Mary, a woman of color, for herself and her children, Samuel, and Edward v. Launcelot H. Calvert
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Answer

I [ new ] a [ colord ] girl by the name
of MaryMary in about ten years ago living
in the family of James BowdJames Bowd as a servant
girl in OhioOhio Brown CountyBrown County and lived
there about two years.

Question by same

State if you know who bought MaryMary to OhioOhio

Answer

She came with the family of
James BowdJames Bowd

Question by same

Had James BowdJames Bowd any other colored
persons in his family besides MaryMary
at the time said MaryMary was at said BowdsBowd
house if so how many and what were their
names

Answer

He has one colored woman
besides MaryMary I think her name was LucyLucy

Question by same

State the size age and color of
said MaryMary .

Answer

I suppose her age to be about twelve
years at the time she landed in OhioOhio. Her color dark mulatto
She was common size
at that size.

Question by same

Where did said MaryMary come from when she
came to OhioOhio and under what circumstances

Answer

She came in the family of James BowdJames Bowd by steam boat about one
o clock they landed in the day.

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He James BowdJames Bowd stated they came from Lewisbergh
Lewis County KentuckyKentucky do not
the name of the Steam Boat it was the
Marysville Packet.

Question by same:
do you know what became of MaryMary - or
if she left OhioOhio, if so state all you
know about that matter

Answer

She lived in OhioOhio something near
two years.
She moved with the family of
James BowdJames Bowd to AugustaAugusta KentuckyKentucky.
I was frequently at BowdsBowd in AugustaAugusta
when she was there some year or two
after she left OhioOhio.

Question by same - What was the
color of the other colored woman at
said BowdsBowd you call LucyLucy , also state her age at the time
BowdBowd first moved to OhioOhio.

Answer-

I would call her a dark mulatto
I would suppose her to be twenty or twenty
five years old - she was of tolerably large
size at the time said BowdBowd came to
OhioOhio.

Question by same --- has James BowdJames Bowd ever said anything to you about said MaryMary if so what did he say

Answer - I do not know as he did - in particular

Question by same
Was it the two years immediately after said
BowdBowd moved to OhioOhio that said MaryMary lived with him