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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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News related to Stanly County, NC

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Official: Electric space heater causes deadly Stanly Co. fire – WSOC Charlotte


Stanly News & Press
Official: Electric space heater causes deadly Stanly Co. fire
WSOC Charlotte
One person died Thursday morning in a house fire in the New London area of Stanly County, the fire marshal said. The fire was reported around 3 a.m. at a home at 40354 North Carolina Highway 740. IMAGES: Fatal Stanly County fire. The victim was …
Badin man dies in house fireStanly News & Press

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Stanly County school board considers consolidation, redistricting of schools – The Weekly Post


The Weekly Post
Stanly County school board considers consolidation, redistricting of schools
The Weekly Post
The Stanly County Board of Education is considering plans for school consolidation and redistricting. The recently proposed plans, recommending closures of East Albemarle, Norwood and Oakboro Elementary Schools, have raised heated debate throughout …

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Sheriff George T. Burris is an SCC Alumnus – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
Sheriff George T. Burris is an SCC Alumnus
Stanly News & Press
In 2000, he found work at the NC Department of Corrections (NCDOC). Burris was assigned to … In November 2014, nearly 25 years after his veneration with law enforcement, Burris was elected as Sheriff by the citizens of Stanly County. Standing by his




Detectives: Body of missing Albemarle teen found – WSOC Charlotte


Stanly News & Press
Detectives: Body of missing Albemarle teen found
WSOC Charlotte
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. —. The body of an Albemarle teen that has been missing for more than six weeks has been found, according to Stanly County detectives and the sheriff. Jaquarious Kendall, 18, disappeared in late January. His grandmother told …
Sheriff's Office: Body found near Lake TilleryStanly News & Press
Police believe they found missing teen's bodyWCNC

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Operation Medicine Drop Collects Millions of Prescription Drugs – Stanly News & Press

Operation Medicine Drop Collects Millions of Prescription Drugs
Stanly News & Press
Nearly 100 law enforcement agencies participated in 200 events across North Carolina receiving unused prescription drugs from anyone who wanted to dispose of them. The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office collected 993,750 dosage units and Cary …

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Burr tags county, schools as spendthrifts – Stanly News & Press

Burr tags county, schools as spendthrifts
Stanly News & Press
Once Stanly County Commissioner Peter Asciutto publicly complained about how the General Assembly's manipulation of the N.C. Education Lottery has shortchanged local schools and lauded the need for higher taxes, N.C. House Rep. Justin Burr …

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