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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Caswell County'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Caswell County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Caswell County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==== Overview  ====
 
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[[An Overview of the History of Caswell County, North Carolina|An Overview of the History of Caswell County, North Carolina]]<br>
  
[[An Overview of the History of Caswell County, North Carolina|An Overview of the History of Caswell County, North Carolina]]<br>
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==== Histories  ====
  
==== Histories ====
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Yanecy Jr, Bartlett. [http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/caswell.htm "The County of Caswell in 1810"] Published in 1811.  
 
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Yanecy Jr, Bartlett. [http://yanceyfamilygenealogy.org/caswell.htm "The County of Caswell in 1810"] Published in 1811.
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== African American  ====
 
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===== Baptist - Associations<br>  =====
 
===== Baptist - Associations<br>  =====
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*Beulah Association
  
 
===== Baptist - Churches<br>  =====
 
===== Baptist - Churches<br>  =====
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''Blaylock, J. Burch. [http://www.llib.unc.edu/mss/inv/c/Caswell_County(N.C.)Primitive_Baptist_Church.html "History of the Primitive Baptist Church of Historic Caswell County, N.C.]''[http://www.llib.unc.edu/mss/inv/c/Caswell_County(N.C.)Primitive_Baptist_Church.html "] ''[Primitive] Southern Historical Collection.''
  
 
*'''Hogan's River.''' Constituted 1793.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:562, 566. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Hogan's River.''' Constituted 1793.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:562, 566. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
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*'''Lick Fork on Hogan's River.''' Constituted 1792.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''Lick Fork on Hogan's River.''' Constituted 1792.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''North Country line.''' Constituted 1772.<ref name="bap" />  
 
*'''North Country line.''' Constituted 1772.<ref name="bap" />  
**'''[1869-1905, 1905-1917] '''Baylock, John Burch.''Country Line Primitive Baptist Church records in Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina''. FHL Film 18,446 items 3-4. As of 1946, Minute Book One (to 1868) has not been located.<ref>John Burch Baylock, Country Line Primitive Baptist Church records in Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina.</ref>
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**'''[1869-1905, 1905-1917] '''Baylock, John Burch.''Country Line Primitive Baptist Church records in Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina''. FHL Film 18,446 items 3-4. As of 1946, Minute Book One (to 1868) has not been located.<ref>John Burch Baylock, Country Line Primitive Baptist Church records in Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina.</ref>  
**Berry, W. J. ''Historical Sketch of Country LIne Baptist Church''. Publ 1975. Not at FHL. CCHA has a copy---see also World Cat.
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**Berry, W. J. ''Historical Sketch of Country LIne Baptist Church''. Publ 1975. Not at FHL. CCHA has a copy---see also World Cat.  
 
*'''South Country Line or Waters of Haw River.''' Constituted 1783.<ref name="bap" /> Members from towards Haw River asked to be an arm of Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church in 1804 and it was granted.<ref>Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 43. FHL Film 18,446 item 5.</ref>  
 
*'''South Country Line or Waters of Haw River.''' Constituted 1783.<ref name="bap" /> Members from towards Haw River asked to be an arm of Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church in 1804 and it was granted.<ref>Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 43. FHL Film 18,446 item 5.</ref>  
 
*'''Lynches Creek Church''' organized July 13, 1799.<ref>Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 1. FHL Film 18,446 item 5.</ref>  
 
*'''Lynches Creek Church''' organized July 13, 1799.<ref>Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 1. FHL Film 18,446 item 5.</ref>  
**'''[1799-1856] '''''Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina.'' FHL Film 18,446 item 5. List of African Americans at end.
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**'''[1799-1856] '''''Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina.'' FHL Film 18,446 item 5. List of African Americans at end.  
 
*'''Deep Creek Church.''' Constituted from Linches Creek Church in 1806.<ref>Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 43. FHL Film 18,446 item 5</ref>  
 
*'''Deep Creek Church.''' Constituted from Linches Creek Church in 1806.<ref>Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 43. FHL Film 18,446 item 5</ref>  
 
*'''Bush Arbor Primative Baptist Church.''' ca 1806. From Country Line?  
 
*'''Bush Arbor Primative Baptist Church.''' ca 1806. From Country Line?  
**'''[1806-1841] '''Baylock, John Burch. ''Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church records in Anderson Township, Caswell County, North Carolina''. See FHL catalog. Contains lists of African Americans.
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**'''[1806-1841] '''Baylock, John Burch. ''Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church records in Anderson Township, Caswell County, North Carolina''. See FHL catalog. Contains lists of African Americans.  
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*'''Mills Primitive Baptist Church (later Shiloh created).''' Est 1820. Church on land lying on the waters of Country Line Creek.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 104.</ref>
 
*'''Beulah Baptist Church''' org 1834  
 
*'''Beulah Baptist Church''' org 1834  
 
*'''Yanceyville Baptist (Regular) Church.''' Contstituted 1837 from Country Line Primative Baptist Church. Renamed First Baptist Church of Yanceyville in 1954.<ref>][[http://ncccha.blogspot.com/2010/09/first-baptist-church-of-yanceyville.html "First Baptist Church of Yanceyville"]] Caswell County Historical Associateion, Sep. 16, 2010 blog.</ref>  
 
*'''Yanceyville Baptist (Regular) Church.''' Contstituted 1837 from Country Line Primative Baptist Church. Renamed First Baptist Church of Yanceyville in 1954.<ref>][[http://ncccha.blogspot.com/2010/09/first-baptist-church-of-yanceyville.html "First Baptist Church of Yanceyville"]] Caswell County Historical Associateion, Sep. 16, 2010 blog.</ref>  
 
*[http://ncccha.blogspot.com/2012/08/trinity-baptist-church-old.html '''Trinity Baptist Church (Old).''' ]From Yanceyville Baptist Church in 1840.  
 
