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13849
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Reported to be living along the Yadkin River, near Salisbury, in the 1670s, the Saura Native Americans comprised the Indians of Dan Valley. Saura artifacts have been located within Rockingham County and consist of fragments of clay pottery, deer antlers, stone ax, spurs of wild fowl, bone tools, broken clay tobacco pipes, and stone arrow points.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 43, Mar 1953, p12, il
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13851
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The Fultz girls of Rockingham County are the only identical African American quadruplets on record. Born to James and Annie Mae Fultz, at Penn Memorial Hospital in Reidsville, North Carolina, all four girls share the first name Mary and are distinguished by their middle names, Ann, Louise, Alice, and Catherine.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 43, Mar 1953, p29, por
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13848
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Rockingham County was established in 1785. Named for sympathizer of the Patriot cause, Charles Watson Wentworth, the Marquis of Rockingham, this tract of land encompasses 370,560 acres and contains a population of 64,816. Settled by the English and Scotch-Irish, Rockingham residents make a living by working in the textile, energy, and agriculture industries.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 43, Mar 1953, p3-5, 13-15, il, map
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13850
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Offering facts regarding the history, industries, and residents of Reidsville, Madison, Mayodan, Stoneville, Wentworth, Ruffin, Stacey, Thompsonville, and Price, Paul Pleasants discusses the towns comprising Rockingham County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 43, Mar 1953, p16-20, 26-28, il
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