Davie County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1836'''--Davie County was created 20 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Mocksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1836'''--Davie County was created 20 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Mocksville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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'''NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, 16 sites'''
  
'''NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, 16 sites'''
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/NationalRegister.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/NationalRegister.pdf]  
 
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/NationalRegister.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/NationalRegister.pdf]
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'''NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY HISTORICAL MARKERS'''  
 
'''NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY HISTORICAL MARKERS'''  
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Daniel Boone’s Parents<br>John Stokes<br>Hinton R. Helper<br>Cooleemee Plantation<br>Cokesbury School<br>Boone Tract<br>Hugh T. Lefler  
 
Daniel Boone’s Parents<br>John Stokes<br>Hinton R. Helper<br>Cooleemee Plantation<br>Cokesbury School<br>Boone Tract<br>Hugh T. Lefler  
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
See list at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/PopulatedPlaces.pdf
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See list at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/PopulatedPlaces.pdf  
  
Townships as listed in the US Census, 1790-1930, see [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/CensusTownships.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/CensusTownships.pdf]
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Townships as listed in the US Census, 1790-1930, see [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/CensusTownships.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/CensusTownships.pdf]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Bible Records at Davie County Public Library, Index  ====
 
==== Bible Records at Davie County Public Library, Index  ====
See http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/bibleindex.pdf
 
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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See http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/bibleindex.pdf
  
For a list of cemeteries and directions for finding them, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/Cemeteries.pdf
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
Index to persons&nbsp;in cemetery book 1&nbsp;is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery1Rev.pdf<br>Index to persons in cemetery book 2 is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery%20Book%202Rev.pdf
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For a list of cemeteries and directions for finding them, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/Cemeteries.pdf  
  
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Index to persons&nbsp;in cemetery book 1&nbsp;is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery1Rev.pdf<br>Index to persons in cemetery book 2 is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery%20Book%202Rev.pdf
  
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==== Churches  ====
 
==== Churches  ====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/DavieChurches.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/DavieChurches.pdf]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/DavieChurches.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/DavieChurches.pdf]  
  
 
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Guardian Accounts, Davie County, 1846 through 1859,  
 
Guardian Accounts, Davie County, 1846 through 1859,  
  
see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/guardian.pdf
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see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/guardian.pdf  
  
Apprentice Bonds, Davie County, 1829 through 1859,
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Apprentice Bonds, Davie County, 1829 through 1859,  
  
see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/apprenticebonds.pdf
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see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/apprenticebonds.pdf  
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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Davie County Heritage  
 
Davie County Heritage  
  
The Historic Architecture of Davie County by Kirk Franklin Mohney, indexed by surname
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The Historic Architecture of Davie County by Kirk Franklin Mohney, indexed by surname  
  
These&nbsp;books can be ordered.&nbsp; See [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf]
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These&nbsp;books can be ordered.&nbsp; See [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf]  
  
 
==== Maps and Books for Sale  ====
 
==== Maps and Books for Sale  ====
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Ordering information at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf]  
 
Ordering information at [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf]  
  
Communities in Davie County are listed at [http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/LocalHistory%20Index.pdf www.library.daviecounty.org/information/LocalHistory%20Index.pdf] pages 7 - 8.
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Communities in Davie County are listed at [http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/LocalHistory%20Index.pdf www.library.daviecounty.org/information/LocalHistory%20Index.pdf] pages 7 - 8.  
  
 
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==== Military  ====
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The War Memorial on the Square pays tribute to those who died in World War I, Vietnam War, World War II, Korean War, in Beirut, and the Civil War.&nbsp; It was dedicated November 7, 1987.&nbsp; For a list of names see [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/WarMonument.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/WarMonument.pdf]  
 
The War Memorial on the Square pays tribute to those who died in World War I, Vietnam War, World War II, Korean War, in Beirut, and the Civil War.&nbsp; It was dedicated November 7, 1987.&nbsp; For a list of names see [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/WarMonument.pdf http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/WarMonument.pdf]  
  
The Civil War Roster of Davie County, North Carolina by Mary Alice Miller Hasty and Hazel Miller Winfree has just been published by McFarland.&nbsp; This book contains family history, military history, and burial places for 1,147 men who served in the Confederate Army.&nbsp; To order, NC&nbsp;residents send $64.26 and non-residents of NC send $60.00 (includes tax and shipping) to M and M Books, 105 East Brick Walk Court, Mocksville NC 27028.&nbsp;
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The Civil War Roster of Davie County, North Carolina by Mary Alice Miller Hasty and Hazel Miller Winfree has just been published by McFarland.&nbsp; This book contains family history, military history, and burial places for 1,147 men who served in the Confederate Army.&nbsp; To order, NC&nbsp;residents send $64.26 and non-residents of NC send $60.00 (includes tax and shipping) to M and M Books, 105 East Brick Walk Court, Mocksville NC 27028.&nbsp;  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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Davie Record, 1899 - 1956  
 
Davie Record, 1899 - 1956  
  
Mocksville Herald, January 4, 1912 - December 26, 1912
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Mocksville Herald, January 4, 1912 - December 26, 1912  
  
Mocksville Enterprise, January 5, 1922 - March 27, 1924
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Mocksville Enterprise, January 5, 1922 - March 27, 1924  
  
