GASTON COUNTY

Established in 1846 from Lincoln County.
Courthouse fire of 1874 destroyed many court records.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1849-1905; 1 volume, 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Officials' Bonds, 1868-1889; 1 volume.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1847-1860; 1 volume.
		Appearance Docket, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
		State Docket, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1847-1885, 1897-1965; 39 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1848-1876; 2 volumes.
		Civil Issues Dockets, 1870-1968; 14 volumes.
		Index to Civil Issue Docket, 1913-1963; 3 volumes.
		Minute Docket - Divorces, 1952-1965; 2 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1850-1912; 16 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1868-1912; 6 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1860-1910; 32 Fibredex boxes.
		Miscellaneous Court Records, 1870-1902; 1 Fibredex box.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds of Sale and Miscellaneous Deeds, 1860-1944; 1 Fibredex box.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1847-1898; 5 volumes.
	Record of Probate, 1883-1885; 1 volume.
	Record of Sale and Resale of Land, 1919-1951; 7 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1942; 14 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1869-
		1901; 1 volume.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1901-1924; 3 volumes.
	Record of Administrators, 1913-1941; 7 volumes.
	Index to Administrators, 1906-1936; 1 volume.
	Record of Executors and Guardians, 1913-1936; 1 volume.
	Record of Executors, 1936-1953; 1 volume.
	Index to Executors, 1910-1936; 1 volume.
	Record of Guardians, 1924-1968; 6 volumes.
	Index to Guardians, 1902-1936; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1839-1928; 60 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1849-1833; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1941; 8 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1865-1871; 1 manuscript box.
	Marriage Registers, 1871-1905; 2 volumes.
	Divorce Records, 1859-1910; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1939-1969; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1847-1868; 3 volumes.
	Tax Records, 1851-1902; 1 Fibredex box.
WILLS
	Wills, 1849-1924; 9 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1880-1960; 4 volumes.
	Election Records, 1856-1888; 1 Fibredex box.
	Permanent Roll of Registered Voters, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1941; 3 volumes.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1941; 14 volumes.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1883-1943; 3 volumes.
	Special Proceedings, 1848-1911; 33 Fibredex boxes.
	Road and Bridge Records, 1859-1909; 1 Fibredex box.
	Railroad Records, 1872-1912; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	School Records, 1855-1884; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1847-1910; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Commissioners of Affidavits, 1875-1883; 1 volume.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1869-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Estates Records, 1914; 1 folder.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1869-1919; 1 reel.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1869-1882; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1883-1945; 3 reels.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1847-1860; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1847-1948; 14 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1847-1868; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1890-1932; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1847-1863; Index to Estates, 1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1963; 11 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1904; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1901-1918; Index 
		to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1963; 2 reels.
	Record of Administrators, 1913-1963; Index to Administrators, 1925-1936;
		8 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1869-1901, 1936-1961; Index to Executors, 1921-1936;
		2 reels.
	Record of Executors and Guardians, 1913-1936; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1925-1963; Index to Guardians, 1917-1933; 2 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1868-1908; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1959; 1 reel.
	Sales and Inventories of Estates, 1863-1869; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1963; 7 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1847-1953; 121 reels.
	Index to Deeds and Mortgages, Grantor, 1846-1961; 13 reels.
	Index to Deeds and Mortgages, Grantee, 1846-1961; 16 reels.
	Record of State Grants, 1845-1891; 1 reel.
	Record of Processions, 1847-1886; 1 reel.
	Plat Books, 1913-1964; 4 reels.
	Record of Resale of Land, 1919-1963; 5 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1848-1963; 16 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1848-1963; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1939-1963; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1977; 5 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1962; 2 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1922-1977; 17 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1922-1962; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1954; 10 reels.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1883-1953; 2 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1955; 6 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1964; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1847-1963; 5 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1847-1963; 1 reel.



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