1740 List of Jurymen, Perquimans County, North Carolina
"Some jury lists survive from the early colonial period. Although comparatively
few in number, lists from many counties appear in Saunders' Colonial Records of
North Carolina and Clark's State Records of North Carolina.
During the period of these lists, jurors were required to be landowners...Service on a
jury establishes several facts for researchers, namely, that a person was of age, that he
resided in a given place, that he owned land (depending on time period) and that he was a
[Quoted from: North Carolina Research: Genealogy
and Local History, 2nd edition, pp. 294-295]
Scanned by Harold Colson in
Source: Colonial Records of North Carolina, Volume IV, pp. 517-518
Monday the 25th of Febry. 1739 
The House met according to Adjournment
Resolved that the following list of Jurymen now produced to this House
be added to the former List Vizt.
Ordered the following message be sent to the upper House with the aforesaid List.
May It Please Your Honours
This House have resolved that the several Lists of Jurymen herewith
sent for the several Countys in this Province be added to the former
Lists To wch. wee desire your Honours concurrence.