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Records on Microfilm

Lincoln County Records on Microfilm

Microfilm copies of the following Lincoln County records are in the North Carolina Collection:

  • Estate files, 1779-1925.
  • Administrators' bonds, 1868-1913;
  • Index to wills, 1772-1964;
  • Record of appointment of executors, 1869-1964;
  • Guardian bonds, 1868-1925;
  • Index to accounts and settlements, 1868-1964;
  • Record of accounts, 1868-1886 [2 rolls];
  • Record of estates, 1847-1863;
  • Record of settlements, 1869-1904;
  • Record of wills, 1824-1911 [2 rolls];
  • Inventories and accounts of estates, 1831-1868;
  • Marriage records, 1851-1869;
  • Marriage register, 1869-1971.
  • Lincoln County: record of freedmen's marriages, 1866.
  • Index to real estate conveyances: grantee, 1769-1907;
  • Index to real estate conveyances: grantors, 1769-1907;
  • Record of deeds, 1769-1869 [16 rolls];
  • Index to grants - grantees, 1779-1880 [Lincolnton only];
  • Land grants, 1763-1953 [3 rolls];
  • Land grants, 1782-1807 & Procession of land, 1814-1834 [both on 1 reel];
  • Land entries, 1783-1795.
  • Minutes, County Court, 1779-1868 [6 rolls];
  • Minutes, Board of County Commissioners, 1870-1896;
  • Minutes, County Board of Elections, 1922-1949;
  • Minutes, Superior Court, 1816-1876 [2 rolls];
  • Orders and decrees, 1868-1880;
  • Index to orders and decrees, special proceedings, etc., 1868-1968 [2 rolls].

At Jonas Library (Lincolnton, N.C.) Only:

  • Lincoln County list of school children,1855-1863,1895, n.d. Reel 1: C.R.060.926.1, C.R.060.926.2, C.R.060.926.3, C.R.060.926.4, C.R.060.926.5, C.R.060.926.6.; Reel 2: C.R.060.926.7, C.R.060.926.8, C.R.060.926.9, C.R.060.926.10, C.R.060.926.11.
  • Lincoln County pension records, 1885-1894, 1901-1907. C.R. 060.923.1
  • Lincoln County slave records, 1764-1923. C.R.060.928.7
  • Lincoln County Civil War records, 1864-1923. C.R.060.920.2 (Oathes of Allegiance) to (Miscellaneous Papers)

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