Forsyth County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Forsyth County, North Carolina  
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Forsyth County, North Carolina 102 W 3rd Street<br>P O Box 20639<br> Winston Salem, NC 27101<br> 316-727-2903<br>  
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Winston Salem, NC 27101<br>
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316-727-2903<br>
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Reg of Deeds has b, m, d <br>
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Reg of Deeds has b, m, d <br> Clk Sup Ct has div, pro <br> ct rec from 1849<br> Forsyth formed from Stoks 16 Jan 1849<br>  
Clk Sup Ct has div, pro <br>
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ct rec from 1849<br>
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Forsyth formed from Stoks 16 Jan 1849<br>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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
  
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==== Military  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
 
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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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*[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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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Winston-Salem North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
*[[Winston-Salem North Carolina Family History Center]]
  

Revision as of 03:22, 9 May 2012

Forsyth County, North Carolina
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County Seat Winston-Salem
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Contents

County Courthouse

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

Reg of Deeds has b, m, d
Clk Sup Ct has div, pro
ct rec from 1849
Forsyth formed from Stoks 16 Jan 1849

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

Census

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

Church

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