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Guide to '''Martin County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.martincountyncgov.com/ Martin County Courthouse]<br>305 East Main Street <br>Williamston, NC 27892-0668<br>Phone: 252-792-1683<br><br>Courthouse burned in 1884<br>1820 census missing<br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and land&nbsp;records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and Court records from1800's<br>and probate records from 1700's <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Martin County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.martincountyncgov.com/ Martin County Courthouse]<br>305 East Main Street <br>Williamston, NC 27892-0668<br>Phone: 252-792-1683<br><br>Courthouse burned in 1884<br>1820 census missing<br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and land&nbsp;records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and Court records from1800's<br>and probate records from 1700's <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Martin County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br><br> '''Register of Deeds'''<br> PO Box 348<br> Williamston, NC 27892<br> Telephone: 252-789-4320<br> Fax: 252.\-789-4329<br> [http://www.martincountyncgov.com/ Website]<br> <br> '''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br> PO Box 807<br> Williamston, NC 27892<br> Telephone: (252) 809-5100<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
My North Carolina Genealogy - [http://www.mynorthcarolinagenealogy.com/nc_county/mar.htm#map2 Martin County&nbsp;History and&nbsp; Information]&nbsp;  
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My North Carolina Genealogy - [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/martin-county/ Martin County&nbsp;History and&nbsp; Information]&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
'''1884--'''Courthouse fire destroyed many court records.  
 
'''1884--'''Courthouse fire destroyed many court records.  
 
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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===== Register of Deeds Website  =====
 
===== Register of Deeds Website  =====
  
The Martin County Register of Deeds maintains records for land transactions in the county. &nbsp;Visit [http://www.martincountyncgov.com/Register_Deeds.aspx their website] for further information and to search online deed records from '''1866 to present'''.&nbsp;  
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The Martin County Register of Deeds maintains records for land transactions in the county. &nbsp;Visit [http://www.martincountyncgov.com/deeds their website] for further information and to search online deed records from '''1866 to present'''.&nbsp;
  
 
===== Additional Land Records  =====
 
===== Additional Land Records  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
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:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization)|17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization)]], Company F<br>:- [[17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization)|17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization)]], Company G<br>:- [[1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves - Confederate|1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves]], Company K<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company H<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company K<br>:- [[41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry|41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry]], Company K<br><br>
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1660 – 1790''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $]
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*'''1663 - 1979''' {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1665 - 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760 – 1800''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images
  
 
*'''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]].  
 
*'''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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*'''1872-1935''' - Martin County Marriage Index 1872-1935 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.</ref>
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin/births-marriages-deaths Births, Marriages &amp; Death information for Martin County] - NCGenWeb site  
 
*[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]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/martin/martinobits.htm Obituaries] - death notices of Martin County residents
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/martin/martinobits.htm Obituaries] - death notices of Martin County residents
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===== Birth Records =====
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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Death Records =====
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1908 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1909-1975 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1931 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce Records =====
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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Marriage Records =====
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*'''1741-2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1759-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762–1979''' -  {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
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==== Yearbooks  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Martin County Genealogical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 121<br>Williamston 27892-0121<br><br>
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'''Martin County Historical Society'''<br> P.O. Box 468<br> Williamston 27892<br>[http://martincountynchistory.com/ Website]<br><br>
  
 
*[http://tlc.library.net/BHM/ BHM Regional Library&nbsp;]
 
*[http://tlc.library.net/BHM/ BHM Regional Library&nbsp;]
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/martin-county/ Martin County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin NCGenWeb: Martin County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/martin NCGenWeb: Martin County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/NC/county/Martin%20Co Martin County at Our Family Tree]  
 
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/NC/county/Martin%20Co Martin County at Our Family Tree]  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Martin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Guide to Martin County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Martin County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1774
County Seat Williamston
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Martin County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1872
1790
1774
1774


Martin County Courthouse
305 East Main Street
Williamston, NC 27892-0668
Phone: 252-792-1683

Courthouse burned in 1884
1820 census missing
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and Court records from1800's
and probate records from 1700's [1]

Register of Deeds
PO Box 348
Williamston, NC 27892
Telephone: 252-789-4320
Fax: 252.\-789-4329
Website

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 807
Williamston, NC 27892
Telephone: (252) 809-5100

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 [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1884--Courthouse fire destroyed many court records. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Baptist
  • Skewarkey, near Williamston, N.C. Established by 1787.[3]

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:[4]

Military

Civil War

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

-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization), Company F
:- 17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization), Company G
:- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company K
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company K
:- 41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry, Company K

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage Records

Yearbooks



Societies and Libraries

Martin County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 121
Williamston 27892-0121

Martin County Historical Society
P.O. Box 468
Williamston 27892
Website

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.



Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Martin County, North Carolina. Page 510 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. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990; "Skewarkey Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. 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.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.


 

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