WILSON COUNTY

Established in 1855 from Edgecombe, Johnston, Nash and Wayne counties.
A few early court records are missing; reason unknown.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1869-1919; 2 volumes.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1855-1908; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Constables' Bonds, 1857-1868; 1 volume.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1855-1958; 1 Fibredex box.
	Register of Officials' Bonds, 1868-1922; 1 volume.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1855-1868; 3 volumes.
		State Docket, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1855-1867; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1855-1914; 9 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1855-1866; 2 volumes.
		Equity Trial Docket, 1861-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Docket, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1850-1922; 64 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1854-1916; 5 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1855-1919; 52 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1877-1885; 1 volume.
	Circuit Criminal Court/Eastern District Criminal Court
		Minutes, 1897-1901; 1 volume.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1936; 4 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1968; 24 volumes.
	Record of Accounts (Branch Banking and Trust Co.), 1933-1968; 12 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1882-1896; 3 volumes.
	Record of Land Divisions, Dowers and Widows' Year's Support, 1855-1868,
		1879, 1914-1915; 1 volume.
	Index to Dowers and Land Partitions and Sales, [1855-1937]; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1854-1959; 65 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1855-1915; 19 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1869-1939; 5 volumes.
	Inventories and Accounts of Sale, 1855-1868; 3 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1968; 18 volumes.
	Record of Settlements (Branch Banking and Trust Co.), 1936-1968; 
		2 volumes.
	Cross Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1897-1925; 
		1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds of Sale, 1836-1962; 10 Fibredex boxes.
	Mortgage Deeds, 1855-1955; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Deeds of Release, 1861-1962; 1 Fibredex box.
	Deeds of Trust, 1848-1961; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1850-1963; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1856-1962; 4 Fibredex boxes.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Indexed Registers of Marriage, 1855-1903; 2 volumes.
	Marriage Records, 1874-1957; 1 Fibredex box.
	Divorce Records, 1859-1912; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1969; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1924-1944; 1 volume.
	Petitions for Naturalization, 1909-1910; 1 volume.
	Coroners' Inquests, 1859-1915; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Homestead Records, 1867-1930; 1 Fibredex box.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1904; 1 volume.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, [1868-1927]; 1 volume.
	Adultery Records, 1855-1915; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Chattel Mortgages, 1858-1889; 1 Fibredex box.
	Powers of Attorney, 1859-1961; 1 Fibredex box.
	Minutes, Board of Directors of Farmers' Banking and Trust Company, 1920-
		1927; 1 volume.
	Minutes, Tobacco Board of Trade of the City of Wilson, 1904-1922; 
		1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1786-1961; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Slave Records, 1855-1864; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1855-1958; 8 Fibredex boxes.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Officials' Oaths, 1868-1924; 1 volume.
ROADS AND BRIDGES
	Road Docket, 1855-1858; 1 volume.
	Road Orders, Board of County Commissioners, 1898-1914; 1 volume.
	Road Records, 1856-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Scrolls, 1915, 1920, 1921; 3 volumes.
	Tax Records, 1858-1935; 1 Fibredex box.
WILLS
	Wills, 1840-1925; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1857-1926; 1 volume.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1855-1868; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1855-1868, 1886-1908; 3 reels.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1924; 6 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1869-1897, 1908-1916; 2 reels.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1897-1909; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1917-1926; 2 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1912-1960; 2 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1855-1885; 2 reels.
	Record of Guardians, 1908-1919; 1 reel.
	Division of Land, Record of Dowers and Widows' Year's Support, 1855-
		1923; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1959; 3 reels.
	Index to Appointment of Administrators and Executors, 1900-1968; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Executors and Guardians, 1908-1924; 1 reel.
	Index to Appointment of Guardians, 1900-1960; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1855-1901; 28 reels.
	Index to Deeds and Mortgages, Grantor, 1855-1916; 1 reel.
	Index to Deeds and Mortgages, Grantee, 1855-1916; 2 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1864-1957; 15 reels.
	Record of Marriages, 1855-1866; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1954; 2 reels.
	Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1960; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1958; 2 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1976; 2 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1945-1989; 16 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1945-1974; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Lunacy Docket, 1956-1960; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1920; 3 reels.
	Index to Orders and Decrees, Plaintiff, 1897-1960; 2 reels.
	Index to Orders and Decrees, Defendant, 1897-1960; 2 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1868-1917, 1934-1960; 5 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Plaintiff, 1868-1960; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Defendant, 1868-1960; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1914; 2 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1916; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Scrolls, 1915, 1920-1921; 1 reel.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1855-1960; 6 reels.
	Index to Wills, 1855-1971; 1 reel.




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