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[Note: an index has been compiled for most of the following land entry books (between 1778 and 1795); see page for "Books by ABP Abstracts"]
Published North Carolina Land Entries:
Anson County  1778-1795  1,660 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Anson County  1795-1797  752 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Ashe County  1800-1823  4,061 entries by A B Pruitt (1994)
Bertie County  1776-1794  552 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Beaufort County  1778-1795  1,023 entries by Mrs. W. P. Haun (1983)
Bladen County  1778-1780  1,510 entries by A B Pruitt (1989)
Bladen County warrants 1778-1803  4,382 items by A B Pruitt (2001)
Brunswick County  1794-1820  2,478 entries by A B Pruitt (1989)
Brunswick County warrants 1778-1800  1,477 items by A B Pruitt (2001)
Buncombe County 1794-1796  5,040 entries by A B Pruitt (2000)
Burke County  Jan.-Dec. 1778  1,607 entries by Mrs. Edith W. Huggins (1977)
Burke County  1779-1789  about 1,000 entries by Mrs. Edith W Huggins (1978)
Burke County 1791-1795  1,370 entries by A B Pruitt (2001)
Bute County  1778-1779  345 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Cabarrus County 1793-1795  127 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Camden County  1778-1795  216 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Caldwell County 1841-1848; 765 entries by John O Hawkins
Carteret County  1778-Feb. 1803  1,063 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Caswell County  1778-1795 and 1841-1863  1,430 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Chatham County  1778-1790  1,356 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Chowan County  1787-1795  52 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Chowan County warrants (1778-1932) by A B Pruitt (1999)
Craven County  1778-1796  1,870 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Cumberland County  1778-1795  2,983 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Currituck County  1778-1795  320 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Dobbs County  1778-1790  985 entries by W. L Murphy (1984)
Duplin County  1778-1795  1,988 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Edgecombe County  1784  33 entries (unknown number lost) by A B Pruitt (1992)
Edgecombe County warrants 1778-1900  986 items by A B Pruitt (2001)
Franklin County  1779-1781  43 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Gates County  1779-1794  143 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Gates County warrants 1778-1888) by A B Pruitt (1999)
Glasgow County  1790-1797  281 entries by W. L Murphy (1985)
Granville County  1778-1877  1,200 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Guilford County  1779-1796  1,115 entries (1,854 burned) by A B Pruitt (1987)
Guilford County warrants 1778-1932  2,847 items by A B Pruitt (2000)
Halifax County  1778-1795  643 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Hertford County  (no entries in Secretary of State's papers)
Hertford County warrants 1778-1904 by A B Pruitt (1999)
Hyde County  1778-1795  942 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Iredell County  1789-1804  812 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Johnston County  1778-1805  1,839 entries by Mrs. W. P. Haun (1980)
Johnston County  1737-1899  679 surveys & entries by Mrs. W. P. Haun (1993)
Jones County  1779-1795  1,000 entries by Mrs. Zae H. Gwynn (1968)
Jones County  1796-1797  177 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Lenoir County  1792-1795  129 entries by W. L. Murphy (1989)
Lincoln County  1779-1780  97 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Lincoln County  1783-1795  1,676 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Lincoln County  1798-1825  2,838 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Lincoln County  1780 and 1795-1797  811 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Lincoln County  1826-1952  1,626 entries by A B Pruitt (1997)
Martin County  1778-1797  605 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
McDowell County  1843-1869  2,419 entries by Mr. & Mrs. J. O. Crow (1982)
Mecklenburg County  1778-1795  1,954 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Montgomery County  1778-1795  1,580 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Moore County  1784-1795  1,580 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Nash County  1778-1794  614 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
New Hanover County  1778-1796  1,157 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
New Hanover County grants  315 pages by Mae Blake Graves (1980)
Northampton County  1778-1794  232 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Onslow County  1778-1796  (partial) 14 pages by Mrs. Zae H. Gwynn (1961)
Onslow County  1778-1796  1,466 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Orange County  1778-1795  1,807 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Pasquotank County  1778-1795  68 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Perquimans County  1779-1795  321 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Perquimans County warrants (1778-1940) by A B Pruitt (1999)
Person County  1792-1795  11 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Pitt County  1778-1797  1,570 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Randolph County  1779, 1780, & 1783-1801 2,085 entries by Griggs, Hager, & Pruitt (1995)
Randolph County 1801-1833 2,600 entries by A B Pruitt (1996)
Randolph County warrants 1778-1948  3,445 items by A B Pruitt (2001)
Richmond County  1780-1795  1,411 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Robeson County  1787-1795  1,980 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Rockingham County  1790-1795  177 entries (88 lost) by A B Pruitt (1987)
Rockingham County warrants 1778-1925  949 items by A B Pruitt (2001)
Rowan County  Feb. 1778-Dec. 1778  1,876 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Rowan County  Dec. 1778-Feb. 1795  1,660 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Rutherford County  1779-1795  2,363 entries by A B Pruitt (1989)
Rutherford County  1795-1803  2,632 entries by A B Pruitt (1989)
Rutherford County  1804-1824  4,557 entries by A B Pruitt (1994)
Sampson County  1784-1795 and 18531860  1,198 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Stokes County  1790-1798  707 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Surry County  1778-1781  2,179 entries by Wells, Phillips, & Leonard (1987)
Surry County  1784-1795  1,517 entries by A B Pruitt (1988)
Tyon County  Jan. 1778-Apr. 1779  666 entries by A B Pruitt (1987)
Tyrrell County  1778-1794  1,230 entries by A B Pruitt (1991)
Wake County  1778-1846  2,174 entries by Mrs. W. P. Haun (1980)
Warren County  1779-1791  38 entries by A B Pruitt (1992)
Wayne County  1780-1795  699 entries by W. L. Murphy (1986)
Wilkes County  1778-1781  1,944 entries by Mrs. W. O. Absher (1971)
Wilkes County  1783-1795  2,005 entries by A B Pruitt (1990)
Wilkes County  1799-1810 3,369 entries by A B Pruitt (1994)

