Bladen County, North Carolina

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Bladen County'''
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{{NCDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Bladen County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/bladen/ Bladen Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-bladen.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1734
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| founded date =
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| seat wl = Elizabethtown
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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|-
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1868</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1738</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1761</center>
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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>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><br>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1734'''--Bladen County was created om 1734&nbsp;from [[New_Hanover_County,_North_Carolina|New Hanover]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat''': Elizabethtown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1734'''--Bladen County was created om 1734&nbsp;from [[New Hanover County, North Carolina|New Hanover]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat''': Elizabethtown <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1800, 1893--'''Courthouse fires destroyed most of the court records and several land records.
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'''1800, 1893--'''Courthouse fires destroyed most of the court records and several land records.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Columbus_County,_North_Carolina|Columbus]]
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*[[Columbus County, North Carolina|Columbus]]  
*[[Cumberland_County,_North_Carolina|Cumberland]]
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*[[Cumberland County, North Carolina|Cumberland]]  
*[[Pender_County,_North_Carolina|Pender]]
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*[[Pender County, North Carolina|Pender]]  
*[[Robeson_County,_North_Carolina|Robeson]]
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*[[Robeson County, North Carolina|Robeson]]  
*[[Sampson_County,_North_Carolina|Sampson]]
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*[[Sampson County, North Carolina|Sampson]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Ncbladen.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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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>
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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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===== Church of England  =====
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*'''St. Martin's Parish.''' Established by 1741.<ref>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|967002|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2cr}}.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Lewis]''' Lewis, J.D. ''My Neck of the Woods: The Lewis Families of Southeastern North Carolina and Northeastern South Carolina''. Little River, S.C.: J.D. Lewis, 2002. {{FHL|1046741|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 L585Ljd; CD-ROM no. 1036}}
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1766-1961''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1766-1961)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Yearbooks  ====
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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
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/bladen/ NCGenWeb: Bladen County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190886&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Bladen&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Bladen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Bladen_County,_North_Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Bladen_County,_North_Carolina]]

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County Seat Elizabethtown
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Bladen County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1868
1913
1790
1738
1761

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

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]

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

Ncbladen.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Bladen County, North Carolina 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.