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Revision as of 22:25, 21 November 2012

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Online Records

Person County, North Carolina
Map of North Carolina highlighting Person County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1791
County Seat Roxboro
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County Courthouse

Person County Courthouse
Roxboro, NC 27573
Phone: 252-597-1733

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage death and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce probate and court records from 1791 [1]


Parent County

1791--Person County was created from Caswell County.
County seat: Roxboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

Church Records

  • Flat River. Constituted 1777.[3]
  • Head of Mayo Creek. Constituted 1793.[3]
  • South Hico River Lower Church. Constituted 1793.[3]
  • South Hico River Upper Church. Constituted 1792.[3]



Local Histories



Civil War

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




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Person 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:567. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
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