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Wilson County was formed in 1855 from parts of Edgcombe, Johnston, Nash and Wayne Counties. It was named for a Mexican American War veteran and state legislator from Edgecombe county, Colonel Louis Dicken Wilson. He died in Veracruz in 1847 of fever.

Wilson County is split into the following townships: Black Creek, Cross Roads, Gardners, Old Fields, Saratoga, Springhill, Stantonsburg, Taylors, Toisnot, and Wilson.

Source: Wikipedia.

Wilson County Genealogy Resources

Wilson County NCGenweb site

Wilson County NCGenWeb Archives

Wilson County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 802
Wilson, NC 27894-0802

Black Creek Historical Society
P.O. Box 204
Black Creek, NC 27813

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Wilson County Government

Wilson County Government – Official Site
Wilson County Register Of Deeds
101 Goldsboro Street East
Wilson, NC 27893-4001
(252) 399-2935
P.O. Box 1728
Wilson, NC 27894
Ph: (252) 399-2935
Fx: (252) 399-2942
Hours
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday – Friday

Wilson County Public Library
249 Nash St. W.
Wilson, N.C. 27893
Mon. thru Wed. 9 AM till 9 PM
Thurs. thru Sat. 9 AM till 6 PM
Phone:
252-237-5355
Genealogy and Local History Room

Cities and Towns

* Black Creek
* Elm City
* Lucama
* Saratoga
* Sims
* Stantonsburg
* Wilson

Census

1860 Federal Census Transcription – Folder of text files – named by page number

1900 Federal Census Transcription – Home and Farm Ownership

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Wilson County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Wilson County Cemetery Transriptions

Wilson County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Wilson County, NC Query Forum

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Duke Realty selling 14-building Nashville area office portfolio
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Thursday: Ferguson-Florissant superintendent finalists discuss ideas – KSDK


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Thursday: Ferguson-Florissant superintendent finalists discuss ideas
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… as superintendent of Washington County Schools in Plymouth, N.C. Before taking that position he was the deputy chief of schools with Chicago Public Schools and served as special assistant to the superintendent with Wilson County Schools in Wilson
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13 sentenced in violent drug ring – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
13 sentenced in violent drug ring
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Tremayne Lynch is currently listed in the custody of the N.C. Department of Correction serving a four-year sentence. He was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill in Wilson County, assault inflicting serious bodily injury in Nash




Armed robbery string grows; Police: Wilson, Greenville, Farmville cases may be … – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Armed robbery string grows; Police: Wilson, Greenville, Farmville cases may be
The Wilson Times (subscription)
But the suspects there also appear to match the descriptions in armed robberies that took place in Wilson and Wilson County throughout January, said Wilson Police Capt. Keith Pendergrass, who has already been in touch with Greenville and Farmville




15 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina – WTVD-TV


WTVD-TV
15 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina
WTVD-TV
… our population every year," said Ledford. Wilson County tells ABC11 that two people have died there after getting the flu. No deaths have been reported in Durham, Johnston and Cumberland counties. Get more information at www.flu.nc.gov. Report a Typo.

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Wilson man charged with murder, child abuse in 1-year-old’s death – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Wilson man charged with murder, child abuse in 1-year-old's death
WRAL.com
Wilson, N.C. — A 26-year-old Wilson man was arrested and charged Tuesday in the death of an one-year-old, police said Wednesday night. Melvin Eugene McNeil Jr., … and felony child abuse. He was held in the Wilson County jail Thursday under no bond.
NC Man charged with murder in child's deathmyfox8.com
Wilson man charged in death of 1-year-oldWNCT

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