JONES COUNTY

Established in 1779 from Craven County.
In 1862, courthouse burned during Civil War battle;
many court records destroyed.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1847-1902; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1812-1914; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1807-1868; 7 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1847-1868; 4 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1821-1868; 3 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
		Clerk's Fee Book, 1858-1875; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1932; 11 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1826-1868; 2 volumes.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1852-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1820-1868; 3 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1861-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1842-1899; 2 volumes [See also Execution Dockets,
			County Court].
		State Docket, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial Docket, 1842-1865; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1853-1905, 1915, 1931; 7 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1858-1944; 5 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1800, 1853-1905, 1938; 4 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1779-1828; 12 volumes.
	Index to Deeds, 1779-1810; 2 volumes.
	Ejectments, 1853-1905, 1915; 1 Fibredex box.
	Land Entries, 1841-1898; 1 volume.
	Land Grants, 1788-1795; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1796-1940; 4 Fibredex boxes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1780-1854; 6 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1925; 2 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1869-1938; 3 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1783-1939, 1949; 38 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1779-1935; 14 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1869-1913; 1 volume.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1908-1933; 1 volume.
	Record of Settlements and Divisions of Estates, 1830-1902; 5 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1851-1874; 1 volume.
	Marriage Registers, 1874-1941; 3 volumes.
	Divorce Records, 1871-1905; 2 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Record of Federal Direct Taxes Collected, 1866; 1 volume.
WILLS
	Wills, 1779-1935; 10 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1922; 4 volumes.
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1874-1903; 1 volume.
	Lunacy Records, 1884-1934; 1 Fibredex box.
	Special Proceedings Docket, 1869-1912; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1785-1935; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1895-1934; 2 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Letter Inquiring About Confederate Soldier, 1924; 1 folder

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Bastardy Bonds, 1869-1892; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1891-1964; 1 reel. 
	Record of Partnerships, 1923-1949; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1807-1868; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1820-1964; 5 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1916, 1924-1964; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1792-1868; 4 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1854-1964; 3 reels.
	Bonds of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1915-1938; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1921-1964; Cross Index 
		to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1920-1964; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Executors, 1868-1923; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Receivers of Estates, 1905-1957; 1 reel.
	Accounts of Indigent Orphans, 1908-1933; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1924-1964; 1 reel.
	Inventories of Estates, 1809-1929; 1 reel.
	Division and Settlement of Estates, 1809-1957; 3 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1779-1964; 73 reels.
	General Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1779-1964; 2 reels.
	General Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1779-1964; 2 reels.
	Land Entry Books, 1779-1795, 1841-1959; 1 reel.
	Record of Grants, 1780-1783; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales and Resales, 1924-1963; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1867-1961; 4 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1851-1964; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1946-1963; 1 reel.
	Index to Vital Statistics, 1914-1961; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1962, 1974-1981; 2 reels.
	Record of Pensions, 1908-1926; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1960; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1869-1964; 3 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1964; 3 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1873-1879, 1885-1964; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax List, 1779; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1779-1964; 2 reels.
	Original Wills, 1760-1842; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, 1779-1964; 1 reel.



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