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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Buncombe County'''  
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Guide to '''Buncombe County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
'''1830, 1865--'''The courthouse fires&nbsp;destroyed many court records.  
 
'''1830, 1865--'''The courthouse fires&nbsp;destroyed many court records.  
  
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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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] ($).
 
*'''[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] ($).
  
==== Land ====
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==== '''Land Records'''<br> ====
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Land records in Buncombe County are searchable and the deeds are available online at http://registerofdeeds.buncombecounty.org/external/LandRecords/protected/v4/SrchName.aspx
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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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.]]  
 
:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.]]  
:-[[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:-[[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
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:- [[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company K<br>:- [[14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers|14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers]], Company F<br>:- [[16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company F<br>:- [[1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]]. Company A<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company G<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment]], Company E<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company B<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company C<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company F<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company I<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company K<br><br>
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Births  =====
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*'''1892-1909''' - Asheville, Buncombe County Birth Index 1892-1909. Batch {{IGI|C737348}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.</ref>
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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Marriages  =====
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*'''1851-1961''' - Buncombe County Marriage Index 1851-1961 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*1741 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1759 - 1979{{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1762 - 1969{{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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===== Deaths  =====
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*'''1898-1909''' - Asheville, Buncombe County Death Index 1898-1909. Batch {{IGI|C737348}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1908 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1909-1975 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1931 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce =====
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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
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*[[Asheville North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
*[[Asheville North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/buncombe-county/ Buncombe County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://ashevilleandbuncombecounty.blogspot.com/ Asheville and Buncombe County Weblog]  
 
*[http://ashevilleandbuncombecounty.blogspot.com/ Asheville and Buncombe County Weblog]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/buncombe/ Buncombe County NC GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/buncombe/ Buncombe County NC GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.obcgs.com/ Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society]  
 
*[http://www.obcgs.com/ Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society]  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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Guide to Buncombe County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Seat Asheville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Buncombe County, North Carolina Genealogy 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

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

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

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

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

Census

For tips on accessing Buncombe County, North Carolina Genealogy 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 Records

Land records in Buncombe County are searchable and the deeds are available online at http://registerofdeeds.buncombecounty.org/external/LandRecords/protected/v4/SrchName.aspx

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
- 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company K
:- 14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers, Company F
:- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company F
:- 1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves. Company A
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company G
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment, Company E
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company B
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company C
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company F
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company I
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company K

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths
  • 1898-1909 - Asheville, Buncombe County Death Index 1898-1909. Batch C737348 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Divorce

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


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.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.


 

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