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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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News related to Wilson County, NC

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Man charged in double murder back in Wilson County – WITN


WITN
Man charged in double murder back in Wilson County
WITN
A Wilson man charged with killing his wife and father was arrested in California after fleeing his North Carolina home. Michael Joyner, 38, was arrested at a residence in San Pedro, California around 11 p.m. Saturday with the help of the Wilson County …
Deputies: Wilson County man killed dad and wife; toddler found alive locked in homeWNCN
Wilson County Sheriff: Man man used axe to kill wife, dadWTVD-TV
NC man accused of killing wife, father with ax found in Californiamyfox8.com
WJHL -WNCT
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Wilson represented at 4-H Citizenship NC Focus – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
Wilson represented at 4-H Citizenship NC Focus
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Johnathan Harris, from left, and Rayshon Lucas are pictured with N.C. Rep. Susan Martin. Contributed Photo. A delegation of Wilson County 4-H members attended 4-H Citizenship North Carolina Focus held in Raleigh. The Wilson County delegation returned …




Wilson County offering up to $10K bonus to hire teachers at elementary school – WNCN


WNCN
Wilson County offering up to $10K bonus to hire teachers at elementary school
WNCN
WILSON, N.C. (WNCN) — Wilson County is looking for teachers and is now offering thousands of dollars in bonuses to get them. The county is offering up to $10,000 guaranteed bonus pay each year to get teachers to work at Vick Elementary School.




Bonuses offered to new Vick Elementary teachers – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Bonuses offered to new Vick Elementary teachers
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Wilson County Schools is offering up to $10,000 signing bonuses and other pay awards to teachers willing to join the team at Vick Elementary School. … Letters should be sent to Eric Davis, Vick Elementary School, 504 N. Carroll St., Wilson, NC 27893




Wilson County District Court for Oct. 31 – The Wilson Times (subscription)

Wilson County District Court for Oct. 31
The Wilson Times (subscription)
Christie D. Pate, driving while license revoked not impaired revoked, 15 days Wilson County Jail suspended two years, $10 fine, court costs, not violate any North Carolina laws; driving while license revoked not impaired revoked, voluntarily dismissed.

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Wilson man charged in death of wife, father brought back to NC – WRAL.com


WRAL.com
Wilson man charged in death of wife, father brought back to NC
WRAL.com
The Wilson County Sheriff's Office charged Joyner with two counts of murder in the death of his wife and father, whose bodies were found on June 2. He is also charged with financial card theft, a probation violation and felony child abuse. Officials
Man charged in double ax murder brought back to NC from CaliforniaNews & Observer

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