Robeson County, North Carolina

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.nccourts.org/county/robeson/default.asp Robeson County Courthouse]<br>500 N Elm Street P O Box 22<br>Lumberton, NC 28358<br>Phone: 919-671-3044<br><br>Register of Deeds has b rec from 1913<br>marriage records from 1787<br>death records from 1915<br>and land records from 1799, Clerk Superior Court has divorce <br>and court records from 1920 and probate records from 1868<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robeson 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.nccourts.org/county/robeson/default.asp Robeson County Courthouse]<br>500 N Elm Street P O Box 22<br>Lumberton, NC 28358<br>Phone: 919-671-3044<br><br>Register of Deeds has b rec from 1913<br>marriage records from 1787<br>death records from 1915<br>and land records from 1799, Clerk Superior Court has divorce <br>and court records from 1920 and probate records from 1868<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robeson County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Many free African American families moved to Robeson County from Virginia in the 1700s.
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Many free African American families moved to Robeson County from Virginia in the 1700s.  
  
 
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Many of the court records are missing.
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*'''Saddle Tree Creek.''' Constituted by 1788.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}; 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 [http://stpaulsseminary.com/Sophomore%20Year/Department%20of%20History/Ecclesiastical%20History/First%20Semester/Baptist%20History/Baptist%20History%20Collection/LIBRARY/Lesson%2021.PDF St Paul's Seminary website].</ref>
 
*'''Saddle Tree Creek.''' Constituted by 1788.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}; 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 [http://stpaulsseminary.com/Sophomore%20Year/Department%20of%20History/Ecclesiastical%20History/First%20Semester/Baptist%20History/Baptist%20History%20Collection/LIBRARY/Lesson%2021.PDF St Paul's Seminary website].</ref>
  
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*[Book]&nbsp;[http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/historyfiction/item.aspx?id=lae Enter into his gates&nbsp;: history of the First Presbyterian Church, Maxton, North Carolina, 1878-1958] - available online via the Eastern NC Digital Library  
 
*[Book]&nbsp;[http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/historyfiction/item.aspx?id=lae Enter into his gates&nbsp;: history of the First Presbyterian Church, Maxton, North Carolina, 1878-1958] - available online via the Eastern NC Digital Library  

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Robeson County, North Carolina
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County Seat Lumberton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Robeson County Courthouse
500 N Elm Street P O Box 22
Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: 919-671-3044

Register of Deeds has b rec from 1913
marriage records from 1787
death records from 1915
and land records from 1799, Clerk Superior Court has divorce
and court records from 1920 and probate records from 1868[1]

History

Many free African American families moved to Robeson County from Virginia in the 1700s.

Parent County

1787--Robeson County was created from Bladen County.
County seat: Lumberton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many of the court records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
Presbyterian

Court

Education

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 service men from Robeson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that were formed with many men from Robeson County.

- 51st Regiment, North Carolina Militia, Company F

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.

Births
Marriages
Deaths


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robeson 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. 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; "Ashpole Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990; 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.