Buncombe County, North Carolina

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Buncombe County'''
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| seat wl = Asheville
 
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Buncombe_County,_North_Carolina|Buncombe County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1791</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1800</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1789</center>
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[http://www.buncombecounty.org/ Buncombe County Courthouse]<br>69 Court Plaza Run 110<br>Asheville, NC 28801-3519 <br><br>Court house burned 1830-1835<br>Reg of Deeds has b, m, d. bur &amp; land records<br>Clk Sup Ct has div &amp; pro rec from 1832 &amp; Ct Rec<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Buncombe County, North Carolina p. 507. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Ncbuncombe.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/bunc/index00.htm Buncombe County Cemetery Census]
 
*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/bunc/index00.htm Buncombe County Cemetery Census]
  
==== Church  ====
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BillionGraves (Headstone photos, Google maps, searchable database both by cemetery and sitewide):
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=73180 Patton Cemetery, Swannatoa]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148262 Western North Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, Black Mountain]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=74565 Woodlawn Cemetery, Ashville]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''French Broad River,''' near Mills River, N.C. Organized before 1792.<ref>"French Broad Baptist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012; George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:561. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref> Later located in [[Henderson County, North Carolina|Henderson County]].
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM1H-JKK%3An245059459%3Fcc%3D1930242 Civil action papers, 1808-1889]. (Free) Browse online at FamilySearch Historical Collections.
  
 
==== Education  ====
 
==== Education  ====
  
 
*[http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=%2Fp249901coll44 Black Mountain&nbsp;College collection] - repository of publications and records of the college. Available via the North Carolina Digital Collections website.  
 
*[http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm4/browse.php?CISOROOT=%2Fp249901coll44 Black Mountain&nbsp;College collection] - repository of publications and records of the college. Available via the North Carolina Digital Collections website.  
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*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=publisher%3A%22Montreat+%28N.C.%29%3A+Montreat+Normal+School%22 Montreat College Yearbooks: 1925-1959] -- free at the Internet Archive
  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=buncombe&state=NC Buncombe County students at NC colleges] - list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=buncombe&state=NC Buncombe County students at NC colleges] - list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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==== Family Histories  ====
 
==== Family Histories  ====
  
*'''[Gash]''' Rising, Marsha Hoffman. "The Gash Family of Buncombe County, North Carolina: Who Was Ebenezer Gash of St. Clair County, Missouri?," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 73, No. 2 (Apr. 1998):105-116.
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*'''[Gash]''' Rising, Marsha Hoffman. "The Gash Family of Buncombe County, North Carolina: Who Was Ebenezer Gash of St. Clair County, Missouri?," ''The American Genealogist'', Vol. 73, No. 2 (Apr. 1998):105-116. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=283 American Ancestors] ($).
  
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.]]
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:-[[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1831-1961''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to GGG (1831-1961)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
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*[[Asheville North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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Buncombe County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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County Seat Asheville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Buncombe County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1791
1913
1800
1789
1794

Buncombe County Courthouse
69 Court Plaza Run 110
Asheville, NC 28801-3519

Court house burned 1830-1835
Reg of Deeds has b, m, d. bur & land records
Clk Sup Ct has div & pro rec from 1832 & Ct Rec[1]

History


Parent County

1791--Buncombe County was created 5 December 1791 from Burke and Rutherford Counties. County seat: Asheville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1830, 1865--The courthouse fires destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncbuncombe.png

Cemeteries

BillionGraves (Headstone photos, Google maps, searchable database both by cemetery and sitewide):

Census

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

Church Records

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

Court

Civil action papers, 1808-1889. (Free) Browse online at FamilySearch Historical Collections.

Education


Family Histories

  • [Gash] Rising, Marsha Hoffman. "The Gash Family of Buncombe County, North Carolina: Who Was Ebenezer Gash of St. Clair County, Missouri?," The American Genealogist, Vol. 73, No. 2 (Apr. 1998):105-116. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.
-11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital 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), Buncombe County, North Carolina p. 507. 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; George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:561. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.