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Robeson County, N.C. - Road, Bridge, and Mill Records (1833-1924) By Stewart Dunaway
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Robeson County Road, Bridge, and Mill Records contain a very nice collection of county records, although nothing from the 18th century. Robeson County was formed in 1787, from Bladen County. Blade... More > was a very old and massive territory with an undefined western boundary. Unfortunately, Bladen road records were not preserved from its early 18th century era either. Robeson County was never subdivided. Despite these records being rather modern, this is a nice collection of roads, bridges, and mills.Robeson has a nice collection of records with a folder of bridge records (1833-1897) many road records (1835-1924) and a small collection of mill records (1835-1911). This county interfaces with many other counties (including S.C.) defining an excellent road route necessary for commercial and personal needs.< Less
McMillan - MacMillan Clan of Scotland By Lanette Brightwell
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McMillan - MacMillan Clan of Scotland is not only the ancestry and descendant information but is also a History of Scotland, the wearing of the Kilt, and Tartan. What are Coats of Arms and/or Crest? ... More > First beginnings in America in 1774 - settling in Cumberland County, North Carolina, Richmond County, Robeson County. Then the branch researched in this book branches off into the State of Georgia to Washington County. Other counties that the McMillan family settled are Irwin, Lowndes, Brooks, Thomas and finally Colquitt County, Georgia. IF you have MCMillan family in these areas you will find this book with its' database research very useful in helping you research your family history.< Less
Miscellaneous Mill Records of North Carolina By Stewart Dunaway
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Miscellaneous Mill Records of North Carolina is a collection of all the counties which preserved their records, but the quantity did not warrant a standalone book. The counties included in this book... More > are Alexander, Anson, Ashe, Brunswick, Caldwell, Cumberland, Jones, Lenior, Lincoln, Moore, Montgomery, Robeson, Stokes, Tryon, Tyrell, Warren, Wayne and Wilkes.< Less
Legends of The Lumbee (and some that will be) By Arvis Locklear Boughman
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The 55,000 members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina reside primarily in Robeson, Hoke, Cumberland, and Scotland counties. The Lumbee Tribe is the largest tribe in North Carolina. They take... More > their name from the Lumbee River which winds its way through Robeson County. The ancestors of the Lumbee were mainly Cheraw and related Siouan-speaking Indians. One of the favorite activities of the many Lumbee families was sharing stories around the fire at night. More recently, Lumbee storytellers such as Barbara Braveboy Locklear, Barbara Locklear, Mardella Lowry, and Nora Dial-Stanley, carry on this ancient storytelling tradition to a much broader audience. The ancestors of the Lumbee tribe shared many stories with other local tribes such as the Cherokee, Creek, and Catawba. As the Lumbee people shared stories, they found that their sister tribes also told tales about “little wild spirit people”, animals, the afterlife, and how our world came to be.< Less
Maps and Drawings of North Carolina - Road, Bridge, Mill and Ferry Records By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains all the maps (images) from the Road, bridge, mill and ferry records, residing in the NC State Archives (Raleigh). The back cover lists the counties and quantity of maps or drawings... More > which were discovered in these county collections. The actual petition information is not provided in this book, that remains with the individual county (book) records, transcribed by this author. Added a few from Robeson County - all mill plats - Ashhole Creek. New County road and bridge records continued to be transcribed by this author, and more maps are being located. This book has been updated for these additional counties and their maps. However, it continues to be true, that very few drawings/maps were provided in the early 18th century records, and many county collections do not include maps or drawings.* UPDATED * February 2014 - ALL 18th Century road and bridge records have been completed for the entire State of NC, this book has been updated from that effort.< Less
Mystery of the Lost Colony the Untold Story of Survival By Wanda Herring, William V. Pate, Sr.
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In 1587 Sir Walter Raleigh planted a colony on Roanoke Island in what was known then as "Virginia". The colony of over 100 men, women and children disappeared. Or did they? This book... More > traces the probable journey of the colony inland to Robeson County, N.C. Using historical facts, early maps, Indian accounts and current tradition of the Lumbee Indians, the authors present a logical explanation for one of our nation's greatest historical mysteries.< Less
Heads of Families, First Census of the United States – North Carolina By Bureau of the Census
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The 1790 Census is a must have for every serious genealogist. Known as the Head of Households census, the 1790 census was the first U.S. population census. This version, originally published by the... More > Government Printing Office in Washington in 1908, covered a U.S. population of 3.9 million. This reprint is 292 pages including 94 pages of indexed names. Included in the North Carolina census are the following 1790 counties: Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Burke, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Chatham, Chowan, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dobbs, Duplin, Edgecombe, Franklin, Gates, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Iredell, Johnston, Jones, Lincoln, Martin, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford, Sampson, Stokes, Surry, Tyrrell, Wake, Warren, Wayne, Wilkes.< Less