MITCHELL COUNTY

Established in 1861 from Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Watauga and Yancey counties.
Several records believed destroyed during move into new courthouse in 1907.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1863-1904; Bastardy Bonds and Records, 
		1867-1906; 2 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1861-1868; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1861-1910; 11 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1862-1913; 9 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1869-1925; 11 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1861-1915; 21 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds, 1846-1951; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1881-1951; 1 Fibredex box.
	Ejectments, 1862-1893; 1 Fibredex box.
	Attachments, Executions and Levies on Land, 1867-1908; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1789-1936; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Probate of Deeds, 1861-1882; 2 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Administrators' Bonds, 1907-1909; 1 volume.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1871-
		1909; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1826-1946; 15 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1866-1926; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1907-1911; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Divorce Records, 1867-1915; 5 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax List, 1861-1868; 1 volume.
	Tax Records, 1873-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
WILLS
	Wills, 1823-1927; 2 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927, 1940; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1880-1924; 4 volumes.
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1877-1902; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of Road Commissioners, 1915-1926; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1861-1935; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1885-1910; 1 Fibredex box.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1887-1962; 1 reel.
	Record of Partnerships, 1913-1918; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1861-1868; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1861-1966; 9 reels.
		Minutes, Divorce Proceedings, 1948; 1 reel.
		Judgment Docket, Land Tax Sales, 1931-1968; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1880-1970; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1875-1968; 3 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1907-1909; 1 reel.
	Appointment and Record of Administrators, 1871-1909; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1909-1943; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1919-1968; 2 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1943-1968; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1907-1911; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1919-1968; 1 reel.
	Accounts of Indigent Orphans, 1909-1961; 1 reel.
	Record of Dowers, 1908-1938; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1924-1970; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1969; 2 reels.
	Index to Administrators and Executors, 1871-1968; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Guardians, 1871-1968; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1861-1958; 57 reels.
	Record of Commissioners' Deeds, 1936-1951; 1 reel.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1861-1977; 4 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1861-1977; 4 reels.
	Land Entry Books, 1901-1950; 1 reel.
	Severance of Subsurface Rights and Index, 1967; 1 reel.
	Record of Taxes for Mortgagees, 1931-1947; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1944-1951, 1957-1968; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales by Trustees, Mortgagees and Executors, 1923-1968; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Registers, 1861-1969; 1 reel.
	Index to Marriage Licenses, 1860-1937; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1992; 1 reel.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1992; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, 1913-1970; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1922-1993; 4 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Officials' Settlements, 1910-1968; 1 reel.
	Record of Homesteads, 1907-1939; 1 reel.
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1964; 1 reel.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1921-1951; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1870-1963; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1902-1968; 4 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings and Orders and Decrees, 1869-1968; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, 1968-1977; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Receivers, 1907-1932; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1965; 4 reels.
ROADS AND BRIDGES
	Road Commissioners' Docket, 1915-1926; 1 reel.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1901-1928; 1 reel.
	Index to School Deeds, 1946; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax List, 1861-1868; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1887-1969; 2 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1887-1969; 1 reel.



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