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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

North Carolina Ancestors --- > Anson County


Anson County Genealogy, Wills, Estates


Ansonville, North Carolina

Anson County was formed in 1750 from Bladen County. It was named for George Anson, Baron Anson, a British admiral, who circum-navigated the globe from 1740 to 1744, and later became First Lord of the Admiralty. The county began to shrink in 1753 when the northern part of it became Rowan County. In 1762 the western part of Anson County became Mecklenburg County. In 1779 the northern part of what remained of Anson County became Montgomery County, and the part east of the Pee Dee River became Richmond County. Finally, in 1842 the western part of Anson County was combined with the southeastern part of Mecklenburg County to become Union County.

Images of Wills 1751 to 1779

Names of Testators: Auld, James | Auld, Rachel | Auld, Richard | Armstrong, James | Blackford, Samuel | Clements, Matthew | Coburn, John | Colson, John | Davis, Christopher | Ferguson, David | Giles, John | Haynes, John | Hicks, John | Hough, Richard | Husbands, John | Ingram, George | Jackson, John | Johnson, William | Lanier, Sampson | Lee, John | Lee, Robert | Love, William | Martin, Joseph | McClendon, John | McConnell, Alexander | McDowell, Charles | McPherson, Priscillah | McLeod, Jeannette | Meadors, Jason | Meredith, James | Moore, John | Morris, Charles | Presler, John | Ratliff, William | Roper, John | Ryle, John | Smith, Thomas | Snead, Samuel | Stephens, John | Stewart, John | Terry, William | Van House, John | Vaughn, Stephen | Wade, Thomas | White, Thomas | Wilson, George 
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