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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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  • Barbara Joyce Ormand (1940 - 2014)
    Mrs. Joyce McKeown Ormand, 74, of Lancaster passed away Monday, December 1, 2014 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. She was born in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Theodore P. “”Bud” McKeown a...
  • Joe Moise Trotter (1928 - 1994)
    --2nd child of William Moies Trotter and wife Audrey. The Trotters lived in Columbia, SC in 1930 and 1940. --Married to Joy.
  • James Carroll Beatty (1938 - 2008)
    Son of: Andrew E. Beatty & Azalee Harper Beatty. Husband of: Opal Mae Pearson Beatty.
  • Azalee Beddie Beatty (1910 - 1982)
    Name: Azalee Harper Beatty Event Type: Death Event Date: 03 Oct 1982 Event Place: Charlotte, Mecklenburg, N.C. Burial Date: 05 Oct 1982 Burial Place: Mt. Holly, N.C. Cemetery: Hillcrest Gardens Cemeter...
  • Matthew Smith Beaty (1891 - 1952)
    Name: Matthew Smith Beatty Gender: Male Death Date: 03 May 1952 Death Place: Mecklenburg, N. C. Birth Year (Estimated): 1892 Race: White Father's Name: John Beatty Mother's Name: Barbara C. Ewing

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.

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Mecklenburg County, located in the Piedmont section of the state, was formed in 1762. It was named in commemoration of the marriage of King George III to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence was allegedly signed on May 20, 1775; if the document is genuine, Mecklenburg County was the first part of the Thirteen Colonies to declare independence from Great Britain. The "Mecklenburg Resolves" were adopted on May 31, 1775. Mecklenburg continues to celebrate the Meck Dec each year in May. The date of the Mecklenburg Declaration is also listed on the flag of North Carolina, represented by the date of May 20, 1775 as one of two dates on the flag of the old North State.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Towns

  • Charlotte (County Seat)
  • Cornelius
  • Davidson
  • Huntersville
  • Matthews
  • Mint Hill
  • Pineville
  • Stallings
  • Weddington

Other Townships & Communities: Berryhill, Caldwell, Clear Creek, Crab Orchard, Deweese, Hopewell, Long Creek, Mallard Creek, Morning Star, Mountain Island, Newell, Paw Creek, Pineville, Prosperity Village, Providence, Sharon, Steele Creek and Sterling

Links

Wikipedia

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

The Billy Graham Library

Carolinas Aviation Museum

NASCAR Hall of Fame