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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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75-year-old man in custody after deadly Stanly County shooting – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
75-year-old man in custody after deadly Stanly County shooting
WSOC Charlotte
STANLY COUNTY, N.C. – A 75-year-old man is in custody Monday night after a 26-year-old man was shot to death in the 20300 block of Highway 73 in Stanly County, officials said. The suspect also shot at the homeowner, authorities said. The suspect was …




Sheriff: 75 year-old-man charged in Stanly County murder, motive unclear – WBTV


WBTV
Sheriff: 75 year-old-man charged in Stanly County murder, motive unclear
WBTV
A 75 year-old-man is being held in the Stanly County Jail on a murder charge. According to a report from the Stanly County Sheriff's Office, Buford Eugene Misenheimer, 75, was charged with murder on Monday at his home in the 20300 block of Highway 73.
Sheriff: Man, 75, kills landlords adopted grandsonStanly News & Press
Man renting property for 16 years shoots, kills homeowner's adopted grandsonFOX 46 Charlotte

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Miss Stanly ’64 was known for her music, art – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
Miss Stanly '64 was known for her music, art
Stanly News & Press
Diane Baker was named Miss Stanly County 1964 and was one of the runners-up at Miss North Carolina. Former Albemarle councilwoman Judy Holcomb was first runner-up that year. Former mayor Elbert L. “Whit” Whitley, a member of the Albemarle Jaycees …




School bus driver killed in head-on crash – Stanly News & Press

School bus driver killed in head-on crash
Stanly News & Press
A Stanly County Schools bus driver was killed in a head-on crash early Monday morning. Jerry Eudy, 59, of Albemarle, was killed in the 5:56 a.m. collision on the N.E. Connector at Moss Springs Road, according to Albemarle police. Eudy was driving …

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STANLY COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME Palmer, Jordan inducted into Hall – Stanly News & Press


Stanly News & Press
STANLY COUNTY SPORTS HALL OF FAME Palmer, Jordan inducted into Hall
Stanly News & Press
For all but one of the 27 times in 28 years that the Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame (SCSHoF) has inducted members into this exclusive club, Bob Harris has been in attendance. …. 26, charles@stanlynewspress.com or PO Box 488, Albemarle, NC 28002.




Police capture Albemarle man accused of using gasoline to burn woman – WSOC Charlotte


WNCN
Police capture Albemarle man accused of using gasoline to burn woman
WSOC Charlotte
ALBEMARLE, N.C. – Police arrested a man Thursday morning who they said used gasoline to start a fire and burn a woman. Howard Sutton III faces several … Sutton is being held at the Stanly County Jail on a $1 million bond. His next court date is Sept. 26.
Boyfriend arrested after throwing gasoline, lighting woman on fire, police sayFox News
NC man accused of igniting gasoline on woman arrestedWNCN
NC Man Jailed, Accused of Lighting Girlfriend on FireTWC News
WFMYNews2.com
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