 
Davie County Enterprise-Record, 1922 - present  
 
Davie County Enterprise-Record, 1922 - present  
  
Cooleemee:&nbsp;Erwin Chatter Nov 1944 - March 1954; Cooleemee Journal July 1, 1965 - June 27, 1971
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Cooleemee:&nbsp;Erwin Chatter Nov 1944 - March 1954; Cooleemee Journal July 1, 1965 - June 27, 1971  
  
These&nbsp;newspapers can be searched on microfilm at the Davie County Public Library History Room.
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These&nbsp;newspapers can be searched on microfilm at the Davie County Public Library History Room.  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
See Web Site below for Family History Library&nbsp;Catalog.
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See Web Site below for Family History Library&nbsp;Catalog.  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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Davie County Public Library History Room is available for your use.&nbsp; See street address above.&nbsp; http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/history.php  
 
Davie County Public Library History Room is available for your use.&nbsp; See street address above.&nbsp; http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/history.php  
  
Cooleemee Historical Association, 14 Church Street, Cooleemee, North Carolina has a museum depicting the history of this cotton mill town.&nbsp; [http://www.TextileHeritage.org www.TextileHeritage.org]; click on "Cooleemee" at top of screen.
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Cooleemee Historical Association, 14 Church Street, Cooleemee, North Carolina has a museum depicting the history of this cotton mill town.&nbsp; [http://www.TextileHeritage.org www.TextileHeritage.org]; click on "Cooleemee" at top of screen.  
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. &nbsp;http://www.ncgenweb.us/davie/
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*USGenWeb project. &nbsp;http://www.ncgenweb.us/davie/  
 
*Independent Davie County site. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;http://www.mindspring.com/~davienc/  
 
*Independent Davie County site. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county.&nbsp;http://www.mindspring.com/~davienc/  
 
*Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society.&nbsp; See [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs.pdf www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs.pdf]  
 
*Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society.&nbsp; See [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs.pdf www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs.pdf]  
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Revision as of 20:20, 14 October 2010

United States  > North Carolina > Davie County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Davie County was created 20 December 1836 from Rowan County.  County seat: Mocksville [1]


NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, 16 sites

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/NationalRegister.pdf


NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY HISTORICAL MARKERS

Daniel Boone’s Parents
John Stokes
Hinton R. Helper
Cooleemee Plantation
Cokesbury School
Boone Tract
Hugh T. Lefler

 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

See list at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/PopulatedPlaces.pdf

Townships as listed in the US Census, 1790-1930, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/CensusTownships.pdf

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records at Davie County Public Library, Index

See http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/bibleindex.pdf

Cemeteries

For a list of cemeteries and directions for finding them, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/Cemeteries.pdf

Index to persons in cemetery book 1 is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery1Rev.pdf
Index to persons in cemetery book 2 is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery%20Book%202Rev.pdf

These are browsable but not searchable. 


Churches

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/DavieChurches.pdf

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

Guardian Accounts, Davie County, 1846 through 1859,

see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/guardian.pdf

Apprentice Bonds, Davie County, 1829 through 1859,

see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/apprenticebonds.pdf

Land

Land records are at the courthouse annex across the street from the courthouse on Main Street in Mocksville.

Register of Deeds records are online at www.daviencrod.org

Local Histories

Davie County: A Brief History by James W. Wall

Davie County Heritage

The Historic Architecture of Davie County by Kirk Franklin Mohney, indexed by surname

These books can be ordered.  See www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf

Maps and Books for Sale

Lagle Land Grant
Hughes Historical
1887 Alderman

Ordering information at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf

Communities in Davie County are listed at www.library.daviecounty.org/information/LocalHistory%20Index.pdf pages 7 - 8.

Military

The War Memorial on the Square pays tribute to those who died in World War I, Vietnam War, World War II, Korean War, in Beirut, and the Civil War.  It was dedicated November 7, 1987.  For a list of names see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/WarMonument.pdf

The Civil War Roster of Davie County, North Carolina by Mary Alice Miller Hasty and Hazel Miller Winfree has just been published by McFarland.  This book contains family history, military history, and burial places for 1,147 men who served in the Confederate Army.  To order, NC residents send $64.26 and non-residents of NC send $60.00 (includes tax and shipping) to M and M Books, 105 East Brick Walk Court, Mocksville NC 27028. 

Newspapers

Davie Record, 1899 - 1956

Mocksville Herald, January 4, 1912 - December 26, 1912

Mocksville Enterprise, January 5, 1922 - March 27, 1924

Davie County Enterprise-Record, 1922 - present

Cooleemee: Erwin Chatter Nov 1944 - March 1954; Cooleemee Journal July 1, 1965 - June 27, 1971

These newspapers can be searched on microfilm at the Davie County Public Library History Room.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

See Web Site below for Family History Library Catalog.

Societies and Libraries 

Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society meets the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December) at 7 pm in the History Room of Davie County Public Library, 371 North Main Street, Mocksville, North Carolina 27028.  Their Web site is http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/.  This web site describes the organization, dues, items for sale, quarterly newsletters and programs.

Davie County Public Library History Room is available for your use.  See street address above.  http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/history.php

Cooleemee Historical Association, 14 Church Street, Cooleemee, North Carolina has a museum depicting the history of this cotton mill town.  www.TextileHeritage.org; click on "Cooleemee" at top of screen.

Web Sites

References