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Land Record Research - Chatham County By Stewart Dunaway
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Plats for NW Chatham County in the Cane Creek area, including land - north - across the county line into Orange County. Families included are, Pyle, Lindley, McPherson, Hadley, and on it goes.
Thomas Snipes Lutterloh (1846 - 1900), First Municipal Mayor of Fayetteville, NC, and Owner of the Lutterloh Steamboat Line By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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Thomas Snipes Lutterloh was born in Chatham County, NC, to Eliza Comerford Lutterloh and Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh. As a young man, he moved from Chatham County to Fayetteville, NC, where... More > he became a commission merchant and opened the area’s first turpentine distillery. Before the Civil War, he created and owned the Lutterloh Line, one of the larger steamboat fleets traveling the Cape Fear River between Fayetteville and Wilmington. He was Fayetteville’s first municipal mayor (1855-1857) and served several terms in the North Carolina House of Commons (1866-1867, 1872-1874, and 1879-1880).< Less
A Posture of Defence By Dana S. Adler
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Using mostly contemporary documents and letters, this short book tells the story of the intermittent building (on and off) for one hundred years, of Chatham's 'Lines' - the Lines of Fire which would... More > have defended the Royal Dockyard from an attack over land, expected almost daily during the Seven Years' War, the American Revolution and the Napoleonic War.< Less
A Posture of Defence By Dana S. Adler
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This second edition of 'A Posture of Defence' differs from the first edition only in having black-and-white illustrations, rather than coloured ones. Using mostly contemporary documents and letters,... More > this short book tells the story of the intermittent building, for over one hundred years, of Chatham's 'Lines' - the Lines of Fire which would have defended the town's Royal Dockyard from an attack over land, expected almost daily during the Seven Years' War, the American Revolution and the Napoleonic War.< Less
Mayors of Cedar Key, Florida: Edward J. Lutterloh (1824-1905) and John Brooks Lutterloh (1858-1934) By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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This introduces two early mayors of Cedar Key, FL. Edward J. Lutterloh was born in Chatham County, NC, to Eliza Comerford Lutterloh and Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh. As a young man, Edward... More > was a commission merchant in Fayetteville, NC. In Wilmington, NC, he was an agent of the Lutterloh Line owned by his brother, Thomas S. Lutterloh. (Before the Civil War, the Lutterloh Line was one of the larger steamboat fleets traveling the Cape Fear River between Fayetteville and Wilmington.) After 1859, Edward relocated south, eventually settling in Florida. He was a captain in the militia there and, in 1871, he built a residence in Cedar Key which today functions as a local museum. For over 25 years, he served Cedar Key as an attorney; he also served as mayor. John Brooks Lutterloh was Edward’s nephew and a son of Dr. Frederic H. Lutterloh and Angelette Brooks Lutterloh of Chatham County, NC, and Gatesville, TX. In Cedar Key, John served as a merchant and as mayor.< Less
Charles Lutterloh II (1813-1856), Gardening Pioneer of Fayetteville, NC By C.H. Robertson, M.Ed.
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Charles Lutterloh, II, the eldest child of Eliza Comerford Lutterloh and Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh, was born in Chatham County, NC. He attended the West Point Academy in New York. He was... More > later referred to as Colonel Lutterloh, but it’s unknown whether he achieved that rank in the U.S. Army or in the North Carolina Militia. By 1843, Charles co-owned a mercantile house in Fayetteville, NC, the town where his brother Thomas S. Lutterloh owned the Lutterloh Line. (Before the Civil War, the Lutterloh Line was one of the larger steamboat fleets traveling the Cape Fear River between Fayetteville and Wilmington.) By 1850, Charles had established a large nursery on Fayetteville’s Rowan Street and he thereafter advertised plants only. An obituary stated that he became Fayetteville’s “pioneer of landscape and ornamental gardening.”< Less
Full Steam Ahead: The Family of Brigadier General Charles Lutterloh and Eliza Comerford Lutterloh of Central and Eastern North Carolina By Christopher Hunt Robertson, M.Ed.
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The large family of Charles and Eliza Lutterloh of Chatham County survived the Civil War and settled across North Carolina and elsewhere. Between 1776 and 1940, the name Lutterloh appeared in the... More > state's newspapers over 14,000 times. They operated a Cape Fear River steamboat line between Fayetteville and Wilmington. Family members included Thomas Lutterloh (First Municipal Mayor of Fayetteville; Owner of the Lutterloh Steamboat Line; Local Turpentine Pioneer) * Herbert Lutterloh (Poultry Industry Pioneer) * Charles Lutterloh II (Landscaping and Gardening Pioneer of Fayetteville) * Henry Emanuel Lutterloh (Deputy Quartermaster General of the Revolutionary War) * Grandson Charles Buxton Rogers (Florida’s Largest Wholesale Grocer) * and Son-In-Law Esley Hunt (Early Studio Photographer of Chapel Hill and Raleigh). This family had yet another distinction: Charles' parents became the grandparents of 19 medical doctors (1986 "Guinness Book of World Records"). (Recipient of the 2018 NCSH Historical Book Award)< Less
Randolph County, NC - Ejectments - Vol-1 (1792-1844) By Stewart Dunaway
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Randolph County was formed in 1779, from the southern part of Guilford County. Guilford was formed in 1771, from part of Orange and Rowan County. It extended from Virginia line to the south end of... More > Randolph today. Therefore, old records for Randolph county land should be in either Guilford or Rowan/Orange Co. Unfortunately, Orange county deed records were destroyed (most of them) from 1752-1780. The Orange county line of 1752 is about 9-miles west of today’s Guilford/Alamance or Randolph/Chatham. Any further west, you have to go to Rowan County. Randolph has just one box of miscellaneous records, and 3-boxes of Ejectments. This is the first and oldest box of Ejectment Records. These land-records are great for genealogy or other historical research. Several plats are included, and others provided by computer generated via the author.< Less
Person County, N.C. Miscellaneous Land Records - Vol. 2 - (1775-1940) By Stewart Dunaway
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Person County was formed in 1791, from the eastern part of Caswell County. Orange County when it was formed in 1752, was a massive territory. The northern extent runs from the Virginia line south to... More > Granville line (south Chatham Co. today). The northern part was cut off to form Caswell County in 1777. The County seat was Leasburg. The east-west size of Caswell was so large the County was basically divided in half. Person and Caswell County remain in their same boundary-size ever since. Miscellaneous land records are a “catch all” of land disputes, agreements, surveys, etc. This collection is actually placed in alphabetical order and not date order. This County has two boxes, the first covers A to E, and the second box E-S. THIS BOX has some original land grants, and a nice collection of old and new PLATS!< Less
Person County, N.C. Miscellaneous Land Records - Vol. 1 - (1775-1940) By Stewart Dunaway
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Person County was formed in 1791, from the eastern part of Caswell County. Orange County when it was formed in 1752, was a massive territory. The northern extent runs from the Virginia line south to... More > Granville line (south Chatham Co. today). The northern part was cut off to form Caswell County in 1777. The county seat was Leasburg. The east-west size of Caswell was so large the county was basically divided in half. Person and Caswell County remain in their same boundary-size ever since. Miscellaneous land records are a “catch all” of land disputes, agreements, surveys, etc. This collection is actually placed in alphabetical order and not date order. This county has two boxes, the first covers A to E, and the second box E-S.< Less

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