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From: "paul plowman" <>
Subject: [YKS] Fwd: Hello....
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 13:34:02 +0000

I wonder if anyone out there can assist this lady in finding the information
she is is seeking. I checked the IGI and couldn't find a Jonathan Plowman
christened in the time frame she mentions. Paul

>From: "David Plowman" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: Hello....
>Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 14:53:55 -0500
>Dear Sir:
> My husband is looking at his family history and is stuck! He
>descends from a Jonathan Plowman(Born around 1688). He was listed on ships
>manifesto as "Jonathan Plowman of Yorkshire, age of 12 years." The ship
>was The Richard and Mary. It was to have landed in Virginia, but landed in
>Batlimore,MD...... No parents are listed from the manifesto and it seems
>that the boy was to have been an indentured servant, but upon landing in
>the wrong place never served his apprentiship. What are your suggestions
>for trying to find who his parents were? He was not a stowaway, but
>someone had the right to put him into the argeement of apprenticeship....If
>his parents were dead perhaps another relative(uncle for example put him
>into this as a way of having a better life, if he was not well enough to
>taken in another relative?? I've not had this experience in
>searching....Are there records that are specifically on children going to
>America that were bound by the terms of apprenticeship? He would greatly
>appreciatte your advice...
>Cherice Moulton Plowman

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