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Carolina's contest By Rashid Dossett
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Vera, born to a Spanish father, won the beauty contest of North Carolina. Meanwhile, the former colony had much difficulty recovering from the exhausting war of independence. After the pageant, the... More > state appointed Vera’s father as a minister . His job was to secure profitable trade deals with Spain. Paulo, who was a bit naive, did not see that his promotion was a trap to distract the people from seeing what was really going on.< Less
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This work focuses on North Carolinian perspectives on the intersection of religion and government in 1788 and 1789 as portrayed in the state's newspapers.
Just a Horse Stopping Place: An Oral History of Cary North Carolina By Peggy Van Scoyoc
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This book is a collection of oral history interviews describing life in Cary, North Carolina. The book spans the period before the Civil War until today, but it is mostly centered in the... More > mid-twentieth century. Thirty seven narrators tell rich stories about growing up, going to school, going to church, farming and other work endeavors, medicine, and entertainments; in general, life in a small town where the school was the center of the community. They describe how they survived world and national historic events, and what they contributed to the causes. And they explain how their small town led the state and the nation in education, and later in the civil rights movement.< Less
A History of the Davis Family in North Carolina and Texas, ca. 1725-1910 By Karen Remp Edmundson
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This book is a genealogical history of the descendants of Joshua Davis who lived in North Carolina. It includes the tale of Nathan Davis who deserted his family in North Carolina to travel to Texas... More > in the early 1840s.< Less
The Legends of Brunswick County Ghosts, Pirates, Indians and Colonial North Carolina By J. C. Judah
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Beyond the ocean mist in an area rich in history and lore. Here lies Brunswick County, North Carolina. Explore the fascinating past of the 16th through the 20th century in this southeastern North... More > Carolina coastal area. Visit these historic eras through the eyes of its early settlers, historical documents, seafaring pirates, ghosts, and Indians. Visit a slave cemetery and meet some of the earliest residents of the area including Mary Hemingway, a large land owner with 71 slaves in 1840. Her plantation and burial site is known to locals. Take a glimpse into the rich tradition of the colonial settlers and discover early America.< Less
North Carolina Tavern Bonds - Vol 2 (1742-1867) By Stewart Dunaway
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North Carolina Tavern Bonds or “Ordinary” bonds, were required in order to obtain a one year license to operate a Tavern or Inn, in North Carolina. An Ordinary also served alcoholic... More > drinks, thus another need to license and control.This is the second and three volumes for those counties (across the State) where the records preserved were very small, and did not warrant a dedicated volume. Included in this book are the bonds for Duplin (5 records), Franklin (13), Johnston (1), Nash (2), Northampton (74), Pasquotank (101), Perquimans (121), Tyrrell (38), Wayne (4), and Wilkes County (111 records). Included is a photograph of the original document, and a transcript of its content, dates, and a complete index to assist in research. This book includes an overview of the laws established by England (during Colonial era) including changes to those laws, as well as the transition to American governmental policies. SEE Granville, Caswell, and Chowan County for their Ordinary Bonds (dedicated books).< Less
Historical Sketch and Roster of the North Carolina 34th Infantry Regiment By John C. Rigdon
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The North Carolina 34th Infantry Regiment was assembled at High Point, North Carolina, in October, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Ashe, Rutherford, Rowan, Lincoln, Cleveland,... More > Mecklenburg, and Montgomery. After serving in the Department of North Carolina, it was sent to Virginia and placed in General Pender's and Scales' Brigade. The 34th was active in the many campaigns of the army from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor and later participated in the Petersburg siege south of the James River and the operations around Appomattox.< Less
The Underwood Family of Stanly County, North Carolina: A Biography and Genealogy By Jonathan Underwood
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A history of the descendants of Thomas Underwood (who landed in America in 1650) who migrated to North Carolina in 1762. The history primarily pertains to Alexander and Mary Underhill Underwood and... More > their sons Samuel, Joseph, and Henry who made their home in Montgomery County (now Stanly County), North Carolina in 1794. Includes a narrative of each branch of the Underwood family, biographical sketches, proofs of relationship, photographs, maps, and a record of generations down to the present time. Includes an index.< Less
FraNCe: The French Heritage of North Carolina (In Living Color) By Dudley Marchi
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There is a subtle but significant French heritage in North Carolina. Towns such as Bath, Beaufort, New Bern, and La Grange are testimony to the settlements of French Huguenots in the seventeenth and... More > eighteenth centuries. The city of Fayetteville is named after the Marquis de Lafayette, a French ally during the American Revolution. The first European explorers to the North Carolina region were, in fact, French (1524). French Huguenots migrated to the state as early as 1690 and many North Carolinians have last names of French origin. North Carolina has many other place names and remnants of French presence since the early colonial period. This book traces the historical presence of the French in NC from the state’s origins to the present and tells the story of a little-known part of the state’s cultural heritage. (Color photos and images).< Less
The Legends of Brunswick County - Ghosts, Pirates, Indians and Colonial North Carolina By Christy Judah
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Beyond the ocean mist is an area rich in history and lore. Explore the fascinating past of 16th through 20th Century Brunswick County, North Carolina. Visit these historic times through the eyes... More > of its early residents, historical documents, ghosts, seafaring pirates, Indian predecessors, notable cemeteries (including known Slave Cemeteries), local facts, and legends. Take a glimpse into the rich tradition and culture of Brunswick County, and become a part of the southeastern North Carolina legacy. Meet Mary Hemingway, a plantation owner and one of the original settlers of Brunswick County. Read her Last Will & Testament and find out where her final resting place is located. Gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of colonial challenges, pirate lifestyles, and the intricacies of the Indian culture and their clashes with the early settlers. Peruse the names and lives of the original residents of Brunswick County, North Carolina. Enjoy your trip back into time.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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