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Isaac Cropper

For those looking for records about ancestors who may have been slaves, this record contains information about an African American.

Information in this record:
Orphans Court Records, Worcester County, Md. 1842-1845, pg.251. Do place and bind out Isaac W. Cropper, a free Negro, 15th December next will be the age of 13 years, the son of Lydia, a free Negro, late of Worcester County, deceased and the grandson of a certain free Negro called Rhoda of said County. Bound to Levin Holland to learn the art and mystery of farming, until the 15th day of December 1853 when he shall attain 21 years. I, Caleb Cropper, a free Negro and I, Rhoda Morris?, a free Negro, do approve. Date of document 16 January 1845.

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