JOHNSTON COUNTY

Established in 1746 from Craven County.
No record of fires, but many records missing.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1850-1911; 4 volumes.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1850-1895; 2 volumes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1759-1868; 16 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1820-1868; 3 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1790-1868; 6 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1793-1868; 6 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1786-1820; 6 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1820-1868; 6 volumes.
		Witness Ticket Book, 1818-1840; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1913; 11 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1852-1869; 1 volume.
		Summons Docket, 1868-1968; 13 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1807-1868; 2 volumes.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Docket, 1848-1868; 1 volume.
		Judgment Docket, 1868-1948; 20 volumes.
		State Docket, 1861-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial Docket, 1852-1868; 1 volume.
		Civil Issue Docket, 1921-1936; 3 volumes.
		Index to Judgments - Civil Actions, 1867-1932; 6 volumes.
		Index to Civil Issue Docket, 1921-1930; 1 volume.
		Witness Book, 1924-1968; 6 volumes.
		Judgment Docket, Tax Non-Suits, 1935-1968; 5 volumes.
		Index to Tax Suits, 1928-1968; 2 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1771-1927; 13 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1853-1930; 9 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1769-1936; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Recorder's Court
		Minute Docket, 1911-1968; 25 volumes.
		Minute Book - Town of Benson, 1953-1968; 5 volumes.
		Minute Book - Town of Kenly, 1955-1968; 2 volumes.
		Minute Book - Town of Selma, 1955-1968; 4 volumes.
		Minute Book - Smithfield, 1955-1968; 5 volumes.
		Summons Docket, 1911-1921; 1 volume.
		Summons Docket, Taxes, 1930-1940; 5 volumes.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1759-1765, 1779-1782; 2 volumes.
	Deeds, 1748-1939; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Deeds of Trust and Mortgage Deeds, 1830-1930; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Entry Books, 1778-1903; 3 volumes.
	Record of Land Divisions, 1789-1883; 3 volumes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1772-1954; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Probate, 1869-1880; 1 volume, 1 pamphlet.
	Record of Lis Pendens, 1913-1959; 1 volume.
	Land Title Guaranty Proceedings, 1914; 1 volume.
	Judgment Docket - Foreclosures, 1937-1941; 1 volume.
	Sale and Resale, 1922-1969; 10 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1781-1868; 27 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1968; 33 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1849-1914; 8 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1923; 
		2 volumes.
	Record of Guardians, 1898-1912; 1 volume.
	Record Widows Years Support, 1902-1968; 5 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1771-1962; 91 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1793-1939; 18 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1903-1914; 1 volume.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1847-1868; 2 volumes.
	Guardians' Scire Facias Docket, 1817-1851; 1 volume.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1925; 5 volumes.
	Statement and Account of Fines, Forfeitures Received, 1870-1881; 1 volume.
	Record of Money Paid Into Court by Administrators for Minors and Others, 
		1899-1926; 1 volume.
	Accounts Ledger, 1926-1936; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1746-1868; 12 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1853-1926; 5 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1809-1819, 1859-1868; 4 volumes.
	Taxables, 1786-1863; 4 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1760-1922; 11 Fibredex boxes.
	Will Book, 1787-1860; 2 volumes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1760-1904; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Accounts of Commissioners, 1907-1968; 3 volumes.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1921; 3 volumes.
	Permanent Registration, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Magistrates Record, 1906-1923; 1 volume.
	Physician Certificate of Registration, 1883-1957; 1 volume.
	Optometrist Certificate of Registration, 1909-1954; 1 volume.
	Opticians Certificate of Registration, 1952; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Certificates of Registration, 1924-1969; 4 volumes in 
		manuscript box.
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1968; 5 volumes.
	Court Martial Minutes, 1761-1779; 1 volume.
	Record of Confederate Soldiers from Johnston County, 1861-1864; 1 volume.
	List of Ex-Confederate Soldiers and Widows, 1900-1904; 1 volume.
	Record of Soldiers in World War, 1917-1918; 1 volume.	
	Sheriffs' and Clerks' Settlement Book, 1825-1837; 1 volume.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1944; 17 volumes.
	Clerk's Minute Dockets (Special Proceedings), 1869-1883, 1895-1912; 
		2 volumes.
	Orders Decrees and Judgments - Recorders Court, 1932-1953; 1 volume.
	Record of Pensions, 1903-1938; 1 volume.
	Railroad Records, 1853-1921; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1764-1930; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Inquisition of Inebriety, 1939-1968; 2 volumes.
	Drainage Record, 1959-1968; 1 volume.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1884-1952; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Assignments, 1894-1951; 2 volumes.
	Receivers Accounts, 1905-1953; 1 volume.
CRX
	School Records, 1846-1864; 10 folders.
	Civil Action Paper, 1767; 1 folder.
	Deeds of Sale, 1867, 1869; 1 folder.
	Estate Records, 1959, no date; 21 folders.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1885, 1919; 2 folders.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1902-1933; 6 folders.
	Official Bonds and Records, 1931-1932; 1 folder.
	Land Divisions, 1810-1864; 1 volume.
	County Accounts and Claims, 1799-1805; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Receipt Book, 1872-1874; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Fee Book, 1890-1896; 1 volume.
	Minutes (Rough) Board of County Commissioners, 1906-1912; 1 volume.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1850-1911; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1890-1962; 2 reels.
	Partnership Records, 1914-1961; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1759-1868; 5 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1868-1929; 8 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1807-1866; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1926; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1781-1868; 11 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1808-1946; 10 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1849-1940; 6 reels.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1923; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Records, 1866-1868; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1898-1962; 3 reels.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1903-1924; 1 reel.
	Record of Dowers, 1902-1949; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1902-1939; 1 reel.
	General Index to Estate Proceedings and Divisions of Land, 1923-1962; 1 reel.
	Record of Monies Paid into Court by Administrators, 1900-1942; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1923; 2 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds and Grants, 1759-1842; 13 reels.
	Record of Deeds, 1842-1926, 1944-1946; 141 reels.
	General Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1749-1979; 9 reels.
	General Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1749-1979; 7 reels.
	Land Division Books, 1789-1968; 7 reels.
	Index to Heirs' Land Divisions, 1789-1925; 1 reel.
	Land Entries, 1778-1926; 1 reel.
	Land Grants, 1779-1782; 1 reel.
	Plat Books, 1914-1962; 1 reel.
	Index to Plats, 1914-1979; 1 reel.
	Certificate Record of Land Sold for Taxes, 1933; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1925-1969; 1 reel.
	Accounts of Land Sales by Commissioners, 1907-1968; 1 reel.
	Record of Resale of Land by Mortgagees and Trustees, 1919-1962; 5 reels.
	Record of Foreclosures, 1927-1982; 3 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1768-1868; 4 reels.
	Marriage Bond Abstracts, 1768-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Licenses, 1894-1961; 16 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1760-1988; 5 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1940-1968; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1972; 3 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1988; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, 1941-1988; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1988; 9 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1979; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1939; 6 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1869-1962; 3 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, 1869-1988; 4 reels.
	Record of Assignments, 1894-1951; 1 reel.
	Bonds of Trustees in Assignments, 1913-1916; 1 reel.
	Receivers' Accounts, 1905-1953; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1939; 3 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1938; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1872-1905, 1915; 11 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1760-1968; 13 reels.
	Index to Wills, Devisor, 1760-1968; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisee, 1760-1968; 1 reel.



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