CATAWBA COUNTY

Established in 1842 from Lincoln County.
Many court records missing; reason unknown.

                              ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1868-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1843-1868; 2 volumes.
		Appearance Docket, 1843-1868; List of Commissioners of Affidavits,
			1883; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1843-1868; 1 volume.
		Levy Docket, 1843-1868; Minutes, Board of County Commissioners,
			1868-1880; 1 volume.
		State Docket, 1843-1868; 1 volume.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1843-1915; 11 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1843-1868; Record of Widows' Year's Support, 
			1871-1893; 1 volume.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1845-1868; Special Proceedings Judgment 
			Docket, 1875-1886; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial Docket, 1844-1868; 1 volume.
		Appearance Docket, 1844-1868; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1844-1868; Levy Docket, 1878-1879; 1 volume.
		Execution Docket, 1878-1885; 1 volume.
		Judgment Docket, 1880-1941; 21 volumes.
		State Docket, 1845-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial Docket, 1844-1868; Motion Docket, 1873-1883; 1 volume.
		Civil Issues Docket, 1869-1891; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1858-1926; 22 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1867-1925; 6 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1866-1923; 14 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1864-1906; 1 Fibredex box.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1843-1868; 2 volumes.
	Record of Accounts and Inventories, 1868-1898; 5 volumes.
	Record of Dowers and Land Divisions, 1875-1907; 2 volumes.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1871-1907; 1 volume (see also Equity
		Minutes, Superior Court).
	Estates Records, 1851-1922; 32 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1856-1912; 9 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1908; 3 volumes.
	Clerk's Receipt Book (Trust Funds), 1912-1915; 1 volume.
	Cross Index to Executors and Administrators, 1843-1927; 1 volume.
	Cross Index to Guardians and Wards, 1843-1937; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1843-1868; 1 Fibredex box.
	Divorce Records, 1869-1927; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Disinterment/Reinterment Permits, 1968-1984; 1 manuscript box.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1857-1868; 1 volume.
	Tax Records, 1894-1912; 2 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1843-1966; 48 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1843-1926; 1 volume.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1881-1884; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1878-1924; 3 volumes.
	Permanent Registration of Voters, 1902-1908; 1 volume.
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1919; 1 volume.
	Orders and Decrees, 1870-1885; 1 volume.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1880-1915; 2 volumes.
	Judgment Docket in Special Proceedings Before the Clerk, 1885-1900; 1 volume.
Road Docket, 1843-1869; 1 volume.
	Road and Bridge Records, 1869-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	School Fund Account Book, 1899-1908; 1 volume.
Miscellaneous Records, 1851-1922; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees, Trustees and Receivers, 1853-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.

                             MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Corporations, 1883-1949; 3 reels.
	Record of Partnerships, 1913-1968; 1 reel.
	Index to Corporations, 1883-1968; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1843-1868; 1 reel.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1843-1960; 15 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1843-1868; Widows' Year's Support, 1871-1893; 
			1 reel.
		Index to Judgments, Defendant, 1912-1967; 3 reels.
		Index to Civil Actions, Plaintiff, 1966-1980; 2 reels.
		Index to Civil Actions, Defendant, 1966-1974; 3 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1906-1966; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1843-1868; 2 reels.
	Record of Accounts and Inventories, 1869-1966; 14 reels.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1925; 6 reels.
	Record of Administrators, 1916-1966; 9 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1925-1966; 4 reels.
	Record of Guardians, 1925-1966; 3 reels.
	Record of Guardians of World War I Veterans, 1930-1938; 1 reel.
	Record of Dowers, 1871-1948; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1894-1907; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1968; 2 reels.
	Record of Estates Not Exceeding $300, 1930-1942; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1868-1966; 10 reels.
	Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1843-1966; 2 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1843-1955; 103 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1837-1954; 7 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1837-1954; 7 reels.
	Entry Takers' Book, 1904-1918; 1 reel.
	Tax Levies on Land, 1843-1868; 1 reel.
	Index to Federal Tax Liens, 1906-1969; 1 reel.
	Maps, 1911-1954; 2 reels.
	Index to Plats, 1842-1980; 1 reel.
	Record of Sale and Resale, 1925-1967; 3 reels.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1842-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Bond Abstracts, 1842-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Licenses, 1864-1946; 8 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1851-1968; 2 reels.
	Freedmen's Marriage Records, 1866; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1967; 3 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1909-1979; 1 reel.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1972; 11 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1917-1980; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1967; 3 reels.
	Clerk's Minute Dockets, 1880-1915, 1927-1966; 4 reels.
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1966; 19 reels.
	Index to Orders and Decrees, Plaintiff, 1868-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Orders and Decrees, Defendant, 1868-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Special Proceedings, 1912-1922, 1966-1980; 2 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1880-1960; 4 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1881-1968; 2 reels.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	List of Taxables, 1857-1868; 1 reel.
	Tax Scrolls, 1869-1896, 1905, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1945, 1955, 1965; 7 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1843-1966; 5 reels.
	Index to Wills, Devisor, 1843-1966; 1 reel.
	Index to Wills, Devisee, 1843-1966; 1 reel.


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