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Re: Who is Nash County named for?
Posted by: Leamond A. Allen Date: July 02, 2001 at 08:23:51
In Reply to: Who is Nash County named for? by SDugan of 958

My understanding is that Nash was formed in
1777 from Edgecombe County. It was named
in honor of General Francis Nash, who was
mortally wounded while fighting under George
Washington in Germantown. I got this from
the Nash County Cooperative Extension
Service Home Page(
I've been trying to find a history of
Rocky Mount myself. If you go to the
town web-cite for Rocky Mount, it has a
short history.
- Leamond Anthony Allen
families of Spring Hope)


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