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Dare County Records
at the
N.C. State Archives
(Established in 1870 from Currituck, Hyde  and Tyrrell counties)

ORIGINAL RECORDS

BONDS
Bastardy Bonds and Records, 1869-1957; 1 volume, 1 Fibredex box.
Officials' Bonds and Records, 1871-1917; 1 Fibredex box.
COURT RECORDS
Superior Court Minutes, 1870-1924; 3 volumes.
Civil Action Papers, 1869-1966; 14 Fibredex boxes.
Civil Action Papers Concerning Land, 1874-1968; 16 Fibredex boxes.
Criminal Action Papers, 1870-1965; 13 Fibredex boxes.
Justice's Criminal and Civil Docket, 1895-1902, 1913-1915; 2 volumes in manuscript box.
LAND RECORDS
Attachments, Executions, Levies and Liens on Land, 1874-1965; 1 Fibredex box.
Tax Levies on Land, 1872-1949; 1 Fibredex box.
Miscellaneous Land Records, 1804-1962; 1 Fibredex box.
Sheriff's Sale Book, 1890-1911; 1 volume.
ESTATES RECORDS
Record of Accounts, 1870-1927; 2 volumes.
Administrators' Bonds, 1904-1936; 1 volume.
Record of Dowers, Widows' Year's Support and Land Partitions, 1869-1915;1 volume.
Estates Records, 1832-1964; 8 Fibredex boxes.
Guardians' Records, 1866-1959; 1 Fibredex box.
Record of Settlements, 1867-1926; 1 volume.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
Marriage Registers, 1870-1903; 2 volumes.
Divorce Records, 1882-1969; 9 Fibredex boxes.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
Miscellaneous Tax Records, 1873-1942; 2 Fibredex boxes.
WILLS
Wills, 1872-1959; 2 Fibredex boxes.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
Fishing and Shipping Records, 1868-1915; 1 Fibredex box.
Marks and Brands, 1870-1935; 1 volume.
Official Reports, 1906-1958; 1 volume.
Record of Elections, 1878-1958; 5 volumes.
Election Records, 1878-1955; 3 Fibredex boxes.
Grand Jury Reports, 1870-1966; 1 Fibredex box.
Miscellaneous Records, 1821-1966; 4 Fibredex boxes.
Records of Assignees, Receivers and Trustees, 1875-1961; 2 Fibredex boxes.

MICROFILM RECORDS

CORPORATIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS
Record of Incorporations, 1906-1967; 3 reels.
COURT RECORDS
Superior Court Minutes, 1870-1956; 3 reels.
Index to Minutes, Plaintiff, 1870-1967; 1 reel.
Index to Minutes, Defendant, 1870-1967; 1 reel.
ELECTION RECORDS
Record of Elections, 1878-1948; 1 reel.
ESTATES RECORDS
Record of Accounts, 1870-1967; 4 reels.
Administrators' Bonds, 1936-1967; 1 reel.
Appointment of Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1906-1967; 3 reels.
Cross Index to Administrators, Executors and Guardians, 1870-1966; 2 reels.
Guardians' Bonds, 1904-1932, 1937-1967; 1 reel.
Cross Index to Guardians, 1870-1940; 1 reel.
Inheritance Tax Records, 1923-1967; 1 reel.
LAND RECORDS
Record of Deeds, 1871-1958; 54 reels.
Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantor, 1870-1965; 3 reels.
Index to Real Estate Conveyances, Grantee, 1870-1966; 3 reels.
Entry Takers' Books, 1870-1959; 2 reels.
Record of Surveys, 1905-1923; 1 reel.
Registration of Land Titles, 1924-1964; 1 reel.
MARRIAGE, DIVORCE AND VITAL STATISTICS
Marriage Registers, 1870-1967; 1 reel.
Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1943-1967; 1 reel.
MILITARY AND PENSION RECORDS
Record of Armed Forces Discharges, 1918-1986; 2 reels.
MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
Orders and Decrees, 1871-1966; 2 reels.
Special Proceedings, 1906-1960; 2 reels.
OFFICIALS, COUNTY
Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1870-1954; 4 reels.
SCHOOL RECORDS
Minutes, County Board of Education, 1896-1963; 1 reel.
TAX AND FISCAL RECORDS
Tax Lists, 1915, 1925, 1935, 1945; 2 reels.
Tax Scrolls, 1881-1905; 1 reel.
WILLS
Record of Wills, 1870-1966; 3 reels.
Index to Wills, 1870-1968; 2 reels.

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