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Duplin County (N.C.) -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Barden Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-127
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Barden Family of Southeastern North Carolina. Contained are records, receipts, deeds, correspondence, and photographs. All items are photocopies, except for the photographs from 1922.
Dates: 1784-1922 (photocopies/reprints)

Duplin County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-027
Scope and Contents This item is a photocopy of a listing of Duplin County, North Carolina marriage bonds that extends from the county's earliest recorded marriage bonds in 1730 to circa 1870. The original listing is in the office of the Register of Deeds for Duplin County, at Kenansville, North Carolina. The listing is alphabetical by grooms' last names and is followed by an index of brides' names. The listing includes the names of the groom, bride, bondsman and witness, the date of bond, and, occasionally, the...
Dates: 1730 - circa 1870 (photocopies)

Gillespie Family Genealogical Record

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-025
Scope and Contents This family genealogy begins with David Gillespie, Sr., and his wife, Miss Borthick. Their son, David Jr., had three sons, James, Archibald and Borthick, who emigrated to New Bern, North Carolina. Borthick returned to Ireland while Archibald and James remained. James purchased land near Kenansville and named his home Golden Grove. This record lists James’ descendants, sometimes as far as the ninth generation-James being the third. This record is 41 pages long and is a photocopy; the original is...
Dates: 1977, Undated (photocopies)

Kenan Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-107
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials from Mary Bason Broadfoot in relation to the Kenan House property on Market Street in Wilmington, North Carolina. The research materials consist of correspondence between Mary Broadfoot and Leila Delano Patterson, the Kenan descendants as well as the Kenan family’s long-time chauffer Denver Clarence Padrick. Other correspondents with Mary Broadfoot document their memories of the Kenan House and its history. The collection also includes Broadfoot’s...
Dates: 1864-1972

Willis and Amanda Wilson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-226
Scope and Contents This collection contains the family papers of Willis Wilson (1807-1860) and Amanda Pollock Wilson (1813-1888), white landowners, farmers, and enslavers in Duplin County, North Carolina. Types of materials include correspondence, estate records, deeds and indentures, financial account summaries, receipts from merchants in Warsaw and Clinton, newspaper subscription receipts, Wilmington inspectors’ certificates for turpentine, and tax receipts. In the estate and financial documents there is...
Dates: 1762-1905, undated