GUILFORD COUNTY

Established in 1771 from Orange and Rowan counties.
Courthouse fire of 1872 resulted in slight loss of records.

                                ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds and Records, 1817-1922; 3 volumes, 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1779, 1816-1877, 1923; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Officials' Bonds, 1774-1892; 4 Fibredex boxes.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1781-1868; 18 volumes, 2 manuscript boxes.
		Execution Dockets, 1813-1870; 12 volumes.
		State Dockets, 1811-1868; 7 volumes.
		Trial Dockets, 1779-1817; 4 volumes.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1817-1868; 9 volumes.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1850-1924; 21 volumes.
		Equity Minutes, 1826-1867; 2 volumes.
		Equity Execution Docket, 1858-1868; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial and Appearance Docket, 1822-1824; 1 volume.
		Equity Trial Dockets, 1833-1868; 2 volumes.
		Execution Dockets, 1858-1887; 2 volumes.
		State Docket, 1855-1868; 1 volume.
		Trial and Appearance Dockets, 1852-1869; 3 volumes.
		Supplementary Proceedings, 1894-1899; 1 volume.
		Clerk's Fee Dockets, 1853-1860; 2 volumes.
		Clerk's Receipt Docket, 1886-1890; 1 volume.
		Civil Action Papers, 1774-1930; 9 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1817-1935; 8 Fibredex boxes.
		Civil Action Papers Concerning Mines, 1845-1892; 1 Fibredex box.
LAND RECORDS
	Deeds, 1785-1930; 16 Fibredex boxes.
	Deeds of Trust and Mortgage Deeds, 1816-1926; 6 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Deeds Proved, 1853-1872; 1 volume.
	Ejectments, 1808-1908; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Condemnations, 1909-1937; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Divisions, Partitions and Surveys, 1825-1939; 9 Fibredex boxes.
	Land Foreclosures and Mortgage Sales, 1873-1931; 15 Fibredex boxes.
	Miscellaneous Land Records, 1784-1959; 2 Fibredex boxes.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1816-1868; 17 volumes.
	Record of Accounts, 1869-1903; 7 volumes.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1871-1899; 6 volumes.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors, Guardians and Masters, 1868-
		1890; 1 volume.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1890-1897; 
		1 volume.
	Record of Dowers, 1887-1897; 1 volume.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1886-1921; 1 volume.
	Estates Records, 1778-1942; 275 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Records, 1775-1933; 31 Fibredex boxes.
	Guardians' Accounts, 1821-1868, 1879-1897; 8 volumes.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1871-1899; 4 volumes.
	Guardian Summons Docket, 1817-1818, 1828-1850; 1 volume [See also 
		Trial Docket, County Court].
	Record of Settlements, 1816-1862, 1869-1898; 9 volumes.
	Probate Fee Docket, 1868-1869, 1880-1890; 1 volume.
	Clerk's Receipt Book (Estates), 1890-1930; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1770-1868; 21 Fibredex boxes.
	Record of Marriage Certificates, 1853-1867; Record of Cohabitation, 
		1866-1867; 1 volume.
	Marriage Registers (White), 1867-1937; 7 volumes.
	Marriage Registers (Colored), 1867-1937; 3 volumes.
	Divorce Records, 1820-1929; 7 Fibredex boxes.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1969; 1 volume.
WILLS
	Wills, 1771-1968; 228 Fibredex boxes.
	Cross Index to Wills, 1771-1934; 3 volumes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Alien Registration, 1927, 1935, 1940-1941; 2 volumes.
	Record of Incorporations, 1885-1896; 1 volume.
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1872-1899; 1 volume.
	Record of Elections, 1880-1922; 3 volumes.
	Election Returns, 1841-1918; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, 1869-1931; 1 Fibredex box.
 	Insolvent Debtors, 1846-1868; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Lunacy Records, 1826-1930; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Court Martial Minutes, 1806-1852; 1 volume.
	Confederate Pension Records, 1890-1972; 4 Fibredex boxes.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1901; 3 volumes.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1871-1900; 2 volumes.
	Road and Bridge Records, 1799-1890; 3 Fibredex boxes.
	Road Dockets, 1824-1827, 1832-1869; 4 volumes.
	School Records, 1853-1929; 2 Fibredex boxes.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1838-1868; 1 volume.
	Miscellaneous Records, 1771-1934; 5 Fibredex boxes.
	Powers of Attorney, 1805-1929; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records of Slaves and Free Persons of Color, 1781-1864; 1 Fibredex box.
	Records of Assignees, Trustees and Receivers, 1867-1935; 2 Fibredex boxes.
CRX
	Deed, 1835 & 1873; 2 folders.
	Estates Records, 1873-1874; 2 folders.
	Marriage License, 1846; 1 folder.
	Will, 1891; 1 folder.
	Petitions to be Exempted from Military Service, 1862-1865; 2 folders.	

