"Apparently there was no colonial census of North Carolina, but tax records, used judiciously, may be substituted (see North Carolina Tax Records). A census was conducted in 1775 by direction of the Continental Congress, and the enumeration of Pitt County has survived."
Anderson, Jean. 1981. “The Census of 1775 as Seen in Pitt County, NC.” The North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal 7, no. 4 (November): 186–96.
1775 Pitt County Tax List (Index with original images) by Sara Whitford
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