Corporal William T. Sumner Contributed by Susan C. Griffin
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
Company F Roster 27th Regiment N.C. Troops (Infantry) North Carolina Troops 1861-1865 A Roster, Volume VII Compiled by Weymouth T. Jordan, Jr. This company, known as the “Perquimans Beauregards” was raised in Perquimans County and enlisted at Hertford in Perquimans
Source: Year Book – Volume 4 – Pasquotank Historical Society – Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Compiled and Edited by Edna M. Shannonhouse (1983).
The earliest emigrant by the name of Wood, was John, who came from London to Isle of Wight Co, in “Bonadventure” Jan 1634, age 26. He married in said Co, Margaret — & had, according to the Quaker Reg of
John Tucker (spelled variously, Tougart, Tourcart) came to England with William the Conqueror, and fought at Hastings 1066. He was granted Armes by same 1079, and was given an Estate, in South Tavistock, Co Devon, and married relict of Trecareth,
Samuel Pricklove a resident of Perq Precinct, prior to the coming of George Durant 1661, whose land was adj said grant to Durant from the Indian Chief, had his own grant directly from Sir Wm Berkeley. No mention of a
John McMullen born in Dublin, Ireland, 1740, came to Virginia in 1760, where he lived until the fall of 1797, when he migrated with part of his family to Elbert Co Georgia. He had a large family, ten sons and