MARTIN COUNTY

Established in 1774 from Halifax and Tyrrell counties.
Courthouse fire of 1884 destroyed many court records.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1847; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1844-1859; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1852-1860; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1838-1912; 8 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1809-1829; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial Docket, 1834-1861; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1885-1903; 2 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1882-1903; 4 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1884-1903; 1 Fibredex box.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1877-1885; 1 volume.
		Criminal Issues Docket, 1878-1884; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1774-1787; 1 volume.
	Record of Land Entries, 1866-1900; 1 volume.
	Land Records, 1779-1917; 1 Fibredex box.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1904; 3 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1867-1870, 1885-1913; 4 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1869-
		1886; 1 volume.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1885-1901; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1820-1906; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1887-1904; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1866-1870, 1885-1913; 3 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1916; 2 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Divorce Records, 1882-1903; 2 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1885-1925; 10 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1940; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1874-1922; 4 volumes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1774-1906; 1 Fibredex box.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1890-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Partnerships, 1913-1963; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1838-1939; 6 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1922-1962; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1963; 4 reels.
	Accounts of Sale and Inventories, 1905-1963; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Administrators and Executors, 1887-1928; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1914-1963; 4 reels.
	Record of Guardians, 1914-1963; 2 reels.
	Guardians of World War Veterans, 1930-1956; 1 reel.
	Accounts of Indigent Orphans, 1907-1934; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1885-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Dowers, 1904-1924; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1962; 1 reel.
	Final Accounts, 1869-1963; 5 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1774-1941; 61 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1772-1963; 4 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1772-1963; 3 reels.
	Record of Land Entries, 1901-1933; 1 reel.
	Record of Land Divisions, 1885-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Surveys, 1908-1923; 1 reel.
	Registration of Land Titles (Torrens Act), 1933-1962; 1 reel.
	Plat Books, 1890-1963; 1 reel.
	Index to Plats, 1890-1963; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1934-1963; 1 reel.
	Record of Resale by Trustees and Mortgagees, 1924-1963; 2 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1882-1963; 10 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1872-1963; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1960; 1 reel.
	Index to Vital Statistics, 1913-1962; 2 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, 1937-1985; 2 reels.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1919-1990; 5 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1985; 2 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Homesteads, 1886-1958; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1963; 8 reels.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1868-1963; 2 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1876-1922; 2 reels.
	Minutes, County Board of Social Services, 1937-1963; 1 reel.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1884-1963; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Scrolls, 1885-1894, 1900-1904, 1914-1915; 4 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1774-1963; 4 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1774-1963; 1 reel.



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