ORANGE COUNTY

Established in 1752 from Bladen, Granville and Johnston counties.
Many court records are missing; reason unknown.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1780-1905; 1 volume, 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1782-1908; 9 Fibredex boxes.
	Constables' Bonds, 1786-1915; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds, 1782-1939; 2 volumes, 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Sheriffs' Bonds, 1782-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1752-1766, 1777-1868; 34 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
		Execution Dockets, 1807-1820, 1853-1861; 1 volume, 
			1 manuscript box.
		State Docket, 1772-1797; 1 volume.
		Trial, Appearance and Reference Docket, 1782-1786; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1848-1857; 1 volume.
		Costs Docket, 1854-1860; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1889; 8 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1834-1864; 2 volumes.
		Equity Fee Books, 1797-1843; 2 volumes.
		Equity Prosecution Bond Docket, 1789-1817; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1829-1839; 1 volume.
		Judgment Dockets, 1868-1936; 6 volumes.
		Civil Issue Docket, 1923-1929; 1 volume.
		Cross Index to Judgments, 1868-1936; 2 volumes.
		Lien Docket, 1873-1928; 1 volume.
		Judgment Dockets, Land Tax Sales, 1929-1936; 3 volumes.
		Cross Index to Judgments - Land Tax Sales, 1929-1936; 1 volume.
		Tax Judgment Docket, 1961-1962; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1771-1943; 135 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1778-1934; 8 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1778-1909; 78 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds, 1755-1927; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Deeds of Trust and Mortgage Deeds, 1797-1930; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1764-1925; 1 Fibredex box.
	Index to Deeds, 1755-1869; 3 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
	Registration of Deeds, 1752-1793; 2 volumes.
	Ejectments, 1782-1902; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Entry Book, 1830-1908; 1 volume.
	Land Grant Book, 1779-1794; 1 volume.
	Levies on Land and/or Personal Property, 1784-1886; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Records, 1752-1940; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Sales, 1916-1968; 7 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Administrators' Bonds, 1868-1913; 7 volumes.
	Guardians World War Veterans, 1931-1966; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1754-1944; 135 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1782-1941; 26 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1819-1910; 4 volumes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1868-1933, 1947; 3 volumes.
	Inventories, Sales and Accounts of Estates, 1756-1785, 1800-1912; 
		24 volumes.
	Equity Partitions, 1858-1938; 3 volumes.
	Trust Funds, 1938-1968; 5 volumes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1779-1868; 19 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Applications for Marriage Licenses, 1929-1930; 1 volume.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1860-1861, 1865-1867; 1 volume.
	Cohabitation Certificates, 1866-1868; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1824-1908; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Name of Divorced Women, 1941-1969; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1780-1801, 1817, 1827, 1915; 1 volume, 3 Fibredex boxes, 
		1 manuscript box.
	Poll Tax Register, 1902-1914; 1 volume.
	Record of Federal Direct Taxes Collected, 1866; 1 volume.
WILLS
	Wills, 1753-1968; 65 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1940; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1936; 9 volumes.
	Astray Book, 1831-1847; 1 volume.
	County Accounts, 1767-1893; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Account Book, County Jail, 1837-1843; 1 volume.
	Account Book, County Trustee, 1834-1848, 1864-1875; 2 volumes.
	Record of Official Reports, 1874-1908; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1922, 1938-1966; 4 volumes.
	Election Records, 1783-1910; 11 Fibredex boxes.
	Voter Registration Book, Cole Store Precinct, 1896-1898; 1 volume.
	Permanent Registration, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Coroners' Inquests, 1785-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1821-1918; 1 Fibredex box.
	Insolvents, 1773-1887; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Jury Records, 1772-1878; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Magistrates, 1877-1944; 2 volumes.
	Nurses' Certificates of Registration, 1912-1959; 1 volume.
	Physicians' and Surgeons' Certificates of Registration, 1953-1956; 1 volume.
	Lunacy Records, 1899-1968; 5 volumes.
	Inquisition of Inebriety, 1939-1966; 1 volume.
	Official Oaths, 1936-1966; 1 volume.
	Record of Special Proceedings and Incorporation, 1878-1924; 1 volume.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1941; 8 volumes.
	Personal Accounts, 1773-1862; 1 Fibredex box.
	Bridge Records, 1787-1868; 1 Fibredex box.
	Road Records, 1786-1909; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Account Book, Wardens of the Poor, 1842-1868; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1832-1879; 2 volumes.
	Bills of Sale, 1778-1886; 1 Fibredex box.
	Grand Jury Presentments, 1781-1887; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1768-1942; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Powers of Attorney, 1781-1909; 1 Fibredex box.
	Promissory Notes, 1773-1869; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Provisions for Families of Soldiers, 1863-1865; 1 Fibredex box.
	Slave Records, 1783-1865; 1 Fibredex box.
	Receiver Accounts, 1870-1938; 1 volume.
CRX
	Deed, 1771; 1 folder.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1774-1915; 2 Fibredex boxes and 13 folders.
	Minute Docket (Rough), Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1849-1850 and 1859-1861; 
		2 volumes in manuscript boxes.
	Execution Docket, 1791-1794; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Fee and Receipt Book, 1858-1866; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Receipt Book, 1854-1860; 1 volume.
	County Trustee Account Book, 1823-1834; 1 volume.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1878-1952; 1 reel.
	Partnership Records and Index, 1930-1962; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1752-1766, 1777-1800, 1805-1868; 11 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1955; 10 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1789-1864; 2 reels.
		Equity Account Book, 1833-1843; 1 reel.
		Equity Partitions, 1859-1938; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1897-1960; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1758-1785, 1800-1912; 11 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1949; 2 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1891-1913; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1915-1929; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1918-1962; 4 reels.
	Appointment of Executors, 1870-1915; 1 reel.
	Record of Executors, 1929-1962; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1819-1853, 1909-1951; 2 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1880-1891; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1929-1962; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1921-1962; 1 reel.
	Inventories, Sales and Settlements of Estates, 1837-1843; 1 reel.
	Record of Inventories, 1912-1951; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1954; 4 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1755-1961; 112 reels.
	Index to Deeds, Grantor, 1755-1962; 4 reels.
	Index to Deeds, Grantee, 1755-1962; 3 reels.
	Land Entry Book, 1830-1908; 1 reel.
	Registration of Deeds, 1752-1793; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1928-1962; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales and Resales, 1917-1962; 3 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1752-1868; 10 reels.
	Marriage Bond Abstracts, 1752-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Licenses, 1866-1962; 8 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1851-1962; 2 reels.
	Record of Marriage, 1866-1867; 1 reel.
	Cohabitation Certificates, 1866-1868; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1941-1969; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1961; 1 reel.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1961; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1954; Index, 1918-1962; 2 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	County Trustees' Account Books, 1834-1875; 1 reel.
	Jail Account Book, 1831-1847; 1 reel.
	Record of Officials' Reports, 1874-1908; 1 reel.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1919-1953; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1952; 5 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1878-1962; 1 reel.
	Wardens of the Poor, 1832-1879; 2 reels.
	Poor House Book, 1842-1868; 1 reel.
	Astray Book, 1831-1847; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1962; 4 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1872-1962; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1779-1827; 4 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1752-1946; 7 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1756-1962; 1 reel.



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