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ANSON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

RECORDS AVAILABLE AT THE

N.C. ARCHIVES

 

Go to their website for more information: http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/default.htm

 

 

ANSON COUNTY was established in 1750 from Bladen County.

A courthouse fire of 1868 destroyed many court records.

 

 

ORIGINAL RECORDS

 

BONDS

            Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1873-1891; 1 Fibredex box.

            Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1870-1903; 1 Fibredex box.

            Officials’ Bonds, 1889-1895; 1 volume.

COURT RECORDS

            County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions

                        Minutes, 1771-1777, 1848-1858, 1868; 4 volumes.

                        Appearance Dockets, 1837-1845, 1856-1868; 2 volumes.

                        Execution Docket, 1861-1868; 1 volume.

                        Recognizance Docket, 1843-1845; Sheriffs’ Settlements, 1846-1861;

                                    1 volume.

                        Trial Docket, 1852-1868; 1 volume.

            Superior Court

                        Minutes, 1868-1909; Trial Docket, 1847-1850; 11 volumes.

                        Equity Minutes, 1847-1868; Equity Trial Docket, 1861-1868;

                                    2 volumes.

                        Civil Action Papers, 1864-1908; 12 Fibredex boxes.

                        Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1870-1910; 2 Fibredex boxes.

                        Criminal Action Papers, 1868-1904; 25 Fibredex boxes.

ELECTION RECORDS

            Record of Elections, 1878-1910; 3 volumes.

ESTATES RECORDS (Estate Records 1749-1795 – Online Index by Steve Baily)

            Record of Estates, 1849-1855, 1868; 2 volumes.

(Estate Records – Online Index by Steve Baily)

            Record of Accounts, 1868-1915; 4 volumes.

            Administrators’ Bonds, 1873-1903; 3 volumes.

            Estates Records, 1805-1953; 54 Fibredex boxes.

            Guardians’ Records, 1848-1924; 7 Fibredex boxes.

(Guardianship Records - Online index by Steve Baily)

            Guardians’ Bonds, 1873-1902; 1 volume.

            Record of Settlements, 1875-1910; 2 volumes.

            Probate Court Minutes, 1869-1872; 1 volume.

LAND RECORDS

            Record of Deeds, 1749-1838; 30 volumes.

            Deeds, 1786-1909; 1 Fibredex box.

            Deeds of Trust, 1863-1910; 4 Fibredex boxes.

            Index to Deeds, 1749-1916; 5 volumes.

            Miscellaneous Land Records, 1755-1909; 1 Fibredex box.

MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS

            Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868; 1 manuscript box.

            Divorce Records, 1872-1925; 2 Fibredex boxes.

(Divorce Records – Online Index by Steve Bailey)

            Index to Vital Statistics, 1922-1932; 1 volume.

            Disinterment/Reinterment Permits, 1967-1976; 1 manuscript box.

MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS

            Record of Pensions, 1885-1960; 5 volumes.

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

            Declaration of Intent (to Become a Citizen), 1911-1920; 1 volume.

            Naturalization Record, 1913-1924; 1 volume.

            Orders and Decrees, 1868-1932; 1 volume.

            Special Proceedings, 1874-1911; 6 volumes.

            Miscellaneous Records, 1759-1960; 3 Fibredex boxes.

ROADS AND BRIDGES

            Road Records, 1855, 1871-1903; 1 Fibredex box.

TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS

            Tax Records, 1887; 1 Fibredex box.

WILLS

            Record of Wills, 1751-1848; 3 volumes.

            Wills, 1754-1946; 16 Fibredex boxes.

            Cross Index to Wills, 1751-1929; 1 volume.

 

 

RECORDS ON MICROFILM

 

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

            Record of Incorporations, 1888-1960; 1 reel.

            Record of Partnerships, 1913-1973; 1 reel.

COURT RECORDS

            County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions

                        Minutes, 1771-1777, 1848-1858, 1868; 1 reel.

            Superior Court

                        Minutes, 1868-1927; 9 reels.

                        Equity Minutes, 1847-1868; 1 reel.

                        Cross Index to Judgments, 1868-1956; 1 reel.

ELECTION RECORDS

            Record of Elections, 1880-1962; 1 reel.

ESTATES RECORDS (Estate Records 1749-1795 – Online Index)

   (Estate Records – Online Index)

            Accounts of Sales, 1868; 1 reel.

            Record of Accounts, 1868-1944; 5 reels.

            Administrators’ Bonds, 1873-1954; 2 reels.

            Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1948; 3 reels.

            Record of Executors, 1948-1960; 1 reel.

            Guardians’ Bonds, 1873-1953; 1 reel.

            Record of Guardians, 1945-1962; 1 reel. (Guardianship Records - Online index)

            Record of Accounts of Indigent Orphans, 1908-1948; 1 reel.

            Inheritance Tax Records, 1920-1962; 1 reel.

            Inventories and Accounts, 1849-1855; 1 reel.

            Record of Settlements, 1875-1945; 3 reels.

LAND RECORDS

            Record of Deeds, 1749-1950; 53 reels.

            Index to Deeds, Grantor, 1749-1973; 11 reels.

            Index to Deeds, Grantee, 1749-1973; 9 reels.

            Land Entries, 1851-1927; 1 reel.

            Map Books, 1913-1967; 2 reels.

            Index to Map Books, 1913-1961; 1 reel.

            Record of Resale of Land by Trustees, 1920-1962; 1 reel.

MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS (Divorce Records – Online Index)

            Marriage Bonds, 1749-1868; 2 reels.

            Marriage Licenses, 1869-1962; 7 reels.

            Marriage Registers, 1870-1962; 1 reel.

            Index to Births, 1913-1982; 2 reels.

            Index to Deaths, 1913-1973; 1 reel.

            Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.

MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS

            Record of Pensions, 1885-1960; 1 reel.

            Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1982; 5 reels.

            Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1962; 1 reel.

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

            Declaration of Intent, 1911-1920; 1 reel.

            Naturalization Record, 1913-1924; 1 reel.

            Record of Lunacy, 1899-1968; 1 reel.

            Orders and Decrees, 1868-1968; 1 reel.

            Special Proceedings, 1874-1946, 1961-1962; 10 reels.

            Index to Special Proceedings, 1886-1920; 1 reel.

            Appointment of Receivers, 1911-1938; 1 reel.

OFFICIALS, COUNTY

            Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1931; 4 reels.

SCHOOL RECORDS

            Minutes, County Board of Education, 1873-1919; 1 reel.

WILLS

            Record of Wills, 1751-1955; 4 reels.

            Cross Index to Wills, 1751-1968; 1 reel.

 

The above abstracted from

The North Carolina Division of Archives and History’s publication:

The Guide to Research Materials in the North Carolina State Archives: County Records.

Eleventh Revised Edition

 

 

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