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Anson County, NC

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Anson County Chronology

Anson County was founded from Bladen; western boundary limit was indefinite in 1750. Anson lost to creation of Rowan, and gained from unorganized territory; western boundary limit remained indefinite in 1753. Creation of Anson was repealed by King George II, in Privy Council, in 1754. Anson was re-created by the legislature in response to the Crown Instructions of 1755. Anson lost to creation of Mecklenburg in 1763. Anson lost to creation of Montgomery in 1779. Anson lost to creation of Richmond in 1779. Anson lost to creation of Union in 1842.

Records Collection
Greathouse of Anson County
1755 - Land: John & Elizabeth Hall to John Vanhouser, 100 acres
1755 - Land: John & Elizabeth Hall to John Vanhouser, 200 acres
1758 - Land: Jacob Greathouse, 200 acres
1762 - Will: John Vanhouser
1763 - Tax List: Return of Thomas Ffrohock


The Newberry Library, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Chicago, IL. Anson County Chronology.


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