SWAIN COUNTY

Established in 1871 from Jackson and Macon counties.
Courthouse fire of 1879 destroyed many records.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1873-1918; 2 volumes.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1871-1880; 1 volume.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1871-1907; 7 volumes.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds and Grants, 1872-1878; 2 volumes.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1872-1913; 5 volumes.
	Land Entries, 1871-1944; 1 volume.
	Probate of Deeds, 1885-1891; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Administrators' Bonds, 1873-1908; 1 volume.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1871-1910; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Citizenship Records, 1894; 1 manuscript box.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1912; 2 volumes.
	Record of Strays, 1885-1937; 1 volume.

                              MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1873-1918; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1884-1970; 1 reel.
	Record of Partnerships, 1913-1915; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1871-1949; 8 reels.
		Judgment Docket, Tax Suits, 1932-1933; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1968; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1877-1970; 2 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1873-1908; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1908-1927; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1919-1966; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1871-1910; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1925-1966; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1925-1967; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1920-1937; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1872-1958; 39 reels.
	Index to Deeds, Grantor, 1872-1970; 4 reels.
	Index to Deeds, Grantee, 1872-1970; 5 reels.
	Land Entry Books, 1872-1944; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Grants, 1872-1917; 1 reel.
	Record of Surveys, 1905-1924; 1 reel.
	Right-of-Way Easements, 1953-1961; 1 reel.
	State Highway Commission Right-of-Way Plans, 1968; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales by Mortgagees, Trustees and Executors, 1921-1966; 1 reel.
	Land Sales Book, 1931-1932; 1 reel.
	Record of Taxes for Mortgagees, 1931-1932; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Registers, 1871-1959; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1940-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1970, various years; 3 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Lunacy, 1909-1917; 1 reel.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1908-1909; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1873-1908; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1883-1966; 3 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1913-1966; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1871-1970; 5 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1908-1970; 2 reels.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax List, 1915; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1873-1966; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1873-1966; 1 reel.



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