Gurkins in the North Carolina Census


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Research by Jane Stubbs Bailey

1721 Chowan County Tax List (Became Tyrrell) Zachary Girking tax payer 1755 Tyrrell County Tax List Joshua Girking tax payer Zachia Girking tax payer 1779 Martin County Tax list Jeremiah Gurkin tax payer

1782			Tyrrell County Tax list 
Anne Girkin		140 acres valued at 100 
			1 horse valued at 2 
	                1 cow valued at 1 
		      	Total Value. 103 
 

 
 
1784			Tyrrell County 
John Girkin		141 acres 
		      	1 free pole 
		      	no black poles 
 

 
1787 CENSUS		Martin County 
			males	males under 21		females 
			21-60	& over 60 
 
Jeremiah Gurkin	        1  	3			 4 
 
 

 
1790 CENSUS		Beaufort County 
			males	males			females 
			over 16	under 16 
 
Jeremiah Girkin	        2    	1			3 
Benjamin Girkin	        3    	0			2 
Charles Girkin		1      	2			2 
Mary Jerken		1      	2			3 
 
			Tyrrell County 
 
Joshua Girkin		1      	0			0 
John Girkin		1      	0			0 
Ann Girkin		0	0			4 
 
 
 
1800 CENSUS		Beaufort County 
			males	males	females   females 
			16-26	45 & up	16-26	45 & up 
Jeremiah Gherkins	2      	1	1	1 
 
			males	females 
			45 & up	26-45 
Benjamin Gherkins Sr	1      	1 
 
			males		males  females   females 
			under 10	26-45  under 10  16-26	 
Benjamin Gherkins Jr    1		2      1    	 1	 
 
 
 
			Washington County [formerly Tyrrell] 
 
			males	females 	females 
			45 up	16-26        	26-45 
John Gurkin		1       1        	2 
 
			males	males  females   female   female 
			26-45	10-16   26-45     16-26     10-16 
Zachariah Girkin	1     	1       2         1         1 
 
 
				 
			Pitt County 
 
			males	males	females	females 
			26-45 	10-16	under 10	26-45 
Charles Girkin		1      	1	2		1 
 
 
	 
		 
 
 
1810 CENSUS		Beaufort County 
 
			males	 males  males  females  	   over 
			under10 16-26  45 up  under 10 16-26 26-45  45 
Richard Gurken          1       1      1      2        1     1      1 
 
			females 
			45 & up 
Nelly Girken	        1  
 
			males    males  males   females 
		        under10  10-16  26-45	16-26 
Frederick Gurkin        2	        1	1 
 
			males	  males	females	females	females 
			under10 26-45  under10 10-16   26-45 
Benjamin Gerkin         2       2  	1       1      1 
 
 
			Washington County 
 
			females 
			45 up 
Hannah Gerkin		2 
 
 
 
1815 List of Taxable Property, Washington County 
No Gurkins 
 
 
 
1820 CENSUS		Beaufort County is the only county where 	 
			Gurkins are listed in one index I checked.  		 
		        Following is a list of the Gurkins this index 		 
		        named: 
					 
 
			males		females 
			under 10	45 & up 
Nancy Gurkins. 	        1		1 
	 
			males	males  males males males 
			under10 16-18  16-26 26-45 over 45 
Benjamin Gurkins. 	2	1      2     1	   2 
			females	females  
			10-16	26-45 
			1	1 
 
			males	females 
			16-25	45 and over 
Nelly Gurkins.          1	1 
 
 
			males	females 
			26-45	45 and over 
Mary Gurkins		1	1 
 
			males	males   males  females	  
			45 up   under10 10-16  under 10 10-16 26-45 
Richard Gurkins         1	1	1      2        1     1 
 
 
 
1830 CENSUS		Beaufort County 
Bath District 
			males	females 
			20-30	30-40 
William Gurkin		1      	1 
  
Long Acre District      males	females	females 
			20-30	20-30	40-50 
Charles Gurkin		1      	1	1 
 
Bethuel Gurkin          1     	1 
 
			males males males females  
			60-70 10-15 15-20 10-15   15-20 20-30 50-60 
Benjamin Gurkin         1     1     1	  1       1     1     1 
 
 
		        Washington County 
 
			males 				 females 
			40-50  under 5 5-10 15-20 10-15 15-20	40-50 
Harmon Gurkin	        1      1       2    1     1     1	1 
 
Mourning Girkin	1 female 60 to 70 years old.  
 
