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Plantation memories of the Cape Fear river country

Fannny C. Watters

Plantation memories of the Cape Fear river country

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Published by Stephens Press in [Asheville, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape Fear River Valley (N.C.),
  • North Carolina,
  • Cape Fear River Valley.
    • Subjects:
    • Plantation life -- North Carolina -- Cape Fear River Valley.,
    • Cape Fear River Valley (N.C.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Fanny C. Watters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF262.C2 W3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p.
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6467287M
      LC Control Number44007169
      OCLC/WorldCa4701061

      Governor Burrington fostered the new settlement, and himself took land on the Cape Fear, establishing two plantations. Compare the map below with the plat of Old John's land just above. The Moores and these related families, some of whom moved to the Cape Fear from the Goose Creek area of South Carolina and others from the Albemarle area of North Carolina -- many of whom before that were from Barbados -- became huge landowners and very powerful, and became known as "the Family". Shaw of Currituck county William J. When Job and his wife Annie began running the plantation inthey dropped the latter part of the name, simply calling their home Chinquapin.

      As it turns out, many photographers have pulled over just like I did, and the Catsburg Country Store is a bit of a local treasure. Retreat was impossible, he had no arms, but a loaded short horsewhip, used in those days; we must brazen it out! Physicians recognized that a good diet and rest was the best antidote for these and often sent men home on furloughs to recover, or die. Though Gen.

      Byher next oldest son Joseph T. It says "J. Click the image of the little grave with the sandstone marker to see the inscription. The Blackfork region, the wedge of land between Big and Little Raft Swamps, is in the top right quarter of the map. I took the topozone map into Photoshop and added the text and labels pertaining to the McPhersons and their property.


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Plantation memories of the Cape Fear river country book

Roger Moore died on October 20, see caveat above regarding the death dateat the age of 58, at his Orton home. After the war, Buxton tracked down the businessmen who had originally owned the vessel and informed them that he considered the A.

Why the meeting house was named for Roger McNeill is unknown. James Thigpen IV, purchased the land from his mother she had remarried for his son Job, holding it in trust until he reached maturity. Maurice Moore and Edward Mosely, along with others, were instrumental in ridding the North Carolina waters of pirates, particularly of the notorious pirate Teach.

Most all of his lands were in Robeson County on the opposite side of Big Rockfish.

Chinquapin, North Carolina

His retirement from political office allowed him an opportunity to write and speak, and his oratorical abilities were widely respected. Congress also passed its Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves.

By late leading South Carolina citizens were already complaining of the "Desertions from us to Cape Fear which is occasioned by the rigid usage of the merchants and lawyers.

In andwhen Susan kept her diary, the American Revolution was not long over and the subject of freedom and slavery was still in the air—in newspapers, broadsides, pamphlets and books, as well as in the conversations held everywhere from drawing rooms to legislative halls.

We have about five miles to the cut. McPherson's log home was located in this irregular-shaped tract on its far right side, marked by a tiny box. Byher next oldest son Joseph T. Source 4 says that Roger Moore was known as "King Roger" because of his great number of slaves and "probably his disposition added to this"!

Symptoms included weakness, anemia, listlessness, shortness of breath, bowel complaints, and susceptibility to other illness. Hilton wrote that the Indians were "very poor and silly Creatures," that he had observed fewer than one hundred of them, but that they were "very theevish.

He was quite a prominent man in his day in the Carolinas, yet he seems to have sprung from nowhere. He was given a land grant and was a member of the South Carolina Council and became Governor from tountil the arrival of Governor Johnson.

The other half—some acres owned by Hugh and Colin McPherson from until the year when they were both deceased—adjoins the lands shown below on their left edge and likewise lay between the Lumberton Road and Raft Swamp, and continued beyond the location of the bridge at Juniper Branch and the Raft Swamp further on.

Whites placed the head of one of the Wilmington victims on a post at Point Peter a. Indeed, the Beaver Creek tract became his widow Sallie's dower in During this period significant numbers of Scotch-Irish immigrants began arriving to the Cape Fear region, settling on land purchased from a London merchant named Henry McCullochwho had obtained 71, acres along the river from the British Crown.

The route of the Moores took them up the Wateree River and through the wilderness of the upper Cape Fear, to the Indian town of Torhunte near the current site of Greenville. I took the topozone map into Photoshop and added the text and labels pertaining to the McPhersons and their property.

One scholarly account, in particular, refers to an enslaved man named Quamino a name from the Akan people of what is now Ghana that was charged with robbery and given a capital sentence. James D. An expedition with 1, friendly Indians was sent under the leadership of Colonel Barnwell, but when it did not succeed in quelling the war, another force, under the command of James Moore, Jr.

As Job did not survive the war, it was left to his eldest son, Joab, to rebuild the plantation. William H. Several small businesses still call Chinquapin home, however, and the community is still served by a post office and an elementary school.

An Algonquian word, chinquapin, or "chinkapin," is a diminutive cousin of the American chestnut that is abundant along creeks and rivers of the Southeastern United States. Moore had drawn on himself the displeasure of the pirate by reproving the gentlemen who entertained him. I recommend such records to any researcher for all the genealogical and property information that can determine land location, vanished landmark names, time of purchase and purchasee, and possibly distribution by heirs of the original owner s.Jun 11,  · Fannny C.

Watters has written: 'Plantation memories of the Cape Fear river country' -- subject(s): Plantation life, Social life and customs Asked in History of the United States, Slavery. Jan 12,  · But first the Frasers headed to River Run — a fictional plantation belonging to Jamie’s wealthy Aunt Jocasta, who is supposed to live beside the Cape Fear River just outside Cross Creek.

PINE FOREST PLANTATIONS CHAPTER EXCERPTS. ost of the early settlers in and around Brunswick Town came from South Carolina.

By late leading South Carolina citizens were already complaining of the "Desertions from us to Cape Fear which is occasioned by the rigid usage of the merchants and lawyers.". The land was probably not used as a rice plantation, although some of the property was in inland swamp. Most of the land, however, seems to have been a sandy plain, thinly covered with pines and scrub oaks.

The property located near Gander Hall also touched the. country to aid in the suppression of the Indians inand after making his home there for about ten years, removed. to the Cape Fear, having induced his two brothers, Roger.

and Nathaniel, living in South Carolina, to unite with him. in founding a new settlement.” (Waddell). The quaint Bald Head Island Chapel is a picture-perfect spot for a more traditional wedding ceremony.

Situated near the lighthouse, the windows behind the altar overlook Bald Head Creek. After a Chapel ceremony, your guests can enjoy a reception at the oceanfront Shoals Club overlooking Cape Fear and Frying Pan Shoals.