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Each of North Carolina’s 100 counties will have a page with relevant links to either Historical or Genealogical societies within the county, or the address (web or otherwise) of the courthouse. Many counties also have links to other genealogy resource information such as census data, marriages, other useful sites, etc.

Alamance Alexander Alleghany Anson Ashe Avery County Genealogy Beaufort Bertie County Genealogy Bladen County Genealogy Brunswick Buncombe County Genealogy Burke Cabarrus County Genealogy Caldwell Camden Carteret County Genealogy Caswell Catawba Chatham Cherokee County Genealogy Chowan County Genealogy Clay Cleveland Columbus Craven County Genealogy Cumberland Currituck Dare Davidson Davie Duplin Durham Edgecombe Forsyth Franklin Gaston Gates Graham Granville Greene Guilford Halifax Harnett Haywood County Genealogy Henderson County Genealogy Hertford Hoke Hyde Iredell Jackson Johnston Jones Lee Lenoir Lincoln Macon Madison Martin County Genealogy McDowell Mecklenburg County Genealogy Mitchell Montgomery Moore Nash New Hanover Northampton Onslow Orange County Genealogy Pamlico Pasquotank Pender Perquimans Person Pitt Polk Randolph Richmond Robeson Rockingham Rowan Rutherford County Genealogy Sampson Scotland Stanly Stokes Surry Swain Transylvania Tyrrell Union County Genealogy Vance Wake County Genealogy Warren Washington Watauga Wayne Wilkes County Genealogy Wilson Yadkin Yancey County Genealogy

We have forums here for North Carolina Genealogy Queries. There are forums for each county and a statewide forum (for unknown counties).

Here are the most recent forum posts in the Statewide forum here:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Statewide Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

jrjack1888 on “Henry Richards Born 1802 in North Carolina”

I am looking for information on the Richards family of North Carolina. I have Henry Richards born 1802 North Carolina Died 1874 Polk County Georgia. He was married to Elizabeth Dorough. Any information would be greatly appreciated.




Edie on “William Fatherree born 1757″

I am his great great great granddaughter, and am trying to find out who his parents are.

Edith Fatheree Sutherland




SWLibrarian on “Capps in Hyde County”

Looking for substantive information about the family of Thomas Capps born in the first quarter of 18th century, possibly in North Carolina, but he may have been the immigrant. I am looking for documentation of land, children, spouse. A person with this name is on the 1775-76 Bute County oath of allegiance list and on the 1790 NC Census in Hyde County, next to Richard Capps.




bill.parker on “Parkers moved from NC to Amite County MS around 1820s”

I am looking for any information about some Parkers that moved from NC around 1820s. The family included:
John Rhodes “Jack” PARKER (8 Oct 1808 NC – 7 Oct 1884 Franklin Co., MS), Elihu Winston PARKER (1820 NC – 1867 Amite Co., MS), Henry Parsons PARKER (Abt 1811 NC – 6 Jan 1867 Amite Co., MS), and Frances Catherine PARKER (Abt 1812 NC – 1843/1847 Amite Co., MS),

The father’s name may have been David but I am not sure at this point. Any help would be appreciated.




brianleeofj on “Seth Thomas Lee”

I believe he lived in Johnston County. Born around 1844. Father of James William Lee. I am looking for information on his children and his parents.




angela.bailey on “Edmund Bailey”

I am looking for information regarding an Edmund Ira Bailey who I believe was born about 1775 in North Carolina, I know that he went on to marry Lydia D Mullins and had children one of whom was William W. Bailey which is what lists his father in his biography, but NO information on any parentsof edmund, specific place of birth or actual birth year. If anyone has come across this name please please let me know.
my email is angela.randall@ymail.com

Angela Randall


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Kay Rivers Paul on “Rev. Joel Rivers – Monroe County Alabama”

I am a direct descendant of Rev. Joel Rivers (died in Claiborne, Alabama). I would love to correspond with anyone who has any information about him before he moved south to Alabama. Thanks!

Kay Rivers Paul




Kay Rivers Paul on “Rivers family”

I am also a direct descendant of Rev. Joel Rivers (died in Claiborne, Alabama). I would love to correspond with anyone who has any information about him before he moved south to Alabama. Thanks!

Kay Rivers Paul




Kay Rivers Paul on “Rivers family”

I am also a descendant of Rev. Joel Rivers (buried in Claiborne, Alabama). He was my grandfather, five generations back). I would love to correspond with any of his descendants to compare what information we have on him and his family line here in Alabama. Rev. Joel is buried not far from where I live in a beautiful bend of the Alabama River. I have visited his grave several times. Kay Rivers Paul




Susie G on “Robert Ditney Greene”

Hi-Looked up your query in “Lest We Forget-An Index to Avery Co Cemeteries” by Martha Pyatte, 1975 and found a Robert D. GREENE, born 1856, died 1898, buried in Montezuma Cemetery. Hope this is your guy, in case you haven’t already located the info.

Other GREENE tombstone inscriptions from this Montezuma/Avery Co, NC Cemetery:

GREENE, Addie b 1876 d 1928

GREENE, Ann Victoria b May 24, 1936; d Sept 6, 1936; dau of Carl & Sadie GREENE

GREENE, Carl B.; b Mar 23, 1899; d Aug 11, 1930

GREENE, Corda; born Jan 30, 1886; d May 17, 1904

GREENE, Maggie E.; b 1882; d 1897

GREENE, Maude; b 1913; d 1922

GOOD LUCK,
Susie G.




d6echick on “Any information on Nona (Noner) Anderson”

This was my grandmother and I am trying to do a family tree. She is lived in Kenansville NC, Duplin County. She was married to Stephen Summerlin. Any information on either grandparent would be helpful.




Judy Culbertson on “Meadows Family”

Since this is a 2 yr. old email, hope this gets to you. I have an ancestor, Daniel Meadows, born in Georgia in 1782. Names of parents, who came from N.C. unknown. Supposedly, Meadows family was Scotch-Irish, who came first to Virgiia. After N.C., they settled in Burke Co. Georgia (a burned co.). They were also in adjoining co. of Jefferson Co. Georgia. They are not from the same family as Daniel Meadows of Granville, who came to Ga. about the same time and settled in Greene Co. Georgia. Family name of James was repeated often. His son was James Randall Meadows. Could your Jacob have been in Ga. before 1782 when Daniel was born? A census states that Daniel was definitely born in Ga. in 1782– so Dad would have had to have been there by then, I would think.


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