LENOIR COUNTY

Established in 1791 from Dobbs County.
Most court records destroyed in fires of 1878 and 1880.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1879-1917; 2 volumes, 1 Fibredex box.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1802-1937; 1 volume, 3 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1880-1968; 51 volumes.
		Judgment Docket, 1891-1946; 26 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1866-1939; 14 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1878-1939; 4 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1901-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
		Judgment Docket, Divorces Only, 1924-1969; 8 volumes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1878-1885; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds of Sale, 1792-1941; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1816-1939; 1 Fibredex box.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1879-1893; 1 volume.
	Land Entries, 1879-1915; 1 volume.
	Attachments, Executions, Levies and Liens on Land, 1873-1919; 
		1 Fibredex box.
	Boundary Line Disputes, 1885-1938; 1 Fibredex box.
	Foreclosures, 1890-1955; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Petitions for Partition of Land, 1877-1939; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Petitions for Sale of Land, 1884-1939; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1879-1943; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Sale and Resale of Land, 1921-1969; 6 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1880-1944; 15 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1879-1891, 1900-1935; 6 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1830-1956; 94 Fibredex boxes.
	Widows' Year's Support, 1927-1958; 2 volumes.
	Guardians' Records, 1868, 1874-1952; 26 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1879-1933; 4 volumes.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1974; 3 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1880-1904; 2 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1791-1868; 1 Fibredex box.
	Marriage Registers, 1873-1937; 2 volumes.
	Record of Marriages Performed by K. F. Foscue, Justice of the Peace, 
		1924-1935; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1880-1914, 1933; 1 Fibredex box.
	Index to Vital Statistics, 1914-1928; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Records, 1880-1937; 2 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1824-1916; 1 Fibredex box.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1868-1936; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927, 1940; 1 volume.
	Assumed Business Names, Corporations and Partnership Records, 1878-1938; 
		1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Proceedings of the Committee of Finance, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
	Record of Official Reports, 1888-1914; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1880-1932, 1960-2000; 4 volumes.
	Election Records, 1880-1908; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Lunacy Records, 1881-1934; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Lunacy, 1904-1968; 5 volumes.
	Record of Inebriates, 1939-1963; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1921-1941; 8 volumes.
	Record of Appointment of Road Overseers, 1826-1862; 1 volume.
	Road, Bridge and Ferry Records, 1878-1921; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Railroad Records, 1889-1937; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	School Records, 1879-1935; 1 Fibredex box.
	Canal Records, 1883-1927; 1 Fibredex box.
	Timber Records, 1903-1929; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1868-1949; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record Book, 1738-1866; 1 volume.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1878-1942; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Receivers, 1930-1968; 5 volumes.
CRX
	Deeds, 1823, 1855; 2 folders.
	Estate Records, 1808, 1871; 2 folders.
	Wills, 1864, no date; 2 folders.
	Miscellaneous Record, 1902; 1 folder.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1900-1935; 1 reel.
	Partnership Records, 1916-1946; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1880-1953; 17 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1924-1966; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1880-1966; 13 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1905-1955; 4 reels.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1894-1955; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1905-1955; 2 reels.
	Record of Amounts Paid for Indigent Children, 1913-1942; 1 reel.
	Divisions, Dowers and Year's Provisions, 1868-1956; 2 reels.
	Widows' Year's Allowance, 1927-1958; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1880-1966; 8 reels.
	Index to Estates: Titles, 1870-1966; 3 reels.
	Index to Estates: Wards, 1870-1966; 4 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1880-1955; 89 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1746-1964; 9 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1746-1966; 9 reels.
	Map Books, 1913-1966; 3 reels.
	Index to Map Books, 1870-1966; 1 reel.
	Record of Resale of Land, 1921-1966; 4 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1791-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1873-1966; 3 reels.
	Index to Births, 1914-1981; 9 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1914-1966; 4 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1981; 8 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1945-1966; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Burials, 1915-1966; Cemetery Lot Map, no date; 1 reel.
	Record of Cemetery Lots, Kinston, 1848-1915; 1 reel.
	Homestead Returns, 1937-1964; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1880-1942; 13 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1874-1941; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings and Orders and Decrees, Plaintiff, 1874-1966;
		3 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings and Orders and Decrees, Defendant, 1874-1966;
		4 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1873-1966; 4 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1884-1957; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1869-1966; 6 reels.
	Index to Wills, Devisor, 1869-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisee, 1869-1966; 1 reel.



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