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 Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz - Wikpedia
The youngest daughter of Duke Charles Louis Frederick, and Elizabeth Albertin of Saxe-Hilburghausen, Duchess of Saxony, Charlotte was born in Mirow in her father's duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany.
Charlotte arrived in Britain in 1761 and the couple were married at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace, London, on September 8 of that year.
Charlotte had become the fond grandmother of Princess Charlotte of Wales, and it was a great blow to her when this granddaughter died in childbirth.
www.bostoncoop.net /~tpryor/wiki/index.php?title=Charlotte_of_Mecklenburg-Strelitz   (425 words)

  
 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina - Wikpedia
Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762 from the western part of Anson County.
Mecklenburg County is a member of the regional Centralina Council of Governments.
Mecklenburg County is a county located in the state of North Carolina.
www.bostoncoop.net /~tpryor/wiki/index.php?title=Mecklenburg_County,_North_Carolina   (520 words)

  
 Queen Charlotte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of King George III of the United Kingdom.
The medium-large Southern US city of Charlotte, North Carolina was named after her as well by James K. Polk's uncle Thomas Polk.
Charlotte, Queen of Württemberg, daughter of above, wife of Frederick I of Württemberg
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 Charlotte, North Carolina - KnowledgeIsFun.com
Nicknamed the Queen City, Charlotte is the county seat of Mecklenburg County
Charlotte constitutes most of Mecklenburg County in the Carolina Piedmont.
Charlotte is the de facto hub of stock car racing, starting with the fact that three major NASCAR events (the NASCAR All-Star Challenge, the Coca-Cola 600, and the Bank of America 500) are held annually at nearby Lowe's Motor Speedway (formerly the Charlotte Motor Speedway).
www.knowledgeisfun.com /C/Ch/Charlotte-252C-North-Carolina.php   (3468 words)

  
 Regional Genealogy: Mecklenburg
Princess Sophie Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz became Queen Charlotte of England in 1761.
From 1759 to 1764 all of Mecklenburg was occupied by Prussia.
The Mecklenburg region was conquered by Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony, in the latter half of the 12th century and the land was first opened up by Henry through a combination of missionary work and colonization.
www.genealogienetz.de /reg/MEC/mec.html   (4132 words)

  
 Berger Collection (BCET) Artwork Queen Charlotte Benjamin West, PRA
Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was born in 1744 and came to London in 1761.
Charlotte took over the running of the royal household, preventing an early rise to the throne for their son George, Prince of Wales, who was unpopular with his parents and the country at large.
It is said that “they did not fall in love and marry; they married and fell in love”; their fifteen children stood as a testament to this fact.
www.bergercollection.org /artwork_detail.php?i=79   (818 words)

  
 EIGHTEENTH GENERATION
Sophia Charlotte of MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ Queen of England was born in 1744 in Mecklenburg, Germany.
He was married to Sophia Charlotte of MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ Queen of England (daughter of Duke of MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ) in 1761.
King GEORGE III of ENGLAND and Sophia Charlotte of MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ Queen of England had the following children:
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 King George Iii Hanover Of England / Sofie Charlotte Princess Mecklenburg Strelitz
Charlotte of Mecklenburg Strelitz Duchess of Mecklenburg Strelitz.
royalty.ged Sophia Charlotte, fifth and youngest daughter of Duke Charles Louis Frederick of Mecklenburg Strelitz and Elizabeth Albertin of Saxe Hildburghausen.
Name: Charlotte Augusta Matilda Hanover Princess Royal Born: September 29, 1766 at Buckingham House, St. James Park, London, England Died: October 06, 1828 at Ludwigsburg Husband: King Frederick I Wurttemberg Of Wurttemberg
www.e-familytree.net /F8/F8902.htm   (1336 words)

  
 Charlotte Skyscrapers, Architecture, Buildings, Real Estate, and Construction News
Charlotte was founded by Scoth-Irish and German settlers around 1750, naming their community for Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the wife of King George III.
Located in the south-central part of the state in the Piedmont, near the South Carolina border, it is a center of finance, transportation, wholesale distribution, and manufacturing.
All completed high-rise buildings in Charlotte with 12 or more floors are listed in this database.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/ci?id=101310   (268 words)

