WASHINGTON COUNTY

Established in 1799 from Tyrrell County.
Courthouse destroyed in Federal bombardment of 1862.
Courthouse fires of 1869, 1873 and 1881, along with the destruction of 1862,
destroyed most of the court records and many of the land records.

                               ORIGINAL RECORDS

COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1822-1921; 9 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1815-1930; 3 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1876-1932; 4 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1855, 1873-1918; 7 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1800-1801; 1 volume.
	Deeds, 1830-1931; 1 Fibredex box.
	Deeds of Trust and Mortgage Deeds, 1878-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
	Land Records, 1856-1944; 1 Fibredex box.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Estates Records, 1795-1933; 9 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1870-1930; 3 Fibredex boxes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Record of Freedmen's Marriages, 1866-1872; 1 volume.
	Divorce Records, 1851, 1873-1903; 1 Fibredex box.
WILLS
	Wills, 1856-1964; 5 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1883-1902; 1 volume.
	Record of Stock Marks, 1869-1930; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1952; 2 volumes.
	Election Registration Books, 1940-1948; 13 volumes in 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1867-1933; 2 Fibredex boxes.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1932-1967; 1 reel.
	Partnership Records, 1917-1967; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1822-1959; 8 reels.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1873-1951; 2 reels.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1911-1929; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1919-1967; 2 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1944-1967; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1929-1967; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1935-1967; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1873-1950; 2 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1800-1960; 62 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1779-1967; 2 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1779-1967; 2 reels.
	Registration of Land Titles, 1915-1962; 7 reels.
	Record of Resale of Land by Trustees and Mortgagees, 1919-1967; 2 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Record of Marriages, 1851-1884; Marriage Registers, 1885-1920; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1918-1967; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1944-1967; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1912-1985; 1 reel.
	Index to Deaths, 1912-1986; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1985; 2 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1873-1964; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1873-1954; 2 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1909-1967; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1950; 3 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, Board of Superintendents of Common Schools, 1841-1862; Minutes,
		County Board of Education, 1872-1926; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1873-1967; 2 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1873-1967; 1 reel.




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