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Guide to Forsyth County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Forsyth County, North Carolina
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Founded 1849
County Seat Winston-Salem
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Contents

County Courthouse

Forsyth County Courthouse
102 W 3rd Street
P O Box 20639
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 316-727-2903

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and death records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1849[1]

History

Parent County

1849--Forsyth County was created 16 January 1849 from Stokes County.
County seat: Winston-Salem [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Forsyth County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Dunker
  • Fraternity Church of the Brethren, near Clemmons, N.C. Established about 1775.[3] Previously located in Surry and Stokes counties.
Lutheran
  • Nazareth Church aka Old Dutch Meeting House. Organized about 1778 by German settlers.[4] Formerly located in Surry and Stokes counties.
Moravian
  • Friedberg Church. Begun 1759; organized 1773.[5] Formerly located in Surry and Stokes counties.

Court

Land

  • Deeds: 1849-1965 -- can be searched online on the Forsyth County Register of Deeds website. 

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry
- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company G
:- 4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company B
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Eli E Holland's Company
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain George F Fisher's Company
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company B

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forsyth County, North Carolina. Page 508 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. "Fraternity Church of the Brethren," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. "Nazareth Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. "Friedberg Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.


 

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