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A History of Rowan County, North Carolina

By: Reverend Jethro Rumple

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: R1203


A must for those seeking information on the early history of Rowan County, North Carolina-"the queenly mother of more than a score of counties." Rowan is situated in the western half of the state and is bounded on the north and east by the Yadkin River. The county was established in 1753; in its original state, it was an ample domain containing thirty present-day counties and was the stomping ground for many famed frontiersmen, including a young Daniel Boone. Rev... View more info

North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties

By: William L. Byrd III and John H. Smith

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B1530


These pages contain a wealth of information transcribed from obscure and fragile, original documents housed at the North Carolina State Archives. Papers were listed under the general headings of "Slaves and Free Negroes," "Slaves and Free Persons of Color" and "Miscellaneous Records." Researchers of Lincoln, Burke and Rowan County, North Carolina ancestors will want to add this rich catalog of names to their library. " Included are an extensiv... View more info