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      Caswell County, North Carolina - Wikipedia
      • Caswell County was formed from a northern portion of Orange County in 1777. The newly formed county was named for Richard Caswell , Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780. Leasburg was the first county seat. In 1792, roughly the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County.
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  2. An Overview of the History of Caswell County, North Carolina ...

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    Mar 29, 2012 · Caswell County, North Carolina, was established in 1777. It was carved from Orange County to make governmental agencies more accessible to the area's residents. Over three hundred men signed the petition submitted in 1771 requesting that the Colonial government at New Bern further partition Orange County.

  3. Caswell County, North Carolina - Wikipedia

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    The newly formed county was named for Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780. Leasburg was the first county seat. In 1792, roughly the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County. After the division, the seat of Caswell County's government was moved to a more central location.

  4. The Rich and Interesting History of Caswell County ...

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    Jul 28, 2010 · Caswell County residents are well aware of the importance of their community’s history and this awareness has been the impetus for historical tours, applications to the national historic register and numerous other efforts to bring this information to the public.

  5. Caswell County, North Carolina History, Genealogy Records ...

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    Caswell County, NC Vital Records. Where can find Caswell County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records? Caswell County vital records can be found at the North Carolina Department of Health which has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958.

  6. Caswell County, North Carolina

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    To be remembered is that in 1777 Caswell County included the present-day Caswell County and all of what became, in 1792, Person County. Thus, many of the names on this list have importance for Person County, especially the four Moores shown.

  7. Caswell County, North Carolina | Familypedia | Fandom

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    History Edit. Caswell County was formed from a northern portion of Orange County, in 1777. The newly formed county was named for Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina from 1776 to 1780. Leasburg was the first county seat. In 1792, roughly the eastern half of Caswell County became Person County. After the division, the Caswell County ...

  8. The Caswell County Historical Association (CCHA) is a volunteer run entity that was organized in 1956. In addition to owning and operating the Richmond-Miles History Museum in Yanceyville, North Carolina the association works to collect, preserve and document the history of Caswell County NC.

  9. History of the Historic Caswell County, North Carolina ...

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    The Caswell County Courthouse was completed at the end of what has been called Caswell County's "Boom Era" -- from approximately 1830 until the Civil War. It is a handsome building, with a storied past. Now listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it no longer functions as the hub of county business, which is sad.

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