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North Carolina Sources of Civil Service
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Many North Carolina residents served in some type of civil capacity such as jurors or county officials during the American Revolution.
The court minutes for the NC counties listed below provide lists of jurors and officials.
If your ancestor served in a civil capacity between 19 Apr 1775 - 26 Nov 1783, he is eligible for civil service.
FHLC Microfilm
County Original Records Books (Published Abstracts/Transcriptions) DAR Patriots with this Service
Anson Anson County, NC Abstracts of Early Records by May Wilson McBee John Cole, Joseph Howell
Bertie Bertie County, NC Court Minutes, Vols 4 & 5 by Weynette Parks Haun Thomas Baker
Brunswick 18310; 988924 Brunswick County, NC Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Vol 1, by Doris L. Thompson Benjamin Milliken, Levi Swain
Bute Bute County, NC, Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, by Brent H. Holcomb Rush Bledsoe
Carteret Early Carteret County, NC Court Minutes, Vols 3 & 4 by Rebecca W. Sanders Malachi Bell, Asa Bishop
Caswell 358278 Caswell County, Historical Abstracts of Minutes by Katharine Kerr Kendall James Curry Sr, Paul Harrelson
Chatham 590299 Chatham County, NC Court Minutes, Vols 1-3 by Marilyn Laird & Virginia Jackson Thomas Bell, Henry Bray
Chowan 1730356; 18508 A microfilm of Chowan County jury lists is 626291 (no books)
Craven Craven County, NC Court Minutes, Vols 7 & 8 by Weynette Parks Haun John Beasley, Michael Becton
Cumberland 316819 Cumberland Co., NC Abstrcts of Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Vol 1 & 2, William Fields Henry Cagle, David Clark
Edgecombe 370142 Edgecombe County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 3 by Weynette Parks Haun Hopewell Adams, Benjamin Braswell
Franklin (see Bute)
Gates 422103 Gates County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 1, by Marilyn Laird & Virginia Jackson Samuel Baker, Jethro Ballard, James Bristow
Granville 306206 Granville County, NC Court Minutes, by Zae Gwynn & Joseph W. Watson
Greene (now TN) 944390 Greene County, TN Minutes of the Court of Common Pleas by Goldene Burgner Amos Bird
Guilford 501190 Old Guilford County, NC Court Minutes 1781-1788 by Nancy Hawlick Stein Alexander Caldwell, George Cummings
Hyde 1758969; 2203859 Hyde County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 4 by Weynette Parks Haun Stephen Brooks
Johnston Johnston County, NC Court Minutes, Vols 2 & 3 by Weynette Parks Haun Plyer Barber, Needham Bryan Sr.
Lincoln (see also Tryon) 421868; 1183303 Lincoln County, NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Vol 1 by Anne McAllister & Kathy Sullivan John Baird, Ambrose Cobb, John Cox
Mecklenburg 812947 NC DAR GRC report s1 v333, Mecklenburg County Court Minutes 1774-1800 by Doris Briscoe Hugh Barnett, Andrew Baxter Sr.
Nash 419206 Nash County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 1 by Stephen E. Bradley, Jr. Arthur Arrington, Sr.
New Hanover 276157 New Hanover County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 2 by Alexander McDonald Walker ONLINE James Bloodworth
Onslow Onslow County, NC Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Abstracts of Minutes 1779-1782, by John B. Davis Benjamin Shepard, Lewis Williams
Orange 306044; 1418534 Orange County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 3 by Weynette Parks Haun William Andrews, John Armstrong
Randolph 19650; 1426289 Mannering Brookshire, John McDaniel
Richmond 475671, 475672 Richmond County, NC Court Minutes of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Book 1 by Lee G. Barrow James Bounds, John Cole, William Hunter
Rowan 313776; 1418531 Rowan County, NC Abstracts of Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Vol 3 by Jo White Linn Michael Albright, Andrew Beard
Rutherford 428854 Rutherford County, NC Abstracts of Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, by Hedy H. Newton Wallace Beatty, Benjamin Biggerstaff
Surry 345885 Surry County, NC Court Minutes, Vol 1 & 2 by Mrs. W. O. Absher James Badgett, Moses Baker
Tryon 19979 Tryon County, NC, Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, by Brent H. Holcomb John Anderson, Thomas Beatty
Wake Wake County, NC Court Minutes, Books A-1 & 1 by Weynette Parks Haun Reynolds Allen, Charles Brumfield
Warren (see also Bute) 1730483; 454196 Warren County, NC Minutes of Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, Vol 1 by Ginger Christmas-Beattie Nimrod Williams, Reuben Withers
Washington (now TN) American Historical Magazine Vol 5, pages 343-381 ONLINE Vol 6, pages 51-93
Wilkes Wilkes County, NC Abstracts of Court Minutes, Vol 1, 1778-1784 by Mrs W. O. Absher ONLINE Adoniram Allen, William Allison
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