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Caroline County Microfilm

Date of Formation: 1728
Formed From: Essex, King and Queen, and King William Counties. Additional parts of King and Queen County were added in 1742 and 1762

[Bonds/Commissions/Oaths] [County Administrative Records] [Court Records]
[Fiduciary Records] [Land Records] [Marriage Records and Vital Statistics]
[Military and Pension Records] [Tax and Fiscal Records] [Wills] [Miscellaneous Records]

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Local Records Categories and Contents
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No.
 Bonds/Commissions/Oaths
45 ILLBond Book, 1938-1945, 252 p.
46 ILLBond Book, 1974-1980, unpaged.
Reel
No.
 County Administrative Records
42 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minutes, 1887-1906, pp. 1-163.
43 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minutes, 1887-1906 (continued), pp. 164-475.
44 ILLBoard of Supervisors' Minutes, 1960-1963 (continued), pp. 392-493.
78 ILLBoard of the Overseers of the Poor Minutes, 1845-1853
78 ILLBoard of the Overseers of the Poor Minutes, 1853-1871
67 ILLOverseers of the Poor Records, 1886-1930, 374 p.
Reel
No.
 Court Records
  County Court
47 ILLExecution Book, 1797-1798, unpaged.
29 ILLMinute Book, 1770 - 1773 c, [397] p.
30 ILLMinute Book, 1774 - 1781 c, 325 p.
30 ILLMinute Book, 1787 - 1791 c, 412 p.
30 ILLMinute Book, 1794 - 1796 c, 297 p.
58 ILLMinute Book, 1794-1796, pp. 1-197.
49 ILLMinute Book, 1794-1796 (continued), pp. 198-293.
45 ILLMinute Book, 1801-1803, unpaged.
48 ILLMinute Book, 1804-1806, unpaged.
48 ILLMinute Book, 1806-1808, unpaged.
47 ILLMinute Book, 1806-1810, unpaged.
47 ILLMinute Book, 1812-1815, unpaged.
31 ILLMinute Book, 1815 - 1819, 489 p.
63 ILLMinute Book, 1815 - 1819, 489 p.
31 ILLMinute Book, 1847 - 1851, 443 p.
32 ILLMinute Book, 1858 - 1861, 412 p.
49 ILLMinute Book, 1858 - 1861, 412 p.
32 ILLMinute Book, 1861 - 1866, 492 p.
13 ILLOrder Book, 1732 - 1740, Pt. 1 c, [xix] index, p. 1-356
13 ILLOrder Book, 1732 - 1740, Pt. 2 c, p. 357-637
14 ILLOrder Book, 1741 - 1746, Pt. 1 c, p. 1-297
14 ILLOrder Book, 1741 - 1746, Pt. 2 c, p. 298-612
15 ILLOrder Book, 1746 - 1754, Pt. 1 c, p. 1-231
15 ILLOrder Book, 1746 - 1754, Pt. 2 c, p. 232-467
16 ILLOrder Book, 1755 - 1758, Pt. 1 c, p. 25-211
16 ILLOrder Book, 1755 - 1758, Pt. 2 c, p. 212-417
16 ILLOrder Book, 1759 - 1763 c, [xi] index, 456 p.
46 ILLOrder Book, 1759 - 1763 c, [xi] index, 456 p.
17 ILLOrder Book, 1764 - 1765 c, 485 p.
17 ILLOrder Book, 1765 - 1767 c, [xii] index, 525 p.
18 ILLOrder Book, 1767 - 1770, Pt. 1 c, [xxiv] index, p. 1-248
18 ILLOrder Book, 1767 - 1770, Pt. 2 c, p. 249-502
18 ILLOrder Book, 1770 - 1772 c, [xxv] index, 479 p.
19 ILLOrder Book, 1772 - 1776, Pt. 1 c, p. 1-349
19 ILLOrder Book, 1772 - 1776, Pt. 2 c, p. 350-632
20 ILLOrder Book, 1777 - 1780 c, p. 33-243
20 ILLOrder Book, 1781 - 1785, Pt. 1 c, [xl] index, p. 1-245
20 ILLOrder Book, 1781 - 1785, Pt. 2 c, p. 246 - 509
21 ILLOrder Book, 1785 - 1787, Pt. 1 c, [xxxvii] index, p. 1-271
21 ILLOrder Book, 1785 - 1787, Pt. 2 c, p. 272-534
22 ILLOrder Book, 1787 - 1789, Pt. 1 c, [xli] index, p. 1-286
22 ILLOrder Book, 1787 - 1789, Pt. 2 c, p. 287-563
