The GO TO SITE to understand the shifting boundaries of NC.
For those JORDAN researchers who don’t know, these maps first appeared in a book called FORMATION of NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES written by DAVID LeROY CORBITT.
Mr. Corbett married a JORDAN gal and worked long and hard to try and figure out how to get WILLIAM OF CHATHAM out of Chatham county! His wife comes through a JG 3 JORDAN branch which has been established in the nc1700sJordans project and the JORDAN SURNAME PROJECT).
Great Sites to explore the history of NC.
EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY is a wonderful GO TO SOURCE for GENEALOGY or HISTORY!
Many NC Counties now have their REGISTER of DEEDS OFFICE ONLINE.
Here are a few examples:
CUMBERLAND COUNTY http://www.ccrod.org/
JOHNSTON COUNTY http://www.johnstonnc.com/rod2/
FOR ALL GENEALOGY WEBSITES, the GO TO STARTING POINT IS THE TOP 100!
If you want to understand how the sites were chosen, here is the page you want.