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Davidson County, North Carolina
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Founded 1822
County Seat Lexington
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County Courthouse

Davidson County Courthouse
P O Box 464
Lexington, NC 27293
Phone: 336-242-2150

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial
land records from 1823
Clerk Superio Court has divorce
probate and court records from 1823[1]

History

Parent County

1822--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822 from Rowan County.
County seat: Lexington [2]

Record Loss

1866--Courthouse fire may have destroyed some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville BillionGraves

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Abbott's Creek. Established 1753.[3][4] Originally located in Rowan County.
  • Lick Creek. Established 1787.[4]
German Reformed
  • Beck's Church, near Lexington, N.C. Established about 1765.[5]
  • Beulah (Sauers) Reformed Church. Established 1788.[6]
  • Pilgrim Church, near Lexington, N.C. Also known as Leonhardt's (Leonard's) Church. Established about 1757.[7] Originally located in Rowan County.

There was a German Reformed and Lutheran Church in Bethany.[8]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Davidson 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. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:290-292. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Davidson County, North Carolina," Carolana, http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.
  5. "Davidson County, North Carolina," Carolana, http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.
  6. "Davidson County, North Carolina," Carolana, http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.
  7. "Pilgrim Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012; "Davidson County, North Carolina," Carolana, http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.
  8. "Davidson County, North Carolina," Carolana, http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.

 

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