Davidson County, North Carolina Genealogy

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1) Davidson County was established in 1822 from Rowan County. Courthouse fire in 1866 may have destroyed some records. County seat: Lexington. 2) 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.  
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'''1822'''--1)Davidson County was created from Rowan County. 2) 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.  
  
 
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Courthouse fire in 1866 may have destroyed some records. County seat: Lexington.
  
 
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Revision as of 21:18, 19 September 2008

 United States  > North Carolina > Davidson County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1822--1)Davidson County was created from Rowan County. 2) 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.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Courthouse fire in 1866 may have destroyed some records. County seat: Lexington.

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