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Forsyth County, North Carolina
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Founded 1849
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
 

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 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).

 

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