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Pasquotank County, N.C. - Road Records - Vol. 2 (1810-1829) By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the second volume of road records for this county. The earliest records are contained in Vol 1. Also the Mill and Ferry Records are contained in a dedicated volume. The remaining records are... More > being transcribed, with the third volume being planned soon hereafter. This book is indexed by surname (Last, First), locale (streams, roads) and key word (deceased, widow, death etc.) in order to assist researchers "mine" all information found in this collection. As with most of these county records, this collection included miss-filed records, such as estate divisions, and even a legal matter about a person running without clothes on in the county.< Less
Pasquotank County, N.C. - Road Records - (1734-1799) - Vol 1 By Stewart Dunaway
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This volume includes the first box of records in the State Archives (Raleigh, NC). Each petition (required to establish, alter, discontinue a road or bridge)is photgraphed (to see signatures) and... More > transcribed for indexing and catalog. Maps are provided to help illustrate locations (if known).< Less
Proprietor Grants of North Carolina (1672-1728) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains images of ORIGINAL Proprietor Grants. These rare (and early) grants were found in a number of manuscript collections across the State of N.C. - Each grant has a computer generated... More > plat (if possible) showing the land and associated streams, corners etc. This book includes an in depth review of the Proprietors history - as well as their petition to the King to sell him back their interest. All but one Proprietor agreed with the King, and Lord John Carteret will become Earl Granville and then have his one-eighth ownership allocated to him in North Carolina. This will be known as the Granville District - and the Granville Land Grants. NOTE: THIS BOOK IS NOT A COMPLETE REFERENCE to all 3,400 grants. M. Hofmann has already published a book on this large collection. However, NO original grants were included.< Less
Lord John Carteret, Earl Granville - His Life History and the Granville Grants By Stewart Dunaway
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This book detail the history of the Carteret, Granville, Thynne, Fermor and other families, pertaining to the Carteret’s. John Carteret will inherit from his grandfather his 1/8 interest in the... More > Lord Proprietor grant from King Charles II. John Carteret will be the only one of the eight inheritors who will retain his portion and establish his territory in North Carolina. This 1/8 portion is defined and granting of land will being in the 1740s. This book covers all aspects of what is well known as the Granville Grant. Modern maps are used to illustrate the magnitude of the original grant wording (Proprietors as well), and a detailed look into the calculation of Carteret’s 1/8 portion. No other book has been dedicated to this topic, including following the land to the Thynne’s.< Less