Iredell County Records Pickup

Earlier this month, four of us went to Statesville to pick up about 110 volumes from the Iredell County Courthouse.

Less than half of the volumes transferred to the State Archives from Iredell County

Less than half of the volumes transferred to the State Archives from Iredell County

The majority of these books are Judgement Dockets of cases involving civil, criminal, special proceedings, tax sales, and land tax sales.  There are also accounts of indigent orphans, various officials oath records, and records of drainage districts. The rest of the records expand the State Archives’ holdings of the following series:

Series Previously Transferred New Addition
Record of Lunacy 1871-1939 (2 boxes) 1899-1970 (6 volumes)
Record of Guardian Accounts 1894-1907 (1 volume) 1907-1919; 1926-1934 (2 volumes)
Record of Elections 1878-1928 (3 volumes) 1952-1970 (1 volume)
Record of Widows’ Year’s Support 1871-1895 (1 volume) 1895-1926 (1 volume)
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