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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Richmond_County,_North_Carolina|Richmond County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Richmond 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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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1914</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1979</center>
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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  
 
[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  
  
<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>  
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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><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 114 E. Franklin Street<br> Suite 101<br> Rockingham, NC 28379<br> Phone: 910-997-8217<br> Fax: 910-997-8499<br> [http://richmondrod.net/ Website]<br>
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 105 W Franklin St <br> Rockingham, NC 28379<br> Phone: (910) 419-7400<br>
  
 
== 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  ====
  
Some of the court records are missing.  
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Some of the court records are missing. 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  ====
 
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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]].  
 
*'''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]].  
*'''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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*'''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://digitalcollections.clemson.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/jbt/id/241 ''Materials Towards a History of the Baptists...''] (1772), 128. Originally located in [[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson County]].
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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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 - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company C<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company D<br>:- [[3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery|3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery]], Company E<br>:- [[7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company C<br>:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain Nathaniel McLean's Company<br>:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain Neill McNeill's Company<br><br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== 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  ====
 
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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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===== Marriage Records =====
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*'''1782-1815''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/richmond/1782earlmar.htm Early Marriages in Richmond County, NC 1782-1815] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1783-1872''' - [http://www.myrtlebridges.us/~hbridges/richcomarrrecs.htm Early Marriage Bonds Richmond County, NC 1783-1872] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1783-1964''' - Richmond County Marriage Index 1783-1964 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/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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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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===== Divorce  =====
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*'''1816-1914''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/richmond/divorce.htm Richmond County Divorce Actions 1816-1914] at USGenWeb - free.
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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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===== 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
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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'''Richmond Co. Genealogical Society'''<br> P. O. Box 1763<br> Rockingham NC 28380<br> [http://rchs-nc.net/historical-society/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Richmond County Historical Society'''<br> Inc., P.O. Box 1763<br> Rockingham, NC 28380<br><br>
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/richmond-county/ Richmond County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*Richmond County, NCGenWeb - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*Richmond County, NCGenWeb - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
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Guide to Richmond 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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Richmond County, North Carolina
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Richmond County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1914
1979
1790
1762
1772


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]

Register of Deeds
114 E. Franklin Street
Suite 101
Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: 910-997-8217
Fax: 910-997-8499
Website

Clerk Superior Court
105 W Franklin St
Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: (910) 419-7400

History

Parent County

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

Some of the 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

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Richmond County, North Carolina Genealogy 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.

- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company D
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery, Company E
:- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Nathaniel McLean's Company
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Neill McNeill's Company

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce
Death Records

Societies and Libraries

Richmond Co. Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 1763
Rockingham NC 28380
Website

Richmond County Historical Society
Inc., P.O. Box 1763
Rockingham, NC 28380

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), 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.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.


 

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