Wise County Records
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OFFICE OF THE COUNTY CLERK

BIRTH RECORD, TRANSCRIBED, 1904-1926
Index: For an index to the Birth Record, Transcribed, request Reel 1819974, 1943-1991, (Volumes 6 and 7, delayed births.) Only part of the Birth Record Index is available at this time.
Notes: (a) Part of the Birth Record, 1875-1904 and 1926-1939, is not available at this time. (b) Entries were arranged in file date order, not birth date order; therefore, all entries for each letter should be searched.

Reel 1819974
1904-1905 #850-2000

Reel 1822365
1905-1907 #2001-3400

Reel 1822366
1907-1909 #3400-4790

Reel 1822367
1909-1915 #4790 -6140

Reel 1822368
1915-1921 #6140-7440

Reel 1822369
1921-1926 #7440-8700

 

COUNTY COURT MINUTES, 1882-1915
Index: For an index to the County Court Minutes, 1882-1930, request Reel 1844870.
Note: Volume 2 was missing at time of filming.

Reel 1844870
1882-1889 Vol. 1
1898-1909 Vol. 3 (to page 401)

Reel 1844871
1909-1915 Vol. 3 (from page 400)

 

DEATH CERTIFICATES, 1932-1966
Index: The Death Record (Certificates) Index, 1929-1991, is not available at this time.
Note: The Death Certificates, 1929-1932, #1-160, are not available at this time.

Reel 1839827
1932-1937 #161-1130

Reel 1844798
1937-1943 #1131-2070

Reel 1844799
1943-1949 #2071-3020

Reel 1844800
1949-1952 #3021-3450

Reel 1844801
1952-1955 #3450-3800

Reel 1844802
1955-1961 #3801-4740

Reel 1844803
1961-1966 #4741-5500

 

DEATH RECORD (TRANSCRIBED), 1903-1939
Index: For an index to Death Record, Transcribed, request Reel 1844803.
Note: The index covers only the Transcribed Death Records.

Reel 1844804
1903-1928 #1-1870

Reel 1844805
1928-1938 #1871-3740

Reel 1844806
1938-1939 #3740-3853

 

DEED RECORD, 1856-1904
Index: For indexes to the Deed Record request the following reels:
Reel 1302423
1857-1883
Reel 1302424
1883-1889
Reel 1838521
1889-1893
Reel 1838522
1894-1901

Reel 1302424
1856-1860 Vol. A-E

Reel 1302425
1860-1864 Vol. F
1864-1868 Vol. G
1868-1870 Vol. H-K (to page 275)

Reel 1302426
1868-1871 Vol. H-K (from page 276)
1871-1873 Vol. L
1874-1876 Vol. M

Reel 1302427
1876-1877 Vol. N
1877-1878 Vol. O
1877-1878 Vol. P (to page 485)

Reel 1302428
1877-1878 Vol. P (from page 484)
1878 Vol. Q
1878-1879 Vol. R
1879 Vol. S (to page 157)

Reel 1302429
1879-1879 Vol. S (from page 156)
1879-1880 Vol. T

Reel 1302430
1880-1881 Vol. U
1881 Vol. V

Reel 1302431
1881 Vol. W
1881-1882 Vol. X

Reel 1302432
1882-1883 Vol. Y
1883-1884 Vol. Z

Reel 1302433
1882-1883 Vol. 1
1883-1884 Vol. 2

Reel 1302434
1884 Vol. 3

Reel 1302435
1884 Vol. 4
1885 Vol. 5 (to page 419)

Reel 1302436
1885 Vol. 5 (from page 418)
1886 Vol. 6
1886 Vol. 7 (to page 457)

Reel 1302437
1886 Vol. 7 (from page 456)

Reel 1838522
1886 Vol. 8
1886-1887 Vol. 9 (to page 210)

Reel 1838523
1886-1887 Vol. 9 (from page 201)
1887 Vol. 10
1887-1888 Vol. 11 (to page 520)

Reel 1838524
1888 Vol. 11 (from page 520)
1888 Vol. 12
1888-1889 Vol. 13
1889 Vol. 14 (to page 150)

Reel 1838525
1889 Vol. 14 (from page 150)
1889 Vol. 15

Reel 1839073
1889-1890 Vol. 16
1890 Vol. 17
1890-1892 Vol. 18 (to page 390)