*[http://ncccha.blogspot.com/2012/08/trinity-baptist-church-old.html '''Trinity Baptist Church (Old).''' ]From Yanceyville Baptist Church in 1840.  
*'''Milton Baptist Church.''' Constituted 1844 from Yanceyville Baptist Church. Early minutes lost.<ref>[[http://ncccha.blogspot.hk/2012/08/milton-baptist-church-milton-north.html#more "Milton Baptist Church (Milton, North Carolina)"]] Caswell Historical Association, Aug. 21, 2012 blog.</ref>
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*'''Milton Baptist Church.''' Constituted 1844 from Yanceyville Baptist Church. Early minutes lost.<ref>[[http://ncccha.blogspot.hk/2012/08/milton-baptist-church-milton-north.html#more "Milton Baptist Church (Milton, North Carolina)"]] Caswell Historical Association, Aug. 21, 2012 blog.</ref>  
*'''Prospect Hill Primitive'''
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*'''Prospect Hill Primitive'''  
**'''[1864-1894, 1894-1908, 1908-1945] '''Baylock, John Burch. ''Prospect Hill Primitive Baptist Church records, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina''. See FHL&nbsp;catalog.  
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**'''[1864-1894, 1894-1908, 1908-1945] '''Baylock, John Burch. ''Prospect Hill Primitive Baptist Church records, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina''. See FHL&nbsp;catalog.
  
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*'''Moon Creek Church'''. Est 1830 in Providence.
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===== Presbyterian - Presbytery =====
  
 
*Hanover Presbytery (in 1700s had jurisdiciton over Upper Hyco, Dan River and Country Line Creek)<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County." Page 32.</ref>  
 
*Hanover Presbytery (in 1700s had jurisdiciton over Upper Hyco, Dan River and Country Line Creek)<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County." Page 32.</ref>  
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===== Presbyterian - Churches  =====
 
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*'''Bethesda (formerly Hart's Chapel and believed to also been known as Hogan's Creek). '''Located just off Highway 156 . Established about 1765. <br>  
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*'''Bethesda (formerly Hart's Chapel, Cobb's Chapel and believed to also been known as Hogan's Creek). '''Located just off Highway 156 . Established about 1765. <br>  
**"No surviving session minutes from Hart's Chapel, but the earliest minutes of Bethesda are dated October 16, 1819."<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell.'' Page 11.</ref>  
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**"No surviving session minutes from Hart's Chapel, but the earliest minutes of Bethesda are dated October 16, 1819."<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell.'' Page 11.</ref>&nbsp;
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**[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncccha/memoranda/churches/bethesdachurch.html Bethesda Presbyterian Church]. Rootweb CCHA.
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**[http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/d/Doll,Jacob.html Jacob Doll Diaries, 1848-1876]. Southern Historical Commission. Incl marr, deaths (incl Civil War), sermons.<ref>Southernhistoricalcollection.pdf.Page 4. Online. Caswell County Historical Association &amp;amp;lt;http://www.ncccha.org/pdf/&amp;amp;gt;</ref>  
 
**Lytch, W. E. ''History of Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 1765-1965, Caswell County, N.C.'' Yanceyville, N.C.&nbsp;: Caswell Messenger, 1965. North Carolina State Library General Collection Call Number: 285.1756575 L996h.  
 
**Lytch, W. E. ''History of Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 1765-1965, Caswell County, N.C.'' Yanceyville, N.C.&nbsp;: Caswell Messenger, 1965. North Carolina State Library General Collection Call Number: 285.1756575 L996h.  
 
*'''Griers (formerly Upper Hyco).''' Organized in 1753 <ref>"Griers Presbyterian Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> by Rev. Hugh McAden and emigrants from Pennsylvania tht had settled on the Hyco. Rev McAden also organized Middle Hyco (now Red House Presbyterian) and Lower Hyco (also called Barnett or Criswell).<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 32.</ref>  
 
*'''Griers (formerly Upper Hyco).''' Organized in 1753 <ref>"Griers Presbyterian Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> by Rev. Hugh McAden and emigrants from Pennsylvania tht had settled on the Hyco. Rev McAden also organized Middle Hyco (now Red House Presbyterian) and Lower Hyco (also called Barnett or Criswell).<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 32.</ref>  
*'''Red House Presbyterian (Middle Hyco).''' Founded mid-1700s.<ref>"Red House Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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*'''Red House Presbyterian (Middle Hyco).''' Founded mid-1700s.<ref>"Red House Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Originally in Richmond Twp but close to St. Lawrence Twp. Beginning in 1792 the St. Lawrence Twp area became part of Person county. And the Red House Church eventually came under Milton Twp when it was formed from Richmond Twp.
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**'''[1820-1917]&nbsp; '''Session Minutes and Records of Red House Presbyterain Church. See Presbyterian Church Historical Society, Office of the General Assembly, Montreat, NC.<ref>James M. Long, "Ceremony Commemorating Listing of National Register for Red House Presbyterian Church". PDF file entitled redhousechurch.pdf.</ref>
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**Long, James M.[http://www.ncccha.org/pdf/redhousechurch/ Ceremony Commemorating Listing of National Register for Red House Presbyterian Church] CCHA
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**[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/casw/cem180.htm Red House Presbyterian Church] CemeteryCensus.com<br>
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*'''Milton Presbyterian Church.''' Established 1826. First minister was Rev. James W. Douglas. [http://www.learnnc.org/lp/multimedia/12358 Photo of inside of church.]<br>
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*'''Yanceyville Presbyterian Church'''. Org 1838.
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**John Grasty, Minister of Presbyterian Church in Yanceyville in the late 1840-1850s left a diary.
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''"Mormon" missionaries arrived in the Anderson community (southeastern) edge of Caswell County) in 1905.''<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 107.</ref>
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*[[LDS Membership Records|Membership Records]]
  
