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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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Drag racers speeding for Stanly’s airport – Stanly News & Press

Drag racers speeding for Stanly's airport
Stanly News & Press
Yes, participation may be closed, but spectators still have the opportunity to watch cars drag race at the Stanly County Airport May 20-21 in the North Carolina 1/2 Mile Shootout. A Florida-based company called wannaGOFAST promotes drag racing events …




New dealership coming to Stanly – Stanly News & Press

New dealership coming to Stanly
Stanly News & Press
A sign that reads “Coming Summer 2017 Stanly County Chrysler – Dodge – Jeep – Ram” has been posted at 200 N.C. Highway 740 Bypass, a commercial site that was previously home to Southbound Antiques. Before then the building housed RPM Cycles.




Oakboro Fourth of July Pageant planners seek contestants – Stanly News & Press

Oakboro Fourth of July Pageant planners seek contestants
Stanly News & Press
Several fire queens have gone on to compete in the Miss Stanly County Scholarship Pageant and on to the Miss North Carolina Pageant. Young ladies interested in competing in the Miss Stanly County Fire Queen Pageant should contact the chief of the fire …




Two Stanly County schools win big at Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament – North Carolina Sportsman


North Carolina Sportsman
Two Stanly County schools win big at Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament
North Carolina Sportsman
The annual pre-collegiate tournament, facilitated by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission and its Hunter Education Program, allows youth to showcase outdoor skills and demonstrate safety techniques that they learn in the program. The state tournament …

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Frankie Lee Brantley, 79, retired from The Coca-Cola Company – Port City Daily


Port City Daily
Frankie Lee Brantley, 79, retired from The Coca-Cola Company
Port City Daily
Born in Stanly County, N.C., on May 19, 1938, he was the son of the late Robert Lee Brantley Jr. and Mary Lou Eudy Brantley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Elayne Lorraine Brantley; and a son, Bart Darin Brantley.




138 mph car chase, damages leave Norwood powerless – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
138 mph car chase, damages leave Norwood powerless
Stanly News & Press
Police finally stopped the second chase by deploying stop sticks at U.S. 52 and N.C. Highway 138. The stop … Albemarle police and the Stanly County Sheriff's Office assisted Norwood police with the chase and apprehension of the suspects. In addition


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