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US FEDERAL CENSUS

North Carolina            1790 - 1930
North Carolina Soundex  1880 - 1930 (a phonic indexing system to these census years)  
Georgia 1820 - 1880  with 1880 on CD  
South Carolina 1790 - 1880 with 1880 on CD  
Tennessee 1810 - 1880 with 1880 on CD  
*Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont and Virginia 1790  
Virginia 1890 - 1880 with 1880 on CD  
West Virginia 1870 - 1880 with 1880 on CD

COURT RECORDS

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, NC 

*Marriage Bonds  1791-1868                        
*Marriage Licenses  1881-1885                  
*Marriage Register - Male            
*Minutes, Board of Education 1881-1966
*Index to Vital Statistics: Deaths  1913-1938

CATAWBA COUNTY, NC

*Records of Accounts and Inventories             1869 - 1883
* Record of executors, administrators, and guardians            1868 - 1904
*General Index to Administrators, Executors, and Guardians            1843-1966
*Inventories of Estates and Sales
*Records of Settlements Vol. 1   1868-1865
*Records of Accounts            1883-1893
*Record of Estates            1843-1862
*Record of Estates            1861-1868
*Record of Dowers            1871-1948
Record of Deeds         
General Index to Real Estate Conveyances: Grantees A-Z             1837 - 1926 (2 rolls)

SUPERIOR COURT

*Equity Minutes Docket 1843-1868
*Court Minutes            1843-1869
*Inventory Docket            1861-1868
*Orders and Decrees            1868-1889
*Index to Will: Devisees            1843-1966
*Index to Orders and Decrees: Defendants A-Z          1868-1966
*Index to Orders and Decrees: Plaintiff A-Z                 1868-1966
*Record of Deeds            1866-18870
*List of Taxables            1857-1868
*Levies on Land            1843-1868
*Marriage Records: Black   1867-1872
*Freedmen's Marriage Records            1868
*Marriage Records            1851-1901; 1908-1938
*Record of Settlements Vol. 1   1868-1885
*Division of Land & Dowers            1871-1948
*Index to Wills: Devisees            1843-1960
*Index to Wills: Devisors            1843-1860
*Tax Scrolls  1869, 1872-1878  
*Minutes of Board of Catawba County Commissioners            1868-1903 

LINCOLN COUNTY, NC 

COURT RECORDS

*Guardian Bonds            1868-1925
*Record of Settlements Vol. 1&2            1869-1904
*Index to Accounts & Settlements            1869-1904
*Marriage Bonds Vol. A (Ba - Bou)            1779-1868
*Marriage Records            1851-1869
*Marriage Register A-Z          1869-1971
Record of Wills Vols. 1-3       1772-1968; 1824-1869  
*Minutes, Board of Lincoln County Commissioners            1870-1896 and Board of Education            1922-1949
Record of Deeds Vol. 1          1769-1774
*Record of Deeds Vol. 2   1774-1784
*Record of Deeds                   1785-1793
*Record of Deeds                   1793-1800
*Record of Deeds                   1800-1807
*Record of Deeds 1803-1805; 1809-1813
*Record of Deeds                   1812-1817
*Record of Deeds Vols. 29 & 30            1819-1824
*Record of Deeds Vols. 31, 31A-32        1824-1828
*Record of Deeds Vols. 33 & 34            1828-1833
*Record of Deeds Vols. 35 & 36            1833-1836
*Record of Deeds Vols. 37 & 38            1837-1842
*Record of Deeds Vols. 39 & 40            1841-1846
*Record of Deeds Vols. 41 & 42            1843-1856
*Record of Deeds Vols. 43 & 44            1856-1863
*Record of Deeds Vol. 45             1863-1869
*Index to Orders & Decrees; Special Proceedings;
Adoptions, & Lunacy: Defendant            1868-1968
*Index to Orders & Decrees; Special Proceedings;
Adoptions, and Lunacy: plaintiff            1868-1968
*Superior Court Orders & Decrees Vol. 1 & 2      1868-1880
*Land Entries              1783-1795
*Land Grants Vols. 1-3          1779-1797
*Land Grants 1763-1813; 1770-1794; 1782-1807
*Court Minutes            1779-1782
*Court Minutes            1781-1813
*Court Minutes            1813-1824
*Court Minutes            1824-1838
*Minutes, Court of Equity   1816-1841
*Administrators Bonds            1868-1913
*Index to Grants: Grantees            1779-1840
*Land Grants Vols. 6 & 7      1794-1933
*Land Grants 1782-1807 and Procession of Lands 1814-1834
*County Court Minutes            1838-1861
*County Court Minutes            1861-1868
*Superior Court Minutes            1842-1876
*Real Estate Conveyances: Grantors            1769-1907
*Real Estate Conveyances: Grantees            1769-1907               
Record of Accounts            1868-1876; 1876-1891 (two rolls)
*Appointment of Inventories & Accounts of Estates 1831-1868
*Appointment of Executors            1869-1908; 1924-1964