*John Grasty, Minister of Presbyterian Church in Yanceyville in the late 1840-1850s left a diary.
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Google ths: "Methodism in Microcosm: Methodist History in Caswell County, North Carolina, 1780-1905" (hunter.pdf). Google also: huntercaswellmethodismresearchnotes-1.pdf<br>
  
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*'''New Hope United Methodist Church.&nbsp;''' Est 1779 (at that time part of Orange county) from the efforts of Francis Asbury (a missionary sent by John Wesley to America) and John B Davis; and located abt 6 mi north of Yanceyville.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 65.</ref>
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*'''Harrison's Meeting House, later Purley United Methodist Church'''. Ca 1781. Orig between "mouth of Rattlesnake Creek and and the mouth of Moon's Creek".&nbsp;Mentioned in Asbury's journal.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell.'' Page 82.</ref> In the early days part of Caswell Twp; but now Dan River Twp.<br>
 
*'''Camp Springs United Methodist Episcopal'''. Organized in the 1800s. Located 12 miles east of Reidsville in Caswell County.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 17.</ref>  
 
*'''Camp Springs United Methodist Episcopal'''. Organized in the 1800s. Located 12 miles east of Reidsville in Caswell County.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 17.</ref>  
 
*'''Bethel United Methodist Church'''. In Pelham Twp. Started out ca 1812 as a Union Church attended mostly by Primitive Baptists. Located at Blackwell on land donated by Dr. Dabney. <ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.''Page 8.</ref>  
 
*'''Bethel United Methodist Church'''. In Pelham Twp. Started out ca 1812 as a Union Church attended mostly by Primitive Baptists. Located at Blackwell on land donated by Dr. Dabney. <ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.''Page 8.</ref>  
*'''Connally United Methodist Church'''. Org by 1815. Near Milton on Virginia/North Carolina border.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 23.</ref>
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*'''Leasburg Methodist Church, also known as Bethany and Old Camp Ground.'''
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*'''Connally United Methodist Church'''. Org by 1815. Near Milton on Virginia/North Carolina border.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 23.</ref>  
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*'''Union United Methodist Church'''. Est 1820 on land donated by William Richmond, Sr.<ref>''In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.'' Page 11.</ref>
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*'''Yanceyville United Methodist Church. '''Est 1841.
  
 
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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]
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
  
