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

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Barden Family Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-127
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of the Barden family, who were planters in Sampson and Duplin Counties during the 19th century. Contained within are mercantile records, receipts for the purchase of enslaved persons, land indentures, correspondence, photographs and other documents that illustrate the economic activities of the family. All items are photocopies of originals authorized by the donor of the materials.

Dates: 1790-1922 (photocopies/reprints)

Duplin County, North Carolina Marriage Bonds

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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,...
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...
Dates: 1977, Undated (photocopies)

Kenan Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-107
Scope and Contents This collection contains research materials from Mary Bason Broadfoot pertaining to an article she wrote on the Kenan House property in Wilmington, North Carolina for the Lower Cape Fear Historical Society Bulletin. Materials include correspondence between Broadfoot and Kenan family descendants, interview notes with the Sarah Graham Kenan's long-time chauffer Denver Clarence Padrick, and drafts of Broadfoot's article. The collection also documents miscellaneous aspects of Kenan...
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