Wandered around a bit and found a few places to dig.
Some months ago someone thought I should try this site:
Today it sends this information:
Also try some of these. Also try various search engines, they bring different results.
Check out each county. Maps, Migration Patterns
Lots of information for knowledge of the development of the state. Remembering that North Carolina shared some ground as was West Virginia part of state until Civil War. Early Virginia went to the Mississippi River and north covering Ia, Ill and other states, not yet states early time frame. Also Kentucky was early VA ground.