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1 CD: The German Settlers of Lincoln County and Western North Carolina
Joseph R. Nixon
(1912), 2004, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and Mac, 51 pp, paperback, Heritage Books
This paper won the Colonial Dames Prize in 1910. It provides a concise account of the German settlement in Western North Carolina, and their daily life there. It also includes a more extensive account of the Ramsour family. A name and place index has been added. The most common surnames are: Boger, Forney, Heedrick, Hoke, Lambert, Ramsour, Reinhardt, Shuford, and Warlick.
Price: 15.95 USD



2 North Carolina Slaves and Free Persons of Color: Burke, Lincoln, and Rowan Counties
William L. Byrd III and John H. Smith
(2000), 2008, 5x8, paper, indices, 290 pp, paperback, Heritage Books
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 extensive array of civil and criminal actions pertaining to slaves and free persons of color. Interaction between all races is represented, and sometimes it is displayed on an intimate level." Records are grouped by county and category, including: petitions to sell slaves, hiring of slaves, miscellaneous records, weapons permits, depositions, cohabitation records, deeds of gifts of slaves, criminal actions, patrol records, bills of sale, bastardy bonds, stealing of slaves, transporting of slaves, letters of intent regarding slaves, runaways, coroner's inquests, civil actions, trading with slaves, mortgage of slaves, and petition Ex Parte. A table of cases for criminal and civil actions has been compiled, and is included in the full name and subject index.
Price: 28.00 USD



3 Annals of Lincoln County, North Carolina: Containing Interesting and Authentic Facts of Lincoln County History Through the Years 1749 to 1937
William L. Sherrill
(1937), 2008, 5x8, paper, index, 572 pp, Heritage Books, Inc
A potpourri of info about Lincoln County, including news items, biographies, family history, military registrants and church history, among other items. "Many facts were obtained from the colonial and state records; from The Life of General Joseph Graham and The History of the South Fork Baptist Association, both written by William A. Graham; from Dr. Charles L. Coon's Documentary History of Schools in North Carolina; from Marriage Bonds of Tryon and Lincoln Counties by Curtis Bynum; from Dr. Coon and Mr. Bynum personally; from many old newspapers, including the news items pertaining to Lincoln County as they appeared in the Charlotte Journal covering the period from 1830 to 1860; from tombstone records found in many cemeteries, and from personal knowledge and recollection of many events as they occurred... The original articles published in the Times have been carefully revised and many newly discovered facts added."
Price: 41.00 USD


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