GATES COUNTY

Established in 1779 from Chowan, Hertford and Perquimans counties.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1779-1911; 2 volumes, 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1779-1910; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Constables' Bonds, 1834-1838, 1846-1861; 2 volumes.
	Officials' Bonds and Records, 1779-1897; 7 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1779-1868; 15 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1786-1860; 4 volumes, 2 manuscript boxes.
		State Dockets, 1779-1861; 5 volumes [see also Trial and Appearance
			Docket].
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1779-1867; 9 volumes, 
			1 manuscript box.
		Clerk's Fee Books, 1791-1807; 2 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1807-1857; 3 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1808-1830, 1855-1868; 2 volumes.
		Equity Execution Docket and Receipts in Equity, 1847-1878; 
			1 volume.
		Equity Trial Docket, 1831-1867; 1 volume.
		Execution Dockets, 1807-1869; 4 volumes [see also Trial and 
			Appearance Docket].
		State Dockets, 1807-1860; 2 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1807-1859; 3 volumes.
		Civil Action Papers, 1768-1911; 36 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1780-1912; 6 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Timber, 1849-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.
		Criminal Action Papers, 1775-1912; 23 Fibredex boxes.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds of Sale, 1788-1903; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Deeds, 1776-1908; 1 Fibredex box.
	Ejectments, 1795-1911; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Divisions, 1810-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
	Land Entries, 1811-1817, 1831-1833; 1 volume.
	Record of Probate, 1868-1882; 3 volumes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1807-1868; 7 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1812-1847, 1892-1914; 6 volumes.
	Estates Records, 1765-1920; 134 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1785-1915; 21 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1808-1863; 6 volumes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1810-1904; 13 volumes.
	Record of Settlements, 1807-1868; 3 volumes.
	Index to Administrators and Executors, no date; 4 volumes.
	Index to Guardians, no date; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1779-1868; 11 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1851-1867; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Marriage Records, 1784, 1821-1908; 1 Fibredex box.
	Divorce Records, 1817-1911; 1 Fibredex box.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Lists of Taxables, 1784-1868; 6 volumes.
	Tax Lists, 1924, 1926, 1935; 3 volumes.
WILLS
	Wills, 1762-1904; 12 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Minutes, Board of Superintendents of Common Schools, 1841-1861; 
		1 volume.
	Record of Claims Allowed by County Court, 1845-1868; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1906-1922; 1 volume.
	Election Records, 1783-1882; 1 Fibredex box.
	Bridge Records, 1786-1910; 1 Fibredex box.
	Road Records, 1779-1912; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Railroad Records, 1849-1912; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Register of Slaves to Work in Great Dismal Swamp, 1847-1861; 1 volume.
	Slave Records, 1783-1867; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1780-1912; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1796-1915; 4 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Bonds, 1773-1774, 1800; 2 folders.

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1878-1917; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1866-1964; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1779-1868; 4 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1859-1964; 5 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1808-1830, 1855-1868; Equity Minutes and Trial 
			Docket, 1831-1867; 2 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Record of Elections, 1880-1964; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1806-1851; 3 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1964; 5 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1870-1914; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1964; Cross
		Index to Administrators and Executors, 1868-1934; 3 reels.
	Guardians' Returns, 1828-1837; Guardians' Accounts and Minutes of Probate
		Court, 1857-1888; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1840-1868; 1 reel.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1854-1904; 1 reel.
	Cross Index to Guardians, 1868-1944; 1 reel.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1964; 1 reel.
	Inventories of Estates, 1819-1842; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1804-1841, 1867-1964; 4 reels.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1776-1964; 51 reels.
	Cross Index to Deeds, 1776-1910; 1 reel.
	Index to Deeds, Grantor, 1910-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Deeds, Grantee, 1910-1964; 1 reel.
	Registration of Land Titles, 1923-1964; 1 reel.
	Surveyors' Book, 1894-1922; 1 reel.
	Federal Tax Lien Index, 1950-1964; 1 reel.
	Plats, 1928-1964; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1778-1868; 4 reels.
	Marriage Licenses, 1886-1963; 5 reels.
	Marriage Registers, 1867-1964; 1 reel.
	Index to Vital Statistics, 1913-1964; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1943-1987; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Orders and Decrees, 1868-1964; 3 reels.
	Special Proceedings, 1910-1957; Cross Index to Special Proceedings, 1869-
		1964; 1 reel.
	Registration of Slaves to Work in Great Dismal Swamp, 1847-1861; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1887-1922; 1 reel.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1885-1927; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
	Tax Lists, 1784-1868, 1874, 1890, 1897, 1900, 1924-1926, 1935; 6 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1779-1964; 4 reels.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1779-1964; 1 reel.



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