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Randolph County, NC - Road Records - Vol 3 By Stewart Dunaway
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Volume 3 contains the last records for road petitions found in the N.C. Archives for Randoplh County. This is one of the largest and most complete collection of county road petitions I have seen,... More > second to Orange County.< Less
Randolph County, NC - Road Records - Vol 2 By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the 2nd Volume for Randolph County. This collection is one of the best in the state. There are more hand-drawn maps in Randolph Co., records than other counties. Almost 300 pages, in this... More > volume, and it required 3 volumes for roads, 1 for bridges which also includes Mill petitions - which are very rare.< Less
Orange County, NC Road Records - Volume 3 By Stewart Dunaway
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Here is the 3rd and final volume of Orange County Road Records. This book includes an image of the record, a short and specific transcription of the content to assit historians in location of early... More > road ways. This book includes an extensive index to assist research and each document is titled. This book includes some maps drawn by the petitioners as well as some of the more famous maps of the time, focusing on these old roadways. NOTE: This volume includes the records about the hanging of Cyrus Guy, in 1869, as these rare court records were improperly stored in the Road Records. Included is a history of this hanging as well as the original records and a brief history of the Orange County Poor House!!!< Less
Orange County, NC - Road Records - Vol 2 By Stewart Dunaway
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This is the second volume of the 3 volume set of road records for Orange County, NC. This book includes images of each record, as well as brief transcriptions, and some period maps, and a few modern... More > maps showing locations of these old roadways. The intent of this series is to assit researchers in locating roadways, not a genealogical book, yet, signatures are visible, just not transcribed. There is an extensive index and each record is titled.< Less
Camden County, N.C. - Road Records (1860-1926) By Stewart Dunaway
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Camden was formed in 1777, from the northeast section of Pasquotank County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. In fact, only one folder of these records remain, filed in the... More > miscellaneous county record box. However, prior to the formation, the older records can be researched via Pasquotank, which has a very nice collection of road, bridge, mill, and ferry records.< Less
Randolph County, NC - Road Records Vol 1 (1797-1835) By Stewart Dunaway
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Volume 1 of the Randolph County Road Records spans a large portion of time, and many records. Each petition is titled, the original image included, including a short transcript. The entire volume is... More > indexed which provides ease in searching for information. However, petitions have many names, I did not transcribe every signature. Maps are included, modern as well as old, in order to add more information, if possible. ** There are 3 volumes of Road Records ** The bridge and mill records reside in a standalone edition.< Less
Polk County, N.C. - Road Records (1856-1909) By Stewart Dunaway
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Polk County was formed in 1855, from Rutherford and Henderson County. Polk County was never subdivided. Polk County’s southern boundary resides on the South Carolina line, and has a unique... More > notch in the state line. Sadly, this collection is very small and was located in the miscellaneous county record box. Nevertheless, what was preserved by the county court are contained in this book. There is one folder which contains several law suits over grist mill dams (flooding). However, NO mill records were preserved for Polk. There are a few bridge records, which pertains to complaints over condition. NO bridge petitions, or bridge construction contracts or bonds were preserved.< 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
Johnston County, N.C. - Road Records (1861-1918) By Stewart Dunaway
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Johnston County was formed in 1746, from Craven County. Despite the age, the older records were not preserved. Johnston will be reduced in size, when Orange (1752), Wake (1771), and Wilson (1855) are... More > formed over the decades. The formation of Johnston from Craven was the early beginning of migrating from the coast inland or to the wild-west, so to speak. Unfortunately, none of the old Johnston County records (this author researches) were preserved. Worse, when a county has so few records that their road records appear amongst the county miscellaneous records, it is obvious few records were preserved. In fact, only one folder contains the entire collection.< Less
Warren County, N.C. - Road Records (1792-1882) By Stewart Dunaway
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Warren County road record collection span several boxes in the State Archives. However, due to time constraints, I only photographed and transcribed the earliest records in this collection. In... More > addition I DID NOT photograph the numerous overseer assignments, which can be read in their original form (in the archives) or located in the County Court records. The petitions are NOT contained in the court minutes, beyond registering the petition and decision. However, overseer records tend to be completely entered in the minutes (since they are so brief). The petitions, due to their lengthy discussions,and more importantly, the Jury decision for the road route, are included in this collection. These records provide the reason and the description for the location of the road (or it's alteration). This collection has a lot of alteration type records.< Less