Old Albemarle and Its Absentee Landlords


Old Albemarle and Its Absentee Landlords

Worth S. Ray

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.  Its land mass was carved up to create in part or whole the counties of: Chowan, Currituck, Pasquotank 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. 

1947, (2019), paper, 158 pp.

ISBN: 9780893088996