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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Richmond_County,_North_Carolina|Richmond County]]''
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Guide to '''Richmond County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Richmond_County,_North_Carolina|Richmond County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse ==
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[http://www.nccourts.org/county/richmond/default.asp Richmond County Courthouse]<br>114 E Franklin St #101<br>Rockingham, NC 28379<br>Phone: 910-997-8250
  
Richmond County North Carolina<br> 114 E Franklin St #101<br> Rockingham, NC 28379<br> Reg of Deeds has b &amp; d rec from 1913<br> m rec from 1870 &amp; land rec from 1784<br> Clk Sup Ct has div rec from 1913 &amp; pro rec from 1782<br> Richmond County was created from Anson 14 Apr 1778<br>  
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<br>Register of Deeds has birth and death&nbsp;records from 1913<br>marriage records from 1870 and land records from 1784<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1913 &amp; probate records from 1782 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richmond County, North Carolina. Page 512 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Some of the court records are missing.  
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Some of the court records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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*'''Cartledge Creek aka Dockery's Meeting House,''' near Rockingham, N.C. Organized about 1774.<ref>"Cartledge Creek Baptist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Originally located in [[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson County]].
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*'''Hitchcock.''' Constituted 1772.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:225. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref> Edwards published a membership list dated 1772 in [http://repository.clemson.edu/u?/jbt,111 ''Materials Towards a History of the Baptists...''] (1772), 128. Originally located in [[Anson County, North Carolina|Anson County]].
  
 
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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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*'''1782-1815''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/richmond/1782earlmar.htm Early Marriages in Richmond County, NC 1782-1815] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1783-1872''' - [http://www.myrtlebridges.us/~hbridges/richcomarrrecs.htm Early Marriage Bonds Richmond County, NC 1783-1872] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1783-1964''' - Richmond County Marriage Index 1783-1964 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1816-1914''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/richmond/divorce.htm Richmond County Divorce Actions 1816-1914] at USGenWeb - free.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/richmond-county/ Richmond County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*Richmond County, NCGenWeb - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*Richmond County, NCGenWeb - free genealogical resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
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Guide to Richmond County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Richmond County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1779
County Seat Rockingham
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County Courthouse

Richmond County Courthouse
114 E Franklin St #101
Rockingham, NC 28379
Phone: 910-997-8250


Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
marriage records from 1870 and land records from 1784
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1913 & probate records from 1782 [1]

History

Parent County

1779--Richmond County was created from Anson County.
County seat: Rockingham [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Some of the court records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncrichmond.png

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Marriage
Divorce

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richmond County, North Carolina. Page 512 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. "Cartledge Creek Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:225. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.