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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

Gibson, Brady – GoDanRiver.com


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Gibson, Brady
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Brady Franklin Gibson, 67, of 391 Park Springs Road, Providence, N.C. passed away on July 20, 2017,at Duke Regional Medical Center. Mr. Gibson was born in Caswell County on July 12, 1950, a son of the late Patrick H. Gibson and Ruth Marie Matkins …




Caswell County Sheriff Michael Welch announces retirement – myfox8.com


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Caswell County Sheriff Michael Welch announces retirement
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YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Caswell County Sheriff Michael Welch on Friday announced he will retire at the end of July. In a letter to county commissioners, Welch said his retirement will be effective at 5 p.m. on July 31. “This decision has not been an easy

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102nd birthday: Selma Terrell Simpson – Burlington Times News


Burlington Times News
102nd birthday: Selma Terrell Simpson
Burlington Times News
A native of Caswell County, Selma Simpson was born on June 28, 1915, the fourth child of Henry Edward Terrell and Lucy Susan Simmons Terrell. She would go on to have nine siblings, including six sisters and three brothers. She married her childhood …




Former NC district attorneys indicted in wife-swap case – myfox8.com


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Former NC district attorneys indicted in wife-swap case
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Former Rockingham County District Attorney Craig Blitzer and former Person/Caswell County District Attorney Wallace Bradsher are both charged with one count each of misdemeanor failure to discharge the duties of their office. Wake County District

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning – WFMY News 2

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
WFMY News 2
Northern Caswell County in north central North Carolina… The City of Danville in south central Virginia… Southern Pittsylvania County in south central Virginia… Southwestern Halifax County in south central Virginia… Southeastern Henry County in

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Report: Place plays role in health equity – GoDanRiver.com


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Report: Place plays role in health equity
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… information from the American Community Survey, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Virginia Department of Health, the North Carolina State Center of Health Statistics and local data from Danville and Pittsylvania County, and Caswell County, North Carolina.


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