Bladen County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.bladeninfo.org/ Bladen County North Carolina]<br>Courthouse Dr P O Box 247<br>Elizabethtown, NC 28337<br><br>Courthouse burned 1800 &amp; 1893<br>reg of Deeds has b &amp; D rec from 1914<br>m rec from 1893 &amp; land rec from 1734<br>Clk Sup Ct has div &amp; ct rec from 1893 &amp; pro rec from 1734<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bladen County, North Carolina p. 506. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.bladeninfo.org/ Bladen County North Carolina]<br>Courthouse Dr P O Box 247<br>Elizabethtown, NC 28337<br><br>Courthouse burned 1800 &amp; 1893<br>reg of Deeds has b &amp; D rec from 1914<br>m rec from 1893 &amp; land rec from 1734<br>Clk Sup Ct has div &amp; ct rec from 1893 &amp; pro rec from 1734<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bladen County, North Carolina p. 506. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>Bladen County was formed from New Hanover in 1734<br><br>  
<br>Bladen County was formed from New Hanover in 1734<br><br>
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== History  ==
 
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*'''Bladen.''' Established 1756.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:319, 327. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Bladen.''' Established 1756.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:319, 327. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
*'''White Marsh.''' Established about 1765.<ref name="bap"/><ref>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> Later located in [[Columbus County, North Carolina|Columbus County]].
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*'''White Marsh.''' Established about 1765.<ref name="bap" /><ref>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> Later located in [[Columbus County, North Carolina|Columbus County]].
  
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=bladen&state=NC Bladen County students at NC colleges] - list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=bladen&state=NC Bladen County students at NC colleges] - list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/bladen/ NCGenWeb: Bladen County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/bladen/ NCGenWeb: Bladen County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Bladen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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Bladen County, North Carolina
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County Seat Elizabethtown
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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 Genealogy 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

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. 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.