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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

2 injured in Caswell County plane crash, officials say – WTVD-TV

2 injured in Caswell County plane crash, officials say  WTVD-TV

Two people were injured in a plane crash Sunday night, officials say.




White tiger at Caswell County Conservators Center chokes to death – WRAL.com

White tiger at Caswell County Conservators Center chokes to death  WRAL.com

Conservators Center posted on its website that its white tiger died March 28 while being fed pieces of boneless meat during a routine training session.




Two sent to hospital after small plane crashes in Caswell County – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

Two sent to hospital after small plane crashes in Caswell County  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — Two people were sent to the hospital after a small plane crash in Caswell County, the sheriff’s office reports. Sunday evening …




Man killed in head-on crash in Caswell County – WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

Man killed in head-on crash in Caswell County  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A man was killed in a head-on crash in Caswell County Monday night, according to Highway Patrol Master Trooper Brandon Baker.




State budget investments proposed for Caswell County – Caswell Messenger

State budget investments proposed for Caswell County  Caswell Messenger

Governor Roy Cooper recently announced a budget that would directly benefit Caswell County. If passed, more resources would be directed to Caswell County …




CLUB SCENE – Entertainment & Life – New Bern Sun Journal

CLUB SCENE – Entertainment & Life  New Bern Sun Journal

Aleko’s Kitchen: 3281 S. Church St., Burlington. 336-438-1318 or visit the restaurant on Facebook.Beer Co. Graham: 106 W. Elm St., Graham. Thursday Trivia …


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