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Carolina cradle : settlement of the northwest Carolina frontier, 1747-1762  Cover Image E-book E-book

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

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  • OCLC: ocn870994526
  • ISBN: 1469616807
  • ISBN: 9781469616803
  • ISBN: 1469616793
  • ISBN: 9781469616797
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 251 pages) : facsimile, maps
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  • Published: Chapel Hill :University of North Carolina Press,1987.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

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Note: Reprint. Originally published: ©1964.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references pages (219-238) and index.
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 -- Conclusion.
Summary: 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.
Subject: Rowan County (N.C.) -- History
Land settlement -- North Carolina -- Rowan County
Migration, Internal -- United States

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