23 ILLOrder Book, 1799 - 1802, Pt. 1 c, [v] index, p. 1-250
23 ILLOrder Book, 1799 - 1802, Pt. 2 c, p. 251-529
24 ILLOrder Book, 1802 - 1804 c, [xxix] index, 401 p.
25 ILLOrder Book, 1804 - 1805, Unpaged index, 511 p.
25 ILLOrder Book, 1807 - 1809 c, [xxx] index, 467 p.
26 ILLOrder Book, 1822 - 1824, [3], [xxxii] index, 313 p.
26 ILLOrder Book, 1862 - 1863, pp. 1-53
79 ILLOrder Book, 1862 - 1863, pp. 1-53
49 ILLOrder Book, 1871-1874, index, 481 p.
50 ILLOrder Book, 1874-1879, index, 492 p.
50 ILLOrder Book, 1879-1885, index, 495 p.
51 ILLOrder Book, 1889-1894, index, 613 p.
51 ILLOrder Book, 1894-1899, index, pp. 1-263.
47 ILLOrder Book, 1894-1899 (continued), pp. 264-602.
39 ILLRule Book, 1792 - 1796 c, 263 p.
  Superior Court of Law
27 ILLOrder Book, 1820 - 1821, Unpaged index, 209 p. (Orders, 1820 - 1821); Unpaged index, p. 1-20 [1] (Deeds, 1809 - 1814, follow p. 209)
27 ILLOrder Book, 1821 - 1826, 537 p.
  Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
52 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 1, 1831-1836, index, 414 p.
52 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 2, 1836-1842, index, pp. 1-250.
53 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 2, 1836-1842 (continued), pp. 252-495.
28 ILLOrder Book, 1836 - 1842, 495 p.
28 ILLOrder Book, 1842 - 1866, 463 p.
  Circuit Court
54 ILLChancery Order Book, 1876-1888, index, 629 p.
55 ILLChancery Order Book, 1888-1901, index, 641 p.
55 ILLChancery Order Book, 1901-1904, index, pp. 1-281.
56 ILLClerks' Order Book, 1904-1918, index, 300 p.
59 ILLClerks' Order Book 6, 1973-1983, index, 450 p.
53 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 4, 1871-1893, index, 477 p.
57 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 5, 1893-1907, index, 452 p.
57 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 6, 1907-1912, index, 400 p.
58 ILLCommon Law Order Book, 22, 1982-1983, index, 398 p.
79 ILLCommonwealth v. Richard Perry Loving & Mildred Delores Jeter, 1958-1966 (Landmark Civil Rights Legislation)
28 ILLOrder Book, 1842 - 1866, 463 p.
Reel
No.
 Fiduciary Records
52 ILLFiduciary Accounts, Vol. 14, 1965-1966 (continued), pp. 404-508.
60 ILLGeneral Index to Fiduciary Books, 1870-1925, unpaged.
37 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1806 - 1821 c, [xxii] index, 290 p.
37 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1821 - 1844 c, [xxiii] index, 413 p.
38 ILLGuardians' Bonds, 1844 - 1858, Unpaged index, 234 p.
  FOR INDEX TO INVENTORIES AND ADMINISTRATIONS SEE WILLS (REEL 12)
Reel
No.
 Land Records
6 ILLDeeds, 1758 - 1845 [General Court, County Court] c, [v] index, 244 p. (Microfilm of Deeds separated from Caroline County Chancery Papers and Judgments. These deeds not covered by the Index to Deeds, 1836 - 1872)
62 ILLDeeds, 1758 - 1845 [General Court, County Court] c, [v] index, 244 p. (Microfilm of Deeds separated from Caroline County Chancery Papers and Judgments. These deeds not covered by the Index to Deeds, 1836 - 1872)
   Deed Book, 1809-1814, SEE ORDER BOOK, 1820-1821 [SUPERIOR COURT OF LAW] (REEL 27) AT END OF REEL, NO TARGET FOR 20 PAGES OF DEEDS
68 ILLDeeds, 1815-1859; 1835-1859; 1867-1889
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 39, 1836 - 1838, Unpaged index, 406 p.
