A leading expert on North Carolina, Virginia, and royal genealogy, John Anderson Brayton is the author of nearly a score of books and numerous articles in highly respected periodicals, including the North Carolina Genealogical Journal and the New England Historical and Genealogical Register. His publications are known for extraordinary attention to detail. All of them, like his Transcription of Provincial North Carolina Wills, 1663-1729/30, (Volume I and Volume II) are characterized by faithful transcriptions of original sources. His uncompromising scholarship has enabled him to debunk myths and mistakes found in numerous older genealogy publications. Pasquotank County, located in the Albemarle region of North Carolina, was formed in 1670. It is the parent of Camden County.
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