Forsyth County, North Carolina Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Forsyth_County,_North_Carolina|Forsyth County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/forsyth/forsythcemeteries.html Forsyth County Cemeteries] - via the NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/fors/index.htm Forsyth County Cemeteries] - via Cemetery Census
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1684 Forsyth County Cemeteries] - listed at FindAGrave.com
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.forsythdeeds.com/gtgt.php Deeds: 1849-1965] -- can be searched online on the Forsyth County Register of Deeds website.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20(4x5);mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Forsyth+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=%2Fncmaps Forsyth County Maps] - via the NC Maps project
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Forsyth Forsyth&nbsp;county newspapers] - a listing of newspapers published in the county &amp; libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?county=forsyth Forsyth County residents in the newspaper] - name listing of people from the county as located in misc. newspaper articles; time span varies. Articles indexed in the NC People in the Papers database.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Births =====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state; via FamilySearch
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===== Marriages =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/forsyth/forsythmarriages.html Forsyth County Marriages] - on the NCGenWeb Archives
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
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*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Forsyth County marriages] - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
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===== Deaths =====
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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.
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*[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
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*[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>
  
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
  
 
*Wake Forest University: [http://goo.gl/e2FIl 1903-2008]  
 
*Wake Forest University: [http://goo.gl/e2FIl 1903-2008]  
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*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
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncfcgs/ Forsyth County Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.forsythnchistory.com/ Forsyth County Historical Society]
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*[http://northcarolinaroom.wordpress.com/ Forsyth County Public Library (NC Room)]<br>
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 15:13, 18 June 2011


Forsyth County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Founded 1849
County Seat Winston-Salem
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1849--Forsyth County was created 16 January 1849 from Stokes County.
County seat: Winston-Salem [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

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

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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 

Web Sites

References

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