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Caswell County Genealogy

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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)

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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

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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

Third person dies from Legionnaires’ outbreak linked to NC fair, officials say – Raleigh News & Observer

Third person dies from Legionnaires’ outbreak linked to NC fair, officials say  Raleigh News & Observer



Two arrested in local drug sting – Caswell Messenger

Two arrested in local drug sting  Caswell Messenger



Pelham woman faces drug charges in Alamance County – Burlington Times News

Pelham woman faces drug charges in Alamance County  Burlington Times News



Silver Alert canceled for missing Caswell County woman – Greensboro News & Record

Silver Alert canceled for missing Caswell County woman  Greensboro News & Record



6 from Triangle among 28 arrested in Alamance County trafficking sting – WTVD-TV

6 from Triangle among 28 arrested in Alamance County trafficking sting  WTVD-TV



Michael “Diamond” Thompson – The Courier=Times

Michael “Diamond” Thompson  The Courier=Times

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