Person County, North Carolina

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.personcounty.net/ Person County Courthouse]<br>Roxboro, NC 27573<br>Phone: 252-597-1733<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage death and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has&nbsp;divorce probate and court records from 1791 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Person County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.personcounty.net/ Person County Courthouse]<br>Roxboro, NC 27573<br>Phone: 252-597-1733<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage death and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has&nbsp;divorce probate and court records from 1791 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Person County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*'''Flat River.''' Constituted 1777.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:567. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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*'''Flat River.''' Constituted 1777.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:567. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Head of Mayo Creek.''' Constituted 1793.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''Head of Mayo Creek.''' Constituted 1793.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''South Hico River Lower Church.''' Constituted 1793.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''South Hico River Lower Church.''' Constituted 1793.<ref name="bap" />  
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*'''1792-1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1792-1966)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1792-1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1792-1966)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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Person County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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County Seat Roxboro
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Contents

County Courthouse

Person County Courthouse
Roxboro, NC 27573
Phone: 252-597-1733

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage death and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce probate and court records from 1791 [1]

History

Parent County

1791--Person County was created from Caswell County.
County seat: Roxboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Flat River. Constituted 1777.[3]
  • Head of Mayo Creek. Constituted 1793.[3]
  • South Hico River Lower Church. Constituted 1793.[3]
  • South Hico River Upper Church. Constituted 1792.[3]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Person County, North Carolina. Page 512 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 3.2 3.3 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:567. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.