BEAUFORT COUNTY

Established in 1705 as Pamptecough Precinct of Bath County.
Name changed to Beaufort in 1712.

                         ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Bastardy Books, 1846-1860, 1866-1875; 1 manuscript box.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1758, 1777, 1801-1871; 1 Fibredex box.
	Record of Officials' Bonds, 1868-1931; 2 volumes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1756-1868; 10 volumes.
		Appearance Dockets, 1828-1868; 3 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1808-1868; 7 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1846-1868; 2 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1744-1745, 1794-1828; 4 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1838-1868; 10 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1817-1902; 9 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1835-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial Docket, 1834-1868; 1 volume.
		Appearance Docket, 1811-1817; 1 volume.
		State Docket, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial Dockets, 1835-1845, 1855-1868; 4 volumes.
		Civil Issues Dockets, 1870-1871, 1873-1885; 2 manuscript boxes.
		Criminal Issues Dockets, 1870, 1873-1885; 2 manuscript boxes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1785-1915; 8 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1855-1938; 8 Fibredex boxes.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1878-1886; 1 volume.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1695-1881; 43 volumes.
	Record of Corrections to Transcribed Records of Deeds, 1835-1836; 
		1 volume.
	Deeds, 1720, 1750-1918; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1803-1937; 1 Fibredex box.
	Index to Deeds, Grantee, 1701-1877; 3 volumes.
	Index to Deeds, Grantor, 1701-1877; 3 volumes.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1854-1888; 3 volumes.
	Land Entries, 1867-1926; 1 volume.
	Attachments, Executions, Liens and Levies on Land, 1791-1904;
		2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1773-1947; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Patent Record, 1798-1816; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates (Orphan Books), 1808-1868; 13 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1904; 3 volumes.
	Record of Administrators, 1897-1911; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1760-1949; 28 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1794-1918, 1948; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Guardians, 1842-1870; 1 volume.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1867-1925; 2 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1869-1914; 2 volumes.
	Partitions and Divisions, 1794-1909; 1 volume. 
	Reports on Devised Estates, 1908-1913; 2 pamphlets.
	Clerk's Account Book (Estates), 1849-1873; 1 volume.	
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1850-1851; 1 folder in Fibredex box.
	Record of Marriages, 1851-1866; Record of Cohabitation, 1866-1867;
		1 volume.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1930; 7 volumes.
	Divorce Records, 1868-1902, 1923; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Disinterment/Reinterment Permits, 1979; 1 manuscript box.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1841-1860, 1866; 6 volumes.
	Tax Records, 1832-1852, 1878-1905; 1 manuscript box.
	Assessment of Land for Taxation, 1860; 1 volume.
	Tax Abstract, 1879-1896; Record of Allowances to Outside Poor, 1868-1874;
		1 volume.
WILLS
	Wills, 1720-1903; 6 volumes, 1 Fibredex box.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Stock Marks, 1878-1921; 1 manuscript box.
	Record of Official Reports, 1880-1944; 3 volumes.
	Account Book, Deputy Register of Deeds, 1850-1860; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1922; 4 volumes.
	Voter Registration Books, 1868, 1872-1898; 9 manuscript boxes.	
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1868-1906; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Minutes, Board of Magistrates, 1878-1895; 1 volume.
	Nurses' Certificates of Registration, 1909-1960; 1 manuscript box.
	Optometrists' Certificates of Registration, 1909-1957; 1 manuscript box.
	Physicians' Certificates of Registration, 1889-1950; 1 manuscript box.
	Record of Pensions, 1912-1931; 1 volume.
	Record of Appointment of Road Overseers, 1843-1869; 1 volume.
	Railroad Records, 1878-1903; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1847-1868; 1 volume.
	Record of Allowances to Outside Poor, 1868-1874; [See Tax Abstract, 
		1879-1896]
	Miscellaneous Records, 1755-1942; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Assignees, Receivers and Trustees Record, 1859; 1 volume.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1869-1913; 2 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Estate Record, 1744; 1 folder.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1814-1907; 1 Fibredex box.
	Constable Bonds and Records, 1788-1905; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Civil Action Papers, 1828-1928; 11 Fibredex boxes.
	Criminal Action Papers, 1818-1935; 22 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Records, 1835-1930; 1 Fibredex box.
	Estate Records, 1735-1933; 50 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardian Records, 1734-1926; 17 Fibredex boxes.
	Marriage and Divorce Records, 1836-1928; 1 Fibredex box.
	Tax Records, 1853-1937; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	County Accounts, 1863-1931; 1 Fibredex box.
	Election Records, 1866-1932; 2 Fibredex box.
	Levies, Executions and Attachments, 1836-1913; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Road Records, 1840-1931; 1 Fibredex box.
	School Records, 1850-1936; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Slave Records, 1830-1867; 1 Fibredex box.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1741-1931; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Court, Land and Estate Records, 1838-1873; 1 Fibredex box.