Related book:
Petitions for Land Grant Suspensions in North Carolina (1776-1836)  1,611 petitions (1993) by A B Pruitt

Tennessee Land Entries:
John Armstrong's Office  2,662 entries & 574 surveys  by A B Pruitt (1995)
Military bounty land: Martin Armstrong's & William Christmas' Office 6,360 entries and about 8,000 locations by A B Pruitt (1996)
Washington Co: John and Landon Carter's Office about 3,300 warrants by A B Pruitt (1997)
Greene Co, Sullivan Co, & miscellaneous offices by A B Pruitt (1999)
Glasgow land fraud vol. 1: determination of legality of some military warrants by A B Pruitt (1988)
Glasgow land fraud vol. 2: history of the case & related items by A B Pruitt (1993)

Colonial Land Entries:
Bladen County  1735-1761  1,271 warrants by Miles Philbeck (1985)
Upper Broad River Basin Pioneers  1750-1760  836 warrants and petitions by Miles Philbeck (1984)
Mecklenburg County  1765-1768  2,013 warrants by Miles Philbeck (1989)
Mecklenburg County surveys; 2,598 surveys  by Miles Philbeck (1988)
Tryon County  1768-1774  731 warrants by Miles Philbeck (1987)
Tryon County 1772 165 warrants by John H Smith in SC Mag. of Ancestral Res. 24 (3) p. 123-128 &  (4) 187-191 (1996)
Tryon County surveys; 1,867 surveys  by Miles Philbeck (1987)
Dobbs County grants 1759-1775  848 grants by W L Murphy (1992)
Colonial land entries 1735-1752  3,241 entries  by A B Pruitt (1994)
Colonial land entries 1753-1756  3,687 entries  by A B Pruitt (1994)
Colonial land entries 1758-1768   6,216 entries by A. B. Pruitt (1994)
Colonial land entries 1769-1774   5,819 entries by A. B. Pruitt (1995)
North Carolina Headrights (1663-1744) by Caroline B Whitley (2001)

Colonial grants by Mrs. Margaret M. Hofmann:
Province (Proprietary) grants 1663-1729  3,247 grants (1979)

Grants from the King's office:
volume 1  1735-1764  7,613 grants (1982)
volume 2  1765-1775  9,158 grants (1984)

Grants from Granville's office:
volume 1 (Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Chowan, Cumberland, Currituck, Dobbs, & Edgecombe Counties)  1,305 grants (1986)
volume 2 (Granville, Halifax, Hyde, Johnston, Northampton, Orange, & Tyrrell Counties) 2,777 grants (1987)
volume 3 (Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, & Rowan Counties)  1,305 grants (1989)
volume 4 (Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Chowan, Cumberland, Currituck, Dobbs, Edgecombe,& Granville Counties)  3,945 grants (1993)
volume 5 (Anson, Granville, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Northampton, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Rowan, & Tyrrell Counties)  4,645 grants (1995)

State Grants:
volume 1; grant books 28-33  (various counties) (1999)
volume 2; grant books 34-39  (various counties) (2003)


Related book:
Colonial Petitons for Land Resurveys and Caveats of Land Warrants (1993) by A B Pruitt

Addresses:
Mrs. W. O. Absher (Wilkes Co. Gen. Society, Box 1629, N. Wilkesboro, NC  28659)
J. O. Crow, 111 Julia Dr, Lincolnton, NC  28092
Mrs. Z. H. Gwynn (from Genealogical Pub. Co., 1001 N. Calvert, Baltimore, MD  21202)
Mrs. W. P. Haun, 243 Argonne Dr, Durham, NC  27704
John O Hawkins, Caldwell Co Genealogical Society, Box 2476, Lenior, NC  28645
Mrs. Margaret M. Hofmann, Box 446, Roanoke Rapids, NC  27870
     or www.margaretmhofmann.com
E. W. Huggins (from Bryon Sistler & Assoc., Box 120834, Nashville, TN  37212)
W. L. Murphy (from Watson Brown, Box 27962, Raleigh, NC  27611)
A. B. Pruitt, Box 815, Whitakers, NC  27891
M. Philbeck (Tryon Co Gen. Society, Box 938, Forest City, NC 28043)
A. M. Wells, 521 N. Franklin Rd, Mount Airy, NC  27030
Caroline B Whitley (North Carolina Cul. Resources, Publication Div, Raleigh, NC)

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