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Summers Mill - A Historical Overview - Guilford County, NC By Stewart Dunaway
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Summers Mill was formerly known as Weitzel's Mill. A Revolutionary War battle occured there in 1781. However, this book is not about the battle, but about the history of the mill site. After the war... More > Jacob Whitesell (Weitzel) sells the mill and surrounding land, finally residing with the Summers family. It remains with them for many years. Read about the history of the site, view the images of the remnants which remain today. Also view the old roads, maps and other historical information.< Less
Orange County, N.C. Ejectments - Vol. 1 - (1787-1814) By Stewart Dunaway
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Ejectment was a legal process to verify ownership of land via title. This legal process changed into a process where people could check if you had clear title, making the current resident –... More > prove ownership. If you could not, you were ejected. NEW INDEX - NEW computer plats for a number of ejectments.< Less
Orange County, N.C. - Suspended Land Grants (1782-1808) By Stewart Dunaway
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Suspended land grants are records dealing with conflicts over "vacant land". These records are for Orange County, NC. This book contains images of the original documents, including a... More > transcript so that names and locations can be indexed. These original records are in the State Archives (Raleigh) - but are not cataloged on an individual basis.< Less
Lincoln County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol. 2 (1823-1832) By Stewart Dunaway
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Lincoln County was formed in 1779, from Tryon County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. Lincoln will be reduced in size, when Cleveland County is formed from part of the western... More > side in 1841. The very next year, 1842, the northern part of the county was removed, forming Catawba County. Four years later, the southern part is removed when Gaston County was formed in 1846. Lincoln County is much smaller today than its original expanse. This will also impact researchers – as to when and where to research for a person in the county (as you might have to begin in Catawba and then back to Lincoln or vice versa). This is the next volume (Volume 2) in this county’s collection, which contains four boxes of records. The first box contains (1781-1822), Box 2(1823-1832), Box 3(1833-1839), Box 4(1840-1869).< Less
Guilford County, N.C. - State Land Grant, Granville Grant, and Deed Records By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains computer generated plats from a combination of - State Land Grants, Granville Grants, and Deed Records. All of these records pertain to EASTERN Guilford County (today) OR - Western... More > OLD Orange County and Rowan County. In 1752 the county line was about 9-miles west of today's Guilford-Alamance County line. This book contains PLATS from Guilford County Deed Books 1-9 (with some more modern books 10-15). Then the grants are clustered together in order to provide a complete land grant map of OLD Orange County (western boundary). Some modern USGS maps are included in order to illustrate the grant's location today. IF YOU RESEARCH families in eastern Guilford County, this is a necessary book.< Less
Camden County, N.C. - Road Records (1860-1926) By Stewart Dunaway
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Camden was formed in 1777, from the northeast section of Pasquotank County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. In fact, only one folder of these records remain, filed in the... More > miscellaneous county record box. However, prior to the formation, the older records can be researched via Pasquotank, which has a very nice collection of road, bridge, mill, and ferry records.< Less
Lincoln County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol. 3 (1833-1869) By Stewart Dunaway
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Lincoln County was formed in 1779, from Tryon County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. Lincoln will be reduced in size, when Cleveland County is formed from part of the western... More > side in 1841. The very next year, 1842, the northern part of the county was removed, forming Catawba County. Four years later, the southern part is removed when Gaston County was formed in 1846. Lincoln County is much smaller today than its original expanse. This will also impact researchers – as to when and where to research for a person in the county (as you might have to begin in Catawba and then back to Lincoln or vice versa). This is the next and final volume (Volume 3) in this county’s collection, which contains four boxes of records. The first box contains (1781-1822), Box 2(1823-1832), Box 3(1833-1839), Box 4(1840-1869).This volume contains the content of the final two boxes.< Less
Pitt County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1858-1899) By Stewart Dunaway
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Pitt County was formed in 1760, from Beaufort. However, none of the colonial records (road, bridge, mill) were preserved. However, some records were save. The road records were contained in two... More > folders (1858-1899) and the bridge records (1866) in one. The mill records were also contained in one folder (1861, 66, 67) yet this is a nice moderate collection of mill issues. Together, this collection is a nice overall review of the issues counties faced in the mid-19th century. Every document was photographed, and the key information transcribed for indexing (names are Last, First) and cataloging (table of contents).< Less
Beaufort County, N.C. - Road Records (1840-1931) By Stewart Dunaway
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Beaufort County was formed in 1705 from Bath County (Bath formed in 1696). Beaufort was reduced in size by the formation of Pitt County in 1760. Finally, Pamlico County was formed in 1872 from parts... More > of Beaufort and Craven Counties. Beaufort is a very old east-coast county. However, none of the old records were preserved by the county court. In addition, the reader needs to be aware that in the county card catalog (N.C. State Archives) does not have any road, bridge, mill, ferry, or ordinary records listed. Yet, in the very back – under the CRX tab – is one entire box of road records, and a second miscellaneous box containing two folders of bridge records. NOTE: the bridge records are contained in a separate book (due to the size of the road collection).< Less
Craven County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol 2 (1840-1868) By Stewart Dunaway
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Craven was formed in 1705 from Bath. Craven, in this early time – really did not have a western boundary. Yet, as time moved forward the western side was defined by the creation of New Hanover... More > County in 1729 and Johnston County in 1746. However, earlier – the eastern side was carved to create Carteret County in 1722. Craven County was reduced again with the formation of Jones County in 1779. Finally, in 1879 Craven and Beaufort were reduced in size to jointly form Pamlico County. Craven County preserved three boxes of road records. Volume-1 of Craven Co. Road Records (already published) covers the earliest records from 1767 (Colonial) to 1839. This book corresponds with both Box 2 and Box 3 – thus completing all of the road records (for this county collection). Craven Co. also has a very nice collection of ferry and mill records, already in book form (by this author).< Less