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39033
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Infant Baptisms in Pasquotank County Circuit Churches in Pasquotank and Perquimans County from 1873-1895. Infant can mean also anyone under age 21.
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39036
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The author gives a history of the Lost Colony and their supposed fate.
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39040
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William Dossey Pruden, a native of Harrellsville, Hertford County, attended Trinity College (now Duke University) in 1863. He entered Confederate service as a Second Lieutenant. He participated in the Battle of Kinston and was wounded in the Battle of Bentonville. After the War, Pruden studied law at the University of Virginia and at the school of Judge Richmond Pearson. Pruden was admitted to the Bar in 1868, moved to Edenton, NC and formed a co-partnership with Major H. A. Gilliam. After the Major moved to Raleigh, Pruden formed a co-partnership with his son, J. Norfleet Pruden. William Dossey Pruden became the leading lawyer in the Albemarle region and later served as Mayor of Edenton, a director of the Bank of Edenton and as legal advisor for Chowan County Board of Commissioners. In 1886, Pruden was on the Commission to rerun the State line with Virginia and the upper counties of NC. In 1891, Wake Forest College awarded Pruden with an honorary doctor of laws degree. Pruden was active in the Episcopal Church and served on the chancellorship of the Diocese of East Carolina. In 1894, Pruden helped found and was an active charter member of the Roanoke Colony Memorial Association.
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39041
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A history of Alonzo Etheridge Bell (1823-1888), his poetry, his diary of the Civil War, his teaching school after the War, and his election as Camden County Clerk of Court.
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39038
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The author discusses the development of canals and roads through Gates County and other early modes of travel into North Carolina.
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39042
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The author gives a history of the Tilley family from England, to Rhode Island, to New York and to Edward Munroe Tilley (1835-19170 wealthly lumberman of Norfolk, VA.
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39045
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The author talks of Tuscarora Indians moving into Gates County and how the Indians were counted as free people of color in the records.
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39039
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These are select obituaries from the Twiford Funeral Home Records 1945-1950
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39049
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The author gives a incomplete history of the Torksey family from England ---and gives the descendants of Noah Torksey and wife Harriet Gregory, daughter of General Isaac Gregory.
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39050
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1767 Indenture of George Seales to work for Thomas Taylor Sr. and Jr. for four years in North Carolina.