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Old Albemarle and Its Absentee Landlords.

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By: Worth S. Ray, Pub. 1947, Reprinted 2019, 158 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-899-4

Albemarle County was created in 1664 and its land mass covered the entire northeastern portion of the state.  Six years later, its 4 prescient were created and by 1722 it ceased to function as county.  It land mass was carved up to create in part or whole the counties of: Chowan, Currituck, Paquotank and Perquimans. This book is a collection of genealogical and historical records covering such things as: Land Grants, Tax records, Birth, Death, and Marriage records for  early Albemarle County, the original gateway to the present State of North Carolina. The author has also included Biographical Sketches on: Barrett, Bryan, Cotton, Crudup, Dawson, Edwards, Hardy, Hunt, Lawrence, McKinnie, Marshall, Martin, Robinson, Rogers, Scowen, Sherer, Thomas, West, and Whitfield.