  
 Charlotte, North Carolina, NC neighborhoods and communities
It is nicknamed The Queen City in honor of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who married England's George III in 1761.
The county seat of Mecklenburg County, Charlotte is the most populous city of the state, with nearly 510,000 residents it's the 25th largest city in the country.
Just outside of Mecklenburg County lie several communities that now serve as "bedroom" communities to Charlotte.
www.housesincharlotte.com /Charlotte.html   (3430 words)

  
 Charlotte --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
Charlotte was the centre of gold production in the country until the California Gold Rush of 1849, and a mint was located there (1837–61 and 1867–1913).
For a fruit charlotte the mold is lined with well-buttered bread, filled with a thick puree of apples, apricots, or other fruit, topped with additional slices of bread, and baked.
E-text of the resolution passed in Charlotte Town, North Carolina, in 1775, declaring the independence of the state from Britain.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article-9022623   (908 words)

  
 Charlotte, N.C.
Charlotte Church, - Charlotte Church, 13, Welsh soprano, took the world by storm with the release of her appropriately...
Charlotte is the second-largest banking center in the United States, and two of the nation's top banks, Wachovia and Bank of America, are headquartered there.
Charlotte Corday - Corday, Charlotte (Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont), 1768–93, assassin of Jean Paul...
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 Charlotte County - Geography of Virginia
The county seat, Charlotte Court House, was settled in 1756 - near the beginning of the French and Indian War.
The Caldwell settlement in what is today Charlotte County was started by John Caldwell (grandfather of Vice-President and southern rights advocate John C. Calhoun - the C. stood for "Caldwell").
John Caldwell, with the sponsorship of the Prebyterian Synod of Philadelphia, obtained a grant for 30,000 acres on Cub Creek from Governor William Gooch.
www.virginiaplaces.com /vacount/charloco.html   (401 words)

  
 Charlotte USA - The Charlotte Regional Partnership - Promoting Business Relocation and Economic Development in the Charlotte, North Carolina Region
The City of Charlotte, located in Mecklenburg County, is named after Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg/Strelitz, the German born wife of King George III.
The Charlotte National Bank was established in 1897, which, through a series of mergers, came to be known as Wachovia Bank and Trust, the nation's 4th largest bank.
Known as the City of Trees and recently ranked number one for the highest per capita giving to the Arts and Sciences in the U.S., the region is also home to teams in the NFL, NBA, WNBA, and AAA baseball as well as hosting NASCAR and PGA events.
www.charlotteusa.com /Regional/regional_history.asp   (497 words)

  
 Regency Personages
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz was one of the many ill-favored German princesses to marry into the British royal family.
Charlotte was the only child and heir of George, and as such would have been Queen of England.
Charlotte's pregnancy was hard, and the doctors chose to bleed her and reduce her diet, so that she became ill and listless.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/7517/persons.html   (1975 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Adolf Friedrich II of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
He was father to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of George III of the United Kingdom.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Adolf_Friedrich_II_of_Mecklenburg-Strelitz   (402 words)

  
 Frogmore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was purchased by King George III for Queen Charlotte in 1792 for use as a country retreat.
Frogmore is a former royal residence in England, in the grounds of Windsor Castle, and is the site of the grave of Victoria and Albert.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Frogmore   (77 words)

  
 Steven T. Conner Real Estate - About the Area - Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County Virginia, like Charlotte County, was named for Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, consort of George III.
Mecklenburg was formed in 1764-65, from the part of Lunenburg that was Saint James Parish.
Mecklenburg County enjoys the charm of the traditional Southern small community combined with the progressive stride of modern life.
www.steventconnerrealestate.com /mecklenburg.htm   (362 words)

  
 Charlotte, Vermont, New England, USA
In typical Wentworth style, the town (originally "Charlotta") is named for Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the 17-year-old niece of Germany's Duke Frederick of Mecklenburg.
Charlotte is approximately ten miles south of Burlington, on the shores of Lake Champlain.
Within the Town are the villages of Charlotte and East Charlotte and the (mostly) summer colony of Thompson's Point.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/charlotte.html   (476 words)

  
 The Student Guide to Government and Officials: Facts About Charlotte & Mecklenburg County
When North Carolina was still an English colony, the King of England, George III, married a German Princess named Charlotte who was the daughter of the Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
After Charlotte became Queen of England, the settlers in our area chose the names Charlotte and Mecklenburg in her honor.
In Mecklenburg County, the members of the county commission choose their Chairperson, or Chair, who is usually the person who received the greatest number of votes in the election.
www.cmstory.org /govt/page5.asp   (803 words)