*'''[Tyalor] '''Kilduff, Lydia Taylor and Taylor, Fern W., compilers. ''Taylor Information Abstracted''. Arkansas DAR, 2003. North Carolina State Library Genealogy Call Number: 929.2 T238K.<br>
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*'''[Chandler]''' Miller, Ilene Chandler. ''Our Joseph Chandler of Caswell County North Carolina.'' Garden Grove, Calif.: I.C. Miller, 1988. Digital version of Vol. 2 at {{FSbook|980069}} - free.
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*'''[Chandler]''' Miller, Ilene Chandler. ''Our Joseph Chandler of Caswell County, North Carolina: Descendants of His Son, James Chandler, 1761-1809.'' Garden Grove, Calif.: I.C. Miller, 1992. {{FHL|391523|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 C361mi}}.
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*'''[Donalson]''' Edwards, Christine Williams and Larry Kittrel Wilson. ''The Donalson Family of Caswell County, North Carolina and Wilson County, Tennessee.'' Microfilmed 1972: {{FHL|334197|item|disp=FHL Film 897212 Item 3}}.
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*'''[Glenn]''' Glenn, Wayne. ''The Glenn Family of Lancaster County, Pa., Orange County, N.C., Caswell County, N.C., Lincoln County, N.C., White County, Tenn., Marshall County, Tenn., and Christian County, Mo.: Related Families Include Ramsay, Simpson, Reynolds, Wilson, Simmons, Clark, Grigg, Phillips, Beard, Collins.'' Nixa, Mo.: W. Glenn, 1985. {{FHL|199788|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 G487gw}}.
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*'''[Halcomb]''' Giulvezan, Isabel Stebbins. ''Notes on Hiram H. Halcomb, 1789-1869 of Caswell County, North Carolina, Robertson County, Tennessee, Logan and Simpson counties, Kentucky, and His 16 Children.'' 1961. {{FHL|154374|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6018572}}.
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*'''[Harrison]''' Blaylock, J.B. and Eliza Harrison Duckett. ''Chart of Descendants of Andrew and Eleanor Harrison, Registrar of Deeds, Caswell Co., North Carolina.'' Microfilmed 1975: {{FHL|350370|item|disp=FHL Film 908984 Item 5}}.
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*'''[Hodge]''' Hodge, Jeannine Goble. ''John Hodge and His Descendants of Caswell County, North Carolina.'' 1999. {{FHL|833239|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H662hj}}.
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*'''[Hooper]''' Johnston, F. Claiborne. ''The Hoopers of Caswell and Durham County, North Carolina and Allied Families, with Their Virginia Origins: Walker, Henderson, Kimbrough, Kimbro, Jones, Foster, Horton, Wilson, Willson, Strong, Salling and Carter.'' Richmond, Va.: F.C. Johnston, 2002. {{FHL|1062218|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H766j}}.
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*'''[Humphrey]''' Humphrey, Leonard. ''Humphreys of Prince George, Maryland, Caswell-Rockingham Counties, N.C., Henry County, Tennessee, Greene-Putnam-Sullivan Counties, IND, ...'' n.d. {{FHL|626179|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H884hL}}.
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*'''[Lea]''' Maloney, Francis Andrew. ''The Ancestry and Descendants of Jeremiah Alexander Lea and Mary Elizabeth Lindsey of Caswell County, North Carolina.'' Microfilmed 1973: {{FHL|217427|item|disp=FHL Film 908648 Item 3}}.
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*'''[Lindsey]''' Maloney, Francis Andrew. ''The Ancestry and Descendants of Jeremiah Alexander Lea and Mary Elizabeth Lindsey of Caswell County, North Carolina.'' Microfilmed 1973: {{FHL|217427|item|disp=FHL Film 908648 Item 3}}.
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*'''[McNeil]''' Rose, Ben L. ''Thomas McNeil of Caswell County, North Carolina, His Forebears &amp; Descendants.'' Richmond, Va.: B.L. Rose, 1984. {{FHL|13334|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M233r}}. 1997 edition: {{FHL|1210696|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M233rb}}.
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*'''[Moore]''' Olsen, Nola Rosenbaum. ''Moore Family Abstracts, Caswell County, North Carolina, Early to 1800.'' Camarillo, Calif., 1972. Digital version at {{FSbook|744414}} - free; {{FHL|124695|item|disp=FHL Film 982391 Item 13}}.
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*'''[Rice]''' Mosher, Merrill Hill. ''Rice Pudding a la Caswell: Research Notes on Rice, Richmond and Allied Families of Caswell Co., N.C.'' Coos Bay, Ore.: M.H. Mosher, 1978. {{FHL|21897|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 R36m}}.
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*'''[Stewart]''' Stone, Martha Jane. ''The Genealogy and History of the Stewart Family of Halifax County, Virginia, Caswell and Person Counties, North Carolina, Trigg County, Kentucky.'' 2 vols. Lexington, Ky.: M.J. Stone, 1986-1987. Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online: {{FSbook|1033712|disp=Vol. 1}} | {{FSbook|1033830|disp=Vol. 2}} - both free.
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*'''[Taylor] '''Kilduff, Lydia Taylor and Taylor, Fern W., compilers. ''Taylor Information Abstracted''. Arkansas DAR, 2003. North Carolina State Library Genealogy Call Number: 929.2 T238K.<br>  
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*'''[Walker]''' Butler, Florence Roberta Walker. ''The Thomas Jackson Walker, Sr., Family of Caswell County, North Carolina.'' Rockingham, N.C.: Dorsett Print. Co., 1991. Digital version at {{FSbook|934396}} - free; {{FHL|424012|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6117499}}.
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*'''[Williamson]''' Dixon, Elizabeth Williamson. ''The Williamson Family of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Southampton County, Virginia, Northampton County, North Carolina, Caswell County, North Carolina.'' 1958. {{FHL|313042|item|disp=FHL Film 879648 Item 3}}.
  
 
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[http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/c/Cameron_Family.html Cameron Family Papers, 1757-1978.]Southern Historical Commision. "Troop returns sent to Duncan Cameron when he was a colonel in the North Carolina Militia in 1812, and after his subsequent promotion to major general in 1813." 6th and 16th brigade which made up the 3rd division of the North Carolina Militia. Incl Caswell County.<ref>Southernhistoricalcolleciton.pdf. Online. Caswell County Historical Association 29 Oct 2008 compilation of Southern Historical Collection catalog entries pertaining to Caswell County.</ref>
  
 
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Guide to Caswell County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

History of Caswell County

Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Caswell County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1778
1913
1790
1777
1776

Caswell County Courthouse
139 East Church Street
Yanceyville, NC 27379
Phone:  336-694-4197

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate and court records
Register of Deeds has land records [1]

Overview

An Overview of the History of Caswell County, North Carolina

Histories

Yanecy Jr, Bartlett. "The County of Caswell in 1810" Published in 1811.

Parent County

Caswell was created 8 April 1777 from Orange County. Originally, the county seat was at Leasburg. When Person County was created from the eastern half of Caswell County in 1792, the county seat was moved to what today is Yanceyville.

Boundary Changes

Caswell County was created in 1777 from the northern portion of Orange County. In 1792, the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County. No further boundary changes have been made since 1792.

Record Loss

Some records may have been destroyed during occupation by militia troops during reconstruction.

