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Paul Carrington was born September 25, 1808 at home on Stagville plantation. His father and grandfather were part of the state's planter society and becoming a planter was Carrington's passion. He can be portrayed as the quintessential planter for his diversified investments, extensive land holdings, and paternal approach to slaves under his care.
In a time when genealogy and local history are becoming more accessible to the amateur, there is a call for more cooperation between trained historians, local historians and genealogists. Historians may provide a wider prospective on genealogy while the genealogist uncovers important evidence for social history.