Reel 1839074
1890-1892 Vol. 18 (from page 390)
1890 Vol. 19
1890-1891 Vol. 20

Reel 1839075
1891 Vol. 21
1891-1892 Vol. 22

Reel 1839076
1891-1893 Vol. 23
1892 Vol. 24
1892-1893 Vol. 25 (to page 237)

Reel 1839077
1893 Vol. 25 (from page 237)
1893 Vol. 26
1893-1895 Vol. 27 (to page 500)

Reel 1838815
1895 Vol. 27 (from page 500)
1893-1894 Vol. 28
1893-1894 Vol. 29

Reel 1838816
1894 Vol. 30
1894-1895 Vol. 31
1895 Vol. 32 (to page 320)

Reel 1838817
1895-1896 Vol. 32 (from page 320)
1894-1895 Vol. 33
1895-1896 Vol. 34

Reel 1839078
1896 Vol. 35
1896-1897 Vol. 36
1896-1897 Vol. 37 (to page 429)

Reel 1839079
1896-1897 Vol. 37 (from page 428)
1897-1898 Vol. 38
1897-1899 Vol. 39
1897-1898 Vol. 40 (to page 199)

Reel 1839080
1897-1898 Vol. 40 (from page 198)
1898-1899 Vol. 41
1899-1900 Vol. 42 (to page 561)

Reel 1839081
1900 Vol. 42 (from page 561)
1900-1901 Vol. 43
1899-1900 Vol. 44
1899-1901 Vol. 45 (to page 261)

Reel 1839082
1901-1904 Vol. 45 (from page 260)
1900-1901 Vol. 46
1901 Vol. 47

Reel 1844870
1900-1902 Vol. 48
1900-1901 Vol. 49

 

DEED RECORD (ORIGINAL), 1855-1879
Index: For an index to Deed Record, 1855-1883, request Reel 1302423.
Note: In previous filming (as listed above) the Transcribed copies of these volumes were filmed.

Reel 1844871
1855-1858 Vol. A
1871-1874 Vol. A2
1861-1863 Vol. F (to page 525)

Reel 1844872
1863-1864 Vol. F (from page 524)
1871-1873 Vol. L
1874-1876 Vol. M
1876 Vol. N (to page 417)

Reel 1844873
1876-1877 Vol. N (from page 416)
1878-1879 Vol. R

 

DISCHARGE RECORD, 1918-1943
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1844873
1918-1943 Vol. 1

 

MARRIAGE AFFIDAVITS, 1889-1897
Index: Each volume was individually indexed; but index only partially indexes the volume.

Reel 1844870
1889-1893 Vol. 1
1894-1897 Vol. 2

 

MARRIAGE RECORD, 1881-1946
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1302437
1881-1883 Vol. 1 (to page 211)

Reel 1302438
1883-1886 Vol. 1 (from page 210)

Reel 1302437
1886-1891 Vol. 1A

Reel 1302438
1890-1893 Vol. 2
1894-1898 Vol. 3 (to page 545)

Reel 1302439
1898 Vol. 3 (from page 545)
1898-1902 Vol. 4
1902-1906 Vol. 5

Reel 1302440
1906-1910 Vol. 6
1908-1914 Vol. 7

Reel 1844806
1914-1919 Vol. 8
1919-1924 Vol. 9
1924-1927 Vol. 10 (to page 330)

Reel 1844807
1924-1927 Vol. 10 (from page 330)
1927-1935 Vol. 11
1935-1940 Vol. 12
1940-1941 Vol. 13 (to page 130)

Reel 1844808
1941-1946 Vol. 13 (from page 130)

 

MEDICAL REGISTER, 1907-1913
Index: Each volume was individually indexed.

Reel 1844873
1907-1913

 

PROBATE DOCKET, 1900-1930
Index: For an index to Probate Docket 1900-1991 request Reel 1844808. This volume indexes docket #3-12 and the new #1. The dockets were the only index to probate minutes from 1907-1991.

Reel 1844808
1899-1909 Vol. 3

Reel 1838514
1909-1919 Vol. 4
1919-1930 Vol. 5

 

PROBATE MINUTES, 1882-1933
Index: For an index to the Probate Minutes request the following reels:
Reel 1302441
1882-1907
Reel 1838514
1882-1899
(Directly indexes Probate Minutes through Volume 8.)
Note: The Probate Dockets were the only index to the Probate Minutes 1907-1991; therefore, when searching Probate Records, request Dockets as well as Minutes, utilizing both indexes and both sets of records.

