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Northampton County - Court Records

Note:

The volumes of Northampton County records covered by the Index to Deeds, 1632 - 1732, and the General Index to Wills, 1632 - 1733, are referred to in the indices by Roman numerals, without further identification. The following enumeration gives the full title of each volume referred to by a Roman numeral, followed by the reel number for the microfilm of the volume.

I Order Book I [Orders, Wills, Deeds, Etc. No 1], 1632 - 1640 c (Transcript) (REEL 1)

II Records [Orders, Deeds, Wills, Etc. No. 2], 1640 - 1645 c (Transcript) (REEL 2)

III Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 3, 1645 - 1651 c (REEL 3)

IV Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 4, 1651 - 1654 c (REEL 3)

V Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 5, 1654 - 1655 [1656] c (REEL 4)

VII Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 7, 8, 1655 [1654] - 1668 c (REEL 5)

IX Deeds, Wills, Etc., 1657 - 1666 c (REEL 4)

X [Wills] Order Book No. 9, 1664 - 1674 (REEL 26)

XI Deeds, Etc., 1668 - 1680 c (REEL 5)

XII [Wills] Order Book No. 10, 1674 - 1679 (REEL 27)

XIII [Wills] Order Book No. 11, 1678 - 1683 (REEL 27)

XIV Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 11, 1680 - 1692 c (REEL 5)

XV Order Book & Wills, No. 12, 1683 - 1689 (REEL 27)

XVI Deeds & Wills No. 12, 1692 - 1707 c (REEL 5)

XVII Orders & Wills No. 13, 1689 - 1698 (REEL 27)

XVIII Orders, Wills, Etc., No. 14, 1698 - 1710 (REEL 27)

XIX Wills No. 19, 1708 - 1717 (REEL 28)

XXI (For single entry to XXI See same page no. in XXIV)

XXI-R Wills, Deeds, Etc., 1711 - 1718 c (REEL 29)

XXII Wills, Etc., No. 15, 1717 - 1725 (REEL 29)

XXIII & XXIII-R Deeds, Wills, Etc., 1718 - 1725 c (REEL 5)

XXIV & XXIV-R Wills, Deeds Etc. No 26, 1725 - 1733 (REEL 29)

