Bladen County, North Carolina

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Revision as of 00:50, 13 October 2012

Bladen 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.
Facts
Founded 1734
County Seat Elizabethtown
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

Courthouse burned 1800 & 1893
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]
Bladen County was formed from New Hanover in 1734

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Church of England
  • St. Martin's Parish. Established by 1741.[3]

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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. 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.