TRYON COUNTY, NC 

*Record of Deeds            1771-1772; 1774; 1778-1779
*Record of Deeds            1769-1778
*Court Minutes            1769-1782 includes Lincoln Co Court Minutes            1774-1782

 

NORTH CAROLINA STATE

 Draft Records: WWI (two rolls)

Post Office Site Locations: 1837-1950 for Buncombe, Burke, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Clay, Lincoln, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford  (5 rolls)

Warrants, Plats, etc.:            Catawba; Granville; Green, Graham

 

CHURCH RECORDS 

Maiden, NC:    Mt. Ruhama Baptist Church Minutes & Rolls   1880-1946 & 1954-1968Newton, NC:  St. James Lutheran Church   (4 rolls)

                        Congressional & Council Minutes         1885-1911

                        Treasurer's Reports                             1897-1914

                        Congressional Minutes                         1925-1960

                        Council Minutes                                  1955-1960

                        LCW Minutes                                      1971-1980

                        Luther League Minutes                         1930-1941; 1955-1968

                        Parrish Register                                    1867-1980

 

TENNESSEE STATE  

*Vital Statistics: Deaths  1919-1927
*Blount County Marriages            1795-1898
*Cocke County Vital Statistics            1925-1938
*Cooke County Marriages            February 1877-October 1884
*Sevier County Inventory of Estates March 1856-August 1896
*Sevier County Vital Statistics            May 1881-Feburary 1882
*Sevier County Marriages Vols. 1-5            1856-1890  (two rolls)

 

NEWSPAPERS

ASHEVILLE

            Asheville Citizen            21April1885 - 31August1855;

September 1886-30September 1887

HICKORY   

            The Daily Press            5October 1927-1876

            The Hickory Democrat            19July1906 - 12December1907

                                                            2January1908 - 30December1909

                                                            6January1910 - 21December1911

                                                            4January1912 - 18December1913

                                                            8January1914 - 23December1915

Piedmont Press                        9October1873-14August1886

Western Carolinian                  2July1880 - 11November 1887

Press & Carolinian                 17November 1887 - 20December 1888

                                                3January1889 - 26December1889

                                                2January1890 - 25December1890

                                                8January1891  - 24December1891

                                                7January1892 - 22December1892

                                                5January1893  - 21December1893

                                                4January1894 - 27December1894

                                                10January1895 - 26December1895

                                                2January1896 - 24December1896

The Hickory Press               7January1897 - 11October1980  (two rolls)

Times-Mercury                       22March1899 - 25December1912 (6 rolls)

NEWTON 

            Newton Enterprise                  5Feburary1879 - 22December1893 (4 rolls)

NATIVE AMERICAN      

*Five Civilized Tribes (4 rolls) choctaw, Chickasaw, Cherokee, Creek, Seminole
*Cherokee Index to Census 1896
*Cherokee & Delaware Census & Index 1867
*Delaware, Shawnee & Cherokee (NC) Lists            1867-1881
*Cherokee Nation Index $15.00 Payment                       1912
*Creek Old Settlers Roll 1857 & Payroll 1857-1859
*Chickasaw Census 1897 & Annuity Rolls 1878 & Payroll 1893
*Creek Nation Authenticated Tribal Roll 1890
*Creek Nation Applications to the Creek Commission for Citizenship 1896-1900            Creek Census (3 rolls)

SPECIAL CENSUS

1880        Tulalep & Madison Reservations

1880        Swinhomish, Muckleshoot, Lummil

1880        Yakama Reservation

1880        Standing Rock Reservation

1880        Round Valley Reservation

Seminole Applications for Enrollment  (3 rolls)

Creek Applications for Enrollment (30 rolls)

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

            Tax Returns             1783-1800

            *Roll 1:  Begins District East of the Wateree 1783

                        Ends St. Andrew's Parish 1787

            *Roll 2: Begins St. Bartholomew's Parish 1787

`                       Ends Through Winston County 1800

 

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Hickory, NC 28601
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