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Re: Proverbial Brick Wall
In Response To: Proverbial Brick Wall ()
Below is a link which might answer some of your questions about NC laws.
Suggest you look for indentures for George and Elizabeth - they may have been indentured to the Olive(r) family.
North Carolina State archives has:
Bastardy Bonds and Records: Includes volumes and boxes of bastardy bonds, arranged chronologically. Other papers may include presentments against and examinations of unwed mothers and mothers-to-be, warrants to bring the putative fathers to court, and receipts for payments made on behalf of bastard children.