Josiah Askew: 1790 United States Federal Census

1790 United States Federal Census

The 11th line from the bottom is Josiah Askew, Sr.:

Josiah Askew, Sr. is recorded as living in Edgecombe, North Carolina. There are three free, white males in the home under age 16; three free, white males in the home over age 16; two free, white females, and two slaves (age and gender not specified).

Josiah Askew, Jr. was 14 years old at the time of enumeration.  He is likely one of the white males in the home under the age of 16.

The two slaves:  How old were they?  How much was paid for them?  Were they male or female?  What were their duties?  Were they treated well?

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