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Guide to '''Randolph 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  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.nccourts.org/County/Randolph/Default.asp Randolph County Courthouse]<br>Asheboro, NC 27203<br>Phone: 336-318-6960<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913<br>marriage records from 1800 &amp; land rec<br>Clerk Superor Court has divorce and court records, probate records from 1786<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Randolph County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.nccourts.org/County/Randolph/Default.asp Randolph County Courthouse]<br>Asheboro, NC 27203<br>Phone: 336-318-6960<br><br>* Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913<br>* Marriage records from 1800 and land records<br>* Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records<br>* Probate records from 1786  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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  ====
  
 
Many court records are missing.  
 
Many court records are missing.  
 
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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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncrandolph.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/randolph/Mt.PleasantCommunityChurch/mtpeacc.html Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Trinity, NC]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/randolph/Mt.PleasantCommunityChurch/mtpeacc.html Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Trinity, NC]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=North+Carolina&county=Randolph&search_text=&action=search_cemetery Randolph County cemeteries at BillionGraves.com]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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The Randolph County, North Carolina Register of Deeds has deed records dating back to the 1780s. &nbsp;For example, typing in book 1 with no page number yields a listing of pages of book 1, even though the site indicates only books 1047-1173 are available. &nbsp;Images with page 0 are book index pages.
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[http://www.randrod.com/Historical.asp www.randrod.com/Historical.asp]
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SOME INDEX POINTS.
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The deeds are not in strict order by date.
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Book 4 starts about 1787.
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Book 5 starts about 1790. It begins with an index.
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Book 6 starts about 1794.
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Book 7 starts about 1795.
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Book 8 starts about 1797.
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Book 9 starts about 1799. No index.
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Book 10 starts about 1802. No index.
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Book 12 starts about 1807. No index.
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''Update as of 31 March 2014 :
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:The Randolph historical deeds site requires Sun Microsystems Java. '''If you use the Foxfire browser''', Java 7 may refuse to display records. It might be necessary to download Java SE6. This site is helpful: http://www.oldapps.com/java.php. Because Firefox is 32 bit even on a 64-bit computer, you will have to download 32-bit Java. Update 45 works. Click through all warnings when installing.
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:Preliminary: Run javacpl.exe, the Java control panel and set it not to update automatically and to display the control panel.
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:On visiting www.randrod.com/Historical.asp you will receive warnings from Java. Click through all of them. If the display balks during a viewing session restart the browser. When you are through with the old version of Java you might want to uninstall it for security reasons.''
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
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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
 
Civil War Confederate units from this county include:  
 
Civil War Confederate units from this county include:  
  
:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]  
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:- [[1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves - Confederate|1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves]], Company F<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company F<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company F<br>:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company A<br>:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company D<br>:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company I<br><br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.randrod.com/ '''Randolph County Register of Deeds''']  
 
[http://www.randrod.com/ '''Randolph County Register of Deeds''']  
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===== Birth Records =====
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*'''Pre-1916''' - [http://ncgenweb.us/nc/randolph/births-before-1916/ Randolph County Births Before 1916] at USGenWeb - free.
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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 - 1969{{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Randolph County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 4394<br>Asheboro 27204<br>[http://www.randolphcountygenealogy.org Randolph County Genealogical Society website]<br><br>
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Randolph County Historical Society<br> P.O. Box 4355<br> Asheboro<br> NC 27204<br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to LDS Family History Center]][[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|s]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to LDS Family History Center]][[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|s]]  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/randolph-county/ Randolph County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Randolph|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Randolph|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Randolph 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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Randolph County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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County Seat Asheboro
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Contents

County Courthouse

Randolph County Courthouse
Asheboro, NC 27203
Phone: 336-318-6960

* Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
* Marriage records from 1800 and land records
* Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
* Probate records from 1786

History

Parent County

1779--Randolph County was created from Guilford County.
County seat: Asheboro [1]

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

Many court records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncrandolph.png

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Baptist

Court

Family Histories

  • [German] German, John L. "Finding the Father of David German of North Carolina and Shelby County, Indiana," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):87-94. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).

Land

The Randolph County, North Carolina Register of Deeds has deed records dating back to the 1780s.  For example, typing in book 1 with no page number yields a listing of pages of book 1, even though the site indicates only books 1047-1173 are available.  Images with page 0 are book index pages.

www.randrod.com/Historical.asp

SOME INDEX POINTS. The deeds are not in strict order by date.

Book 4 starts about 1787.

Book 5 starts about 1790. It begins with an index. Book 6 starts about 1794.

Book 7 starts about 1795.

Book 8 starts about 1797.

Book 9 starts about 1799. No index.

Book 10 starts about 1802. No index.

Book 12 starts about 1807. No index.

Update as of 31 March 2014 :

The Randolph historical deeds site requires Sun Microsystems Java. If you use the Foxfire browser, Java 7 may refuse to display records. It might be necessary to download Java SE6. This site is helpful: http://www.oldapps.com/java.php. Because Firefox is 32 bit even on a 64-bit computer, you will have to download 32-bit Java. Update 45 works. Click through all warnings when installing.
Preliminary: Run javacpl.exe, the Java control panel and set it not to update automatically and to display the control panel.
On visiting www.randrod.com/Historical.asp you will receive warnings from Java. Click through all of them. If the display balks during a viewing session restart the browser. When you are through with the old version of Java you might want to uninstall it for security reasons.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units from this county include:

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry
- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company F
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company F
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company F
:- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company A
:- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company D
:- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company I

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Randolph County Register of Deeds

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries

Randolph County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 4394
Asheboro 27204
Randolph County Genealogical Society website

Randolph County Historical Society
P.O. Box 4355
Asheboro
NC 27204

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 Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Sandy Creek Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:227-228. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.


 

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