Posted By:David French
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Subject:Jones County Original Records at the NC Archive
Post Date:July 31, 2009 at 20:08:47
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/nc/jones/messages/200.html
Forum:Jones County, NC Genealogy Forum
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Hi All,

Please refer to the message "How To Access NC County Records" for more info on obtaining copies. I have posted the Jones County Original records below.

Best Regards,

David


Jones County
Established in 1779 from Craven County.
In 1862, courthouse burned during Civil War battle;
many court records destroyed.

ORIGINAL Records

BONDS
Apprentice Bonds, 1847-1902; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
Bastardy Bonds, 1812-1914; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.

COURT Records
County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
Minutes, 1807-1868; 7 volumes.
Appearance Dockets, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
Execution Dockets, 1847-1868; 4 volumes.
State Dockets, 1821-1868; 3 volumes.
Trial Dockets, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
Clerk’s Fee Book, 1858-1875; 1 volume.
Superior Court
Minutes, 1807-1932; 11 volumes.
Equity Minutes, 1826-1868; 2 volumes.
Equity Execution Docket, 1852-1868; 1 volume.
Equity Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1820-1868; 3 volumes.
Appearance Docket, 1861-1868; 1 volume.
Execution Dockets, 1842-1868; 2 volumes.
State Docket, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
Trial Docket, 1842-1865; 1 volume.
Civil Action Papers, 1853-1905, 1915, 1931; 7 Fibredex boxes.
Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1858-1944; 5 Fibredex boxes.
Criminal Action Papers, 1800, 1853-1905, 1938; 4 Fibredex boxes.

ELECTION Records
Record of Elections, 1878-1922; 4 volumes.

ESTATES Records
Record of Estates, 1780-1854; 6 volumes.
Record of Accounts, 1868-1925; 2 volumes.
Administrators’ Bonds, 1869-1938; 3 volumes.
Estates Records, 1783-1939, 1949; 38 Fibredex boxes.
Guardians’ Records, 1779-1935; 14 Fibredex boxes.
Guardians’ Bonds, 1869-1913; 1 volume.
Guardians’ Accounts, 1908-1933; 1 volume.
Record of Settlements and Divisions of Estates, 1830-1902; 5 volumes.

LAND Records
Record of Deeds, 1779-1828; 12 volumes.
Index to Deeds, 1779-1810; 2 volumes.
Ejectments, 1853-1905, 1915; 1 Fibredex box.
Land Entries, 1841-1898; 1 volume.
Land Grants, 1788-1795; 1 volume.
Miscellaneous Land Records, 1796-1940; 4 Fibredex boxes.

MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
Record of Marriage Certificates, 1851-1874; 1 volume.
Marriage Registers, 1874-1941; 3 volumes.
Divorce Records, 1871-1905; 2 Fibredex boxes.

MISCELLANEOUS Records
Lunacy Records, 1884-1934; 1 Fibredex box.
Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1874-1903; 1 volume.
Special Proceedings Docket, 1869-1912; 1 volume.
Miscellaneous Records, 1785-1935; 1 Fibredex box.
Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1895-1934; 2 Fibredex boxes.

TAX AND FISCAL Records
Record of Federal Direct Taxes Collected, 1866; 1 volume.

WILLS
Wills, 1779-1935; 10 Fibredex boxes.

Source:
"North Carolina County Records Guide", PDF Version, Published by North Carolina State Archives.

Please follow this link to access the "North Carolina County Records Guide"
http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/records_county.htm