Franklin County, Kentucky
Indentures of Apprenticeships - Negro Minors,
This discovery at the KY State Archives is the Indentures of Apprenticeships-Negro Minors - 1866-1892. The White owner of a business or farm was to teach the formerly enslaved young people a trade until they are 21 years old. At the end of the indenture, they were to give the young person a suit of clothes and $100 unless they were taught to read/write, then they were to get nothing. The wording of this document would indicate this practice was merely an extension of slavery. Many times the Bond Holder was the former enslaver. These records were indexed by AAGGKY member, Mary E. Clay.
African American Residents in Frankfort, Kentucky, 1914
From Caron's City Directory for Frankfort, Kentucky, 1914, these records will show people who were residents between the 1900 and 1920 censuses. This list was compiled and submitted by AAGGKY member Michael Denis, who is President of the Boyle County Genealogical Society and charter member of the Danville Boyle County African American Historical Society.