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True Stories of Colonial NC - Are You Descended from Blackbeard's Men?

The True Stories posting by Sara Whitford is very interesting and informative.  With regard to the section on Blackbeard's men, Ms. Traci Thompson, MLIS, CG, Local History/Genealogy Librarian, Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mt., NC has recently linked my ancestry line of William Hyde, Anson, NC to the "Richard Hyde II "the pirate", through David Hyde (the son of Richard Hyde II and the brother of Richard Hyde III, "licensed Indian Trader."  Traci's postings on lay out, in detail, the connection.