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Formed in 1779, Gates County, North Carolina was formed from Chowan, Hertford, and Perquimans County.
This county has seen many border changes over the years that researchers should be aware. See The Formation of the North Carolina Counties, 1663-1943, by David Leroy Corbitt for a complete history of the county formation. (Affiliate Link)
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