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Eljah Gould Massachusetts to Indiana

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Elijah Gould was one of my great grandfathers on whom I have little information prior to his indenture in Indiana. Elijah was indentured to William Layton of Tippecanoe County, Indiana. He was indentured at age four, on February, 15, 1840. I think he may have come from Massachusetts, and be the child of Henry Lawrence and Lydia (Howe) Gould. Two other Gould children were indentured in 1839 in Tippecanoe County to a Stafford and a Layton. Can anyone help? Jack

Surnames: DYE GOULD HOWE
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on 2009-03-01 15:17:53

jvw54m has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2009. is researching the following names: WILSON, SAUBERT, GOULD and 11 other(s).

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by ancona on 2009-03-04 15:04:50

By indentured, do you mean he was a black man?
There was a woman on radio a while back she wrote a book about children (black) belonging to white parents similar to foster or adoption, but, they were considered indentured servants.

Check Black Genealogy in Massachusetts

Sandi

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