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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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Deputies still search for motive in Wilson County murders – WTVD-TV


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Deputies still search for motive in Wilson County murders
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A mother and her son along with their significant others were shot and killed in Wilson County. A member of the … The Wilson County Sheriff's Office said the shooting may have happened late Friday night or early Saturday morning. The four victims
Officials identify 4 killed in Wilson County shooting; GoFundMe set upWNCN
Funeral services held for two of four people killed in Wilson CountyWITN
Victims identified in Wilson County Christmas Eve shootingWNCT
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15-year-old girl arrested in connection to Wilson murder – WNCT


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15-year-old girl arrested in connection to Wilson murder
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WILSON, N.C. (WNCT) – The Wilson Police Department arrested a 15-year-old girl Tuesday in connection to a murder. Police are withholding personal information due to her juvenile status, but the teenager is being charged with first-degree murder, …
Girl, 15, is fifth person arrested in Wilson man's deathWTVD-TV
Man Arrested in Connection to Deadly Robbery in WilsonTWC News

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Deputies release 911 call after 4 shot dead in Wilson County – WNCN


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Deputies release 911 call after 4 shot dead in Wilson County
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WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities released a 911 call Wednesday in the case of four people killed in a shooting just outside Wilson on Christmas Eve. wilson-4-dead CLICK TO VIEW 10 PHOTOS OF VICTIMS AND FROM THE SCENE. During the call …




Fourth suspect charged in stabbing death – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Fourth suspect charged in stabbing death
The Wilson Times (subscription)
None of the four charged in the murder had a history of past criminal convictions in North Carolina. Atkinson is being held without bond in the Wilson County Detention Center. McDonald, Taylor and Woodie were jailed without bond Saturday pending first …

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Motorcycle crash claims life – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Motorcycle crash claims life
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Police investigating Tuesday collision on Airport Road. Wilson firefighters and Wilson County medics tend to 32-year-old motorcycle rider Bobby J. Page, who was killed in a Tuesday afternoon crash with a commercial motor vehicle. Police say the wreck




3 charged with murder in Wilson stabbing death – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
3 charged with murder in Wilson stabbing death
The Wilson Times (subscription)
… in North Carolina, according to N.C. Department of Public Safety online records. Court records show Taylor has two pending traffic citations in Edgecombe County and one in Nash County. McDonald, Taylor and Woodie were booked into the Wilson County …
Multiple arrests made in Wilson man's murderWTVD-TV
15-year-old girl is fifth person charged in Wilson murderWITN

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