HALIFAX COUNTY

Established in 1758 (effective 1759) from Edgecombe County.
Many court records are missing; reason unknown.
Land records of Edgecombe County and Bertie Precinct are included
in the Record of Deeds series.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1858-1899; 1 Fibredex box.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1820-1913; 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1784-1787, 1796-1802, 1822-1868; 9 volumes.
		Crown Docket, 1759-1770; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1836-1840, 1848-1868; 4 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1766-1770, 1837-1868; 6 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1868-1902; 17 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1822-1851; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1846-1869; 1 volume.
		State Docket, 1848-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1846-1866; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1765-1829, 1860-1922; 41 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1868-1922; 25 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1844-1898; 1 Fibredex box.
	Circuit Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1899-1901; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1758-1856; 10 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
	Deeds and Bills of Sale, 1729-1855; 4 manuscript boxes.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1732-1893; 9 volumes.
	Attachments, Executions, Levies and Liens on Land, 1867-1917;
		1 Fibredex box.
	Land Entries, 1844-1859 (see Execution Dockets, County Court).
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1761-1917; 1 Fibredex box.
	Petitions to Divide and Sell Land, 1872-1922; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Probate, 1869-1873; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1773-1779, 1828-1862; 6 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1898; 7 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1762-1924; 108 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1808-1922; 12 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Settlements, 1870-1900; 3 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1770-1868; 10 Fibredex boxes.
	Marriage Register, 1872-1895; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1870-1922; 16 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1784-1863; 2 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1759-1779; 2 volumes.
	Wills, 1772-1916; 12 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1759-1963; 3 volumes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Naturalization Record, 1916-1925; 1 volume.
	Incorporation Records, 1889-1894; 1 Fibredex box.
	County Accounts, 1826-1851; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1922; 2 volumes.
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1869-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	Railroad Records, 1868-1921; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1761-1927; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Roanoke Navigation and Water Power Company Records, 1818-1913;
		2 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1868-1920; 6 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	School Records, 1839-1865; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Estate Record, 1838; 1 folder.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1887-1947; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1784-1787, 1796-1802, 1822-1824, 1832-1868; 4 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1868-1940; 17 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1822-1851; 1 reel.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1846-1866; 1 reel.
	Circuit Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1899-1901; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1968; 3 reels.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1817-1954; 9 reels.
	Record of Estates, 1828-1862; 3 reels.
	Administrators' and Guardians' Accounts and Inventories, 1826-1849; 3 reels.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1909; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1903-1946; 3 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1903-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1904-1950; 1 reel.
	Qualification of Trustees Under Wills, 1962; 1 reel.
	Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1934-1968; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1920-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Inventories, 1773-1779, 1931-1950; 2 reels.
	Record of Settlements, 1867-1950; 5 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1732-1934; 123 reels.
	Index to Deeds and Mortgages, Grantor, 1732-1934; 7 reels.
	Index to Deeds and Mortgages, Grantee, 1732-1934; 7 reels.
	Record of Resale of Land by Trustees, 1913-1940; 2 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1758-1868; 2 reels.
	Record of Marriages, 1851-1903; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1974; 6 reels.
	Index to Marriage Registers, 1867-1962; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1938-1963; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1981; 4 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1981; 3 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1923-1963; 4 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1923-1963; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1932-1938; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1868-1947; 7 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1868-1963, 1968-1981; 2 reels.
	Index to Miscellaneous Records, 1968-1981; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1873-1921; 4 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1909-1951; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1784-1834; 1 reel.
	Tax Scrolls, 1915, 1925, 1935; 2 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1758-1968; 7 reels.
	Index to Wills, 1759-1968; 4 reels.



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