                        MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1886-1960; 2 reels.
	Partnership Record, 1918-1960; 1 reel.
	Index to Corporations, 1886-1982; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1785-1868; 3 reels.
		Minutes, Appearance, Prosecution and Trial Dockets, 1756-1761;
			1 reel.
		Clerk's Account Book, 1849-1878; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1817-1960; 18 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1807-1868; 2 reels.
		Index to Judgments, Plaintiff, 1868-1949; 2 reels.
		Index to Judgments, Defendant, 1868-1949; 2 reels.
	Inferior Court
		Minutes, 1878-1886; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1878-1960; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates (Orphan Books), 1808-1868; 5 reels.
	Index to Record of Estates (Orphan Books), 1808-1868; 1 reel.
	Record of Accounts, 1868-1960; 7 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1867-1898; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators, 1897-1960; 8 reels.
	Appointment of Executors, 1868-1937; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1867-1899; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1845-1968; 3 reels.
	Clerk's Receiver Accounts, 1908-1932; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1920-1960; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1862-1960; 5 reels.
	Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1968; 1 reel.
	Index to Administrators, 1897-1940; 1 reel.
	Index to Executors, 1869-1940; 1 reel.
	Index to Guardians, 1899-1940; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1701-1946; 181 reels.
	Record of Real Estate Conveyances, 1946-1960; 75 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1701-1959; 11 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1701-1959; 11 reels.
	Deeds, Mortgages and Bills of Sale, 1784, 1803-1807; 1 reel.
	Land Entries, 1778-1795; 1 reel.
	Land Entries and Claims Journal, 1882-1926; 1 reel.
	Partitions and Divisions, 1736-1878; 1 reel.
	Patent Book (Grants), 1798-1816; 2 reels.
	Registration of Titles, 1915-1959; 4 reels.
	Record of Land Sold for Taxes, 1876-1905; 1 reel.
	Deeds Proved in Court, 1802-1805; 1 reel.
	Plat Books, 1913-1982; 8 reels.
	Index to Plats, 1913-1982; 1 reel.
	Record of Sale and Resale under Mortgages and Deeds of Trust, 1915-1960;
		5 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Record of Marriages, 1851-1868; Record of Cohabitation, 1866; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers, 1847-1963; 9 reels.
	Index to Marriage Registers, no date; 1 reel.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1926-1960; 1 reel.
	Record of Delayed Births, various years; 5 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1980; 7 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1963; 2 reels.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1982; 8 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1982; 1 reel.
	Record of Pensions, 1912-1930; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, various years; 1 reel.
	Inquisition of Lunacy, 1900-1968; 2 reels.
	Clerk's Minute Docket, 1908; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1963; 15 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1874-1960; 4 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Plaintiff, 1874-1968; 2 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings, Defendant, 1874-1960; 2 reels.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1839-1868; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1971; 12 reels.
	Index to Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1919-1972; 1 reel.
	Minutes, County Board of Health, 1960-1975; 1 reel.
	Minutes of Magistrates, 1875-1895; 1 reel.
ROADS AND BRIDGES
	Record of Overseers, 1845-1868; 1 reel.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1909-1960; 2 reels.
	Annual Reports, Public Schools of Washington, 1898-1913; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists and Scrolls, 1779-1927; 24 reels.
WILLS
	Wills, 1720-1867; 4 reels.
	Record of Wills, 1868-1968; 6 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1720-1949; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisor, 1950-1968; 1 reel.

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