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Orange County, N.C. - Ejectments - Vol 4 (1850-1902) By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the fourth and final volume in a series of fibred boxes contained at the NC State Archives. The First volume covered the earliest records in this box, but did not complete the content of the... More > first box. Continuing to uncover as much land history as possible, the author continues transcribing these records. There are four boxes in the archives, and this is the next volume in this collection. However, for some unusual reason, the quantity of papers in these boxes, exceed the normal capacity of a single book. That is, typically the content of one fibred box = one book. Therefore, each book will contain partial boxes of records.Amongst these Ejectment papers are truly arguments over land ownership (the entire tract not a boundary dispute) – which can be due to many reasons, the most common inheritance. Then another form of ejectment is to deal with someone leasing land (usually for farming) and the they are obtaining the land back or even breaking the lease (duration).< Less
Orange County, N.C. - Ejectments - Vol 3 (1833-1849) By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the third volume in a series of fibred boxes contained at the NC State Archives. The First volume covered the earliest records in this box, but did not complete the content of the first box.... More > Continuing to uncover as much land history as possible, the author continues transcribing these records. There are four boxes in the archives, and this is the next volume in this collection. However, for some unusual reason, the quantity of papers in these boxes, exceed the normal capacity of a single book. That is, typically the content of one fibred box = one book. Therefore, each book will contain partial boxes of records. Among these Ejectment papers are truly arguments over land ownership (the entire tract not a boundary dispute) – which can be due to many reasons, the most common inheritance. Then another form of ejectment is to deal with someone leasing land (usually for farming) and the they are obtaining the land back or even breaking the lease (duration).< Less
Orange County, N.C. - Ejectments - Vol 2 (1817-1832) By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the second volume in a series of fibred boxes contained at the NC State Archives. The First volume covered the earliest records in this box, but did not complete the content of the first box.... More > Continuing to uncover as much land history as possible, the author continues transcribing these records. There are four boxes in the archives, and this is the next volume in this collection. How were land boundary disputes solved? One process is to declare a “trespass” and this COULD be a reason for an “ejectment” in order to solve the “trespass” – that is – to solve overlapping boundary lines. Among these Ejectment papers are truly arguments over land ownership (the entire tract not a boundary dispute) – which can be due to many reasons, the most common inheritance. Then another form of ejectment is to deal with someone leasing land (usually for farming) and the they are obtaining the land back or even breaking the lease (duration). Therefore, Ejectments cover many different reasons over land ownership.< Less
Perquimans County, N.C. - Road Records - (1830-1843) Vol 3 By Stewart Dunaway
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Perquimans County was formed in 1668 from Albemarle County – the original county (1664 – abolished in 1739). This is clearly one of the oldest in the State, as the east coast was... More > certainly the beginning. Perquimans (along with other counties) was reduced in size in 1779, with the formation of Gates Co. This is the third volume in this large collection of records. There are five fibred boxes, of which one volume per box is scheduled (as time permits). In addition there is a Perquimans Co. Ferry and Mill book as well. This east-coast county has a very nice and broad collection. The next box in this collection is (1844-1859) and the final box contains records from 1860 ending in 1910.< Less