Randolph County, North Carolina

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[http://www.ncgenealogy101.com/maps/ "Rotating Formation of North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the North Carolina Genealogy 101 website. The maps rely on [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/randolph-county/ Randolph County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
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Guide to Randolph County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Randolph County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
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Founded 1749
County Seat Asheboro
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Contents

County Courthouse

Randolph County Courthouse
Asheboro, NC 27203
Phone: 336-318-6960

* Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
* Marriage records from 1800 and land records
* Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
* Probate records from 1786

History

Parent County

1779--Randolph County was created from Guilford County.
County seat: Asheboro [1]

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

Many court records are missing. 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 Randolph County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist

Court

Family Histories

  • [German] German, John L. "Finding the Father of David German of North Carolina and Shelby County, Indiana," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):87-94. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).

Land

The Randolph County, North Carolina Register of Deeds has deed records dating back to the 1780s.  For example, typing in book 1 with no page number yields a listing of pages of book 1, even though the site indicates only books 1047-1173 are available.  Images with page 0 are book index pages.

www.randrod.com/Historical.asp

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units from this county include:

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Randolph County Register of Deeds

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Sandy Creek Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:227-228. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.