List of colonial governors of North Carolina

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This is a list of the colonial governors of North Carolina.

Governors of Roanoke Island, 1585-1587

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Governor Took office Left office
Ralph Lane 1585 1586
John White 1587 1587

Governors of Albemarle, 1664-1689

Governor Took office Left office
William Drummond 1664 1667
Samuel Stephens 1667 1669
Peter Carteret 1670 1672
John Jenkins 1672 1675
Thomas Eastchurch 1675 1676
John Jenkins 1676 1677
Thomas Miller 1677 1677
John Harvey 1679 1679
Henry Wilkinson N/A[a] N/A
John Jenkins 1680 1681
Seth Sothel 1682 1689

Deputy Governors of North Carolina, 1691-1712

Governors of North Carolina, 1712-1776

See also



  1. ^ Appointed, but never took office.

Works Cited

External links

  • The Governors of Carolina
  • North Carolina Manual of 1913
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