Buncombe County, North Carolina

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'''1791'''--Buncombe County was created 5 December 1791&nbsp;from [[Burke_County,_North_Carolina|Burke]] and [[Rutherford_County,_North_Carolina|Rutherford]] Counties. '''County seat''': Asheville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1791'''--Buncombe County was created 5 December 1791&nbsp;from [[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]] and [[Rutherford County, North Carolina|Rutherford]] Counties. '''County seat''': Asheville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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'''1830, 1865--'''The courthouse fires&nbsp;destroyed many court records.
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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.
  
 
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Revision as of 16:13, 17 February 2010

 United States  > North Carolina > Buncombe County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1791--Buncombe County was created 5 December 1791 from Burke and Rutherford Counties. County seat: Asheville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

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.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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