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  Notice 22 Oct 1842 Highland Messenger Newspaper

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Lewis, R and Benson, G (1843)

            Equity – Highland Messenger  13 Jan 1843  

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Buncombe County Deed Index and Images

Buncombe County NC deed index and images are online, from formation of Buncombe in 1792 up to about 1870 and recent deeds.  Since Henderson County was formed from Buncombe in 1838, deeds for property currently in Henderson County but sold … Continue reading

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Henderson County Probate Records coming to Family Search

Co-County Coordinator Ann Propst has provided a link to Family Search State Probate (Wills and Estates). This site will have will and probate images by county.  This is an on going process so visit often.  Right now the Will … Continue reading

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William Garren Family Bible

Thanks to the generosity of  Janet Masters, the front page copy and transcription of the William Garren Family Bible is now under Records>Bible>William Garren .  Somehow there are two pictures of the cover page but they are both the same … Continue reading

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Did you know ?

I have added a section to the Henderson County home page.  The lower half of the page will be called “Did You Know” and will give research hints.  Today’s hints are “The missing 1000 names of the 1850 Henderson County … Continue reading

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Henderson County Deed Book #1 additions

I have added page 86 – 110 of deed book #1 to the deeds page.  For the present time it will be located at the end of the “Deed Book #1”  page, after the school district deed, and in order by … Continue reading

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Index for Henderson County Estate Records

The full name index to “Abstract: Henderson County NC Estate Records 1838 – 1900”  is available.  Click “records” then “wills and estates” and then “index…”

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Jones, John (Sr) (1854)

Partial documentation.  More will be added.ESTATE OF JOHN JONES SR.  1859 DOCUMENT #1State of North CarolinaHenderson County                          In Equity To the honorable the judge of said court.  This bill of complaint of Joseph Stepp and wife Elizabeth Stepp, Thomas … Continue reading

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Stepp, James (1821)

ESTATE OF JAMES STEPPDOCUMENT #1 – Petition of heirs – 1857State of North Carolina Henderson County—In Equity To the Honorable The Judge of the Court of Equity for the county of Henderson in the state of North Carolina The petition … Continue reading

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