North Carolina Headrights: A List of Names, 1663-1744
North Carolina Headrights: A List of Names, 1663-1744, compiled by Caroline B. Whitley.
Headright land grants in North Carolina were based on the number of persons the grantee brought into the colony. A 'headright' was a method of granting land and may be the only record of an ancestor's existence in colonial North Carolina.
Paper, 6 x 9 inches, 312 pp., indexed, illustrated. Published by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History (2001).