ASHE COUNTY

Established in 1799 from Wilkes County.
Courthouse fire of 1865 destroyed many court records.

                         ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1876-1923; 2 volumes.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1828-1910; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1821-1907; 2 Fibredex boxes.
CENSUS RECORDS (County Copy)
	Census, 1880; 1 manuscript box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1806-1866; 6 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1829-1868, 2 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1829-1868, 2 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1829-1868; 2 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1938; 19 volumes.
		Equity Minutes and Equity Trial Dockets, 1824-1868; 2 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1826-1871; 6 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1840-1867, 2 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
		Witness Fee Book, 1845-1850; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1807-1934; 19 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1827-1911; 13 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1805-1930; 11 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1877-1885; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds and Grants, 1778-1849; 13 volumes.
	Deeds, 1802-1954; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Mortgage Deeds, Deeds of Trust and Miscellaneous Land Records, 1828-
		1949; 1 Fibredex box.
	Ejectments, 1827-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	Land Entries, 1803-1906; 6 volumes.
	Record of Tax Liens, 1933-1934; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1826-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	Processioners' Record, 1879-1883; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1828-1842, 1853-1873; 2 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1936; 6 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1876-1920, 1925; 4 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1920; 
		1 volume.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1920-1943; 1 volume.
	Record of Administrators, 1924-1936; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1819-1935; 34 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1829-1918; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1876-1941; 4 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1938; 4 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1828-1868; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1851-1881; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1822-1912; 5 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1801-1912; 5 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Settlement of County Accounts, Committee of Finance, 1839-1847; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1930; 4 volumes.
	Permanent Registration of Voters, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1857-1938; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Homestead Returns and Personal Property Exemptions, 1869-1941; 
		1 volume (includes Record of Wills, 1865-1868).
	Record of Magistrates, 1893-1922; 3 volumes.
	Register of Physicians and Surgeons, 1905-1965; 1 volume.
	Record of Lunacy, 1900-1934; 1 volume.
	Pension Records, 1885-1919; 1 Fibredex box.
	Clerk's Minute Docket (Special Proceedings), 1895-1922; 1 volume.
	Road and Bridge Records, 1827-1931; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Minutes, Good Roads Commission, 1919; 1 volume.
	Railroad Records, 1885-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	School Census, 1883-1903; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	School Teachers' Vouchers, 1881-1903; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Minutes and Accounts, Wardens of the Poor, 1832-1855; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1801-1954; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Commissioners of Affidavits, 1897-1899; 1 volume.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1811-1933; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Receivers, 1883, 1889, 1907; 1 volume.

                          MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1876-1923; 1 reel.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1876-1880, 1883; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1910-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Partnerships, 1933-1966; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1806-1866; 2 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1818, 1834-1959; 10 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1824-1868; Land Entries, 1870-1872; Tax Judgments,
			1872-1874; 1 reel.
		Witness Fee Docket, 1826-1841; 1 reel.
		Cross Index to Judgments, 1869-1947; 2 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1956; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1853-1873; 1 reel.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1966; 6 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1876-1925; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1920-1927; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1924-1966; 2 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1869-1919, 1943-1970; 2 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1876-1941; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1927-1966; 2 reels.
	Record of Accounts of Indigent Orphans, 1939-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1966; 5 reels.
	Cross Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1906-1966; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1800-1955; 57 reels.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1799-1935; 4 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1935-1966; 4 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1935-1966; 4 reels.
	Land Entries, 1803-1906; 1 reel.
	Record of Surveys, 1905-1918; 1 reel.
	Plats, various years, 1966-1979; 2 reels.
	Index to Plats, no date; 1 reel.
	Record of Sale and Resale of Land by Trustees and Mortgagees, 1924-1966;
		2 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1799-1868; 5 reels.
	Marriage Certificates, 1853-1881; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1853-1966; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1944-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1979; 1 reel.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1979; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1979; 5 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Minutes, Committee of Finance, 1839-1847; 1 reel.
	Inquisition of Lunacy, 1900-1961; 1 reel.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1895-1922; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1956; 9 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1896-1970; 2 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, 1892-1966, 1970-1979; 2 reels.
	Wardens of the Poor, 1832-1855; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1870-1955; 3 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1966; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1925, 1935; 1 reel.
	Tax Scrolls, 1955; 1 reel.
	Tax Ledgers, 1915-1945; 1 reel.
	County Tax Book, 1915-1916; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1816-1966; 3 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1816-1966; 1 reel.

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