EDGECOMBE COUNTY

Established in 1741 from Bertie County.
Land records prior to 1759 are among those of Halifax County.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1875-1924; 2 volumes.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1771-1909; 3 volumes, 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1744-1746, 1757-1868; 27 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1769-1856; 4 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
		State (and Crown) Dockets, 1755-1762, 1778-1868; 3 volumes,
			1 manuscript box.
		Reference (Trial) and Appearance Dockets, 1758-1790; 1 volume,
			2 manuscript boxes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1794-1868; 15 volumes, 1 pamphlet.
		Canal Docket, 1867-1868; 1 volume.
		Clerk's Docket, 1745-1746; 1 manuscript box.
		Clerk's Fee Books, 1753-1765; 2 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1834, 1862-1910; 14 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
		Equity Enrolling Docket, 1807-1814; 1 manuscript box.
		Equity Trial Dockets, 1826-1868; 2 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
		Receipts in Equity, 1866-1874; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1807-1817, 1867-1868; 1 volume, 1 manuscript box.
		State Dockets, 1807-1841, 1866-1868; 2 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
		Criminal Docket, 1906-1927; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1807-1817, 1866-1868; 2 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1756-1910; 116 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1791-1918; 13 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1756-1910; 14 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1877-1895; 2 volumes.
	Circuit Criminal Court/Eastern District Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1895-1901; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1732-1741; 4 volumes.
	Land Entries, 1795-1853; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1742-1913; 1 Fibredex box.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1730-1896; 30 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1866-1907; 6 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1868-
		1915; 2 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1748-1917; 139 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1787-1917; 20 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1764-1778, 1820-1914; 11 volumes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1867-1916; 6 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1916; 4 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1760-1868; 9 Fibredex boxes.
	Cohabitation Certificates, 1866; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Divorce Records, 1835-1901; 3 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Poll Tax Records, 1908, no date; 2 volumes.
	Record of Federal Direct Taxes Collected, 1866; 1 volume.
WILLS
	Wills, 1750-1945; 34 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1940; 1 volume.
	Petitions for Naturalization, 1903-1920; 1 volume.
	Record of Declaration of Intent (to Become a Citizen), 1907-1920; 
		1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of Superintendents of Common Schools, 1846-1860; 
		1 volume.
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1883-1886; 1 volume.
	Stock Marks, 1732-1809, 1835; 1 volume.
	County Claims, 1839-1855; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1942; 5 volumes.
	Minutes, Committee of Finance, 1852-1866; 1 volume.
	Insolvents, 1788-1857; 1 Fibredex box.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1922; 1 volume.
	Pension Records, 1878-1927; 2 volumes.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1859-1869; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1769-1929; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Promissory Notes, 1753-1876; 1 Fibredex box.
	Slave Records, 1780-1857, 1871; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1891-1922; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Bridge and Mill Records, 1760-1891; 1 Fibredex box.
	Canal and Drainage Records, 1821-1912; 1 Fibredex box.
	Road Records, 1761-1897; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Railroad Records, 1837-1905; 3 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Estates, 1842, 1883; 2 folders.
	Land Grant, 1745, 1 folder.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1744-1746, 1757-1868; 10 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1862-1924; 8 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1960; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1949; 4 reels.
	Record of Administrators, 1897-1961; 8 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1936-1961; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1908-1915; 1 reel.
	Record of Payments to Indigent Children, 1900-1961; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Year's Allowance, 1928-1961; 1 reel.
	Inventories and Accounts of Sale, 1733-1753, 1764-1772, 1783-1790, 1830-
		1896; 4 reels.
	Inventories and Accounts of Trustees, 1894-1951; 4 reels.
	Estates Not Exceeding $300, 1929-1953; 1 reel.
	Estates Not Exceeding $500, 1948-1961; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1920-1970; 2 reels.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1961; 7 reels.
	Index to Estates, Wills, Guardians and Trustees, 1930-1968; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Guardians, 1887-1937; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Real Estate Conveyances, 1759-1928; 93 reels.
	General Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 1759-1920; 4 reels.
	Maps, 1891-1972; 2 reels.
	Index to Maps, 1759-1974; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1760-1868; 3 reels.
	Marriage Licenses, 1866-1961; 17 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1851-1937, 1950-1961; 4 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1948-1960; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1914-1961; 2 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1914-1972; 2 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, 1909-1981; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1987; Index to Armed Forces
		Discharges, 1918-1961; 6 reels.
	Record of Pensions, 1878-1893, 1903-1927; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration Record, 1940; 1 reel.
	Record of Declaration of Intent, 1907-1920; 1 reel.
	Petitions for Naturalization, 1903-1920; 1 reel.
	Inquisitions of Lunacy, 1899-1952; 2 reels.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1928; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1874-1931; 8 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1887-1961; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1971; 11 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1883-1907; 2 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1749-1968; 10 reels.
	Index to Wills, 1760-1936; 1 reel.



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