Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Washington Co., North Carolina

Some samples of transcribed deeds were found here along with the samples of deed indexes, as well as a surname index.  A comprehensive compilation of Washington Co., NC, Deed Books are available from the author of the website (Linda Haas Davenport) who also authored the following publications:

My Books: Taking the Mystery Out of Land Records is back in print. 
Washington County N.C.: Abstracts of Deed Books A-B-C (1799-1814)

The Washington Co., North Carolina, Register of Deeds site (with a search function) can be found here (see description below):
"All transactions in Washington County go back to 1799 when the county was formed from Tyrrell County. Various types of documents filed in the office are old land grants, deeds, deeds of trust, maps, leases, agreements and powers of attorney."

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