Caldwell County Marriage Bonds Available

The State Archives of North Carolina now has Caldwell County Marriage Bonds from 1854-1868 processed and available in the Search Room. Marriage Bonds are arranged alphabetically by groom, but the finding aid contains an alphabetical listing by groom and an alphabetical listing by bride.  Marriage bonds are statements of intent to marry that were attested…

Thumbnail image from Theresia Weill’s Alien Registration Record, Haywood County, Call number: C.R.049.902.1.

Alien Registration and Naturalization Records Online

We recently added Alien Registration and Naturalization records to North Carolina Digital Collections. Here is a brief synopsis on these materials from the Guide to County Records in State Archives: Alien, Naturalization, and Citizenship Records are records relating to the naturalization of foreign-born citizens, in which the clerk of superior court acted a federal agent.…