Whole Number 80
MARY SPARKS, born ca. 1800, orphan of Bourbon County, Kentucky: The June 1972 issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 2, p. 112, lists the above Mary Sparks among Apprentice Bonds of Bourbon County, Kentucky, 1788-1914. According to Bourbon County Deed Book 10, p. 59, "Mary Sparks, about 3 years, orphan" was apprenticed to Samuel Johnson on April 18, 1803, to be reared and learn the trade of housekeeping."