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Rockingham County, NC in the Civil War By Charles Rodenbough
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A collection of articles that appeared in the Newsletter of the Rockingham County Historical Society when it existed between 1954 and 2010 when it was succeeded by the Museum and Archives of... More > Rockingham County (MARC). They all concern some part of the history of the Civil War period and are by various authors.< Less
History of Rockingham County N.H. By Charles A. Hazlett
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Originally published in 1915. This is about the towns of Rockingham County, it's people, settlements, military, churches, etc. It has some illustrations in it along with some very nice engraved... More > portraits. A great resource for genealogist and historians. 1212 pages.< Less
Rockingham County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records (1822-1893) By Stewart Dunaway
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Rockingham County was formed in 1785 from the top portion of Guilford County (which was formed from Rowan and Orange County). The county courthouse will be destroyed by fire, thus the loss of the... More > older records. However, prior to 1785 the records can be located in the Guilford County Collection. This is a small collection, but includes one map/drawing and other documents which document some early roads and early residents. A detailed index (names = Last, First) is included.< Less
Minutes of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions - Rockingham County, North Carolina Volume I: February 1786 to November 1795 By Larry W. Cates, MLIS
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Transcribed minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions for Rockingham County, North Carolina, offering a unique look into daily life during this time period. This court not only decided minor... More > civil and criminal matters but also acted as the principal administrative body for the county. In that capacity, it handled matters as diverse as estate settlement, recording of land records, apprenticeships, bastardy issues, road maintenance, tax assessment, licensing of mills and taverns, and lunacy decrees among many other matters. No other governing body had as many interactions with ordinary citizens. Even if your ancestors are generally hard to find in public records, you very well may find them here. Fully indexed.< Less
Stokes County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records - Vol. 2 (1814-1834) By Stewart Dunaway
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Stokes County was formed in 1789 from part of Surry County. Surry County was formed from Rowan in 1771, like a number of counties after the Regulation War. Stokes resides on the west side of... More > Rockingham County, which was carved out of the northern part of Guilford County in 1785, just four years prior to Stokes being created. From west to east, Surry, Stokes, Rockingham, Caswell and Person County follow the Virginia border, and almost every one of these counties are literally the same north-south size. ALSO the reader needs to be aware that Stokes County will be carved up losing its southern part to the formation of Forsythe (1849) Co. Therefore, the records in this book will use rivers and locations that reside in both counties – today.Stokes County has the largest collection of road and bridge records for the entire state. Many volumes are required to cover this collection. This volume contains Box 2 and Box 3.< Less
Stokes County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records - Vol. 4 (1850-1869) By Stewart Dunaway
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Stokes County was formed in 1789 from part of Surry County. Surry County was formed from Rowan in 1771; like a number of counties after the Regulation War. Stokes resides on the west side of... More > Rockingham County, which was carved out of the northern part of Guilford County in 1785; just four years prior to Stokes being created. From west to east, Surry, Stokes, Rockingham, Caswell and Person County follow the Virginia border, and almost every one of these counties are literally the same north-south size. ALSO the reader needs to be aware that Stokes County will be carved up losing its southern part to the formation of Forsyth (1849) Co. Therefore, the records in this book will use rivers and locations that reside in both counties – today. Stokes County has the largest collection of road and bridge records for the entire state. Ten boxes contain records from the 18th century well into the modern times of the 20th century. This volume contains two boxes of records, box 6 (1850-1854) and box 7 (1855-1869).< Less
Stokes County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records - Vol. 5 (1870-1943) By Stewart Dunaway
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Stokes County was formed in 1789 from part of Surry County. Surry County was formed from Rowan in 1771, like a number of counties after the Regulation War. Stokes resides on the west side of... More > Rockingham County, which was carved out of the northern part of Guilford County in 1785, just four years prior to Stokes being created. From west to east, Surry, Stokes, Rockingham, Caswell and Person County follow the Virginia border, and almost every one of these counties are literally the same north-south size. Stokes County will be carved up losing its southern part to the formation of Forsythe (1849) Co. Therefore, the records in this book will use rivers and locations that reside in both counties – today. Stokes County has the largest collection of road and bridge records for the entire state. Ten boxes contain records from the 18th century well into the modern times of the 20th century. This volume contains the most modern records, including box 8 (1870-1902) and box 10 (1903 – 1943).< Less
Stokes County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records - Vol. 3 (1835-1849) By Stewart Dunaway
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Stokes County was formed in 1789 from part of Surry County. Surry County was formed from Rowan in 1771, like a number of counties after the Regulation War. Stokes resides on the west side of... More > Rockingham County, which was carved out of the northern part of Guilford County in 1785, just four years prior to Stokes being created. From west to east, Surry, Stokes, Rockingham, Caswell and Person County follow the Virginia border, and almost every one of these counties are literally the same north-south size. ALSO the reader needs to be aware that Stokes County will be carved up losing its Southern part to the formation of Forsythe (1849) Co. Therefore, the records in this book will use rivers and locations that reside in both counties – today. Stokes County has the largest collection of road and bridge records for the entire state. Ten boxes contain records from the 18th century well into the modern times of the 20th century. Many volumes are required to cover this collection. This volume contains 2-boxes.< Less
Stokes County, N.C. - Road and Bridge Records - Vol. 6 (Undated Records) By Stewart Dunaway
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Stokes County was formed in 1789 from part of Surry County. Surry County was formed from Rowan in 1771. Stokes resides on the west side of Rockingham County. From west to east, Surry, Stokes,... More > Rockingham, Caswell and Person County follow the Virginia border, and almost every one of these counties are literally the same north-south size. ALSO the reader needs to be aware that Stokes County will be carved up losing its southern part to the formation of Forsythe (1849) Co. Therefore, the records in this book will use rivers and locations that reside in both counties – today. Stokes County has the largest collection of road and bridge records for the entire state. Ten boxes contain records from the 18th century well into the modern times of the 20th century. This is the sixth and final volume – and needs to be alongside the researcher – as this book might contain a companion (or missing) document which did not have a date – thus placed in this “catch all” collection of – No Dates.< Less
Guilford County, N.C. Miscellaneous Land Records - Vol. 1 (1784-1959) By Stewart Dunaway
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Guilford County was formed in 1771, from the southern parts of Orange County and Rowan County. Today, if you were to measure 9-miles west from the Guilford-Alamance County line you would locate the... More > 1752 Orange-Rowan line. Thus, 9-miles of the eastern part of Guilford County, originally was in Orange. Then in 1779, the bottom of Guilford County was separated forming Randolph Co. Then in 1785, the northern part of Guilford is also removed – creating Rockingham Co. Miscellaneous land records are a “catch all” of land disputes, agreements, surveys, etc. This two-box collection is actually placed in alphabetical order and not date order. Therefore, Box 1 is “A-L” and Box 2 “M-Z” both boxes span the years of 1784 to 1959. Guilford County also has 4-box collection of Ejectments (land disputes) of which only the oldest box is currently planned to be transcribed.< Less