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Peter Ganges

Individual Summary: Peter Ganges1


Bef. 1783 - 17 Jan 1801

Sex: Male1
Father:
Mother:
Individual Facts:
Person ID: GPIDS0560
Birth: Bef. 17831
Death: 17 Jan 1801 in Bedminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA; [died] "at the house of his sd master
a natural death."1-2
Arrival: 04 Aug 1800 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; aboard the Schooner Phoebe, Quarantine
Station, Fort Mifflin1, 3
Indenture: 02 Oct 1800 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; 4 year term to Samuel McHenry,
Bedminster, Bucks County; Evan James Bondant.1-2
Residence: Bet. 04 Aug–02 Oct 1800 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; between arrival and indenture
Residence: 02 Oct 1800 in Bedminster, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA; indentured to Samuel McHenry,
Bedminster, Bucks County
Shared Facts: [unknown spouse]
[no facts]
Children [no children]
Notes:
Person Notes: [no notes]
Sources:
1 Indenture book D 1795-1835 , AmS .061, folio 50R, Line 1; "Papers, Series IV. Manumissions, indentures,
and other legal papers , Manuscript", Pennsylvania Abolition Society, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300
Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.
2 Affadavit by Wm. McNeely et all, Box 2, Folder 20. Wm McNeely, John McKinner, Jacob Kulp, Abraham Kulp,
Jacob Bidler and Jacob Hochman attest to natural death of Peter Ganges, presumably to provide evidence
that Samuel McHenry and Evan James were no longer liable to the $400 bond they executed to insure Peter
Ganges' return (if alive).; "Papers, Series IV. Manumissions, indentures, and other legal papers , Manuscript",
Pennsylvania Abolition Society, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
19107.
3 5 August 1800, Issue 7373, Page 3, accessed 8 July 2018, Claypoole's American Daily Advertiser,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, online images (https://www.genealogybank.com/).

Prepared By:
Preparer: Michael Kearney Address: The Ganges Families History Project
Phone: thegangesfamilies.com
©2019 Michael Kearney
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