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Warren County Indexes to Deed Records


Bobbitt Home

The Bobbitt Home was originally the home of carriage maker William Bobbitt, it was later the home of Victoria Louise Pendleton, an educator and then of her daughter, Katherine Pendleton Arrington. From 1926 to 1955, Mrs. Arrington was president of the North Carolina Art Society.

Warren county was formed in 1779 from the northern half of Bute County and was named after Joseph Warren of Massachusetts who was a General and physician who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill during the Revolutionary War. In 1881, parts of Warren, Franklin and Granville Counties were combined to form Vance County. The county seat is Warrenton.

Indexes to Deeds


Identify Everyone!
By Jeannette Holland Austin Jeannette Holland Austin

If you discovered an old document (such as a last will and testament) which contains the names of people which you cannot identify, here is what to do : - Search the deed books for that county and make notes of the lands which they owned and bordered. Land grants are an excellent early resource, as well as tax digests. Also, search marriage records to learn of any of these guys married daughters of your ancestor. Next, go to the census records and look for names of the children as well as birth dates and where born. Neighbors, friends and neighbors witnessed documents, such as deeds, wills, marriages and pensions from war records. The idea is to ascertain the identify of everyone associated with your ancestor. You will be surprised what you learn!


Map of Warren County


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