Bladen County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Revision as of 20:34, 18 September 2011

Bladen County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Bladen County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1734
County Seat Elizabethtown
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1734--Bladen County was created om 1734 from New Hanover County. County seat: Elizabethtown [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1800, 1893--Courthouse fires destroyed most of the court records and several land records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).