STOKES COUNTY

Established in 1789 from Surry County.
A few court records are missing; reason unknown.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1790-1909; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Apprentices and Masters, 1790-1817; 1 volume.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1790-1932; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1790-1932; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Tavern Bonds, 1795-1818; 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1790-1843, 1847-1868; 19 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1804-1868; 8 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1790-1858; 18 volumes.
		Recognizance Dockets, 1824-1867; 5 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1790-1868; 12 volumes.
		Trial, Appearance and Reference Dockets, 1790-1804; 2 volumes,
			1 manuscript box.
		Trial and Reference Dockets, 1804-1847; 9 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1848-1868; 2 volumes.
		Clerk's Fee Docket, 1790-1811; 1 volume.
		Clerk's Receipt Book, 1859-1861; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1846, 1878-1970; 16 volumes.
		Summons Dockets, 1869-1970; 4 volumes.
		Summons Docket - Tax Suits, 1939-1966; 1 volume.
		Equity Minutes, 1849-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Docket, 1849-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Fee and Receipt Book, 1857-1871; 1 volume.
		Appearance Dockets, 1807-1834, 1855-1868; 2 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1815-1869, 1888-1899; 4 volumes, 
			1 manuscript box.
		Judgment Dockets, 1889-1950; 7 volumes.
		Recognizance Dockets, 1816-1858; 4 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1807-1815, 1835-1869; 3 volumes, 1 manuscript box.
		Civil Issues Dockets, 1868-1970; 6 volumes.
		Trial and Reference Dockets, 1807-1857; 5 volumes.
		Clerk's Fee and Receipt Book, 1808-1828; 1 volume.
		Clerk's Account Book, 1905-1918; 1 volume.
		Tax Judgment Docket, 1939-1966; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1782-1942; 69 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1791-1942; 16 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1790-1944; 17 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1878-1885; 1 volume.
	General County Court
		Minutes, 1953-1970; 7 volumes.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds, 1760-1929; 1 Fibredex box.
	Ejectments, 1791-1915, 1936; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Entries, 1790-1798, 1809-1926; 3 volumes.
	Land Grants and Entries, 1779-1924; 1 Fibredex box.
	Clerk's Deed Book (Land Sold for Taxes), 1813-1816; 1 volume.
	Land Sold for Taxes, 1828, 1927-1941; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Attachments, Executions, Levies and Liens on Land, Personal Property and
		Slaves, 1790-1934; 27 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1784-1932; 1 Fibredex box.
	Petitions for Partition and to Sell Land, 1861, 1873-1911, 1935; 
		1 Fibredex box.
	Sales of Land Under Deeds of Trust, 1916-1925; 1 volume.
	Judgment Docket - Tax Sales, 1932-1935; 1 volume.
	Record of Probate, 1959-1970; 3 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1790-1849, 1861-1869; 15 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1886-1908; 2 volumes.
	Record of Administrators, 1790-1817; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1753-1941; 118 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1790-1933; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1872-1894; 1 volume.
	Orphans' Docket, 1790-1821; 1 volume.
	Record of Inheritance Tax, 1920-1925, 1928-1982; 5 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1912; 2 volumes.
	Clerk's Receipt Book (Estates), 1886-1902; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1790-1868; 13 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1851-1873; 2 volumes.
	Marriage Registers, 1873-1909; 2 volumes.
	Index to Marriage Licenses, 1868-1869; 1 volume.
	Record of Cohabitation and Negro Marriages, 1866-1873; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1816-1941; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1974; 1 volume.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1790-1863; 9 volumes.
	Tax Scrolls, 1929, 1931; 2 volumes.
	Tax Records, 1790-1927; 10 Fibredex boxes.
	Assessment of Real Property for Taxation, 1799; 1 volume.
	Merchants' Purchase Returns, 1873-1899; 3 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1775-1925; 18 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1871-1909; 4 volumes.
	Minutes, County Board of Education and Accounts of School Fund, 1872-
		1903; 2 volumes.
	Marks, Brands and Strays, 1789-1861; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
	County Claims, 1790-1868; 4 volumes, 7 Fibredex boxes.
	County Claims Allowed, 1822-1844, 1866, 1910-1927; 3 volumes.
	County Trustee Account Books, 1811-1868; 3 volumes.
	Returns of Fees, Fines and Forfeitures, 1810-1851, 1879-1927; 4 volumes.
	Election Records, 1790-1932; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Coroners' Inquests, 1805-1916; 1 Fibredex box.
	Insolvent Debtors and Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1790-
		1931; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Jury Records, 1790-1868; 1 Fibredex box.
	Lunacy Records, 1794-1931; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Inquisition of Lunacy, 1899-1971; 4 volumes.
	Index to Lunacy Record, 1899-1971; 1 volume.
	Military and Pension Records, 1779-1913; 1 Fibredex box.
	Personal Accounts, 1791-1864; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Appointment of Road Overseers, 1806-1867; 4 volumes.
	Minutes, Board of Road Commissioners of Quaker Gap Township, 1919-
		1921; 1 volume.
	Road and Bridge Records, 1790-1943; 1 volume, 10 Fibredex boxes.
	Railroad Records, 1887-1934; 1 Fibredex box.
	School Records, 1840-1939; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1781-1932; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Slave Records, 1806-1860; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Bills of Sale, Powers of Attorney and Bonds, 1801-1841; 1 volume.
	Grand Jury Records and Presentments, 1790-1915; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1896-1942; 3 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Estate Record [Phillip Howard], 1837; 1 folder.
	Apprentice Bond, 1827; 1 folder.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1792-1796; 2 folders.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1790-1817; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1887-1965; 1 reel.
	Partnership Records, 1913-1965; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1790-1868; 5 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1846, 1878-1940; 6 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1926-1964; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1790-1849, 1861-1869; 5 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1914-1965; 4 reels.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1935; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators and Guardians, 1919-1939; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1929-1965; 2 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1936-1965; 2 reels.
	Record of Guardians, 1941-1945; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1930-1965; 1 reel.
	Estates Not Exceeding $300, 1932-1959; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1931-1965; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1846-1857, 1869-1960; 3 reels.
	Index to Administrators, 1790-1817; 1 reel.
	Index to Final Accounts, 1869-1965; 2 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1788-1960; 94 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1787-1962; 4 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1787-1962; 4 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1790-1868; 10 reels.
	Marriage Bond Abstracts, 1790-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Licenses, 1839-1961; 9 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1851-1955; 3 reels.
	Index to Marriages, 1956-1965; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1965; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1994; 2 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1995; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1942-1970; 1 reel.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1919-1981; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1952; 8 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1871-1943; 4 reels.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1790-1863; 3 reels.
	Tax Lists, 1933, 1945; 2 reels.
	Property Valuations, 1799; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1790-1965; 4 reels.
	Index to Wills, Devisor, 1790-1970; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisee, 1790-1970; 1 reel.



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