Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The North Carolina Booklet Vol. 14 Issue 1, July 1914
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Sir Richard Everard served as governor of North Carolina from 1725 through 1731. Everard was succeeded by the man he replaced, former governor George Burrington, who had been removed by the Lords Proprietors. Everard and his family exerted much influence in the early colony and the family remained prominent in Virginia.
The art of heraldry served many public uses in colonial North Carolina. Several early North Carolina families also inherited the right to bear a coat of arms.
The state of Franklin flourished from 1784 to 1787. Promoted by many inhabitants from the western most settlements of North Carolina, it led the creation of modern day Tennessee.