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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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13 Arrested in Stanly County Drug Bust – TWC News


TWC News
13 Arrested in Stanly County Drug Bust
TWC News
STANLY COUNTY – 13 people were arrested today in a drug bust in Stanly County after months of investigation. The investigation was a result of complaints from local residents. The arrests resulted in 127 charges including possession with intent to sell
13 nabbed in drug-related roundupStanly News & Press

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Body of Oakboro police chief’s niece found Friday – WSOC Charlotte


WBTV
Body of Oakboro police chief's niece found Friday
WSOC Charlotte
Sheriff George T. Burris said that the investigation is very concerning to investigators and that his office is working with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to determine the circumstances surrounding Boger's death. Investigators are
05 pm Saturday: Sheriff's Office identifies victim in death investigationStanly News & Press

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Robbers strike Oakboro bank, schools in lockdown – Stanly News & Press

Robbers strike Oakboro bank, schools in lockdown
Stanly News & Press
Several schools are coming off a low-level lockdown following a bank robbery in Oakboro. At the request of the Stanly County Sheriff's Office, all outside activities at West Stanly High School, West Stanly Middle School, Stanfield Elementary and

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Attorney reports Albemarle lawyer collapses in court, dies – Stanly News & Press

Attorney reports Albemarle lawyer collapses in court, dies
Stanly News & Press
Singletary, accompanied by Jim E. Nance, was in Fayetteville handling a case related to land condemnations by N.C. Department of Transportation when he collapsed, Brown said. Singletary was part of the law firm Singletary & Webster, of 112 E. South St

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2 escape burning mobile home in New London – Stanly News & Press

2 escape burning mobile home in New London
Stanly News & Press
A New London couple escaped harm when a fire ripped through their mobile home during the night. A man awoke to a smoke-filled trailer when he next saw flames poring through the heating vents, according to Stanly County Fire Marshal Michael Roark.




SBI investigates death of Oakboro police chief’s niece – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
SBI investigates death of Oakboro police chief's niece
WSOC Charlotte
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations is helping investigate after the Oakboro police chief's niece was found shot to death. "She was highly respected in the community," Joe Lowder told Channel 9. As the Oakboro police chief, he has been


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