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Stanly County is a county located in the state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 58,100. Its county seat is Albemarle.

The county was formed in 1841 from the part of Montgomery County west of the Pee Dee River. It was named for John Stanly of New Bern (1774-1834), who served several terms in the North Carolina House of Commons and two terms (1801-1803, 1809-1811) in the United States House of Representatives.

Source: Wikipedia.

Historical Sites in Stanly County

The Freeman-Marks House

The I.W. Snuggs House

Stanly County Genealogy Resources

Stanly County NCGenweb site

Stanly County, NCGenWeb Archives

Stanly County Genealogy Page

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Government

Stanly County, NC Government

Genealogy Resources at the Stanly County Public Libraries

Stanly County Museum

Stanly County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 31
Albemarle, NC 28002-0031

Cities and Towns of Stanly County, NC

Incorporated

* Albemarle
* Badin
* Locust
* New London
* Norwood
* Oakboro
* Richfield
* Stanfield
* Misenheimer
* Red Cross

Unincorporated

* Aquadale
* Big Lick
* Cottonville
* Endy
* Finger
* Frog Pond
* Millingport
* Palestine
* Palmerville
* Plyler
* Porter
* Tuckertown

Census

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Index is in files in the same folder.

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Stanly County

Stanly County Cemetery/Tombstone Transcriptions

Stanly County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Stanly County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Stanly County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Stanly County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

Lori Gasaway on “John Wesley Brown, Nancy Carpenter”

Researching John Wesley Brown, Nancy Carpenter, married 24 June 1855 Stanly County, NC.

John Wesley Brown parents: Lewis Brown and Jane (last name unknown- possibly McIntire)
Nancy Carpenter Parents: Thomas Carpenter and Elizabeth Broadaway
My contact email: lori.gasaway@comcast.net




Gloria Alexander on “Relatives of Baxter Lee Thomas.”

I am looking for information on the sons or grandchildren of Baxter
Lee Thomas formally of Union County. The sons were: Ben, Blair and
Shelton. I would like to have phone numbers or addresses. Grandpa
Lee was married to my Grandmother Elsie at the time of his death.
You can contact me at gloriah@windstream.net or 704-694-9608.
Thank you for your help. Gloria




Joyce on “Honeycutt, Robbins, Burris, Lowder, Allman/Almond”

Looking for information on my ancestors listed below:
1. George Honeycutt (several spellings) and his wife, Jane Elizabeth Burris or Burroughs. George is the son of Ambrose Honeycutt and Jane Elizabeth is the daugher of Solomon Burris or Burroughs.
2. Nettie Brasilla Honeycutt, granddaughter of the above. Possible daughter of Judith “Judy” middle initial is either S or A. Judith is George and Jane’s daughter.
3. Solomon Franklin Robbins and his wife Sarah Sallie Hinson.
4. Franklin Solomon Robbins, son of the above.

I’m also looking for ancestors of a family member:
1. (William?)Boyden Tyrone Allman or Almond.
2. Flora Elizabeth Lowder, daughter of James A. Lowder and Martha Jennie Honeycutt.

I’m thankful to anyone who can share information regarding these families.


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2 killed in Stanly County crash, troopers say – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
2 killed in Stanly County crash, troopers say
WSOC Charlotte
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. – The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Stanly County. Troopers responded Tuesday afternoon to the wreck on Ridgecrest Road near Old Mill Road. They said two people died in the two vehicle crash.




Sheriff, community mourn the loss of Stanly County detective – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Sheriff, community mourn the loss of Stanly County detective
WSOC Charlotte
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. – The Stanly County sheriff announced with a heavy heart that one of his detectives died on Wednesday. Detective Jamie Shue lost his battle with non-alcoholic cirrhosis at Duke Hospital. Shue was a 13 year veteran of the Stanly …
Long-time Stanly County detective passes awayFOX 46 Charlotte

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Stanly County urges residents to practice tornado safety – Stanly News & Press

Stanly County urges residents to practice tornado safety
Stanly News & Press
Stanly County Emergency Management urges residents to prepare for severe weather that may occur with little to no warning this spring. March 5-11 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week in North Carolina. Stanly County officials urge residents to

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Hunters ease coyote population in tournament – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Hunters ease coyote population in tournament
WSOC Charlotte
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. – Hunters suited up and headed out to hunt coyotes in Stanly County over the weekend after several sightings of the animals. There were 134 hunters that killed 51 coyotes in an effort to control their population. Bass Pro Shops in …




Burlesons brought cotton back to Stanly County, and it’s grown since – Southeast Farm Press


Southeast Farm Press
Burlesons brought cotton back to Stanly County, and it's grown since
Southeast Farm Press
Ronnie Burleson and his family were the first farmers to bring cotton back to Stanly County, N.C., in 1991. In the 26 years since, cotton production has grown significantly in that part of the state, and the Burlesons' success and achievements with the

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Three Stanly students win regional fair awards – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
Three Stanly students win regional fair awards
Stanly News & Press
Three students from Stanly County Schools won special awards at the North Carolina Regional Science and Engineering Fair at UNC-Charlotte Feb. 18, and one student's science project was selected to advance to North Carolina's state-level competition.


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