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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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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

One dead in car wreck on NC-86 – Caswell Messenger

One dead in car wreck on NC-86  Caswell Messenger

A silver SUV traveling northbound on N.C.-86 collided head-on with a tractor trailer heading southbound on Monday, killing the driver of the SUV.




6 People Killed in Caswell County Crashes in July; NC Highway Patrol, Deputies to Conduct Special Operation – WFMYNews2.com

6 People Killed in Caswell County Crashes in July; NC Highway Patrol, Deputies to Conduct Special Operation  WFMYNews2.com

NC State Highway Patrol says six people died in crashes during the month of July in Caswell. Troopers and deputies will team up for special operation on …




Poteat, Sr., Norman – GoDanRiver.com

Poteat, Sr., Norman  GoDanRiver.com

Norman Eddie Poteat Sr., 100, formerly of 1181 Parks Springs Rd., Providence, N.C., died on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Brian Center in Yanceyville, N.C., …




Moyer, Marietta Brown – GoDanRiver.com

Moyer, Marietta Brown  GoDanRiver.com

Marietta Brown Moyer, 85, of 1123 Kemper Road, Ext., Danville, Va., passed away, Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at SOVAH Health, Danville, Va. Born on …




Scouts attend summer camp – BlueRidgeNow.com

Scouts attend summer camp  BlueRidgeNow.com

Twenty-four Boy Scouts and five adult leaders from Troop 39, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Loryn Payne and chartered by Macedonia Lutheran Church, …




Conservators Center Contesting OSH Citations in Deadly Lion Attack Report – WFMYNews2.com

Conservators Center Contesting OSH Citations in Deadly Lion Attack Report  WFMYNews2.com

BURLINGTON, N.C. — The Conservators Center in Caswell County is contesting a citation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Division (OSH) after an …


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