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Carolina cradle : settlement of the northwest Carolina frontier, 1747-1762

Author: Robert Wayne Ramsey
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1987. ©1964
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Describes the "invasion" of emigrant families into the area and their socio-economic and religious reasons for migrating during the period. A #87-442 Gift-Friends of the Genealogy Collection.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ramsey, Robert Wayne.
Carolina cradle
(DLC) 64022530
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wayne Ramsey
ISBN: 9781469616797 1469616793 9781469616803 1469616807
OCLC Number: 870994526
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©1964.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages) : facsimile, maps
Contents: The setting --
General causes of the southward migration --
The first settlements, 1747-1751 --
Growth of the western settlement, 1750-1751 --March 25, 1752 --
In the forks of the Hadkin, 1752-1762 --
The Germans of the present Rowan County --
The western settlements, 1752-1762 --
The trading camp settlement, 1750-1762 --
Growth of the Irish settlement, 1752-1762 --
Quakers and baptists of the northwest frontier --
The Scotch-Irish migration --
The German migration --
Establishment of Salisbury --
The economic order --
Life of the people --
French and Indian war --
Responsibility: Robert W. Ramsey.


This account of the settlement of the North Carolina frontier - the land between the Yadkin and Catawba rivers - examines the process by which the piedmont South was populated. It traces the settlers  Read more...


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