Robeson County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Robeson_County,_North_Carolina|Robeson County]]''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Robeson County, North Carolina|Robeson County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/robeson/robesoncemeteries.htm Robeson County Cemeteries] - NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1728 Robeson County Cemeteries] - at Find-A-Grave.com 
  
 
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==== Education  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=robeson Robeson County College Students] - a name list of students at various NC colleges with identified hometowns in the county; via NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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*[Book] [http://digital.lib.ecu.edu/historyfiction/item.aspx?id=fma Flora McDonald College] - published by Ralph Walter Page in 1920
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/robeson/robesondeeds.htm Misc county deeds] - transcriptions submitted to the NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20(4x5);mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Robeson+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=%2Fncmaps Maps of Robeson County] - online map images via the NC Maps collection
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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Civil War service men from Robesonl 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.  
 
Civil War service men from Robesonl 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|51st Regiment, North Carolina Militia]], Company F
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:- [[51st Regiment, North Carolina Militia|51st Regiment, North Carolina Militia]], Company F
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Robeson Newspapers published in Robeson County]  - a listing of newspapers published in the county & libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/robeson/robesonnews.htm Misc. newspaper articles] - submitted to the NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?county=robeson Robeson County residents in the newspaper] - name listing of people from the county as located in misc. newspaper articles; time span varies. Articles indexed in the NC People in the Papers database.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/robeson/robesonwills.htm Misc. Robeson County wills] - transcriptions submitted to the NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please [http://www.durhamcountync.gov/departments/rgds/ visit their website] for more information.
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===== Births<br>  =====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state; via FamilySearch
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===== Marriages  =====
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/robeson/vital.htm Robeson County Marriages] - via NCGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/robeson/robesonmarriages.html Misc. Robeson County Marriages] - submitted by users to the NCGenWeb Archives
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
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*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Robeson County marriages] - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
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===== Deaths  =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/robeson/robesonobits.htm Misc. Robeson County Obituaries] - via the Durham County NCGenWeb Archives
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D%20 North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - search a statewide collection of freely available death certificates - images are included; via FamilySearch
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - search death records from across the state; via FamilySearch <br>
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== 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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*[http://ncgenweb.us/robeson/ Robeson County NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Robeson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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Revision as of 02:48, 4 April 2011


Robeson County, North Carolina
Map
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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
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1787--Robeson County was created from Bladen County.
County seat: Lumberton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many of the court records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

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 Robesonl 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

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).