ROBESON COUNTY

Established in 1787 from Bladen County.
Many of the court records are missing; reason unknown.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1820-1904; 1 Fibredex box.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1813-1911, 1935-1966; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1795-1914; 2 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1797-1813, 1830-1868; 11 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1855-1867; 2 volumes.
		Trial Docket, 1858-1868; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1844-1912; 19 volumes.
		Minutes, Criminal, 1909-1966; 19 volumes.
		Cross Index to Minutes, 1873-1912; 7 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1850-1868; 1 volume.
		Appearance Docket, 1859-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1836-1867; 3 volumes.
		Recognizance Docket, 1841-1847; 1 volume.
		State Dockets, 1841-1869; 2 volumes.
		Trial Docket, 1846-1851, 1862; 1 volume.
		Index to Judgments, 1867-1891; 2 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1801-1921; 33 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1816-1926; 28 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1803-1966; 183 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1883-1885; 1 volume.
	Circuit Criminal Court/Eastern District Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1895-1900; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1792-1826; 6 volumes.
	Ejectments, 1824-1900; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Attachments, Executions, Levies and Liens on Land, 1821-1914;
		2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1782-1926; 3 Fibredex boxes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1829-1870; 7 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1870-1910; 5 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1880-1891, 1899-1903; 2 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1801-1935; 90 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1821-1928; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1857-1902; 1 volume.
	Cross Index to Guardians' Accounts, [1857-1902]; 1 volume.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1900-1902; 1 volume.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1914; 1 volume.
	Cross Index to Settlements, [1869-1914]; 1 volume.
	Record of Probate (Estates) and Appointment, 1868-1936; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1803-1868; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Divorce Records, 1841-1920; 5 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	List of Taxables, 1837-1845; 1 volume.
	Tax Records, 1788-1910; 2 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1783-1918, 1930, 1933, 1935; 13 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927; 1 volume.
	Petitions for Naturalization, 1911-1913; 1 volume.
	County Accounts, Buildings and Correspondence, 1810-1910; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Elections, 1910-1938; 3 volumes.
	Coroners' Inquests, 1857-1965; 27 Fibredex boxes.
	Insolvents and Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1793-1904;
		2 Fibredex boxes.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1904; 5 volumes.
	Record of Pensions, 1908-1939; 1 volume.
	Appointment of Road Overseers, 1833-1868; 1 Fibredex box.
	Road and Bridge Records, 1833-1924; 1 Fibredex box.
	Railroad Records, 1857-1914; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1817-1939; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Records Concerning Lumber, Timber and Mills, 1835-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records Concerning Slaves and Free Persons of Color, 1814-1867;
		4 Fibredex boxes.
	Assignment Books, 1893-1905; 2 volumes.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1877-1927; 5 Fibredex boxes.

                              MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1890-1946; 2 reels.
	Record of Partnerships, 1915-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Corporations and Partnerships, 1890-1966; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1797-1868; 4 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1844-1899; 6 reels.
		Minutes, Civil, 1899-1960; 23 reels.
		Minutes, Criminal, 1901-1955; 7 reels.
		Cross Index to Minutes, 1872-1966; 5 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1847-1868; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1922, 1940-1965; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1829-1870; 3 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1870-1961; 17 reels.
	Record of Administrators, Executors, Justices of the Peace and Notaries, 
		1869-1936; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1907-1966; 8 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1911-1966; 3 reels.
	Record of Guardians, 1907-1966; 4 reels.
	Record of Amounts Paid for Indigent Children, 1912-1966; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1958; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1914; Cross Index to Settlements, 1869-1914; 
		1 reel.
	Qualification of Trustees Under Wills, 1962-1965; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1787-1960; 161 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1787-1966; 10 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1787-1966; 12 reels.
	Entry Takers' Book, 1854-1945; 1 reel.
	Record of Land Grants, 1788-1797; 1 reel.
	Record of Land Sold for Taxes, 1925; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1928-1966; 1 reel.
	Registration of Land Titles, 1914-1923; 1 reel.
	Record of Resale of Land, 1931-1966; 3 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1786-1868; 7 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1966; 7 reels.
	Record of Marriage and Cohabitation, 1850-1866; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1940-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1965; 3 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1911-1963; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1966; 9 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1966; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Homestead Allotments, 1941-1961; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1960; 27 reels.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1868-1951; 6 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Plaintiff, 1868-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Defendant, 1868-1966; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1936; 9 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1911; 1 reel.
	Boundaries of School Districts and Record of Elections, 1904-1927; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	List of Taxables, 1837-1845; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1787-1966; 10 reels.
	Original Wills, 1783-1851; 2 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1787-1966; 2 reels.



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