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North Carolina Pioneers · 1d ago

Chowan Co. NC Genealogy Records #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Chowan County Genealogy, Wills and EstatesChowan was formed in 1670 as a precinct in Albemarle County. It was named in honor of the Indian tribe Chowan, which lived in the northeastern part ...
North Carolina Pioneers · 2d ago

Images of New Hanover Co. NC Wills & Estates #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

New Hanover County Wills, Estates, MapsNew Hanover county was formed in 1729 and known as the New Hanover Precinct of Bath County, being that portion taken from Craven County. During 1734 pa...
North Carolina Pioneers · 3d ago

Confederate Earthenworks #history #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Confederate EarthenworksĀ Fort Fisher near Wilmington possessed one of the largest Confederate earthenworks forts, with Colonel William Lamb as its commander. In fact, it was Lamb who redesig...
North Carolina Pioneers · 4d ago

Images of Granville Co. NC Wills & Estates #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Granville County Wills and EstatesGranville County was form in 1746 from Edgecombe County and was named after John Carteret, the second Earl Granville, an heir to one of the eight original L...
North Carolina Pioneers · 5d ago

Davidson Co. NC Genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Davidson County Genealogy RecordsThe current North Carolina county of Davidson was formed in 1822 from Rowan County. It was named after Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, an American Re...
North Carolina Pioneers · 5d ago

About the New Garden Meeting of Quakers #history #northcarolinapioneers #genealogy

Quaker Life in New GardenShadrick Standley Jr. was born in the rural setting of a quaker community called New Garden. The area is now known as Guilford College, about six miles west of Green...
North Carolina Pioneers · 1W ago

Hillsboro NC in 1768 #history #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Town of Hillsboro in 1768Sauthier's Plan of Hillsboro, 1768. The majority of the buildings shown on the maps have disappeared, however the town is depicted as it was in 1768. The Sauthier ma...
North Carolina Pioneers · 1W ago

Battle of Hart's Mill #history #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

The Battle of Hart's MillĀ During February of 1781, Cornwallis was chasing the retreat of General Nathanael Greene and his Continental Army to the Dan River. But Greene split off a small divi...
North Carolina Pioneers · 1W ago

Need Help with Land Descriptions? #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Land Descriptions are Sometimes TrickyTradition has it that Joab Brooks Sr. came from England with his parents to America. He received a land grant in Cumberland County in 1756 and removed s...
North Carolina Pioneers · 2W ago

Images of Orange Co. NC Wills and Estates #genealogy #northcarolinapioneers

Orange County Genealogy, Wills, EstatesOrange County was formed in 1752 from parts of Bladen County, Granville County, and Johnston County. It was named for the infant William V of Orange, w...