ALLEGHANY COUNTY

Established in 1859 from Ashe County.
Courthouse fire in 1932 destroyed a few permanently valuable records.

                         ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1869-1909; 1 volume.
	Apprentice Bonds, 1863-1872; Bastardy Bonds, 1863-1910; Officials' 
		Bonds and Records, 1859-1927; 1 Fibredex box.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1872-1879; 1 volume.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1862-1868; also Witness Docket, Inferior Court, 
			1877-1883; Witness Docket, Superior Court, 1895-1912; 
			List of Commissioners of Affidavits, 1866; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1863-1868; also Execution Docket, Superior 
			Court, 1869-1872; Minutes, Inferior Court, 1877-1883; 
			Appointments of Commissioners of Affidavits, 1899-1905; 
			Witness Docket, Superior Court; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1869-1907; 5 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1862-1928; 5 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1867-1920; 4 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1862-1925; 5 Fibredex boxes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Administrators' Bonds, 1911-1918; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1859-1928; 30 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1864-1917; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1869-1940; 3 volumes.
	Record of Inventories, Marriages and Wills, 1862-1869; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds and Grants, 1837-1908; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1874-1908; 1 Fibredex box.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Divorce Records, 1862-1932; 2 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1859-1912; 3 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Registry of Licenses to Trades, 1874-1906; Record of Strays, 1895, 1914;
		1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1944; 5 volumes.
	Road Records, 1861-1910; 1 Fibredex box.	
	Miscellaneous Records, 1848-1929; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	List of Commissioners of Affidavits, 1866. [See Minute Docket, Court of 
		Pleas and Quarter Sessions]
	Appointments of Commissioners of Affidavits, 1899-1905 [See Execution
 		Docket, Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions]
	 
                         MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1869-1909; 1 reel.
	Bastardy Bonds, 1872-1879; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1903-1971; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1862-1868; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1869-1955; 5 reels.
		Tax Judgments, 1882-1889, 1950-1957; 21 reels.
		Cross Index to Judgments, 1869-1970; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1944; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Inventories, Marriages and Wills, 1862-1869; 1 reel.
	Record of Accounts, 1870-1970; 4 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1911-1918; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1919-1951; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1939-1970; 1 reel.
	Record of Executors, 1948-1970; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1869-1940; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1951-1970; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1920-1971; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1866-1970; 4 reels.
	Cross Index to Final Settlements, 1922-1970; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1911-1934, 1943-
		1970; 2 reels.
	Index to Estates, 1970-1971; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1859-1961; 34 reels.
	Record of Deeds for Schools, 1884-1965; 1 reel.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1859-1971; 3 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1859-1971; 3 reels.
	Record of Land Entries, 1870-1962; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1931-1970; 1 reel.
	Record of Taxes for Mortgagees, 1931-1935; 1 reel.
	Record of Surveys, 1905-1933; 1 reel.
	Record of Sales and Resales, 1937-1965; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Licenses, 1861-1961; 11 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1971; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1966-1970; 1 reel.
	Index to Vital Statistics, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1989; 3 reels.
	Organizational Minutes, Ex-Confederate Soldiers of Alleghany County, 
		1890-1920; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Officials' Reports, 1876-1970; 1 reel.
	Homestead Returns, 1870-1916; 1 reel.
	Record of Lunacy, 1901-1970; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1870-1948; 1 reel.
	Special Proceedings, 1884-1964; 5 reels.
	Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1939-1970; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1971; 4 reels.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1915-1955; 2 reels.
	Tax Scrolls, 1920-1980; 3 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1870-1970; 3 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1864-1933; 1 reel.

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