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Pasquotank County was established in 1670, as a precinct of Albemarle County; and in 1729, the precinct of Tyrrell was established from Bertie, Chowan, Currituck and Pasquotank.
4 Aug 1722 - 23 Mar 1731 (Pasquotank Precinct) William RAYFIELD. Will. "Of Allagator in precinct of Pasquotank" Sons: William, James, John. Wife & Executrix: Ann. Executor: Edward LINNINGTON. Witness: Edward LINNINGTON, John Combs, Seth PHELPS, Richard PUFFINGHALL, Proven before George BURRINGTON (Abstracts of North Carolina Wills 1690-1760 by Grimes, Page 149)
Notes: In 1729, Tyrrell County was organized from the Albemarle Districts of Bertie, Chowan, Currituck and Pasquotank, and it is in Tyrrell County that we find the next Combs Records, which include Ann, John, Mary, John, Robert, Samuel & Winnifred Combs. Whether they resided formerly in Pasquotank has not yet been determined (See Tyrrell Co, NC).