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The county was formed in 1779 from parts of Chowan County, Hertford County, and Perquimans County. It was named for General Horatio Gates, who had commanded the victorious American forces at the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. Source Wikipedia

Gates County NCGenweb site

Gates County Historical Society
P.O. Box 98
Gates, NC 27937

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Gates County Courthouse
PO Box 148
County Courthouse
Gatesville, NC 27938

Census

1786 State Census Transcription

1790 Federal Census Transcription (Edenton District) indexed by last name

1790 Federal Census Index and transcription Directory opens to folder with textfiles, one index, one named by page number

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Tax Records

1784 partial Tax list

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Gates County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

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Gates County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Gates County:

Corapeake
Eure
Gates
Gatesville (County Seat)
Hobbsville
Roduco
Sunbury

News related to Gates County, NC

“gates county” nc – Google News

Football season opens tonight – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Football season opens tonight
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hoping to dodge the predicted rain of Friday night, several Roanoke-Chowan area high school football teams are beginning the 2017 season tonight (Thursday): Gates County at Hertford County and Northampton County at Roanoke Rapids. Bertie will still

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Flood Advisory – WCTI12.com

Flood Advisory
WCTI12.com
Northwestern Perquimans County in northeastern North Carolina… Northeastern Bertie County in northeastern North Carolina… Southeastern Hertford County in northeastern North Carolina… Southern Gates County in northeastern North Carolina.

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5 things you never knew about alligators – Port City Daily


Port City Daily
5 things you never knew about alligators
Port City Daily
WILMINGTON — Although not as common a sight in North Carolina as it is in other Southeastern states, the American Alligator, or Alligator mississippiensis, inhabits a large swath of land ranging from Brunswick County, all the way to Gates County at




Rain causes flooding in parts of northeast North Carolina – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
Rain causes flooding in parts of northeast North Carolina
WAVY-TV
WAVY viewer Jennifer Hobbs shared photos of flooding in the Hobbsville section of Gates County. Water can be seen flowing over a roadway there and completely covering a home's front yard. In Hertford County, flash flooding caused Pinetops Road to …




Ruth Lamb Boone – Suffolk News-Herald


Suffolk News-Herald
Ruth Lamb Boone
Suffolk News-Herald
… David Boone and wife, Thelma; and C. Elizabeth Lamb Cuffee and husband, Joseph, of Elizabeth City, N.C.; and the Boone family, of Gates County, N.C.; cousin, Shelby J. Smith and husband, Thornton, of Roper, N.C.; goddaughters, Patrice H. Weaver and …




SPCA head urges new animal welfare rules – The Daily Advance


The Daily Advance
SPCA head urges new animal welfare rules
The Daily Advance
… allegedly suffered from heat exposure and ultimately died in Gates County last month. According to the Roanoke-Chowan News Herald, the Gates County Sheriff's Office is looking into the dog's death and treatment of other dogs on the property


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