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Wills and estate papers (Lenoir County), 1663-1978

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
English
Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988-1989
on 2 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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Microfilm of originals in the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh, North Carolina.

This record contains original materials sent in from the county.

CRX wills are those records that have come to the Archives from other than the official sources. That is to say, CRX documents are county records that have left official government custody, whose provenance cannot be proved.

Secretary of State original wills: The Secretary of State was the official repository for wills and estates during the colonial times. In about 1760, it was ordered that wills would be filed with clerks of court, but some wills were filed with the Secretary of State until 1789. The wills listed under the above title is the collection of the exicting wills that were filed with the Secretary of State.

Estate papers: The Estates Records collection at the North Carolina State Archives consists of files of loose papers arranged alphabetically by county. The loose papers in each file include any documents used to settle the estate of a deceased person. The estate records can include: Administrators' bonds, Guardians' bonds, inventories, accounts of sales, annual accounts, allotments of years provisions, settlements, divisions, petitions of many sorts, and bills and receipts.

Some pages faded and hard to read.

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