Robeson County, North Carolina

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Revision as of 20:14, 12 October 2012

Robeson County, North Carolina
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Robeson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1787
County Seat Lumberton
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Robeson County Courthouse
500 N Elm Street P O Box 22
Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: 919-671-3044

Register of Deeds has b rec from 1913
marriage records from 1787
death records from 1915
and land records from 1799, Clerk Superior Court has divorce
and court records from 1920 and probate records from 1868[1]

History

Parent County

1787--Robeson County was created from Bladen County.
County seat: Lumberton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many of the court records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Education

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Robeson County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that were formed with many men from Robeson County.

- 51st Regiment, North Carolina Militia, Company F

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.

Births
Marriages
Deaths


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robeson 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).