QUAKER COMMUNITIES IN ALBEMARLE From The Hill Family of Chowan County North Carolina By Anne L. McCarthy The land configurations of Albemarle made the area attractive and accessible. Laced with small streams, creeks, and deep rivers, the easy access by water
Abraham Sanders Deed Abstracts–Perquimans County Book B, No. 85: James Thigpen, Jun. for £50 pd. by Abraham Sanders, assigns Right to Land. April 10, 1721. Test’ Samuel Philips, Rich’d Leary. No. 159: Abraham Sanders of Perq. for £60 pd
Will of MATTHEW JORDAN 1763 North Carolina Perquimans County Be it known to all men by these presents that I Matthew Jordan of the county and province aforesaid being sick and weak in body but sound in mind and disposing
Source: Year Book – Volume 4 – Pasquotank Historical Society – Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Compiled and Edited by Edna M. Shannonhouse (1983).
Source: Year Book – Volume 2 – Pasquotank Historical Society – Elizabeth City, N.C. Edited by John Elliott Wood (1958).
Source: Year Book – Volume 3 – Pasquotank Historical Society – Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Compiled and Edited by Lou N. Overman and Edna M. Shannonhouse (1975).
William Swann was grt 1200a in James City Co Va, Nov 5, 1635, for trans 24 persons, some of whom were Richard Jones, John Swann, Nicholas Stallings, Nicholas Foster, Edward Champion, & Richard Perry. This grant was reissued to Thomas
William Phelps came to America, from Tewksbury England in Mary & John, 1630. Tradition has it that Jonathan Phelps, who settled in Perq Co N. C. was an Englishman, but no record has been found, to prove that fact, and
Richard Longe came to Virginia in “London Merchant” with Alice his wife, age 23 and had Richard (2) b in Va. Among the living “Att Elizabeth Cittye” after the Indian massacre, Feb 16, 1623; Richard Long, wife, & infant. (Hotten)
Rev. John Gregory appears as Rector, of Upper Parish, Nansemond County, Va, in June 1680. It is thought that he was an ancestor of Maj John Gregory, and his brother James. From Duke Creek vestry book said county, the knowledge