Register of Deeds
Birth Records The registration of birth records in North Carolina began in Surry County has over , birth records. The records also contain delayed birth records for those who were born before and those born after whose birth was not reported and who had a delayed birth certificate prepared.
The original birth records are available. Certified copies are created from computerized birth data from the original record.
Also, all births have been indexed in the computer. The birth records where the child is not given a surname are indexed under "not stated". Birth records for those who have been adopted are no longer on record in the local Register of Deeds Office and can only be obtained from Vital Records in Raleigh. Death Records The registration of death certificates also began in The records are in book format and are also accessible from the office imaging system.
There is a computerized index of deaths as well. The Surry County Register of Deeds and staff are now happy to offer on-line availability to obtain certified copies of birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage licenses. Simply click the link below and follow the instructions. Military Records The military records filed in the office include discharges, enlistment records, and miscellaneous records including certifications and some death notices.
Provisions for the filing of veteran's records were enacted near the end of World War I. A few of the military records go back to the 's. Marriage Records.
Stokes County marriage licenses were first issued and registered in the Register of Deeds Office beginning in Prior to marriage licenses, the county issued marriage bonds. Marriage bonds are no longer available in our office.
If you are wanting to look at marriage records in our office prior to , we request that you ask for assistance in doing so. Death Records.
Stokes County death records were first registered in the Register of Deeds Office beginning in The original death records are available in our office. Request a Copy of a Vital Record.
Vital Records | Wilkes County, NC
If you choose to mail your vital record request, please send it to:. Stokes County Register of Deeds. Danbury, NC Certified copies can be issued to the following:. If you have any additional questions regarding vital records, please call us at Stokes County.