Caswell County Courthouse

Caswell County North Carolina Courthouse
139 East church St,
Yanceyville, NC 27379
336-694-4197

Clk Sup Ct has div, pro & rec
Reg of Deeds has land record

Caswell County North Carolina was from from Orange County 8 Apr 1777

History of the Historic Caswell County, North Carolina Courthouse

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Caswell County comprises nine townships: Anderson, Dan River, Hightowers, Leasburg, Locust Hill, Milton, Pelham, Stoney Creek, and Yanceyville. Major communties are: Leasburg, Milton, and Yanceyville (with Milton and Yanceyville being the only incorporated towns in the county).

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African American

Bible Records

Bible Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Business records and commerce

Business records and commerce (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Cemeteries

Cemetery Census: Caswell County


Cemeteries (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Census

1786 Census (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

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

Churches

By 1810 there were 4 Baptist, 4 Presbyterian and 3-4 Methodist churches.[2]

  • Churches of Caswell County
  • Scott, Jean B.In the Beginning : the Churches of Caswell County. Not avail at FHL. North Carolina State Libary General Collection Call Number: 280.409756 In16. See also World Cat.
  • The North Carolina State Library has vertical file material entitled "Caswell County, N.C. churches".

Church history (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.


Baptist - Associations
  • Beulah Association
Baptist - Churches

Blaylock, J. Burch. "History of the Primitive Baptist Church of Historic Caswell County, N.C." [Primitive] Southern Historical Collection.

  • Hogan's River. Constituted 1793.[3]
  • Island Ford on Dan River. Constituted 1790.[3]
  • Lick Fork on Hogan's River. Constituted 1792.[3]
  • North Country line. Constituted 1772.[3]
    • [1869-1905, 1905-1917] Baylock, John Burch.Country Line Primitive Baptist Church records in Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. FHL Film 18,446 items 3-4. As of 1946, Minute Book One (to 1868) has not been located.[4]
    • Berry, W. J. Historical Sketch of Country LIne Baptist Church. Publ 1975. Not at FHL. CCHA has a copy---see also World Cat.
  • South Country Line or Waters of Haw River. Constituted 1783.[3] Members from towards Haw River asked to be an arm of Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church in 1804 and it was granted.[5]
  • Lynches Creek Church organized July 13, 1799.[6]
    • [1799-1856] Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. FHL Film 18,446 item 5. List of African Americans at end.
  • Deep Creek Church. Constituted from Linches Creek Church in 1806.[7]
  • Bush Arbor Primative Baptist Church. ca 1806. From Country Line?
    • [1806-1841] Baylock, John Burch. Bush Arbor Primitive Baptist Church records in Anderson Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. See FHL catalog. Contains lists of African Americans.
  • Mills Primitive Baptist Church (later Shiloh created). Est 1820. Church on land lying on the waters of Country Line Creek.[8]
  • Beulah Baptist Church org 1834
  • Yanceyville Baptist (Regular) Church. Contstituted 1837 from Country Line Primative Baptist Church. Renamed First Baptist Church of Yanceyville in 1954.[9]
  • Trinity Baptist Church (Old). From Yanceyville Baptist Church in 1840.
  • Milton Baptist Church. Constituted 1844 from Yanceyville Baptist Church. Early minutes lost.[10]
  • Prospect Hill Primitive
    • [1864-1894, 1894-1908, 1908-1945] Baylock, John Burch. Prospect Hill Primitive Baptist Church records, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. See FHL catalog.
Church of Christ
  • Moon Creek Church. Est 1830 in Providence.
Presbyterian - Presbytery
  • Hanover Presbytery (in 1700s had jurisdiciton over Upper Hyco, Dan River and Country Line Creek)[11]
  • Orange Presbytery minutes
Presbyterian - Churches
  • Bethesda (formerly Hart's Chapel, Cobb's Chapel and believed to also been known as Hogan's Creek). Located just off Highway 156 . Established about 1765.
    • "No surviving session minutes from Hart's Chapel, but the earliest minutes of Bethesda are dated October 16, 1819."[12] 
    • Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Rootweb CCHA.
    • Jacob Doll Diaries, 1848-1876. Southern Historical Commission. Incl marr, deaths (incl Civil War), sermons.[13]
    • Lytch, W. E. History of Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 1765-1965, Caswell County, N.C. Yanceyville, N.C. : Caswell Messenger, 1965. North Carolina State Library General Collection Call Number: 285.1756575 L996h.
  • Griers (formerly Upper Hyco). Organized in 1753 [14] by Rev. Hugh McAden and emigrants from Pennsylvania tht had settled on the Hyco. Rev McAden also organized Middle Hyco (now Red House Presbyterian) and Lower Hyco (also called Barnett or Criswell).[15]
  • Red House Presbyterian (Middle Hyco). Founded mid-1700s.[16] Originally in Richmond Twp but close to St. Lawrence Twp. Beginning in 1792 the St. Lawrence Twp area became part of Person county. And the Red House Church eventually came under Milton Twp when it was formed from Richmond Twp.
  • Milton Presbyterian Church. Established 1826. First minister was Rev. James W. Douglas. Photo of inside of church.
  • Yanceyville Presbyterian Church. Org 1838.
    • John Grasty, Minister of Presbyterian Church in Yanceyville in the late 1840-1850s left a diary.
Latter-day Saints

"Mormon" missionaries arrived in the Anderson community (southeastern) edge of Caswell County) in 1905.[18]

