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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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Stanly board stalled by state conflict – Stanly News & Press

Stanly board stalled by state conflict
Stanly News & Press
An ongoing power struggle between the governor and the North Carolina Republican Party has stalled appointments to local election boards across the state. … For three-member boards like the one in Stanly County, that means no member can be absent.




West Stanly FBLA students find added motivation through national conference – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
West Stanly FBLA students find added motivation through national conference
Stanly News & Press
Some of the things make you appreciate what you have in Stanly County and some of things make you realize there's more to the world than Oakboro.” Thompson said the students “tried to soak everything in.” “They were up early every morning and stayed up …




‘Beast Camp’ open for next generation of football stars – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
'Beast Camp' open for next generation of football stars
Stanly News & Press
Thompson said he was “humbled” by the experience of winning a title for the Carolina team, but his ultimate goal is to see the Cobras attend a nationally-sanctioned tournament and bring a title home to Stanly County. For one more week, Beast Camp will




As season nears, activities heat up – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
As season nears, activities heat up
Stanly News & Press
This year, along with a JV boys' squad and a touring Australian varsity men's team, McKinnon's 18-and-under women's team will make the trip to Stanly County. The three teams are … 26, charles@stanlynewspress.com or PO Box 488, Albemarle, NC 28002.




Legal action aims to impede Norwood’s sell of Lake Tillery water to Union County – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
Legal action aims to impede Norwood's sell of Lake Tillery water to Union County
Stanly News & Press
On Thursday Stanly County filed a motion with the Office of Administrative Hearings to contest the collective decisions of the N.C. Environmental Management Commission (EMC) and the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to allow Union County …


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