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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

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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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News related to Stanly County, NC

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Officials: Stanly County firefighter found dead inside fire station – WSOC Charlotte


WBTV
Officials: Stanly County firefighter found dead inside fire station
WSOC Charlotte
Officials said Capt. James Alan Hicks responded to a fire in Stanly County with the National Guard Fire Department Sunday night. He died at the fire station before his shift ended Monday. An official said an autopsy is pending, but believe he may have
Firefighter dies within 24 hours of battling fire in Stanly CountyStanly News & Press
Stanly County Firefighter Dies in Line of DutyTWC News
Air National Guard firefighter dies after falling ill during house fireWBTV
Charlotte Observer -FireEngineering.com -WCNC
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Woman’s body found in Locust, suspect identified – The Weekly Post

Woman's body found in Locust, suspect identified
The Weekly Post
A woman was found dead near an abandoned farmhouse in Locust Friday, July 24. According to the State Bureau of Investigation, the victim was later identified as 40-year-old Donna Marie Helms-Perez. The body was found at 8300 NC Hwy. 200 across the …
Police issue arrest warrant in Locust slayingStanly News & Press
Locust police have arrest warrant in murder of woman stabbed and burnedCharlotte Observer

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Stanly County employee faces charge of embezzling $100000 – Stanly News & Press

Stanly County employee faces charge of embezzling $100000
Stanly News & Press
A 15-year county employee was charged Thursday with embezzling $100,000 from Senior Services, according to the SBI. Amanda Morton Hurley, 43, of Norwood, was arrested for embezzlement by a public official, according to Chris Cardwell, assistant …




Locust police identify body found in Cabarrus County, but withhold name – Charlotte Observer

Locust police identify body found in Cabarrus County, but withhold name
Charlotte Observer
Locust Police Chief Frank Hartsell said Saturday the victim of what investigators are treating as a homicide in Cabarrus County is a 40-year-old woman, but declined to give her identity. The woman was found Friday at about 7 p.m. in woods on an

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Body with stab wounds found in Locust – Stanly News & Press

Body with stab wounds found in Locust
Stanly News & Press
Her body was found just across the county line off N.C. Highway 200 in a pocket of Cabarrus County, but inside the city limits of Locust. Underwood said the investigation has more questions than answers at this point. Reports the slaying may be




Cabarrus mourns firefighter ‘Truck’ Hicks – Independent Tribune


Independent Tribune
Cabarrus mourns firefighter 'Truck' Hicks
Independent Tribune
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — A funeral was held Friday in Kannapolis for an N.C. Air National Guard captain and former Concord firefighter who died in the line of duty Sunday night in Stanly County. Early in the morning on July 27, James Alan “Truck” Hicks, 44

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