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Stokes County, North Carolina Deeds, 1787-1797.


By: W.O. Absher, Pub. 1985, Reprinted 2018, 136 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-556-1.

Stokes county was formed in 1789 from Surry County. It is located in the north-central section of the state and is bounded by Rockingham, Forsyth, and Surry counties and the state line of Virginia. In 1849, Forsyth was formed from Stokes County.  Deeds are GREAT source for genealogical research due to the many and varied family members that are mentioned. Not only will the reader find the deed transaction itself, but often times such things as: marriages, relinquishment of dower, divisions of family farms among heirs, remarriages of widows are just a few of the matters you can anticipate finding within records of deeds.