North Carolina Genealogy Forum  |  North Carolina Genealogy Newsletter






Suggest a resource/link or submit an article for inclusion

Caswell County Genealogy

Sign up for our North Carolina Genealogy newsletter:

The county was formed in 1777 from Orange County. It was named for Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780.

In 1791 the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County. Source Wikipedia

Caswell County NCGenweb site

Caswell County Historical Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 278
Yanceyville, NC 27379

VA-NC Piedmont Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2272
Danville, VA 24541
(covers Caswell, Person, Rockingham Counties in NC and a few counties in Virginia)

300x250

Caswell County Courthouse
PO Box 98
County Courthouse
Yanceyville, NC 27379

Census

1790 Federal Census transcription – Hillsborough district

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1850 Federal Census Transcription with index Directory opens to listing of index files by last name and text files by page number.

Cemeteries

USGS listing of Caswell County cemeteries

Cemetery Transcriptions Big folder listing of many Caswell County Cemetery Transcriptions – all text files with name of cemetery.

Query Forums

Caswell County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Caswell County from the Forum:

Caswell County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Caswell County:

Blanch
Blanche
Estelle
Frogsboro
Leasburg
Milton
Osmond
Pelham
Prospect Hill
Providence
Yanceyville (County Seat)

News related to Caswell County, NC

“caswell county” nc – Google News

911 out to all Caswell Co. residents – myfox8.com

911 out to all Caswell Co. residents
myfox8.com
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — 911 is out for all residents in Caswell County, according to an EMS Coordinator. Officials say no one in Caswell County will be able to get through to 911 because the fiber optic line going into the center was cut. An alternate …




Man charged in church break-ins in Caswell County – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
Man charged in church break-ins in Caswell County
WXII The Triad
… breaking and entering and attempted larceny. Caswell County deputies allege Harris is connected to multiple church break-ins over the past several weeks. Harris was held under an $80,000 secured bond in the Caswell County Detention Facility pending
Man Charged With Breaking Into Several Churches In Caswell Co.WFMY News 2
Caswell County Suspect arrested in church break-insGoDanRiver.com

all 4 news articles »




Robber Rams Store With Truck, Steals Cigarettes In Caswell Co. – WFMY News 2

Robber Rams Store With Truck, Steals Cigarettes In Caswell Co.
WFMY News 2
CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — The Caswell County Sheriff's Office says a robbery suspect used his truck to ram the front door of a business. Investigators say he broke into two businesses including Heathers Market on Main Street in Yanceyville and also the …




Early voting ‘pretty good’ – Caswell Messenger

Early voting 'pretty good'
Caswell Messenger
With General Election Day looming next Tuesday, Caswell County voters have cast thier ballots in droves. One-stop voting began … Herman Joubert (R); and the NC House of Representatives District 65, with incumbent Bert Jones (R) vs. Elretha Perkins (D).

and more »




N.C. suspect in church break-in facing charge from Pittsylvania County – GoDanRiver.com


GoDanRiver.com
N.C. suspect in church break-in facing charge from Pittsylvania County
GoDanRiver.com
Pittsylvania County investigators and crime scene technicians collected evidence in North Carolina on Thursday. Pending extradition back to Virginia, Harris will remain in the Caswell County Detention Facility under an $80,000 secured bond, police said.
Roxboro man arrested in church break-insChatham Star Tribune

all 2 news articles »




County residents speak for, against gun range partnership – Caswell Messenger


Caswell Messenger
County residents speak for, against gun range partnership
Caswell Messenger
“An average person with a family in Caswell County can't afford that,” Griffin said. “I think partnering with the Wildlife Commission on this would be a great move for Caswell County. It would bring businesses in, and will bring business to our local


Sign up for our North Carolina Genealogy newsletter:

Suggest a resource/link or submit an article for inclusion