I’ve been researching a bunch of different things lately and I’m trying to compartmentalize them into a handful of posts that might be helpful (and easily accessible) in the future. This will be the first in a series of random items for random families I’ve spent time researching. Items below include abstracts from Dr. A.B. […]
A growing list of Eastern North Carolina counties now have their deeds and other records online. From now on links to all of the following Register of Deeds databases can be found via the Research Databases link in the top menu of this site. Interestingly, some counties also have Slave and Co-Habitation Records, as well as detailed land […]
Albemarle County: 1729-32. James Tuder paid quit rents to his majesty the king, 29 Sep 1729 to Mar 1732, for 100 acres of land (N. C. Colonial Records, book 22, Pg 243). The land was in Chowan. See Bertie County where James bought land. Anson: Formed 1750 from Bladen. Owen Tudor, born 1743 in […]
The following can be found in the State Records of North Carolina, Volume 26, Pages 481-500.
The following is a list of men whose guns “were taken into the King’s Service for the Use of the Dobbs Detachment [against the Regulators] and … not returned to the Owners.” This can be found in the Colonial Records of North Carolina, Volume 22, pp 413-414. Visit this site learn more about the Regulator […]
If you’ve been following this site for very long, then you know that one of the biggest brick walls for this researcher has been determining the parents of my earliest Craven County Morris ancestor, Laban, who was born about 1781, married Caroline “Kitty” Williams in 1805 in Craven County and had several children (a daughter, […]
Revolutionary War Service (From The American Revolution in North Carolina at Carolana.com) Henby, Dennis Dobbs County Regiment 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Benjamin Sheppard and Col. Abraham Sheppard. Moore’s Creek Bridge. Henby, Joseph New Bern District Minutemen 2/27/1776, a known Private under Capt. Thomas Williams and Col. Richard Caswell. From Dobbs County. He also […]