Jones County, North Carolina Records
Jones County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on April 14, 1778 from Craven County. This county was named for Willie Jones (1740–1801), opposed the ratification of the United States Constitution and declined an invitation to the Constitutional Convention.
Jones County Cities and Towns include Maysville, Pollocksville, Trenton.
Jones County Townships are all numbered and named and include: 1 (White Oak), 2 (Pollocksville), 3 (Trenton), 4 (Cypress Creek), 5 (Tuckahoe), 6 (Chinquapin), and 7 (Beaver Creek) . View a Map of Jones County Townships.
Jones County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Jones County, NC Courthouse
The Jones County Courthouse is located in Trenton, North Carolina. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Jones county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Also see the Jones County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1862 by fire
- Jones County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1914, Marriage Records from 1851, Death Records from 1914 and Land Records from 1779.
- Jones County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1760, Court Records from 1807 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Jones County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Jones Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Jones County, North Carolina Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (incomplete), 1800 (incomplete), 1810 (incomplete), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890
- State Population Schedules: 1784-1787
- Native American Population Schedules: 1894-1913
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Jones County, North Carolina Vital Records
- Learn More: State of North Carolina Vital Records
- Birth Records: from October 1913 to present
- Marriage Records: from January 1962 to present
- Death Records: from January 1, 1930 to present
- Divorce Records: from January 1958 to present
- Locations: North Carolina Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Applications.
- In Person: North Carolina Vital Records (Cooper Memorial Health Building), 225 N. McDowell St., Raleigh, NC 27603-1382; 919-733-3000
Jones County, North Carolina Resources
Jones County, North Carolina External Links
- Maine Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Jones County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Records of Jones County, North Carolina, 1779-1868 Vol. I
- Jones Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Jones County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Jones County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Jones Co. NCGenweb
- Jones County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Jones County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories