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Guide to Bladen County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Bladen County, North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1734
County Seat Elizabethtown
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Bladen County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1868
1913
1790
1738
1761

Bladen County North Carolina
Courthouse Dr P O Box 247
Elizabethtown, NC 28337

reg of Deeds has b & D rec from 1914
m rec from 1893 & land rec from 1734
Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec from 1893 & pro rec from 1734[1]

History

Parent County

1734--Bladen County was created om 1734 from New Hanover County. County seat: Elizabethtown [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1800, 1893--Courthouse fires destroyed most of the court records and several land records.

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Bladen County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
Church of England
  • St. Martin's Parish. Established by 1741.[5]

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery, Company H
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery, Company I
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery,
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company K
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, Company H
:- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain David Callihan's Company
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Neill McNeill's Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bladen County, North Carolina p. 506. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:319, 327. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808 (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at St Paul's Seminary website.
  5. Robert J. Cain, ed., The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741 (Raleigh, N.C.: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1999), 414. FHL Book 975.6 K2cr.
  6. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.


 

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