Richmond County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Richmond_County,_North_Carolina|Richmond County]]''
  
<br>''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[North Carolina|North Carolina]]&nbsp;&gt; Richmond County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Richmond County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/richmond/ Richmond Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>  
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| county_map = Nc-richmond.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1779
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| seat wl = Rockingham
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.nccourts.org/county/richmond/default.asp Richmond County Courthouse]<br>114 E Franklin St #101<br>Rockingham, NC 28379<br>Phone: 910-997-8250
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<br>Register of Deeds has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1913<br>marriage records from 1870 and land records from 1784<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1913 &amp; probate records from 1782 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richmond County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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Richmond County was established in 1779 from Anson County. Some of the court records are missing. County seat: Richmond Court House (1779- 1784); Rockingham (1784-present).
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'''1779'''--Richmond County was created from [[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Rockingham <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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Some of the court records are missing.
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
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*[[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson]]
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*[[Chesterfield County, South Carolina|Chesterfield County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Hoke County, North Carolina|Hoke]]
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*[[Marlboro County, South Carolina|Marlboro County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Moore County, North Carolina|Moore]]
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*[[Montgomery County, North Carolina|Montgomery]]
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*[[Scotland County, North Carolina|Scotland]]
  
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[[Image:Ncrichmond.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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*'''Cartledge Creek aka Dockery's Meeting House,''' near Rockingham, N.C. Organized about 1774.<ref>"Cartledge Creek Baptist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Originally located in [[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson County]].
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*'''Hitchcock.''' Constituted 1772.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:225. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref> Edwards published a membership list dated 1772 in [http://repository.clemson.edu/u?/jbt,111 ''Materials Towards a History of the Baptists...''] (1772), 128. Originally located in [[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson County]].
  
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
  
 
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*'''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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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*Richmond County, NCGenWeb - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Richmond|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 22:48, 12 February 2013

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Richmond County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Richmond County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1779
County Seat Rockingham
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Richmond County Courthouse
114 E Franklin St #101
Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: 910-997-8250


Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
marriage records from 1870 and land records from 1784
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1913 & probate records from 1782 [1]

History

Parent County

1779--Richmond County was created from Anson County.
County seat: Rockingham [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the court records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncrichmond.png

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richmond County, North Carolina. Page 512 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. "Cartledge Creek Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:225. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.