1794 - 1856
||Abt 1794 [1, 2, 3]
||Arba Friends Cemetery, Arba, Randolph County, Indiana 
||Middleton and Extended Families
||08 Jul 2010 |
||Middleton Benedict, b. Abt 1767, Westmoreland County, Virginia , d. Abt 1840, Guilford County, North Carolina |
||Harrison Hannah, b. Abt 1760, Virginia , d. 1808, Guilford County, North Carolina |
||18 Sep 1792
||Westmoreland County, Virginia
||Tharp Christiana, b. 28 May 1790, North Carolina , d. Abt 1855 |
| ||1. Middleton Luzena|
| ||2. Middleton Hannah|
| ||3. Middleton Nancy, d. Abt 1856|
| ||4. Middleton Elihu, b. Abt 1821, North Carolina , d. Abt 1847, Preble, Ohio |
| ||5. Middleton Sarah Jane|
| ||6. Middleton Benedict|
|>||7. Middleton Jeremiah, b. 10 Nov 1824, North Carolina , d. 23 Dec 1901|
| ||8. Middleton Ursula, b. Abt 1826, North Carolina |
| ||9. Middleton Ruth|
|>||10. Middleton Christiana, b. 15 Sep 1835, d. 27 May 1893|
||08 Jul 2010 |
"This Indenture made this sixth day of June, Eighteen hundred and forty-
five Between Jason Overman and William N. Jackson Overseers of the poor
of Greensfork Township in the County of Randolph and State of Indiana
of the first part and Samuel H. Middleton of the County and State aforesaid
of the Second part witnesseth that the said overseers of the poor have and by
these presents do place and bind out Henry Sasser a poor boy aged eleven
years and six days son of James Sasser deceased as an apprentice to the said
Samuel H. Middleton to be taught the art of farming which the said Samuel
H. Middleton now uses and to live with and serve him as an apprentice for
the term of nine years and twenty four days that is to say untill said ap-
prentice shall arrive to the age of twenty one years provided he shall live so
long the said Overseers by these presents give unto him the said Samuel H.
Middleton all the authority power and right to and over the said Henry
Sasser and his services during said term which by the laws of this state a
Master hath to and over a lawful Indentured and apprentice. The said Sam-
uel H. Middleton on his part in consideration thereof doth promise covenant
and agree to and with the overseers of the poor and Each of them and Each
of their successors for the time being and with the said poor Ijoys each by
himself and respectively to learn and instruct the said poor boy as his an
apprintice or otherwise cause him to be well and sufficiently instructed in
the art and farming after the best way and manner he can and to Teach
and instruct him the said apprentice or cause him to be instructed in Read-
ing Writing and common arithmetic for the term of eighteen months Twelve,
months between the date of this indenture and seventeen & six months be-
tween seventeen & twenty one. Also to train him up to habits of obedi-
ance industry and morality and provide for and allow him meat drink and
lodging and apparel for summer and winter and all other necessaries suit-
able for such an apprintice during the term of his services as aforesaid and
at the expiration thereof shall give to said an apprentice twenty five dollars
and a good freedom suit of home made Janes Cloth. In witness whereof
204 RANDOLPH COUNTY. INDIANA
the said parties hath hereunto set their hands and seals the day & date above
written signed sealed in the presents of
S. A. Barnes,
Jason Overman, (Seal.)
W. N. Jackson, (Seal.)
Samuel M. Middleton. (Seal.)"
"State of Indiana,
Personally appeared before me the undersigned one of the justices of
the peace of said County Jason Overman William N. Jackson and Samuel
H. Middleton and acknowledged the signing and sealing of the above Inden-
ture to their voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein men-
tioned. Given under my hand and seal the 22nd day of July 1845.
Jonah Peacock, (Seal.)
Justice of the peace."
"The above Indenture was received for Record June 9th, 1845, '^^ ^^
o'clock a. m."
- Samuel resided in 1827, 1828 in Randolph County, Indiana and he was in Greensford, Randolph County, Indiana in 1834.
- [S3] History of Randolph County, Indiana, Ebenezer Tucker, (A. L. Kingman, Chicago 1882), 365.
- [S4] A Portrait and Biographical Record of Delaware and Randolph Counties, Indiana, (A. W. Bowen and Co., Chicago 1894), 970.
- [S3] History of Randolph County, Indiana, Ebenezer Tucker, (A. L. Kingman, Chicago 1882), 373.
- [S3] History of Randolph County, Indiana, Ebenezer Tucker, (A. L. Kingman, Chicago 1882), 366.