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Local Records Categories and Contents
Reel
No.
 Court Records
  County Court
1 ILLOrder Book, No. 1 [Orders, Wills, Deeds Etc., No. 1], 1632 - 1640 c, 1632 - 1640 c, Unpaged index, 167 p. Film of Transcript of Original (I)
1 ILLOrders, Wills, Deeds, Etc., [No. 1] ["Accawmak"], 1632 - 1640 c, 225 p. Film of Original. Not indexed in General Indexes; however, the transcript below is indexed.
2 ILLOrders, Deeds, Wills, Etc., No. 2, 1640 - 1645 c, Unpaged index, 243 fo. Film of Original. Not indexed in General Indexes. "Accawmak" to July, 1642; thereafter, Northampton. Very difficult to read - See transcript below.
2 ILLRecords [Orders, Deeds, Wills, Etc.], No. 2, 1640 - 1645 c, Unpaged index, 389 p. Film of Transcript; indexed in General Indexes (II)
   FOR ORDERS, 1645 - 1651 SEE DEEDS, WILLS, ETC., NO. 3, 1645 - 1651 (REEL 3)
   FOR ORDERS, 1651 - 1654 SEE DEEDS, WILLS, ETC., NO. 4, 1651 - 1654 (REEL 3)
   FOR ORDERS, 1654 - 1655 SEE DEEDS, WILLS, ETC., NO. 5, 1654 - 1655 (REEL 4)
45 ILLOrders No. 6, 1655 - 1656 c, (Target reads 1755 - 1756 through error), [1], 27 fo., [4] fragments
   FOR ADDITIONAL ORDERS, 1655 - 1657 SEE ALSO DEEDS, WILLS, ETC., NO. 7, 8, 1655 [1654] - 1668 (REEL 5)
46 ILLOrder Book, 1657 - 1664 c, [xlv] index, [1], 206 fo.
   FOR ORDERS, 1664 - 1674 SEE [WILLS] ORDER BOOK NO. 9, 1664 - 1674 (WHICH CONTAINS WILLS, 1665, 1667 - 1673) (REEL 26)
   FOR ORDERS, 1674 - 1679 SEE [WILLS] ORDER BOOK NO. 10, 1674 - 1679 (WHICH ALSO CONTAINS WILLS, 1675 - 1678) (REEL 27)
   FOR ORDERS, 1678 - 1683 SEE [WILLS] ORDER BOOK NO. 11, 1678 - 1683 (WHICH ALSO CONTAINS WILLS, 1678 - 1683) (REEL 27)
27 ILLOrder Book & Wills, No. 12, 1683 - 1689 c, [xxviii] index, 473 p. (XV)
27 aILLOrders & Wills, No. 13, 1689 - 1698, [xxix] index, 532 p. (Also Contains several 1693 & 1702 Deeds) (XVII)
27 aILLOrders, Wills, Etc., No. 14, 1698 - 1710, (Contains Wills, 1699 - 1705, 1708; Deeds, 1707 - 1708), [2], [xxx] index, [3], 548 [1] p. (XVIII)
46 ILLOrder Book, No. 15, 1710 - 1716 c, p. 284-306 (index), [1], 281 p.
46 ILLOrder Book, No. 16, 1716 - 1718 c, [xv] index, 1-136 p., 139-147 fo.
46 ILLOrder Book, No. 17, 1719 - 1722 c, [xxvii] index, 200 p.
46 ILLOrder Book, No. 18, 1722 - 1729 c, [2], 404 p.
47 ILLOrder Book, No. 19, 1729 - 1732, 148 p., [xxii] index
47 ILLOrder Book, No. 20, 1732 - 1742, [xlvi] index, 493 p.
48 ILLOrder Book, No. 21, 1742 - 1748, [xxviii] index, [xxii] supplemental index, 536 p.
49 ILLOrder Book, No. 22, 1748 - 1751, [xlvi] index, 436 p.
49 ILLOrder Book, No. 23, 1751 - 1753, [xxxv] index, 326 p.
49 ILLOrder Book, No. 24, 1753 - 1758, 489 p.
50 ILLMinute Book, 1754 - 1761 c, 277 p.
50 ILLMinute Book, 1761 - 1765 c, 181 p.
50 ILLMinute Book, 1765 - 1771 c, 467 p.
50 ILLMinute Book, 1771 - 1777 c, 373 p.
50 ILLMinute Book, 1777 - 1783 c, 1-15 fo., 32-418 p.
51 ILLOrder Book, No. 30, 1783 - 1787, [liv] index, 702 p.
51 ILLOrder Book, No. 31, 1787 - 1789, [xxviii] index, [xxiv] supplemental index, [xix] index combining previous indexes, 308 p. (Target reads: 1781 - 1789, through error)
52 ILLOrder Book, No. 32, 1789 - 1795, [xl] index, 521 p.
53 ILLOrder Book, No. 33, 1796 - 1800, [l], [lix] index, 492 p. (1 page of index repeated at end)
53 ILLOrder Book, No. 34, 1801 - 1807, [lix] index, [xxviii] supplemental index, 523 p.
54 ILLOrder Book, No. 35, 1808 - 1816, [lxxxv] index, [xlvii] supplemental index, [xii] supplemental index, 533 p.
54 ILLCourt Orders, No. 36, 1816 - 1822, [lxiii] index, 563 p.
55 ILLOrder Book, No. 37, 1822 - 1826, [xxxii] index, 341 p.
55 ILLCourt Orders, No. 38, 1826 - 1831, [lv] index, 561 p.
56 ILLOrder Book, No. 39, 1831 - 1836, [lxvii] index, 527 p.
57 ILLOrder Book, No. 40, 1837 - 1841, [lxxxv] index, 541 p.
58 ILLOrder Book, No. 41, 1842 - 1845, [liv] index, 643 p.
59 ILLOrder Book, No. 42, 1845 - 1851, [cxliii] index, 648 p.
60 ILLOrder Book, No. 43, 1851 - 1857, [xxxi] index, [xlii] duplicate index, 572 p.
61 ILLOrder Book, No. 44, 1857 - 1865, [l], [xlv] index, 807 p.
68 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 45, 1865-1868, index, 744 p.
69 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 46, 1868-1871, index, 642 p.
69 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 47, 1871-1877, index, pp. 1-601.
70 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 47, 1871-1877 (continued), index, pp. 602-636.
70 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 48, 1878-1883, index, 478 p.
70 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 49, 1883-1887, index, 477 p.
71 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 50, 1888-1891, index, 510 p.
71 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 51, 1891-1896, index, 497 p.
86 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 52, 1896-1900, index, 496 p.
71 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 52, 1896-1900 (includes only index), unpaged.
86 ILLOrder Book, Vol. 53, 1900-1904, index, 329 p.
65 ILLComplete Record [Pleas, Superior Court], 1819 - 1828, 14 p.
65 ILLComplete Record [Pleas, Superior Court], 1843 - 1883, 56 p.
99 ILLJudgments, 1785 - 1789
85 ILLRule Book, 1786-1810
  SEE ALSO Land Records
  SEE ALSO Wills
  Circuit Superior Court of Law and Chancery
72 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 1, 1831-1866, index, 503 p.
68 ILLChancery Papers, 1831-1870, index, 287 p.
73 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 1, 1831-1852, index, 400 p.
  Circuit Court
72 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 1, 1831 - 1866, index, 503 p.
72 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 2, 1860-1878, pp. 1-179.
74 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 2, 1860-1878 (continued), pp. 180-565, index.
74 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 3, 1878-1885, index, 471 p.
74 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 4, 1886-1895, pp. 1-317.
75 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 4, 1886-1895 (continued), pp. 318-459, index.
75 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 5, 1895-1903, index, 385 p.
75 ILLChancery Order Book, Vol. 6, 1904-1910, index, 482 p.
73 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 2, 1852-1874, index, 460 p.
73 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 3, 1874-1886, index, pp. 1-213.
76 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 3, 1874-1886 (continued), pp. 214-376.
76 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 4, 1886-1904, index, 432 p.
76 ILLCommon Law Order Book, Vol. 5, 1904-1908, index, 451 p.