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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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Butterfield blames GOP, calls for end to government shutdown – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
Butterfield blames GOP, calls for end to government shutdown
The Wilson Times
"No one wins when our politics devolve to the point of a government shutdown. I urge my colleagues across the aisle to stop with the hardline politics and work together to solve our nation's problems through a responsible and reasonable democratic

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Wilson ABC board donates to schools, 4-H – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
Wilson ABC board donates to schools, 4-H
The Wilson Times
The Wilson County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has donated $15,368 to area schools and the county 4-H program to support substance abuse prevention. “We have some very special children in Wilson County,” said board Chairman Paul Farris. “We are

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Missing Wilson County man found unharmed – The Wilson Times

Missing Wilson County man found unharmed
The Wilson Times
… at a Gatesville hospital, according to Wanda Samuel, Wilson County Sheriff's Office chief of staff. State officials issued a Silver Alert for Ferrell on Thursday morning. He had last been seen on Little Rock Church Road near Lucama and the advisory

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Silver Alert issued for Wilson County man – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
Silver Alert issued for Wilson County man
The Wilson Times
Thank you for being one of our most loyal readers. Please consider supporting community journalism by subscribing to The Wilson Times. A Silver Alert has been issued for Deland "Dee" Eric Ferrell. Dee Ferrell drives a blue Toyota Highlander. Posted
SILVER ALERT: Wilson Co. man reported missingWITN

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Horner, Bryant named legislative health policy fellows – The Wilson Times


The Wilson Times
Horner, Bryant named legislative health policy fellows
The Wilson Times
RALEIGH — Wilson County's state senators are among 22 North Carolina legislators selected for a comprehensive study of the state's health services and the public policies that affect service delivery. The N.C. Institute of Medicine named Sen. Rick

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