Mecklenburg County

Mecklenburg County, highlighted in map of Virginia

The wife of George III was Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, in modern-day Germany.

Chase City was named for Salmon P. Chase, a Yankee abolitionist. After the Civil War, nearly 300 Ohions (many of them Presbyterians of German descent) migrated to Southside Virginia and formed the town. Despite the name of Chase City, the community is a town that was chartered by the state in 1873.

the Occaneechi tribe operated a trading depot on an island in the Roanoke River, and Nathaniel Bacon raided it during his rebellion in 1676
the Occaneechi tribe operated a trading depot on an island in the Roanoke River, and Nathaniel Bacon raided it during his rebellion in 1676
Source: University of North Carolina, A Compleat map of North-Carolina from an actual survey by John Collet (1770)

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