Pitt County Genealogy Records
Pitt county was formed in 1760 from Beaufort County and was named after William Pitt, the Elder, Secretary of State for the Southern Department and Leader of the House of Commons. William Pitt was an English statesman and orator, studied at Oxford University and in 1731 joined the army. Pitt led the young "Patriot" Whigs and in 1756 became Secretary of State, where he was a pro-freedom speaker in British Colonial government.
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- 1790 Census
- Images of Miscellaneous Deeds and Surveys
- List of Miscellaneous Records at North Carolina State Archives 1763 to 1924
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