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Indenture Document from 1868 for Hopcroft Family
I’ve been working on a family genealogy for a friend. His grandmother, Eileen (Eden) Shapiro, who was born in England, married a soldier and came to America, recently passed away. In her possession was a very large and detailed Indenture document that lists every member of the John and Elizabeth Hopcroft family, including those that married in. It’s a mystery how Eileen came to be in possession of this document. The document appears to be the copy delivered to William Carter, who married Elizabeth Hopcroft, a daughter of John, possibly in the summer of 1863. She died by Mar 1866, about 2 years before the Indenture document. I have been unable to find much information about Elizabeth or William Carter, and I admit, this mystery intrigues me. Could anyone help me find some pieces to this puzzle?
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