  
 Charlotte County Records
It was named in honor of Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, consort of George III.
Charlotte County was formed on 1 March 1765 from the western portion of Lunenburg County.
The final alteration in the boundary occurred in 1845, when a part of Charlotte's northern holdings became part of Appomattox County.
genealogyresources.org /Charlotte.html   (239 words)

  
 A Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
Princess Sophie Charlotte was born on May 19, 1744--the eighth child of the Prince of Mirow, Charles Louis Frederick, and his wife, Elisabeth Albertina of Saxe-Hildburghausen.
In August of 1761, he and Sophie Charlotte's dying mother signed the marriage contract with the English King George III of the House of Hanover.
In the first twenty-one years of her marriage Queen Charlotte gave birth to fifteen children, nine sons and six daughters.
www.lib.virginia.edu /small/exhibits/charlotte/charlotte.html   (1155 words)

  
 Charlotte County
Charlotte County was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, consort of George III.
Teste Thomas Read Clk At a Court held for Charlotte County the 8th day of May 1816—on the motion of Francis Barnes jr who made oath according to Law certificate is granted him for obtaining letters of administration of the estate of John Haynes dec'd with the Will annexed he giving security.
Its area is 471 square miles, and the county seat is Charlotte Court House.
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 DCMS GAC
Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818) Queen of King George III
www.gac.culture.gov.uk /search/Object.asp?object_key=25035   (20 words)

  
 Mecklenburg County
Named for Princess Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany and wife of George III of England.
On observing the Speculation Lands within Mecklenburg County Jacob Hyatt noted that "the western part is tolerably well timbered with oak, Hickory and Pine, the eastern part is not so well timbered,..." Of the original 407,254 acres that were purchased for resale by Tench Coxe, 20,459 were situated within Mecklenburg county.
During the American Revolution, Lord Cornwallis designated the area a "hornets nest" due to the signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence in 1775 in protest against England.
toto.lib.unca.edu /findingaids/mss/speculation_lands/context/Counties/Mecklenburg.htm   (212 words)

  
 Charlotte NC Real Estate - Relocation and School Information
Government - The city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County govern independently.
Charlotte, with a population of 520,317, is the largest city within the region.
Today, Charlotte is a major distribution hub and is at the center of the largest consolidated rail system in the U.S. Charlotte is the center of the nation's fifth largest urban region.
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 UNC-TV ONLINE:The Search for Princess Charlotte
Born May 19, 1744 as Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Charlotte first met her future husband, King George III, on her September wedding day in 1761.
D.G. Martin, host of North Carolina Bookwatch, travels to Germany to unravel the mystery of Princess Charlotte, namesake of North Carolina's largest city.
This arranged marriage was, nonetheless, fruitful and Queen Charlotte bore 15 children.
www.unctv.org /princesscharlotte/thesearch.html   (190 words)

  
 Mecklenburg County - Geography of Virginia
The wife of George III was Princess Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, in modern-day Germany.
Despite the name of Chase City, the community is a town that was chartered by the state in 1873.
Peebles Expands in Mecklenburg County (news release from Governor Warner about headquarters and distribution center staying in South Hill)
www.virginiaplaces.org /vacount/meckco.html   (95 words)

  
 Mecklenburg County North Carolina Genealogy
The county was formed from Anson County in 1763 and named for the hometown of Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz in Germany who became the bride of England's King George III in 1762.
Gold was discovered around 1800 and Mecklenburg soon became the location for the Charlotte Mint and so it is only fitting that it is today the home of two of the top ten banks in the United States.
The city of Charlotte, the oldest incorporated town, dominates the county comprised of seven municipalities surrounded by a narrow band of unincorporated rural area and small communities.
www.rootsweb.com /~ncmeckle   (2145 words)

  
 Skyscrapers/Wolkenkratzer/Wolkenkrabbers/Grattes~ciel/Hochhauser/tall buildings/Charlotte
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, is the largest city of the state of North Carolina,
These days Charlotte, named for the wife of King George III of England,
Charlotte was founded around 1700 as a village on the Catawba Indian trade route.
www.skyscraperpicture.com /charlotte.htm   (280 words)

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