	                Bertie County 
 
			males 20-30 
Charles Gurken		1 
 
 
 
1840 CENSUS		Beaufort County 
 
			males		    females 
North Creek Dist.	20-30	under 5     20-30 
Asa Gurkin		1	1           1 
 
Bath District	        females 40-50	females 50-60 
Elney Girkin	        1               1 
 
Long Acre Dist.	        males		   females 
			20-30 under 5 5-10 under 5 5-10 30-40 
William Gurkin	        1     1       1	   2	   1    1 
			males 
			20-30  
Charles Gurkin	        1 
 
Chocowinity District 
			males  males  males  females  females 
			30-40  20-30  15-20  20-30    under 5 
James Gurkin		1      1      1	     1        1 
 
 
 
                        Washington County 
 
			males		females 
			20-30 under 5	under 5  20-30 
Horace Girkin	        1     1	        1	 1 
 
			males			females 
			60-70  30-40  under 5	under 5   20-30 
James Girkin		1      1      2	        2         1 
 
			males		females 
			30-40  10-15	30-40 
Bethuel Girkin		1      2    	2 
 
 
  
 
		        Martin County 
 
			males				 females 
			20-30  under 5  5-10	under 5  20-30 
Zachariah Girkin        1      2       	1       1	 1 
 
			males				females 
			50-60  10-15  15-20		50-60 
Harmon Girkin		1      1      1		        1 
 
               	        Hyde County 
 
			males			females 
			30-40  under 5  5-10	under 5  20-30 
H. Gerkens	        1      1	2       1        1
								 
 
 
 
1850 CENSUS             Beaufort County 
 
William Gherkin 
Charles Gherkin 
Martha Gherkin 
James Gurkin 
                        
                        Washington County 
 
William A. Gerkins 
Bethuel Gerkins 
James Gerkins 
Henry B. Grekins 
 
                        Martin County 
 
Zachariah Ghirkin 
Horace Gurkins 
Asa Ghirkin 
 
                       Camden County 
 
R. R. Gerkins 
 
                       Pasquotank County 
 
Elizabeth Girkins 
 
                       Buncombe County 
 
John Gherkin 
 
 			Hyde County

Hoyt Jerkins (Eli H. Gurkin and Family)( Furnished by Dave Sullivan in 2014)
 
1860 CENSUS            Beaufort County 
 
 
Rolfe Gergens					Long Acre 
Charles Gerkin					Leachville 
Hoyt Gerkin					Leachville 
Will Gerkin					Leachville 
 
                      Washington County 
 
Henry B. Gerkin					Mackeys Ferry 
James Gerkin					Mackeys Ferry 
Penelope Gherkin				Plymouth 
 
		      Martin County 
 
Henry A. Girkin					Jamesville 
Horas Girkin					Jamesville 
W. A. Girkin					Jamesville 
Zachariah Girkin				Jamesville 
 
		      New Hanover County 
 
W. Gerkin					Wilmington 
 
		      Bertie County 
 
Asa Gerkin					Windsor P.O. 
 
		      Hyde County 
 
Eli H. Gherkin					Swan Quarter 
 
	              Buncombe County 
 
Jane Ghirkin						 
 
		      Pasquotank County 
 
Elizabeth Guirkin				Elizabeth City 
 
 
1870 CENSUS	      Beaufort County           Age,       District 
 
Charles Gherkins				75	Long Acre 
Rophens Gherkins				35	Long Acre 
Wiley Gherkins					35	Long Acre 
William Gherkins				70	Long Acre	 
Emily Girkins					25	Bath 
Anne Girkin					57	Washington 
 
			Martin County 
 
Charles Gherkin					29	Jamesville 
Henry Gherkin					30	Jamesville 
J. Gherkin					57	Jamesville 
Narvie Gurkin					58	Jamesville 
 
			Washington County 
 
Mary Gerkin					        Plymouth 
Ben Gurkin					35	Plymouth TWP 
Benj Gurkin					28	Plymouth 
 
			New Hanover County 
 
Cornelius Gerkin				43	Wilmington 
 
			Buncombe County 
 
Jane Gerkins					48	Ashville TWP 
 
 
 
			Hyde County 
 
D. Gerkins					28 	Swan Quarter 
H. Gerkins					55	Swan Quarter 
W. Gerkins					22 	Fairfield TWP 
 
			Bertie County 
 
Harmon Gerkins					21 	Mary Hilltop 
Martha Girkin					16	Mary Hilltop 
Gray Gurkin					22	Mary Hilltop 
H. A. Gurkin					31	Windsor 
 
			Craven County 
 
Robert Gerkins					40	Swift Creek 
 
			Pasquotank County 
 
Chas Guirkin					33	Elizabeth City 
 
			Camden County 
 
R. R. Gurkins					52	South Mills 
 
			Caswell County 
 
Rachel Gurkins					72	Andersons 



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