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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.

 

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