Davidson County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
Davidson County now in Tennessee was created in 1783. Nashville (now the capital of Tennessee) became the county seat. This was a part of the territory ceded by North Carolina in 1789 to the federal government. <br>
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1822'''--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Rowan_County,_North_Carolina|Rowan]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Lexington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1822'''--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Lexington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====

Revision as of 20:53, 5 July 2010

 United States  > North Carolina > Davidson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1822--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822 from Rowan County.  County seat: Lexington [1]

Record Loss

1866--Courthouse fire may have destroyed some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

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).