Forsyth County, North Carolina

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Forsyth County'''
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Guide to '''Forsyth County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Forsyth_County,_North_Carolina|Forsyth County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Forsyth County, North Carolina
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[http://www.co.forsyth.nc.us/ Forsyth County Courthouse]<br>102 W 3rd Street<br>P O Box 20639<br>Winston Salem, NC 27101<br>Phone: 316-727-2903<br>
  
102 W 3rd Street&lt;br&gt;
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Register&nbsp;of Deeds has birth, marriage and death records <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate&nbsp;and court records from 1849<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forsyth County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
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P O&nbsp;Box 20639&lt;br&gt;
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Winston Salem, NC 27101&lt;br&gt;
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316-727-2903&lt;br&gt;&lt;br&gt;
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Reg of Deeds has b, m, d &amp; land rec&lt;br&gt;
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Clk Sup Ct has div, pro &amp; ct rec from 1849&lt;br&gt;
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Forsyth formed from Stoks 16 Jan 1849&lt;br&gt;
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1684 Forsyth County Cemeteries] - listed at FindAGrave.com
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1684 Forsyth County Cemeteries] - listed at FindAGrave.com
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Dunker  =====
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*'''Fraternity Church of the Brethren,''' near Clemmons, N.C. Established about 1775.<ref>"Fraternity Church of the Brethren," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Previously located in [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] and [[Stokes County, North Carolina|Stokes]] counties.
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*'''Nazareth Church aka Old Dutch Meeting House.''' Organized about 1778 by German settlers.<ref>"Nazareth Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Formerly located in [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] and [[Stokes County, North Carolina|Stokes]] counties.
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*'''Friedberg Church.''' Begun 1759; organized 1773.<ref>"Friedberg Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Formerly located in [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] and [[Stokes County, North Carolina|Stokes]] counties.
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
 
:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1842-1932''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1842-1932)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=forsyth Forsyth county deaths] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s.  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=forsyth Forsyth county deaths] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/forsyth/forsythobits.html Misc. Obituaries] - on the NCGenWeb Archives site
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/forsyth/forsythobits.html Misc. Obituaries] - on the NCGenWeb Archives site  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D%20 North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - search a statewide collection of freely available death certificates - images are included; via FamilySearch  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D%20 North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - search a statewide collection of freely available death certificates - images are included; via FamilySearch  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - search death records from across the state; via FamilySearch <br>
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - search death records from across the state; via FamilySearch <br>
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*Wake Forest University: [http://goo.gl/e2FIl 1903-2008]  
 
*Wake Forest University: [http://goo.gl/e2FIl 1903-2008]  
*Wake Forest University School of Medicine Yearbooks: [http://library.digitalnc.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=digita&CISOBOX1=North+Carolina+College+and+University+Yearbooks&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=contri&CISOROOT=%2Fyearbooks&CISOBOX2=Wake%20Forest%20School%20of%20Medicine%22 1943-2011]
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*Wake Forest University School of Medicine Yearbooks: [http://library.digitalnc.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=digita&CISOBOX1=North+Carolina+College+and+University+Yearbooks&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=contri&CISOROOT=%2Fyearbooks&CISOBOX2=Wake%20Forest%20School%20of%20Medicine%22 1943-2011]  
 
*Salem College: [http://library.digitalnc.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=digita&CISOBOX1=North+Carolina+College+and+University+Yearbooks&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=contri&CISOROOT=%2Fyearbooks&CISOBOX2=Salem%20College 1902-1983]  
 
*Salem College: [http://library.digitalnc.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=digita&CISOBOX1=North+Carolina+College+and+University+Yearbooks&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=contri&CISOROOT=%2Fyearbooks&CISOBOX2=Salem%20College 1902-1983]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=forsyth&state=NC Forsyth County students at North Carolina colleges] - a list alphabetized by surname from the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=forsyth&state=NC Forsyth County students at North Carolina colleges] - a list alphabetized by surname from the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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*[http://northcarolinaroom.wordpress.com/ Forsyth County Public Library (NC Room)]<br>
 
*[http://northcarolinaroom.wordpress.com/ Forsyth County Public Library (NC Room)]<br>
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Winston-Salem North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
*[[Winston-Salem North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
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Guide to Forsyth County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

County Courthouse

Forsyth County Courthouse
102 W 3rd Street
P O Box 20639
Winston Salem, NC 27101
Phone: 316-727-2903

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and death records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1849[1]

History

Parent County

1849--Forsyth County was created 16 January 1849 from Stokes County.
County seat: Winston-Salem [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Forsyth County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Dunker
  • Fraternity Church of the Brethren, near Clemmons, N.C. Established about 1775.[3] Previously located in Surry and Stokes counties.
Lutheran
  • Nazareth Church aka Old Dutch Meeting House. Organized about 1778 by German settlers.[4] Formerly located in Surry and Stokes counties.
Moravian
  • Friedberg Church. Begun 1759; organized 1773.[5] Formerly located in Surry and Stokes counties.

Court

Land

  • Deeds: 1849-1965 -- can be searched online on the Forsyth County Register of Deeds website. 

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • Forsyth County Marriages - on the NCGenWeb Archives
  • North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
  • Forsyth County marriages - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
Deaths

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Forsyth County, North Carolina. Page 508 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. "Fraternity Church of the Brethren," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. "Nazareth Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. "Friedberg Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.