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

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Henderson County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded December 15, 1838
County Seat Hendersonville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Henderson County Courthouse
200 N Grove St Suite 129
Henderson, NC 28792-5053
Phone: 828-697-4901

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1914,
marriage record from 1800 and  rec from 1837
Clerkk superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1841[1]

History

Parent County

1838--Henderson County was created 15 December 1838 from Buncombe County.
County seat: Hendersonville [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 Henderson County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
  • French Broad, near Mills River, N.C. Organized before 1792.[3] Previously located in Buncombe County.

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company I
:- 1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
:- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry, Company D
:- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry, Company E
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company G

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • 1906-1929 - Henderson County Marriage Index 1906-1929. Batch B868464 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Divorces

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henderson County, North Carolina. Page 509 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. "French Broad Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.


 

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