DUPLIN COUNTY

Established in 1750 from New Hanover County.
Many court records are missing; reason unknown.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1871-1916; 1 volume.
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1801-1908; Bastardy Bonds and Records, 
		1868-1921; 1 Fibredex box.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1779-1936; 2 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1784-1868; 20 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1847-1868; 2 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1847-1868; 5 volumes.
		State Docket, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial Dockets, 1847-1868; 3 volumes.
		Prosecution Bonds, 1866-1868; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1815-1968; 33 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1824-1868; 2 volumes.
		Equity Trial Docket, 1824-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1864-1870; 1 volume.
		Judgment Dockets, 1935-1947; 4 volumes.
		Criminal Docket, 1869-1887; 1 volume.
		Trial Docket, 1851-1867; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1799-1935; 7 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1868-1946; 25 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1871-1927; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1881-1885; 1 volume.
	County Court
		Minutes, 1928-1968; 16 volumes.
LAND RECORDS
	Attachments, Executions, Levies and Liens on Land, 1804-1950;
		3 Fibredex boxes.
	Judgment Dockets, Tax Foreclosure Sales, 1938-1948; 3 volumes.
	Land Divisions, Partitions and Sales, 1796-1936; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Sales for Taxes, 1933; 1 volume.
	Maps of Land Divisions, 1919-1962; 2 volumes.
	Meridian Record, 1902-1932; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1776-1935; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Processioners' Record, 1859-1877; 1 volume.
	Record of Mortgage Sales, 1923-1948; 5 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1830-1876; 6 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1854-1860; 1 volume.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1846-1871, 1885-1923; 7 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1752-1930; 100 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1787-1943; 12 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1854-1882; 2 volumes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1846-1856, 1871-1919; 3 volumes.
	Record of Inheritance Tax Collections, 1919-1948; 2 volumes.
	Record of Probate (Estates), 1868-1878; 1 volume.
	General Index - Reports of Committees Division of Land, 1800-1967; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1755-1869; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1928; 4 volumes.
	Divorce Records, 1869-1952; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Name of Divorced Women, 1944-1969; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1783-1838; 2 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
	Tax Returns, 1895-1925; 2 volumes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1759-1913; 12 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Wills, ca. 1760-1910; 5 volumes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1931-1970; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1940; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1878-1906; 4 volumes.
	Record of Officials' Reports, 1868-1893; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1932; 4 volumes.
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1869-1942; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Orders and Decrees, 1872-1950; 19 volumes.
	Special Proceedings Docket, 1891-1906; 1 volume.
	Railroad Records, 1877-1922; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	School Records, 1861-1921; 1 Fibredex box.
	St. Gabriel's Parish Wardens' Records, 1799-1817; 1 volume.
	Timber Records, 1903-1918; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1754-1947; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1822-1930; 2 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Miscellaneous Records, 1762-1918; 1 Fibredex Box.

                                MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1871-1916; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1784-1868; 5 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1815-1930; 8 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1824-1868; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1880-1952; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1830-1874; 2 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1962; 6 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1846-1923; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1918-1962; 4 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1846-1918; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1854-1882; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1918-1962; 1 reel.
	Record and Index of Commissioners to Divide Real Estate, 1800-1960; 
		3 reels.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1919-1962; 1 reel.
	Inventories and Accounts of Estates, 1754-1800; 3 reels.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1961; 3 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1784-1935; 91 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1784-1940; 3 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1784-1940; 3 reels.
	Land Entries, 1896-1941; 1 reel.
	Divisions of Land, 1800-1860; 1 reel.
	Processioners' Records, 1859-1877; 1 reel.
	Plat Books, 1784-1962; 1 reel.
	Index to Plat Books, 1784-1962; 1 reel.
	Registration of Land Titles, 1929-1967; 1 reel.
	Record of Mortgage Resales, 1922-1933; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1893-1961; 9 reels.
	Record of Marriages, 1866-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1938; 1 reel.
	Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1944-1969; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1981; 3 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1981; 2 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, 1913-1981; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1976; 3 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1981; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1872-1948, 1952-1968; 13 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1872-1962; 3 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1872-1926; 1 reel.
	Record of Home Demonstration Club, Calypso, 1952-1962; 1 reel.
	Miscellaneous Historical Essays: County and People, no date; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1878-1932; 4 reels.
	Minutes, County Board of Social Services, 1946-1962; 1 reel.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1872-1935; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1786-1838, 1895-1925; 2 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1760-1968; 7 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1760-1970; 2 reels.

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