These pages provide information about early property and non-property records and indexes by surnames and corporate names with links to the records and indexes where available.

Historic Records at FamilySearch.org

In 2014, the Recorder’s Office staff and Family Search staff created 1,566,282 high resolution images from research room microfilms. Also deeds microfilmed in 1964 are being put online as time permits. A list of those records and how to access them are on our Family Search web page.

Property Records

  1. Deed Books A to W2 (1794-1823) and books #21 to #151 (1823-1851). These books also contain mortgages, releases, mechanic liens, leases, power of attorney, partnerships, veteran discharges and other miscellaneous records until they were written in separate unique books.
  2. Deed Book Indexes #1 to #4, A-Z surnames and corporate names in books A - #151 (1794-1851)
  3. Deed Books #153 to #854 (1851-1903)
  4. Deed Book Indexes #5 to #21A (1851-1903), A-Z surnames and corporate names in deed books 153 to 851
  5. Mortgages (1794-1823), recorded in deed books A-W2 and in deed indexes #1 and #2
  6. Mortgage Books #20 to #751 (1823-1898), no direct indexes
  7. Mortgage Releases (1794-1823) written on the mortgage in deed books A to W2 and deed indexes #1 and #2
  8. Mortgage Releases (1823-1843) in margins in mortgage books #20 to #90, no direct indexes
  9. Mortgage Releases (1843-1892) in margins in books #91 to #630 and mechanic liens #1 to #17, no index
  10. Mortgage Release Book #1 (1892-1905), indexed in Release-of-Mortgage Index #1
  11. Mechanic Liens (1794-1823), in Deed Books A-W2 and in mortgage books #20 to #90 (1823-1842)
  12. Mechanic Lien Books #1 to #21 (1794-1903), no direct indexes
  13. Leases (1794-1848), in Deed Books A to W2 and #21 to #140, in deed indexes #1 to #4
  14. Lease Books #1 to #122 (1848-1901)
  15. Lease Book Indexes #1 (1851-1874), #2 (1874-1898), #3 (1898-1901)

Non-Property Records, also referred to as “Sundries”

  1. Sundries Indexes #1 to #8 (1794-1969)
  2. Cemetery Lots (1794-1859) written in deed books A - 251, and deed indexes #1 to #4
  3. Cemetery Lot Books #1, #2, #3 (1859-1934) and Cemetery Lot Index (1859-1934)
  4. Church and Organization documents (1794-1844), in deed books A to #120 and deed indexes #1 to #4
  5. Church and Organization Books #1 to #6 (1844-1919) and Index (1844-1919)
  6. Miscellaneous Records (1794-1859) in deed books A to W2 and #21 to #251 and deed indexes #1 to #4
  7. Miscellaneous Books #1 and #2 (1859-1908) and Miscellaneous Index #1
  8. Partnerships (1794-1846), recorded in deed books A to W2 & #21 - #130
  9. Partnerships (1794-1846) indexed in deed book indexes #1 to #4
  10. Partnership Book #1 (1846-1915) and #2 (1915 - 1934)
  11. Partnership Index #1 (1846-1915) and Sundries Index #1 to #5
  12. Power of Attorney (1794-1848), recorded in deed Books A to W2 and #21 - #150, or in Mortgage Books #20 - #149, in deed indexes 1 - 4
  13. Power of Attorney Books #1 to #11 (1848-1922) & Power of Atty. Index #1 (1794-1881) & #2 (1881-1922)
  14. Veterans Discharges (1794-1859) in deed books A to #151 & deed indexes #1 to #6
  15. Veterans Discharges (1859-1965) in Miscellaneous Book #1 and Miscellaneous Index #1
  16. Veterans Discharge Books #1 & #2 (1865-1917), see Soldier Discharge Index 1865-1917
  17. Veterans Discharge Books #3 to #9 (1917-1937), see Veteran Discharge Index 1917-1944