Methodist

Google ths: "Methodism in Microcosm: Methodist History in Caswell County, North Carolina, 1780-1905" (hunter.pdf). Google also: huntercaswellmethodismresearchnotes-1.pdf

  • New Hope United Methodist Church.  Est 1779 (at that time part of Orange county) from the efforts of Francis Asbury (a missionary sent by John Wesley to America) and John B Davis; and located abt 6 mi north of Yanceyville.[19]
  • Harrison's Meeting House, later Purley United Methodist Church. Ca 1781. Orig between "mouth of Rattlesnake Creek and and the mouth of Moon's Creek". Mentioned in Asbury's journal.[20] In the early days part of Caswell Twp; but now Dan River Twp.
  • Camp Springs United Methodist Episcopal. Organized in the 1800s. Located 12 miles east of Reidsville in Caswell County.[21]
  • Bethel United Methodist Church. In Pelham Twp. Started out ca 1812 as a Union Church attended mostly by Primitive Baptists. Located at Blackwell on land donated by Dr. Dabney. [22]
  • Leasburg Methodist Church, also known as Bethany and Old Camp Ground.
  • Connally United Methodist Church. Org by 1815. Near Milton on Virginia/North Carolina border.[23]
  • Union United Methodist Church. Est 1820 on land donated by William Richmond, Sr.[24]
  • Yanceyville United Methodist Church. Est 1841.

Court

  • Kendall, Katherine Kerr. Historical Abstracts of Minutes of Caswell County, North Carolina 1777-1877.  Abstracts of minutes of the North Carolina Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for Caswell County, 1777-1868, and of the Caswell County Board of Commissioners, 1868-1877. North Carolina State LIbrary Genealogy 929.3 N8cas K33c. Also FHL US/CAN Book 975.6575 N2k.
  • Caswell county, North Carolina, Equity Court Clerk. Minutes of Equity Court, 1807-1868. Raleigh, North Carolina : North Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1963-1964. FHL US/CAN Film 358,290.
  • Minutes Superior Court, 1807-1931
  • Minutes County Court, 1777-1868
  • Hillsborough District, North Carolina : Superior Court minutes, 1768-1798
  • Hillsborough District, North Carolina : Superior Court minutes, 1768-1798

Court records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Divorce records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Family History


Genealogy (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.


Bibliography

  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]
  • [Chandler] Miller, Ilene Chandler. Our Joseph Chandler of Caswell County North Carolina. Garden Grove, Calif.: I.C. Miller, 1988. Digital version of Vol. 2 at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  • [Chandler] Miller, Ilene Chandler. Our Joseph Chandler of Caswell County, North Carolina: Descendants of His Son, James Chandler, 1761-1809. Garden Grove, Calif.: I.C. Miller, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 C361mi.
  • [Donalson] Edwards, Christine Williams and Larry Kittrel Wilson. The Donalson Family of Caswell County, North Carolina and Wilson County, Tennessee. Microfilmed 1972: FHL Film 897212 Item 3.
  • [Glenn] Glenn, Wayne. The Glenn Family of Lancaster County, Pa., Orange County, N.C., Caswell County, N.C., Lincoln County, N.C., White County, Tenn., Marshall County, Tenn., and Christian County, Mo.: Related Families Include Ramsay, Simpson, Reynolds, Wilson, Simmons, Clark, Grigg, Phillips, Beard, Collins. Nixa, Mo.: W. Glenn, 1985. FHL Book 929.273 G487gw.
  • [Halcomb] Giulvezan, Isabel Stebbins. Notes on Hiram H. Halcomb, 1789-1869 of Caswell County, North Carolina, Robertson County, Tennessee, Logan and Simpson counties, Kentucky, and His 16 Children. 1961. FHL Fiche 6018572.
  • [Harrison] Blaylock, J.B. and Eliza Harrison Duckett. Chart of Descendants of Andrew and Eleanor Harrison, Registrar of Deeds, Caswell Co., North Carolina. Microfilmed 1975: FHL Film 908984 Item 5.
  • [Hodge] Hodge, Jeannine Goble. John Hodge and His Descendants of Caswell County, North Carolina. 1999. FHL Book 929.273 H662hj.
  • [Hooper] Johnston, F. Claiborne. The Hoopers of Caswell and Durham County, North Carolina and Allied Families, with Their Virginia Origins: Walker, Henderson, Kimbrough, Kimbro, Jones, Foster, Horton, Wilson, Willson, Strong, Salling and Carter. Richmond, Va.: F.C. Johnston, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 H766j.
  • [Humphrey] Humphrey, Leonard. Humphreys of Prince George, Maryland, Caswell-Rockingham Counties, N.C., Henry County, Tennessee, Greene-Putnam-Sullivan Counties, IND, ... n.d. FHL Book 929.273 H884hL.
  • [Lea] Maloney, Francis Andrew. The Ancestry and Descendants of Jeremiah Alexander Lea and Mary Elizabeth Lindsey of Caswell County, North Carolina. Microfilmed 1973: FHL Film 908648 Item 3.
  • [Lindsey] Maloney, Francis Andrew. The Ancestry and Descendants of Jeremiah Alexander Lea and Mary Elizabeth Lindsey of Caswell County, North Carolina. Microfilmed 1973: FHL Film 908648 Item 3.
  • [McNeil] Rose, Ben L. Thomas McNeil of Caswell County, North Carolina, His Forebears & Descendants. Richmond, Va.: B.L. Rose, 1984. FHL Book 929.273 M233r. 1997 edition: FHL Book 929.273 M233rb.
  • [Moore] Olsen, Nola Rosenbaum. Moore Family Abstracts, Caswell County, North Carolina, Early to 1800. Camarillo, Calif., 1972. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL Film 982391 Item 13.
  • [Rice] Mosher, Merrill Hill. Rice Pudding a la Caswell: Research Notes on Rice, Richmond and Allied Families of Caswell Co., N.C. Coos Bay, Ore.: M.H. Mosher, 1978. FHL Book 929.273 R36m.
  • [Stewart] Stone, Martha Jane. The Genealogy and History of the Stewart Family of Halifax County, Virginia, Caswell and Person Counties, North Carolina, Trigg County, Kentucky. 2 vols. Lexington, Ky.: M.J. Stone, 1986-1987. Digital versions at FamilySearch Books Online: Vol. 1 | Vol. 2 - both free.
  • [Taylor] Kilduff, Lydia Taylor and Taylor, Fern W., compilers. Taylor Information Abstracted. Arkansas DAR, 2003. North Carolina State Library Genealogy Call Number: 929.2 T238K.
  • [Walker] Butler, Florence Roberta Walker. The Thomas Jackson Walker, Sr., Family of Caswell County, North Carolina. Rockingham, N.C.: Dorsett Print. Co., 1991. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free; FHL Fiche 6117499.
  • [Williamson] Dixon, Elizabeth Williamson. The Williamson Family of Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Southampton County, Virginia, Northampton County, North Carolina, Caswell County, North Carolina. 1958. FHL Film 879648 Item 3.
Message Boards


