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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Randolph_County,_North_Carolina|Randolph County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[North Carolina|North Carolina]]&nbsp;&gt; Randolph County'' <br>
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Guide to '''Randolph County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Randolph County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/randolph/ Randolph Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>  
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1749
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| seat wl = Asheboro
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.nccourts.org/County/Randolph/Default.asp Randolph County Courthouse]<br>Asheboro, NC 27203<br>Phone: 336-318-6960<br><br>* Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913<br>* Marriage records from 1800 and land records<br>* Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records<br>* Probate records from 1786
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1779'''--Randolph County was created from [[Guilford County, North Carolina|Guilford]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Asheboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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[http://www.ncgenealogy101.com/maps/ "Rotating Formation of North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the North Carolina Genealogy 101 website. The maps rely on [http://www.goldbug.com/store/animap3.html AniMap 3.0] software.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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Many court records are missing.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Alamance County, North Carolina|Alamance]]
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*[[Chatham County, North Carolina|Chatham]]
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*[[Davidson County, North Carolina|Davidson]]
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*[[Guilford County, North Carolina|Guilford]]
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*[[Montgomery County, North Carolina|Montgomery]]
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*[[Moore County, North Carolina|Moore]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncrandolph.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/randolph/Mt.PleasantCommunityChurch/mtpeacc.html Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Trinity, NC]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=North+Carolina&county=Randolph&search_text=&action=search_cemetery Randolph County cemeteries at BillionGraves.com]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Sandy Creek.''' Founded 1755.<ref>"Sandy Creek Baptist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Originally located in [[Guilford County, North Carolina|Guilford County]].<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:227-228. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Family Histories  ====
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*'''[German]''' German, John L. "Finding the Father of David German of North Carolina and Shelby County, Indiana," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):87-94. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 American Ancestors] ($).
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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The Randolph County, North Carolina Register of Deeds has deed records dating back to the 1780s. &nbsp;For example, typing in book 1 with no page number yields a listing of pages of book 1, even though the site indicates only books 1047-1173 are available. &nbsp;Images with page 0 are book index pages.
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[http://www.randrod.com/Historical.asp www.randrod.com/Historical.asp]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/randolphcounty1700rand Randolph County, 1779-1979] (1980)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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Civil War Confederate units from this county include:
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:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1773-1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 25 (1773-1964)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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[http://www.randrod.com/ '''Randolph County Register of Deeds''']
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*'''Pre-1916''' - [http://ncgenweb.us/nc/randolph/births-before-1916/ Randolph County Births Before 1916] at USGenWeb - free.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to LDS Family History Center]][[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|s]]
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*[[Asheboro North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Randolph|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Guide to Randolph County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Randolph County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Randolph County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1749
County Seat Asheboro
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Randolph County Courthouse
Asheboro, NC 27203
Phone: 336-318-6960

* Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
* Marriage records from 1800 and land records
* Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records
* Probate records from 1786

History

Parent County

1779--Randolph County was created from Guilford County.
County seat: Asheboro [1]

Boundary Changes

"Rotating Formation of North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the North Carolina Genealogy 101 website. The maps rely on AniMap 3.0 software.

Record Loss

Many court records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncrandolph.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Randolph County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist

Court

Family Histories

  • [German] German, John L. "Finding the Father of David German of North Carolina and Shelby County, Indiana," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):87-94. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).

Land

The Randolph County, North Carolina Register of Deeds has deed records dating back to the 1780s.  For example, typing in book 1 with no page number yields a listing of pages of book 1, even though the site indicates only books 1047-1173 are available.  Images with page 0 are book index pages.

www.randrod.com/Historical.asp

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units from this county include:

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Randolph County Register of Deeds

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Sandy Creek Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:227-228. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
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