OVER 017 Examination of Mary Cary/Green – May 19, 1807

Examination of Mary Cary – May 1[9?]th 1807
The Examination of Mary Cary ^alias Green taken upon Oath before us the
Seventeenth day of May 1807. Says that she is upwards of
eight[een H? ] years of age and has always understood that she was ^born in a
place called Middlebush in Phishkill town, that her parents were
people of colour and free, that her father bound her a servant to
Christian Newcomb now of the town of poughkeepsie, by Indenture
as she believes, and that she lived with him above seven years
that she left the service of the said Newcomb in July last.
her father whose name was Green? died a number of years since
her mother afterwards as she understood was afterwards married to
Tom Cary her present husband, the deponent has made her
home at Tom Cary’s since her removal from Newcomb. the said Cary
now resides at MiddleBush and that one of the Overseers of the poor
of the town of Phishkill on Tuesday last ordered her to depart to
the town of Poughkeepsie, although her parents were then and are
still willing to support her during her lying in untill she is able to provide for her self.
Sworn before us the 19th day of May 1807
Tunis Tappen
Wm Emott} Mary Green X her mark

Special Meeting 23 May 1807 present –
Teunis Tappen
Wm Emott
Thomas Nelson}

A certificate was made out directed to the poor
masters of the town of Fishkill owning the above
named Mary Green to be legally setteled in the
Town of poughkeepsie which being handed to her she set out on her return for fishkill ___
her mother is to attend the Justices meeting on tuesday the 2 day of June [next?]____

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Examination of Mary Cary – May 17/9th 1807

The Examination of Mary Cary, alias Green, taken upon oath before us the seventeenth day of May 1807. Says that she is upwards of eighteen [ H? ] years of age and has always understood that she was born in a place called Middlebush in Fishkill town, that her parents were people of colour and free, that her father bound her a servant to Christian Newcomb now of the town of Poughkeepsie, by indenture as she believes, and that she lived with him above seven years;

that she left the service of the said Newcomb in July last. Her father, whose name was Green, died a number of years since; Her mother afterwards, as she understood, was afterwards married to Tom Cary her present husband, the deponent has made her home at Tom Cary’s since her removal from Newcomb. The said Cary now resides at MiddleBush and that one of the Overseers of the Poor of the town of Fishkill on Tuesday last ordered her to depart to the town of Poughkeepsie, although her parents were then and are still willing to support her during her lying in untill she is able to provide for her self.

 

Mary Green X her mark

 

Sworn before us the 19th day of May 1807

Tunis Tappen

Wm Emott}

 

Special Meeting 23 May 1807, present –

Teunis Tappen

Wm Emott

Thomas Nelson}

A certificate was made out directed to the poor masters of the town of Fishkill owning the above

named Mary Green to be legally setteled in the Town of Poughkeepsie which being handed to her she set out on her return for Fishkill. Her mother is to attend the Justices meeting on Tuesday the 2nd day of June next.

 

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