Land

Entries
  • Pruitt, A. B. Abstracts of land entries, Caswell County, North Carolina, 1778-1795, 1841-1863; Person County, North Carolina, 1792-1795. Rocky Mount, North Carolina : A.B. Pruitt, c1990. FHL US/CAN Book 975.657 R28p. Also at North Carolina State Library.

Surveys and Warrants

  • North Carolina State Library microfilm Caswell Co., 1-345 -- S.108.590. Caswell Co., 346-670 -- S.108.591. Caswell Co., 671-978 -- S.108.592. Caswell Co., 979-1267 -- S.108.593. Caswell Co., 1268-1300, 01-026 -- S.108.594.
Grants
  • An Index to the Caswell county, North Carolina Land Grants is found in Katharine Kerr Kendall's book Caswell County North Carolina : Land Grants, Tax Lists, State Census, Apprentice Bonds, Estate Records. See World Cat or Google Books or FHL US/CAN Book 975.6 A1 no. 125.

To effectively use grants in your research you will need to understand the North Carolina land grant proceedure.

Deeds
  • [1777-1817] Kendall, Katharine Kerr. Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books v. 1 1777-1817. (Easley, South Carolina: Historical Press, c 1989). FHL US/CAN Book 975.6575 R28k v. 1.
  • [1817-1840] Kendall, Katharine Kerr. Caswell County North Carolina Deed Books v. 2 1817-1840. (Easley, South Carolina: Historical Press, c 1989). FHL US/CAN Book 975.6575 R28k v. 2.

Land and property (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

The Caswell County Historical Assoication's Dower Rights blog article will help you determine whether a wife should be releasing her dower in a given deed.

Upon obtaining a deed or grant for your ancestor that mentions a creek or a branch, you may have a desire to locate where that creek or branch is located. TopoZone's "Toppgraphic Map Stream Features in Caswell County, North Carolina" will give you the lat and long cordinates.

Local Histories

Bibliography

An Inventory of Historic Architecture: Caswell County, North Carolina, Ruth Little-Stokes and Tony P. Wrenn (1979).

Caswell County in the World War, 1917-1918: Service Records of Caswell County Men, George A. Anderson (1921).

From Rabbit Shuffle to Collins Hill: Stories of Southern Caswell County, North Carolina, Millard Quentin Plumblee (1984)

In the Beginning . . . The Churches of Caswell County, Jean B. Scott, Compiler (2000)

Service Record Book of Men and Women of Yanceyville, N.C., and Community, Sponsored by the V.F.W. Post No. 7316 (1947-1949).

The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985).

When the Past Refused to Die: A History of Caswell County North Carolina 1777-1977, William S. Powell (1977).

Dwellings (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Maps

Maps (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Military

Military history (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Military records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Cameron Family Papers, 1757-1978.Southern Historical Commision. "Troop returns sent to Duncan Cameron when he was a colonel in the North Carolina Militia in 1812, and after his subsequent promotion to major general in 1813." 6th and 16th brigade which made up the 3rd division of the North Carolina Militia. Incl Caswell County.[25]

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
WWI (1914-1918)

WWI (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Newspapers

  • [1819] Milton Intelligencer. Scattered issues. North Carolina State Library.
  • [1824, 1827, 1828, 1830,1831] Milton gazette & Roanoke Advertiser. Selected issues. North Carolina State Library.
  • [1840-1868] Broughton, Carrie. "Marriages of Caswell County Reported in Raleigh NC Newspapers 1840-1868".[26]
  • [1841-1881] The Milton Chronicle. Scattered issues. Available at North Carolina State Library.


