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Government & Heritage Library, State Library of N.C. - Family History Transcription Project
North Carolina Family Names| For anyone with ancestors from the State of North Carolina, there is online a nice database of surnames found in a variety of documents and records. It is part of the North Carolina Family Records Online site, with material from the state archives and state library of North Carolina. Here you will see a massive list of surnames, in alphabetical order.
(Image: "Avenues of Early Settlement" Source: C. Camp. ed., Influence of Geography upon Early North Carolina (Raleigh: Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission, 1963). This article, entitled "Early Settlement" by David Goldfield, Professor of History at UNC, Charlotte, 2005, outlines in careful detail the development of the frontier in the North Carolina Colony during the period, 1657 through 1835.
North Carolina (Southern California is actually where my roots lie, but my heart truly is here in North Carolina)
North Carolina ~ Great Wagon Road South 1750-1780
Movin’ On Up To the Westside to a Deluxe Department in the Land of Sky…
The NC State Archives is branching out and opening a new office in the Land of Sky. The Western Regional Archives will be based out of the Western Office in Asheville and is in the process of getting the place ready for a grand opening on August 10th.