The British, Dutch, and German settlers fought with the Tuscarora Native Americans, from September 22, 1711- February 11, 1715, in North Carolina.
North Carolina is the location of Cape Hatteras, sometimes called the Graveyard of the Atlantic- many shipwrecks have occurred nearby.
1767 · Tryon Palace
Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
(1997: 184136;2007: 477223; 2010: 708099)English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack . In North America, this surname has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages, in particular those derived from equivalents or short forms and other derivatives of the personal name Jacob , e.g. Norwegian Jacobsen or Jakobsen and, in some cases, Slovenian Jakše (from a derivative of the personal name Jakob ). This surname is also very common among African Americans (see also 2 below).African American: from the personal name Jackson (or Andrew Jackson), adopted in honor of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in many cases probably for the same reason.