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Near Hertford in Perquimans County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ann Marwood Durant

d. 1695

 
 
Ann Marwood Durant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Thomson
1. Ann Marwood Durant Marker
Inscription.  First woman known to have acted as attorney in an N.C. court, 1673. Appeared before Council in Perquimans Precinct.
 
Erected 1991 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-75.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1673.
 
Location. 36° 12.233′ N, 76° 26.867′ W. Marker is near Hertford, North Carolina, in Perquimans County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) and New Hope Road, on the right when traveling north on Ocean Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: New Hope Road, Hertford NC 27944, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Durant (here, next to this marker); Quaker Activity (approx. 0.8 miles away); Edmundson-Fox Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); John Harvey (approx. 1½ miles away); John Skinner
George Durant and Ann Marwood Durant Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Thomson, January 29, 2011
2. George Durant and Ann Marwood Durant Markers
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(approx. 1½ miles away); A Rare Monument (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Assembly (approx. 7½ miles away); Stephen B. Weeks (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hertford.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022