Albemarle Precinct, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Albemarle_Precinct,_North_Carolina|Albemarle Precinct]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Albemarle_Precinct,_North_Carolina|Albemarle Precinct]]''  
  
{{Adoption NCGenWeb}} About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Pasquotank Precinct the '''Albemarle Precinct''' (not to be confused with the much larger and already extinct Albemarle County). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to [[Pasquotank County, North Carolina|Pasquotank]]. The name has remained Pasquotank ever since.<ref>"Pasquotank County, North Carolina" in ''Counties of North Carolina'' at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/pasquotank_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).</ref><br><br>
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{{Adoption NCGenWeb|<center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/albemarle/ Albemarle Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>}} About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Pasquotank Precinct the '''Albemarle Precinct''' (not to be confused with the much larger and already extinct Albemarle County). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to [[Pasquotank County, North Carolina|Pasquotank]]. The name has remained Pasquotank ever since.<ref>"Pasquotank County, North Carolina" in ''Counties of North Carolina'' at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/pasquotank_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).</ref><br><br>
  
Records of the extinct '''Albemarle Precinct''' can be found in repositories of [[Pasquotank County, North Carolina|Pasquotank County]], or at the [[North Carolina State Archives]].  
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Records of the renamed '''Albemarle Precinct''' can be found in repositories of [[Pasquotank County, North Carolina|Pasquotank County]], or at the [[North Carolina State Archives]].  
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=== Websites  ===
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/albemarle/ Historical Albemarle County, NCGenWeb]
  
 
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About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Pasquotank Precinct the Albemarle Precinct (not to be confused with the much larger and already extinct Albemarle County). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to Pasquotank. The name has remained Pasquotank ever since.[1]

Records of the renamed Albemarle Precinct can be found in repositories of Pasquotank County, or at the North Carolina State Archives.

Websites

Sources

  1. "Pasquotank County, North Carolina" in Counties of North Carolina at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/pasquotank_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).