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Randolph County, NC - Bridge and Mill Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is the Bridge and MILL records from the N.C. Archives for Randolph County. The records are very thorough, although the bridge records are not that old. As with all my road/bridge books, the... More > original images are included and a transcript of the details of the bridge. AMAZING - Mill petitions that survived the years, were also sent to the Archives. Ususally, only Court Minutes ever document the mill requests (damming of the rivers). These OLD records are very informative. Sadly, there wasnt a lot of them. The more modern records are law suits.< Less
Orange County, NC - Bridge Records - 1787 - 1865 By Stewart Dunaway
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Bridge records are petitions from the public requesting a bridge to be errected across a river/stream/creek typically where fords used to be, or at locations nearby these earlier crossings.... More > Sometimes, although rare, they would develop a new road, but it would require a bridge across a stream. Never the less, this book, like the many volumes of road records, has an image of the petition along with a short transcript of the information. Some maps show these bridges and as I could locate them in modern times I added those maps as well. A great research tool for road locations, migration paths and some interesting construction information (minimal) costs etc. Updated index, Last, First and added more transcript and information.< Less
Granville County, N.C. - Bridge Records - 1748-1868 By Stewart Dunaway
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Granville County Bridge records represent the largest collection of bridge records in the Piedmont. This amazing (over 300 records) collection spans many years, and describes the area that is now... More > contained in three other counties. Each record was photographed and is included in this book along with a short transcript of the information. This book is indexed and the table of contents represents the format of the original boxes in the NC Archives (Raleigh). * New name index (Last, First) *< Less
Northampton, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records (1785-1839) By Stewart Dunaway
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Northampton County Road Records (1789-1817) is another 18th century collection (although the records for roads continues in several other boxes - this book contains the oldest) as well as Bridge... More > Records (1785-1839). The bridge records have a great collection of construction details, including dimensions, timber requirements, and manpower. Together, this county collection is another example of "least known" genealogy and history information for other researchers. This book contains images of the original documents, cataloged (table of contents) as well as a detailed index (names are Last, First) including key words (springs, stream names, deceased, orphan, etc.) assisting researchers.< Less
Person County, N.C. Road and Bridge Records - 1797 - 1888 By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is the collection of Person County, North Carolina Road and Bridge records. These records have details about where the roads were located, where bridges were located, the rivers and creeks, as... More > well as historical information about commerce, growth, bridge costs and general N.C. road/bridge infrastructure development. Person County was divided off of Caswell County, and was also part of Orange County, way back in time. Each record includes the image of the original, and a short transcript of the road/bridge information. This book was then indexed and cataloged to make research easier. These records are PART of the N.C. Archive collection. NOT ALL pieces of paper were photographed nor were names/signatures transribed in their entirety.< Less
Wayne County, N.C. - Bridge Records (1793-1886) By Stewart Dunaway
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A very nice collection of bridge records, including a number of detailed construction requirements, providing insight to these early bridges. There is a fair quantity of bridge specifications... More > providing construction details. Also included in this collection is a transcript of the NC State Supreme Court decision over navigable waterway versus a toll bridge.A number of maps included from N.C. Soil Survey (1900's)to assist in illustrating the locations of these bridges (on both counties today - Wayne and Wilson). Also a map of Waynesboro and Goldsboro from the 1850 NC Railroad maps.< Less
Guilford County, NC Road and Bridge Records Vol 2 By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is the second of three volumes for Guilford County, NC. The road and bridge records are combined for this county, and each record in this book is a photo image, coupled with a concise... More > transcription of the petition. This book was written to assist researchers locate old road and bridges. This book does not represent every single slip of paper in the NC Archives, since some are just a name, others deal with overseer assignment. Therefore this is not an exhaustive copy of every slip of paper in the archives across three boxes - un-indexed!< Less
Maps and Drawings of North Carolina - Road, Bridge, Mill and Ferry Records By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains all the maps (images) from the Road, bridge, mill and ferry records, residing in the NC State Archives (Raleigh). The back cover lists the counties and quantity of maps or drawings... More > which were discovered in these county collections. The actual petition information is not provided in this book, that remains with the individual county (book) records, transcribed by this author. Added a few from Robeson County - all mill plats - Ashhole Creek. New County road and bridge records continued to be transcribed by this author, and more maps are being located. This book has been updated for these additional counties and their maps. However, it continues to be true, that very few drawings/maps were provided in the early 18th century records, and many county collections do not include maps or drawings.* UPDATED * February 2014 - ALL 18th Century road and bridge records have been completed for the entire State of NC, this book has been updated from that effort.< Less
Guilford County, NC Road and Bridge Records Vol 3 By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the last of the three volumes of Guilford County road and bridge records. This volume, like the others, includes images of the record, a transcript of its content. Some records have maps from... More > period times and a few with modern maps showing these old locations. I found that the Guilford County records have some interesting historical information about the times, areas etc. This volume includes the time-frame when the NC Railroad was being built and the impact to the roads were two fold. First you have people wanting to change the routes due to the railroad and then people wanted a road from their village to the DEPOT! Some mention business as the reason. Never the less, these records expose more than just complaints.< Less
Warren County, N.C. - Bridge and Mill Records By Stewart Dunaway
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Warren County Bridge Mill Records contains a very nice collection of mill and bridge petitions. The reason for combining the mill records (1772-1872 aprox. 93 pgs) with the bridge petitions, are due... More > to both referencing rivers and creeks. Most bridges were erected near a mill, and since the mill records don’t warrant their own dedicated book (for Warren), I included them with this volume. The Bridge records were stored in one dedicated box, representing a very large collection (1800-1887). * Road Records are in a standalone book *< Less