Robeson County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of North Carolina.As of the 2010 census, the population was 134,168. Its county seat is Lumberton. The county was formed in 1787 from part of Bladen County.
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Aug 12, 2020 · City and county directories are similar to present-day telephone books and are useful for locating people. They were often published annually, listing heads of households, employed household members, and their occupations, and addresses. They can be used with census records or as substitutes for them.
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The Land Grant Process. Various royal, colonial, state, and federal governments established the first claims to land in what is now North Carolina. These governments later gave or sold much of this land to individuals. The person who obtained title to the land from government agents received a land grant, also known as a land patent. Obtaining a grant of land from the government was the final step in a process that often resulted in the creation of several documents: 1. Entries or applications 2. Warrants 3. Plats or surveys 4. Grants or patents Each of these documents may contain the names of family members, neighbors who were sometimes relatives, or clues about the owner's previous residence. They are described in greater detail below. After being granted a patent, the new owner could sell or transfer his property to others. For information about records created during these subsequent land transactions, see "Subsequent Exchanges of Land" near the end of this section. Entries or a...
Provincial or Proprietary Era(1663–1729). In 1663 King Charles II of England granted land in the Carolinas to eight men who had helped him regain the throne. These men were called the Lords Proprietors of Carolina, and they had the right to grant land to others. The boundaries of their grant extended from the present-day North Carolina-Virginia border on the north to a line drawn across present-day Florida on the south. During the time when they controlled the land, North Carolina was a proprietary colony. Colonial, British Crown, or Royal Era(1729–1775). By 1729 seven of the eight proprietors sold their shares to King George II for political and economic reasons, making North Carolina a royal colony. Most of the land belonging to the Crown was located in the southern half of the state. One proprietor refused to sell, and his domain was later known as the Granville District after one of his heirs. It covered roughly the northern half of the state. From 1748 to 1763, agents of Lord G...
Three alphabetical name indexes of those who received a land grant either in North Carolina or for land that later became a part of Tennessee are: MARS (Manuscript and Archives Reference System) Computer Index. This index is available at the North Carolina State Archives and online. It indexes the land grants, all warrants that have been microfilmed in the North Carolina State Archives, and lists all names that appear on the military bounty warrants in the North Carolina Secretary of State’s office. There are several search options on this site, that are not exactly intuitive. Card Index. This index, also referred to as the Land Grant Index, is the predecessor to the newer MARS index. This index is located at the North Carolina State Archives, and a microfilm copy of part of the index is available at the Family History Library. NC Land Grant Images and Datais a free site which contains all the land grant data from MARS in an easy to search format. Grants recorded in Land Patent Book...
County Records. After land was transferred to individual ownership, later transactions, including deeds and mortgages, were recorded by the county registers of deeds, clerks of the superior courts, and sheriffs. Recording for most counties was incomplete in the early years. Probate records and wills were also used to transfer property. They were usually recorded by other county officials. The Family History Library has extensive collections of county land records dating from the earliest settlement to the twentieth century. From the Register of Deeds in Mecklenburg County, for example, the library has 1,059 microfilms of deeds and indexes for 1755 to 1959. Land records can be found in the FamilySearch Catalog by using a Place Search under the county.
North Carolina State Archives North Carolina Land Records and Deeds Directory Early North Carolina/Tennessee Land Grants @ the Tennessee State Library and Archives, available at the Tennessee Department of State, accessed 11/16/2010. "This Land is Our Land! Tennessee's Disputes with North Carolina", by Gale Williams Bamman, available at TNGenWeb, accessed 11/16/2010. "North Carolina Land Records", available at Ancestry.com, accessed 11/16/2010. "North Carolina Land Records"at My North Carolina Genealogy.com, accessed 11/18/2010. NC Land Grant Images and Datais a free site containing searchable data for over 216,000 land grants issued by the state of North Carolina from 1663 to 1960, including around 12,000 grants issued for what is now Tennessee. Issued grants are linked directly to an image of the page in the corresponding Land Patent Book where the land description was recorded. For Caswell, Mecklenburg, Orange, Person, Wake, and Wilkes County, grants are linked to over 100,000 hi...
Jan 29, 2018 · 3. The granddaughter of what president died in North Carolina in 2008? 4. Encouraged by the Soil Conservation Service, Rutherford County farmers in 1942 set out 50,000 of what kind of plants? 5. Which Wilmington has more population, North Carolina’s or Delaware’s? Answers below…. 1. Complaints from duck hunters. 2.
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1. 1.1. See also: State executives with term limits and States with gubernatorial term limits State executive term limits are established in Article 3, Section 2, of the North Carolina State Constitution. The state executive term limits in North Carolinaare as follows: 1. The governormay serve a total of two consecutive term, after which he or she must wait one term before being eligible to run again. 2. The lieutenant governormay serve a total of two consecutive terms, after which he or she...
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