Describes early colonial North Carolina laws in reference to indentured servants and slaves, particularly in regards to race. For instance, the unfortunate, innocent child born to a white servant woman while under indenture was placed into bondage at birth until age 31. For getting pregnant during her indenture, she would be bound to serve an […]
From the North Carolina Colonial Record. Agreement between chief men of the Bay River Indians and colonials assuring the that the Indians would have no trouble with the English provided they assist them in various manners and turn over any Indians who have, or were planning to commit crimes against the English to English authorities […]
An excerpt from von Graffenried’s Account of the Founding of New Bern. Details the journey made by Lawson and von Graffenried into Tuscarora territory, including their capture, trial, and the execution of John Lawson.
IMPORTANT! Please note that individuals listed here are not necessarily Indian. They may be free blacks, mulattos, mestizos, or any other non-white citizens. This is just intended to be a potential starting point for your research. Free People of Color – by County – 1790 Federal Census A cross-reference using surnames, known names of Indian […]
Remembering Blair Rudes Blair A. Rudes, 56, died suddenly on March 16, 2008 in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Rudes was born in Gloversville, NY on May 18, 1951 and spent his youth in Piseco, NY. After completing his early education at Piseco Elementary School and Wells Central High School, he attended the State University of New […]