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 40, 1838 - 1840, Unpaged index, 525 p.
1 ILLDeed Book, No. 45, 1846 - 1848, 606 p.
2 ILLDeed Book, No. 46, 1848 - 1850, Unpaged index, 575 p.
2 ILLDeed Book, No. 47, 1850 - 1852, Unpaged index, 543 p.
3 ILLDeed Book, No. 48, 1852 - 1855, Unpaged index, 593 p.
3 ILLDeed Book, No. 49, 1856 - 1858, Unpaged index, 742 p.
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 50, 1858 - 1860, Unpaged index, 540 p.
4 ILLDeed Book, No. 51, 1861 - 1865, Unpaged index, 459 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, No. 52, 1866-1868, index, 542 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, No. 53, 1868-1870, 637 p.
71 ILLDeed Book, No. 54, 1870-1871, pp. 1-323.
72 ILLDeed Book, No. 54, 1870-1871, pp. 1-323.
72 ILLDeed Book, No. 55, 1872-1874, 656 p.
72 ILLDeed Book, No. 56, 1874-1876, pp. 1-537.
73 ILLDeed Book, No. 56, 1876 (continued), pp. 534-640.
73 ILLDeed Book, No. 57, 1876-1878, 640 p.
73 ILLDeed Book, No. 58, 1878-1881, 593 p.
73 ILLDeed Book, No. 59, 1881-1882, pp. 1-179.
74 ILLDeed Book, No. 59, 1882-1883 (continued), pp. 174-640.
74 ILLDeed Book, No. 60, 1883-1886, 640 p.
74 ILLDeed Book, No. 61, 1886-1887, pp. 1-377.
75 ILLDeed Book, No. 61, 1887-1888 (continued), pp. 374-600 p.
75 ILLDeed Book, No. 62, 1888-1891, 700 p.
75 ILLDeed Book, No. 63, 1891-1892, pp. 1-557.
76 ILLDeed Book, No. 63, 1892-1893 (continued), pp. 554-700.
76 ILLDeed Book, No. 64, 1893-1895, 649 p.
76 ILLDeed Book, No. 65, 1895-1896, 600 p.
76 ILLDeed Book, No. 66, 1896-1897, pp. 1-87.
77 ILLDeed Book, No. 66, 1897-1898 (continued), pp. 84-599.
77 ILLDeed Book, No. 67, 1898-1900, 600 p.
77 ILLDeed Book, No. 68, 1900, pp. 1-321.
61 ILLAgricultural Chattel Deed of Trust Book, 1946-1965, index, 98 p.
40 ILLAppeals and Land Causes, 1777 - 1807, Pt. 1 c, [x] index, p. 1-349.
40 ILLAppeals and Land Causes, 1777 - 1807, Pt. 2 c, p. 350-706.
56 ILLDeed Book, No. 52, 1866-1868, index, 542 p.
5 ILLIndex to Deeds, 1836 - 1872
41 ILLLand Causes, Vol. 1, 1835 - 1913, Unpaged index, 507 p.
62 ILLPlat Book 2, 1970-1973
41 ILLProcessioners' Returns, 1846 - 1865, 210 p.
63 ILLRelease Deeds, 1885-1925, index, 493 p.
39 ILLSurveys, 1729 - 1762 c, 23 p.
61 ILLSurveys, 1729 - 1762 c, 23 p.
  SEE ALSO Wills
  SEE ALSO Superior Court of Law
Reel
No.
 Marriage Records and Vital Statistics
42 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1864-1899.
61 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1864-1899.
42 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1969-1983.
60 ILLGeneral Index to Marriages, 1982-1983.
33 ILLIndex of Marriage Register, 1786 - 1853, 174 p.
35 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1795, 1802 - 1860, Unpaged
64 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1795-1805, unpaged.
64 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1805-1819, pp. 252-464.
64 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1822-1835, pp. 1-255.
