an orphan son of Thomas Crowder lodges a complaint that his caretaker, Thomas Dameron, is guilty of "hard usage."

page 38

Robert Crowder, the orphan son of Thomas Crowder, is bound as an apprentice to Thomas Dameron to be trained as a shoe maker.

Thomas Crowder, the orphan son of Thomas Crowder, is bound as an apprentice to Henry Hopkins to be trained as a carpenter.

page 43

Thomas Crowder petitions the court saying he has faithfully served his master Henry Hopkins in "slavelike entertainment" and prays to be discharged from his service as he has not been taught anything. The court orders Hopkins to school Thomas until he can read and write and to train him as a weaver (rather than a carpenter).

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