LINCOLN COUNTY

Established in 1779 from Tryon County.
No known losses but many records are missing.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1783-1917; 2 volumes, 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1784-1893; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds, 1769-1883; 5 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1781-1868; 15 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1843-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1806-1868; 4 volumes.
		Levy Docket, 1838-1846; 1 volume.
		Recognizance Docket, 1817-1825; 1 volume.
		State Dockets, 1792-1806, 1835-1868; 3 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1783-1843; 5 volumes,
			2 manuscript boxes.
		Trial Docket, 1843-1868; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1816-1911; 12 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
		Equity Minutes, 1816-1868; 2 volumes [See also Minute Docket, 
			Superior Court].
		Equity Enrolling Dockets, 1812-1867; 3 volumes.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1857-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1810-1868; 3 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1843-1870; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1813-1871; 5 volumes.
		Lien Docket, 1877-1931; 1 volume [See also Equity Minute Docket].
		Recognizance Docket, 1817-1841; 1 volume.
		State Dockets, 1823-1869; 3 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1807-1842; 2 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1843-1870; 3 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1771-1917; 36 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1790-1918; 8 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land and Gold Mining, Andrew Falls,
			Plaintiff, 1832; 1 Fibredex box.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Gold, Iron and Railroads, 1831-1899;
			1 Fibredex box.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1782-1894; 9 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1770-1810; 8 volumes.
	Deeds, 1777-1925; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Ejectments, 1800-1895; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Entries, 1788-1825; 2 volumes.
	Land Grants, 1763-1813; 4 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1812-1819, 1831-1868; 3 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1907; 6 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1913; 3 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1803-1937; 137 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1777-1925; 15 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1868-1924; 3 volumes.
	Record of Amounts Paid for Indigent Children, 1924-1930; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1779-1868; 20 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1851-1870; 1 volume.
	Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1811-1921; 2 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1784-1886; 3 volumes, 4 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1769-1926; 28 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1765-1940; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1870; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of Superintendents of Common Schools, 1845-1865; 
		1 volume.
	County Accounts and Claims, 1773-1891; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1934; 5 volumes.
	Election Records, 1798-1922; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Permanent Roll of Registered Voters, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Insolvent Debtors and Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1788-
		1895; 1 Fibredex box.
	Lists of Jurors, 1785-1919; 1 Fibredex box.
	Civil War Records, 1864-1923; 1 Fibredex box.
	Pension Records, 1885-1894, 1901-1907; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record Book, Company A, 34th Regiment N. C. Troops, 1861-1865; 
		1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of Road Commissioners, 1913-1915; 1 volume.
	Road Records, 1781-1869; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Lists of School Children, 1845-1862, 1883, 1895; 10 manuscript boxes.
	Public School Register, 1893-1897; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1820-1868; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1764-1923; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Drainage Record, 1912-1925; 1 volume.
CRX
	Deed, 1830; 1 folder.
	Wills, Marriage Bonds and other Miscellaneous items, 1786-1867; 1 volume.
	Will, 1798; 1 folder.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1778-1851; 3 Fibredex boxes.	

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1869-1917; 1 reel.
	Officials' Bonds, 1874-1921; 2 reels.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1887-1941; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1782-1868; 5 reels.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1799-1807; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1842-1960; 8 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1816-1867; 2 reels.
		Equity Enrolling Dockets, 1830-1868; 2 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1962; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1964; 9 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1913; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators and Executors, 1909-1937; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1936-1964; 2 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1869-1908, 1924-1964; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1868-1925; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1924-1964; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1921-1964; 1 reel.
	Inventories and Accounts of Estates, 1831-1868; 1 reel.
	Record of Receivers of Estates, 1907-1930; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1964; 5 reels.
	Index to Accounts and Settlements, 1868-1964; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1769-1961; 117 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1769-1964; 4 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1769-1964; 4 reels.
	Land Entries, 1788-1853; 3 reels.
	Land Grants, 1763-1923; 4 reels.
	Index to Grants, 1763-1923; 1 reel.
	Levies on Land, 1838-1846; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales and Resales of Land, 1921-1964; 2 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1779-1868; 8 reels.
	Marriage Licenses, 1868-1961; 8 reels.
	Record of Marriages, 1851-1869; 1 reel.
	Marriage Index, 1869-1964; 1 reel.
	Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1942-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1964; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1923-1975; 6 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1977; 1 reel.
	Record Book, Company A, 34th Regiment N. C. Troops, 1861-1865; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1954; 16 reels.
	Index to Orders and Decrees, Special Proceedings and Lunacy, 1868-1964; 
		1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, 1968-1977; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1870-1964; 6 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1964; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1824-1964; 4 reels.
	Index to Wills, 1772-1968; 2 reels.



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