Orphans and orphanages

Orphans and orphanages (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Probate

Wills
  • Pre-1790 - Pre-1790 Caswell County, North Carolina Wills stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. Website tips.
  • 1777-1799 "Caswell County, North Carolina - Wills 1777-1799"
  • 1777-1814 - Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1777-1814 Katharine Kerr Kendall (1979).
  • 1777-1963 - Will Books A to F and 1 to 2 (1777-1963) have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  • 1814-1843 Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1814-1843, Katharine Kerr Kendall (1983). FHL US/CAN 6575 P28 v. 1-2. As both volumes are bound together, make sure you don't miss the fact that the index to the first volume is mid-way through the book. People with original wills on file at State Archives listed on pages 19x-198.
  • 1843-1868 Kendall, Katherine Kerr.Caswell County, North Carolina Will Books 1843-1868. Guardians' Accounts 1848-1868. People with original wills on file at State Archives listed on page 181.  FHL US/CAN Book 975.6575 P28k v 5
Estate Packets

 For estate packets, the place to start is Caswell County North Carolina : Land Grants, Tax Lists, State Census, Apprentice Bonds, Estate Records by Katherine Kerr Kendall. This book has an alphabetical index to the Caswell county, North Carolina estate packets. The index to estate packets starts on page 57. Note that there is NOT a general index in the back of this book. FHL US/CAN Book  975.6 A1 no. 125.

The original records are at the Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina. Microfilms of the estate packets are available at FHL.

Probate records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Guardianship (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Caswell County, North Carolina. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see  Some of the microfilms may be available at the state archives and also at the state and county historical societies.

Taxation

  • [1800] Alphabetical lists extant for Glouster, Richmond and St. David districts. Non-aphabetical list for Caswell extant.
  • [1801]
  • [1802] Alphabetical lists exist for Richmond and Glouster. No list for St. Davids. Possible list for St. David (date ca 1802).
  • [1803] One to three copies copies for each of the four districts Caswell, Glouster, Richmond and St. David) exist. Some lists non-alphabetical.
  • [1804] Two copies for each of the four districts (Caswell, Glouster, Richmond and St. David) exist. Both copies arranged alphabetical.
  • [1805] No lists extant for any district.
  • [1806] Alphabetical lists for Caswell, Glouster. Glouster list microfilm difficult to read--imperative you put film on scanner and enhance patches of names or you will miss most of the names. Non alphabetical list for Richmond Dist taken by Andrew Harrison Jr. There is also one other list (alphabetical) appears to be labeled Caswell Dist, but names are clearly Richmond District folks.
  • [1807] No lists extant for any district.
  • [1808] Alphabetical list for St. David's and Caswell districts. Sheets not arranged alphabetically though. Also a non-alphabetical summons list in the middle of St. Davids list.
  • [1809] Alphabetical list for Richmond District and a very poor quality St David's list.
  • [1842] Insolvents for all four tax districts are listed on page 11 in Kendall's Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1843-1868. Guardians' accounts 1848-1868. FHL US/CAN Book 975.65575 P28k v. 5. (Will Book P, page 222)
  • [1843] Insolvents for all four tax districts are listed on page 11 in Kendall's Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1843-1868. Guardians' accounts 1848-1868. FHL US/CAN Book 975.65575 P28k v. 5. (Will Book P, page 223)
  • [ca 1845] List of business taxes collected. Will Book P, page 224.[27]


Vital Records

  • Caswell County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1778-1868, Katharine Kerr Kendall (1981).

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 507 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Yancey Jr, Barlett. ["The County of Caswell in 1810"] Publ. 1811.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:562, 566. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. John Burch Baylock, Country Line Primitive Baptist Church records in Yanceyville Township, Caswell County, North Carolina.
  5. Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 43. FHL Film 18,446 item 5.
  6. Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 1. FHL Film 18,446 item 5.
  7. Lynches Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Hightowers Township, Caswell County, North Carolina. Page 43. FHL Film 18,446 item 5
  8. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 104.
  9. ]["First Baptist Church of Yanceyville"] Caswell County Historical Associateion, Sep. 16, 2010 blog.
  10. ["Milton Baptist Church (Milton, North Carolina)"] Caswell Historical Association, Aug. 21, 2012 blog.
  11. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County." Page 32.
  12. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell. Page 11.
  13. Southernhistoricalcollection.pdf.Page 4. Online. Caswell County Historical Association &amp;lt;http://www.ncccha.org/pdf/&amp;gt;
  14. "Griers Presbyterian Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  15. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 32.
  16. "Red House Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  17. James M. Long, "Ceremony Commemorating Listing of National Register for Red House Presbyterian Church". PDF file entitled redhousechurch.pdf.
  18. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 107.
  19. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 65.
  20. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell. Page 82.
  21. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 17.
  22. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County.Page 8.
  23. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 23.
  24. In the Beginning...The Churches of Caswell County. Page 11.
  25. Southernhistoricalcolleciton.pdf. Online. Caswell County Historical Association 29 Oct 2008 compilation of Southern Historical Collection catalog entries pertaining to Caswell County.
  26. Kendall, Katherine Kerr. Caswell County, North Carolina Will Books 1843-1868. Guardians' Accounts 1848-1868. Page 177. FHL US/CAN Book 975.6575 P28k v 5
  27. Katherine Kerr Kendall, Caswell County North Carolina Will Books 1843-1868. Guardians' accounts 1848-1868. FHL US/CAN Book 975.65575 P28k v. 5