Person County, North Carolina Genealogy Guide

Person County, North Carolina (Map It) was created on 1791 from Caswell County. This county was named for Thomas Person, an American Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of North Carolina History.

Person County is bordered by Halifax County, Virginia (north), Granville County (east), Durham County (southeast), Orange County (southwest), Caswell County (west).

Person County Cities and Towns include Timberlake, Hurdle Mills, and Leasburg. A Map of Person County, North Carolina contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Person County Townships include  Allensville, Bushy Fork, Cunningham, Flat River, Holloway, Mount Tirzah, Olive Hill, Roxboro, and Woodsdale (which includes Bethel Hill). View a Map of Person County Townships.

Person County, North Carolina Courthouse Records

Person County, North Carolina Courthouse
Person County, NC Courthouse

The Person County Courthouse is located in Roxboro, North Carolina. Learn More About State of North Carolina Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Person county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Also see the Person County Records in the North Carolina State Archives.

  • Person County Register of Deeds has Birth Records from 1913, Marriage Records from 1791, Death Records from 1913 and Land Records from 1774. The Register of Deeds holds land and vital records if they have not been transferred to the state archives in Raleigh. Land records may include deeds, grants, plats, and other miscellaneous items. houses most birth and death records and marriage licenses.
  • Person County Clerk of Court has Probate Records from 1792, Court Records from 1775 and Divorce Records from call court clerk for details. The County Clerk of Court holds probate records and court records if they have not been transferred to the state archives in Raleigh. Probate records include not only wills, but also loose estates records. Court records may include apprentice bonds, bastardy bonds, and officials' or constables' bonds in addition to dockets, fee and account books, and court minutes and orders. They also have Divorce Records.
  • Person County Tax Assessor / Collector
  • Person Co. North Carolina County Health Department

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