Reel 1302441
1882-1885 Vol. A
1885-1888 Vol. 2 (to page 447)

Reel 1302442
1888-1890 Vol. 2 (from page 446)

Reel 1838515
1890-1894 Vol. 3
1894-1897 Vol. 4
1894-1917 Vol. 5 (to page 500)

Reel 1838516
1894-1917 Vol. 5 (from page 500)
1894-1914 Vol. 6
1894-1914 Vol. 7
1897-1900 Vol. 8
1897-1906 Vol. 9 (to page 425)

Reel 1838517
1902-1903 Vol. 9 (from page 425)
1903-1906 Vol. 10
1907-1909 Vol. 11

Reel 1838518
1906-1918 Vol. 12
1909-1913 Vol. 13
1911-1920 Vol. 14
1910-1918 Vol. 15
1912-1916 Vol. 16 (to page 500)

Reel 1838519
1916 Vol. 16 (from page 500)
1916-1919 Vol. 17
1919-1921 Vol. 18

Reel 1838520
1921-1925 Vol. 19
1925-1928 Vol. 20
1927-1929 Vol. 21 (to page 250)

Reel 1838521
1929-1930 Vol. 21 (from page 250)
1930-1933 Vol. 22

 

OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT CLERK

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL CASE PAPERS, 1893-1940
Notes: (a) The index to District Court Civil Minutes will access the civil case papers. (b) Only selected cases have been filmed. (c) Early packets appear to have burned in 1895.

Reel 1844877
1893-1900 #2067-2780

Reel 1844878
1900-1908 #2781-3414

Reel 1844879
1908-1916 #3418-4072

Reel 1844880
1916-1924 #4073-5335

Reel 1844881
1924-1929 #5336-5929

Reel 1844882
1929-1935 #5930-6575

Reel 1845255
1935-1939 #6577-6930

Reel 1845256
1939-1940 #6931-7080

 

DISTRICT COURT CIVIL MINUTES, 1894-1945
Index: For an index to District Court Civil Minutes, 1894-1940, request Reel 1844874.
Notes: (a) This index was used to access both the Civil Case Papers and the Civil Minutes. (b) Volumes A-L were missing. They appear to have burned in 1895.

Reel 1844874
1894-1898 Vol. M
1898-1905 Vol. N (to page 561)

Reel 1844875
1905 Vol. N (from page 560)
1905-1912 Vol. O
1912-1917 Vol. P
1917-1924 Vol. Q (to page 465)

Reel 1844876
1924-1927 Vol. Q (from page 465)
1927-1936 Vol. R
1936-1945 Vol. S

 

DIVORCE RECORD, 1915-1940
Index: Volume 1 was individually indexed. Volume 2 was indexed in Index to District Court Civil Minutes, Volume 2.

Reel 1844877
1915-1928 Vol. 1
1927-1940 Vol. 2

 

(NATURALIZATION) DECLARATION OF INTENTION, 1907-1912
Index: Individually indexed. Only partially indexed.

Reel 1845256
1907-1912 Vol. 1

 

(NATURALIZATION) PETITION, 1907-1914
Index: Individually indexed. Only partially indexed.

Reel 1845256
1907-1914

 

OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

SCHOLASTIC CENSUS, 1915-1946
Notes: (a) Volumes dated pre-1940 were arranged by district then entries were alphabetical. (b) Entries dated post-1940 were arranged alphabetically by student surname. (c) Not all districts have entries for all years or all letters; therefore, it was advisable to search several years to confirm information.

Reel 1819971
1915-1918 Vol. 1
1919-1921 Vol. 2
1921-1922 Vol. 3
1923-1926 Vol. 4
1925-1930 Vol. 5 (to page 298)

Reel 1819972
1925-1930 Vol. 5 (from page 298)
1930-1935 Vol. 6
1935-1940 Vol. 7

Reel 1818568
1940 A-Z
1941 A-Dew

Reel 1818569
1941 Dick-Z
1942 A-K

Reel 1818570
1942 L-Z
1943 A-S

Reel 181571
1943 T-Z
1944 A-Z
1945 A-G

Reel 1818572
1945 H-Z
1946 A-Sny

Reel 1818530
1946 Sor-Z

 

OFFICE OF THE TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR

TAX ROLLS, 1856-1910

Reel 124901
1856-1886

Reel 124902
1886-1895

Reel 124903
1895-1901

Reel 124904
1902-1907

Reel 124905
1907-1910

 

MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

DECATUR MASONIC LODGE LEDGER, ca. 1901-1913

Reel 1844874
ca. 1901-1913

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