SURNAME INDEX to Creech's History of Greene County, N.C.
I've just finished a surname index to Creech's History of Greene Co.,N.C.
56 pgs., approx. 2000 names. Index is bound with front and back covers.
Index may be ordered from:
333 Hwy 58 S
Snow Hill, N.C. 28580
Index, $18.00 S &H included.
Concerning Hofmann's "North Carolina Abstracts of State Grants" series...
Volume One contains Grant Book 28 through Grant Book 33
Volume Two contains Grant Book 34 through Grant Book 38
The web site for Mrs. Hofmann
This site has a list of all Mrs. Hofmann's books as well as books
she sells for other people.
She also has a toll free phone line which is 800-455-8891
There are several counties covered in each Grant Book
This is a partial quote from George Stevenson, Private Manuscripts
Archivist, North Carolina State Archives dated October 13, 1998 (from the
General Introduction to the State Grants books):
"In the three hundred year history of the land office the volumes have been
numbered and renumbered and the loose papers rearranged more than once.
The final arrangement and renumbering were put into numbered "shuck" files and a
comprehensive grantee card index was made for all the volumes and the loose
papers...." then "...
Consequently, though Mrs. Hofmann has commenced with the lowest numbered
state grant book, L.G.B.28, and has continued on with each succeeding volume,
one is going to find whole blocks junior grants
appearing before their seniors.
It cannot be helped, for the books can no
longer be restored to their correct order without pulling to pieces the
whole apparatus of numbered volumes, shucked files, and comprehensive card
In the end, as Mrs. Hofmann publishes her abstracts with their
personal and geographical name indexes, the awkwardness of the present
numbering system will be overcome by her work."
PEARCE FAMILY BOOK
I've just completed my new Pearce book that includes bunches of other families, like
Foy, Whitfield, McCoy, Hardison, Grimes, etc. etc... It's basically my line of Pearces
from out of Duplin as they crossed the border into Pender. Been researching it now
for gobs and gobs of time... found a good publisher that can do it as a download
(Ebook) or as a printed book. Can order it online. Really cool system. Anyhow, just
wanted to let you know it was available now.
Good luck searchin'!
Kay Ogle, a member of HGS, has produced an excellent new
Westview Cemetery Book that you might want to include on the Lenoir site.
It has over 7500 names, indexed, cemetery map and photos that were on tombstones.
The book can be ordered from:
480 Mt. Zion Rd.
Moncure, N.C. 27559
919-545-0813 email: email@example.com
Book is $40.00 + $5.00 S&H
Also available on CD, without photos for $10.00 S&H included.
"GOODING & Allied Families" Vol. I
by Ann Kahn
The GOODING name includes GOODAN/GOODEN/GOODIN/GOODHAM/GOODING/GORDING/GODEN & GODIN, variations.
Featured counties include Chowan, Craven, Jones & Lenoir, N.C.
Chapter I is the documentation section: i.e.: Name Origin, N.C.; development, census, tax & estates.
Chapter II: "Our Orphan Girls" and their grandfather John GOODING; GOODING families & allied families of ADAMS, LANE, LOFTIN & KILPATRICK families are included throughout the book.
245 pages, maps, family pictures, UDC lineage papers and indexed.
Price: $40, includes shipping & tax.
Please send check or money order to:
P. O. Box 3416
Sebring, Fl. 33871-3416
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Southampton County, Virginia
Court Order Book
8 June 1749-14 June 1750
by Sloan S. Mason
Price:$25, includes postage and shipping if in U.S.
Allow 2-3 weeks for shipping
Mail check or money order to:
125 Durham Dr.
Fayetteville, Ga. 30214
Hi all possible cousins,
Many of you know that I have been writing a WILLIAM AND NATHAN
BULLARD Family History and Genealogy. The focus of the book is the
Nathan and Sarah (Stroud) BULLARD Family and descendants commencing in
mid 1700s in Duplin County, NC. Nathan is the son of William BULLARD
who received a 315 acre land grant in 1762 north of Goshen Swamp in
Duplin County, NC. The first seven generation to the early 1900s is
included. William BULLARD (abt 1725-1798) links to other BULLARD
lines could not be determined.
I am now at the point to where I am having the book printed and
bound with hard covers. It will be 350 pages 8.5 by 11.0 and about an
inch thick. It will certainly be a family keepsake. I am offering it
for sale at cost. Please pass the word along to anyone you think
might be interested.
The cost is $43.00 per book plus $5.00 for postage, and handling
The dealine for ordering is March 15th. Please make checks payable
to – Spencer A. Bullard and send to: (P.O. Box for check security)
P.O. Box 27862, Denver, CO 80227
I expect to start packaging and mailing by April 15th.
Books will be autographed if requested.
Please use my e-mail below for personal messages relating to the book.
Spencer A. Bullard
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