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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Forsyth County'''  
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Guide to '''Forsyth County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]  
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:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company G<br>:- [[4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company B<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain Eli E Holland's Company<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain George F Fisher's Company<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company B<br><br>
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
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===== Births  =====
 
===== Births  =====
 
 
*[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
 
*[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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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
===== Marriages  =====
 
  
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===== Marriages  =====
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*'''1849-1929''' - Forsyth County Marriage Index 1849-1929 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.</ref>
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/forsyth/forsythmarriages.html Forsyth County Marriages] - on the NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/forsyth/forsythmarriages.html Forsyth County Marriages] - on the NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[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  
 
*[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  
 
*[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.
 
*[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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*1741 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1759 - 1979{{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1762 - 1969{{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
===== Deaths  =====
 
  
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===== Divorce =====
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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Deaths  =====
 
*[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  
 
*[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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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1908 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1909-1975 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1931 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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==== Yearbooks  ====
 
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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  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
*[[Winston-Salem North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
*[[Winston-Salem North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/forsyth-county/ Forsyth County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/forsyth/ NCGenWeb: Forsyth County] - part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/forsyth/ NCGenWeb: Forsyth County] - part of the USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Forsyth|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Forsyth|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:10, 19 March 2015

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Guide to Forsyth County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Seat Winston-Salem
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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

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Forsyth County, North Carolina Genealogy 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
- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company G
:- 4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company B
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Eli E Holland's Company
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain George F Fisher's Company
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company B

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births


Marriages


Divorce


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.
  6. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.


 

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