Martin County, North Carolina Genealogy

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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/churches Churches in Martin County]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/churches-of-martin-county-from-the-martin-county-heritage-book Churches in Martin County]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/martin/martindeeds.htm Deeds] - NCGenWeb Archives<br>  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/martin/martindeeds.htm Deeds] - NCGenWeb Archives<br>  
*[FHL Microfilm] - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F327679 Deeds, 1774-1941; index to real estate conveyances, 1772-1963&nbsp;]&nbsp;- also look for it in a library using [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26988040 WorldCat.com].&nbsp;
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*[FHL Microfilm] - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F327679 Deeds, 1774-1941; index to real estate conveyances, 1772-1963&nbsp;]&nbsp;- also look for it in a library using [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26988040 WorldCat.com].&nbsp;  
*[FHL Microfilm] -&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F309038 Deeds, 1774-1867; grantor index, 1771-1881]
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*[FHL Microfilm] -&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F309038 Deeds, 1774-1867; grantor index, 1771-1881]  
 
*[Book] -&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F730951 Martin County, North Carolina abstracts of deed books] - 3-volume set that covers 1774-1811. Available at the Family History Library<br>
 
*[Book] -&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F730951 Martin County, North Carolina abstracts of deed books] - 3-volume set that covers 1774-1811. Available at the Family History Library<br>
  
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Early migration routes to and from Martin County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
 
Early migration routes to and from Martin County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
  
:*Atlantic Ocean
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:*[[King's Highway]] about 1704  
 
:*[[King's Highway]] about 1704  
 
:*[[Secondary Coast Road]] late 1730s
 
:*[[Secondary Coast Road]] late 1730s
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/military Military]: NCGenWeb site  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/records-data Military]: NCGenWeb site  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/martin/martinmilitary.htm Military records] - NCGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/martin/martinmilitary.htm Military records] - NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/newspapers Martin county historical newspaper information]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/records-data Martin county historical newspaper information]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/vitals Births, Marriages &amp; Death information for Martin County] - NCGenWeb site  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/births-marriages-deaths Births, Marriages &amp; Death information for Martin County] - NCGenWeb site  
 
*Search death certificates in the FamilySearch database [https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930]  
 
*Search death certificates in the FamilySearch database [https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930]  
 
*Search marriage information in the FamilySearch database&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages 1762-1979]  
 
*Search marriage information in the FamilySearch database&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages 1762-1979]  

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Martin County, North Carolina
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Founded 1774
County Seat Williamston
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

My North Carolina Genealogy - Martin County History and  Information 

Parent County

1774--Martin County was created 2 March 1774 from Halifax and Tyrrell Counties.
County seat: Williamston [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1884--Courthouse fire destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bear Grass, Cross Roads , Goose Nest, Griffins, Hamilton, Jamesville, Poplar Point, Robersonville, Williams, Williamston

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Register of Deeds Website

The Martin County Register of Deeds maintains records for land transactions in the county.  Visit their website for further information and to search online deed records from 1866 to present

Additional Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Martin County for European settlers included:[2]

Military

Newspapers

Probate

  • Martin County wills - transcribed wills submitted to the NCGenWeb Archives; coverage varies
  • [Book] - Martin County, North Carolina : abstracts of will books, 1774-1868. Published in 1990.  The index to this book is available online here. If you find a will of interest, then look at this list of libraries that have it and contat them for details. 

Taxation

Vital Records

Yearbooks



Societies and Libraries


Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.