                               MICROFILM RECORDS

BONDS
	Apprentice Bonds, 1871-1922; 1 reel.
CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
	Record of Incorporations, 1886-1962; 37 reels.
	Index to Incorporations, 1885-1970; 1 reel.
COURT RECORDS
	County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions
		Minutes, 1781-1868; 8 reels.
	Superior Court
		Minutes, 1850-1932; 15 reels.
		Minutes, Civil, 1932-1952, 1959-1964; 7 reels.
		Minutes, Criminal, 1932-1963; 5 reels.
		Equity Minutes, 1826-1867; 1 reel.
		Index to Civil Actions, Plaintiff, 1900-1968; 4 reels.
		Index to Civil Actions, Defendant, 1900-1962; 3 reels.
		Index to Judgments, Plaintiff, 1925-1954; 3 reels.
		Index to Judgments, Defendant, 1925-1954; 3 reels.
ELECTION RECORDS
	Minutes, Board of Elections, 1948-1969; 1 reel.
	Record of Elections, 1880-1968; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
	Record of Estates, 1820-1879, 1886-1932; 13 reels.
	Record of Accounts and Settlements, 1857-1863, 1889-1893, 1939-1942; 
		2 reels.
	Record of Accounts, 1879-1962; 27 reels.
	Annual Accounts of Administrators, Executors and Trustees, 1887-1903; 
		1 reel.
	Record of Accounts and Final Settlements (Wachovia and Security National
		Banks), 1940-1962; 26 reels.
	Administrators' Bonds, 1871-1899; 1 reel.
	Index to Administrators' Bonds, 1871-1899; 1 reel.
	Record of Administrators' and Guardians' Bonds, 1935-1969; 5 reels.
	Record of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1868-1908; 3 reels.
	Appointment of Administrators, 1899-1968; 23 reels.
	Record of Executors, 1844-1848, 1868-1887, 1915-1957; 4 reels.
	Appointment of Executors, 1957-1968; 2 reels.
	Guardians' Bonds, 1871-1899; 1 reel.
	Record of Guardians, 1821-1849, 1864-1866, 1914-1926; 4 reels.
	Appointment of Guardians, 1899-1968; 7 reels.
	Guardians' Docket, 1821-1868; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1966-1968; 1 reel.
	Record of Dowers, 1887-1891; 1 reel.
	Record of Widows' Year's Support, 1886-1962; 2 reels.
	Inheritance Tax Records, 1912-1968; 7 reels.
	General Index to Inheritance Tax Records, 1912-1970; 1 reel.
	Record of Settlements, 1820-1825, 1836-1862, 1869-1888, 1898-1962; 
		17 reels.
	Qualifications of Trustees Under Wills, 1934-1968; 1 reel.
	Index to Estates, 1818-1970; 5 reels.
	Index to Renunciations and Disclaimers, 1961-1968; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
	Record of Deeds, 1771-1957; 386 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1771-1951; 13 reels.
	Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1771-1951; 12 reels.
	Land Divisions, 1873-1893, 1921-1930; 1 reel.
	Land Entries, 1779-1795; 1 reel.
	Maps, Hamilton Lakes, 1926; 1 reel.
	Plat Books, 1895-1954; 5 reels.
	Index to Plats, 1853-1984; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
	Marriage Bonds, 1770-1868; 6 reels.
	Marriage Bond Abstracts, 1770-1868; 1 reel.
	Marriage Licenses (White), 1871-1961; 56 reels.
	Marriage Licenses (Black), 1871-1961; 15 reels.
	Record of Marriages, 1853-1867; 1 reel.
	Marriage Registers (White), 1867-1952; 4 reels.
	Marriage Registers (Black), 1867-1970; 2 reels.
	Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1969; 1 reel.
	Non-Jury Divorce Judgments, 1966-1967; 1 reel.
	Index to Births, 1913-1981; 10 reels.
	Index to Deaths, 1913-1980; 5 reels.
	Index to Delayed Births, various years; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
	Record of Armed Forces Discharges, various years, 1967-1980; 26 reels.
	Index to Armed Forces Discharges, 1912-1981; 1 reel.
	Record of Court Martial Proceedings, 1806-1852; 1 reel.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
	Record of Lunacy, 1899-1946; 3 reels.
	Inquisition of Inebriety, 1938-1958; 1 reel.
	Index to Lunacy and Inebriety, 1908-1968; 1 reel.
	Orders and Decrees, 1869-1953; 26 reels.
	Special Proceedings Dockets, 1884-1968; 6 reels.
	Index to Special Proceedings and Orders and Decrees, 1869-1968; 5 reels.
	Minutes, Wardens of the Poor, 1838-1868; 1 reel.
	Appointment of Receivers of Judgment Debtors, 1894-1899; 1 reel.
	Accounts of Receivers, 1911-1931; 1 reel.
	Final Reports of Receivers, 1933-1949; 1 reel.
	Inventories, Reports and Accounts of Receivership, 1950-1962; 1 reel.
	Index to Liquidations (N. C. Bank and Trust Company and United Bank and 
		Trust Company), 1930-1946; 1 reel.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
	Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1868-1970; 15 reels.
	Index to Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1899-1966; 1 reel.
ROADS AND BRIDGES
	Road Dockets, 1824-1869; 2 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
	Minutes, County Board of Education, 1872-1965; 3 reels.
WILLS
	Record of Wills, 1779-1963; 24 reels.
	Index to Wills, 1771-1969; 4 reels.



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