65 ILLMarriage Bonds, 1822-1835 (continued), pp. 256-424.
80 ILLMarriage Bonds, Certificates & Consents, No. 3, 1819 - 1860
34 ILLMarriage Records, 1786 - 1853 (also contains Marriage Bonds, 1821-1824), Pt. 1 c, p. 1-165. (Marriage Registers)
34 ILLMarriage Records, 1824 - 1835, Pt. 2 c, p. 166-330. (Marriage Bonds and Consents)
34 ILLMarriage Records, 1835 - 1844, Pt. 3 c, p. 331-559. (Marriage Bonds and Consents)
34 ILLMarriage Records, 1844 - 1851, Pt. 4 c, p. 560-786. (Marriage Bonds)
36 ILLMarriage Records, 1864 - 1899, Unpaged index, 105 fo.
36 ILLMarriage Records, 1893 - 1932, Unpaged index, 103 fo.
66 ILLMarriage Records, 1893 - 1932, Unpaged index, 103 fo.
59 ILLMarriage Register, 1786-1853, unpaged.
66 ILLMarriage Register, 1933-1965, index, pp. 1-100.
80 ILLMinisters' Returns, 1796 - 1852
36 ILLRegister of Births, 1864 - 1867, Unpaged.
78 ILLRegister of Children of Colored Persons Whose Parents Have Ceased To Cohabitate (Father Recognizes as His), 1866, pp. 1-22
78 ILLRegister of Colored Persons Cohabitating Together As Husband & Wife, 1866, pp. 23-46
36 ILLRegister of Deaths, 1865 - 1867, Unpaged.
Reel
No.
 Military and Pension Records
26 ILLBoard of Exemption Minutes, 12 March - 13 May, 1862, pp. 54-67
79 ILLBoard of Exemption Minutes, 12 March - 13 May, 1862, pp. 54-67
64 ILLInduction and Discharge Record, 1918-1972 (continued), pp. 151-240.
39 ILLProceedings of the Committee of Safety, 1774 - 1776 c, [69] p.
  SEE ALSO Miscellaneous Records
Reel
No.
 Tax and Fiscal Records
43 ILLDebtor Index to Financing Statements, 1966-1983, pp. 1-188.
60 ILLDebtor Index to Financing Statements, 1966-1983 (continued), pp. 188A-199.
Reel
No.
 Wills
  AS ALL EARLY CAROLINE COUNTY WILL BOOKS HAVE BEEN DESTROYED THE WILLS LISTED IN THE BELOW INDEX CANNOT BE REFERRED TO. INDEX NOTES THE REFERENCES TO WILLS, ETC. AS FOUND IN THE ORDER BOOKS
12 ILLIndex of Wills, Inventories and Administrations from Caroline County Order Books, 1732 - 1800 c, 117 p.
7 ILLWills & Plats, 1742 - 1830 c, [iv] index, 124 p. [Wills, 1742, 1762 - 1830, Plats, 1777 - 1840] Wills and Plats separated from Caroline County Chancery Papers and Judgments. Not covered by General Index to Wills.
68 ILLWills, 1794-1897
11 ILLGeneral Index to Wills, 1814 - 1950, Unpaged
67 ILLGeneral Index to Wills, 1815-1982, 199 p.
8 ILLWill Book, No. 19, 1814 - 1818, Unpaged index, 439 p.
8 ILLWill Book, No. 29, 1853 - 1858, Unpaged index, 665 p.
9 ILLWill Book, No. 30, 1858 - 1862, Unpaged index, 778 p.
9 ILLWill Book, No. 31, 1862 - 1863, Unpaged index, 168 fo.
10 ILLWill Book, No. 32, 1864 - 1866, Unpaged index, 649 p. Covered by General Index to Wills. Target reads 1857 - 1865 (also contains Guardians' Accounts) Volume dates from 1857-1866.
69 ILLWill Book, No. 33, 1866-1871, 763 p.
69 ILLWill Book, No. 34, 1870-1874, 581 p.
69 ILLWill Book, No. 35, 1873-1875, pp. 1-107.
70 ILLWill Book, No. 35, 1875-1881 (continued), pp. 104-640.
70 ILLWill Book, No. 36, 1881-1888, 634 p.
70 ILLWill Book, No. 37, 1888-1915, 499 p.
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No.
 Miscellaneous Records
62 ILLFederal Farm Credit Lien Book, 1936-1946, index, 152 p.
61 ILLMechanics' Liens, 1888-1953, index, 63 p.
65 ILLMiscellaneous Liens 1, 1921-1934, index, 211 p.
65 ILLMiscellaneous Liens 2, 1934-1951, index, pp. 1-220.
39 ILLUnidentified Account Book, 1814-1820, Unpaged