Martin County, North Carolina Records
Martin County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on March 2, 1774 from Halifax County and Tyrrell County. This county was named for Josiah Martin (1737–1786), the last governor of colonial North Carolina.
Martin County Cities and Towns include Bear Grass, Everetts, Hamilton, Hassell, Jamesville, Oak City, Parmele, Robersonville, Williamston. A Map of Martin County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Ohio maps at MapGeeks.org.
Martin County Townships include Bear Grass, Cross Roads, Goose Nest, Griffins, Hamilton, Jamesville, Poplar Point, Robersonville, Williams, and Williamston. View a Map of Martin County Townships.
Martin County, North Carolina Courthouse Records
Martin County, NC Courthouse
Old Martin County Courthouse
The Martin County Courthouse is located in Franklin, 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 Martin 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 Martin County Records in the North Carolina State Archives. The County Courthouse was destroyed in 1862 by fire, Some early records were destroyed.
- Martin County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1872, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1774.
- Martin County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1774, Court Records from 1809 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records.
- Martin County Tax Assessor / Collector
- Martin Co. North Carolina County Health Department
Martin 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
Martin 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
Martin County, North Carolina Resources
- Martin County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 121, Williamston, NC 27892-0121
- Martin County Historical Society
- Martin County, North Carolina Message Boards
Martin County, North Carolina External Links
- Maine Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 - 1977)
- Martin County, North Carolina Books - Amazon
- Martin Co., North Carolina - FindaGrave
- A History of Martin County, North Carolina
- North Carolina Digital Collections
- Martin County, North Carolina Links - Cyndi's List
- Martin Co. NCGenweb
- Martin County, North Carolina Ancestry Database Collections
- Martin County, North Carolina Military Records
- North Carolina City Directories