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Guide to '''Nash 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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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Nash County was formed in 1777 from the western part of Edgecombe County. It was named for American Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Nash (1742-1777) of Hillsborough, who had been mortally wounded at the Battle of Germantown that year while fighting under General George Washington. Nashville, the County seat, was settled in 1780 and chartered in 1815. After the Revolutionary War, the County settled down to a pace that made it one of the State's leading farm areas. Since the Civil War, it has been known primarily as a leading agricultural County, but it has experienced steady industrial growth since that time.<br>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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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  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== African-Americans  ====
 
==== African-Americans  ====
  
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*['''Pridgen'''] Digital version at {{FSbook|68199}} Pridgen family of Sapony Creek, Nash County, North Carolina&nbsp;: some descendants of William Pridgen, d. ca. 1762, Vol. II - full-text freely available via Brigham Young University.&nbsp;
 
*['''Pridgen'''] Digital version at {{FSbook|68199}} Pridgen family of Sapony Creek, Nash County, North Carolina&nbsp;: some descendants of William Pridgen, d. ca. 1762, Vol. II - full-text freely available via Brigham Young University.&nbsp;
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land&nbsp; <br> ====
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The first land grants in the area date from 1743.
  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/nash/nashdeeds.htm Nash County deeds] -- via NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/nash/nashdeeds.htm Nash County deeds] -- via NCGenWeb Archives  
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:-[[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
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:- [[12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company H<br>:- [[13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company B<br>:- [[1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves - Confederate|1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves]], Company A<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company A<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company E<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], 1st Company E<br>:- [[3rd Battalion, North Carolina Senior Reserves|3rd Battalion, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain D W William's Company<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
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please [http://www.co.nash.nc.us/Departments/RegisterofDeeds.aspx visit their website] for more information.  
 
Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please [http://www.co.nash.nc.us/Departments/RegisterofDeeds.aspx visit their website] for more information.  
  
===== Births  =====
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===== Birth Records =====
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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
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/nash/records/births/illegitimate-children/ Nash County Bastard Bonds 1787-1835] at USGenWeb - free.
  
*[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&nbsp;; via FamilySearch
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===== Marriage Records =====
 
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===== Marriages  =====
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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] - via FamilySearch; images included
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*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Nash&nbsp;County marriages] - are included in 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 searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
 
*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Nash&nbsp;County marriages] - are included in 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 searcheable. 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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===== Death Records =====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/nash/nashobits.htm Nash County obituaries] - via NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/nash/nashobits.htm Nash County obituaries] - via NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=nash Nash County deaths] -&nbsp;- list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s. <br>  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=nash Nash County deaths] -&nbsp;- list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s. <br>  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - via FamilySearch; images included
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
*[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] - via FamilySearch<br><br>
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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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nash-county/ Nash County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/nash/ Nash County, NCGenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/nash/ Nash County, NCGenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/nash.htm Nash County, USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/nash.htm Nash County, USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.co.nash.nc.us/Departments/RegisterofDeeds.aspx Nash County Register of Deeds]  
 
*[http://www.co.nash.nc.us/Departments/RegisterofDeeds.aspx Nash County Register of Deeds]  
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Guide to Nash 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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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1777
1913
1790
1777
1776

Nash County Courthouse
Rm 104 P O Box 104
Nashville, NC 27856
Phone:252-459-9836

Reg of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913 and marriage records from 1872
Clerk Superio Court has divorce and court records 1876
oldest will in Dept of Archives Raleigh NC[1]

History

Nash County was formed in 1777 from the western part of Edgecombe County. It was named for American Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Nash (1742-1777) of Hillsborough, who had been mortally wounded at the Battle of Germantown that year while fighting under General George Washington. Nashville, the County seat, was settled in 1780 and chartered in 1815. After the Revolutionary War, the County settled down to a pace that made it one of the State's leading farm areas. Since the Civil War, it has been known primarily as a leading agricultural County, but it has experienced steady industrial growth since that time.

Parent County

1777--Nash County was created from Edgecombe County.
County seat: Nashville [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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African-Americans

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Falls of Tar. Constituted 1757.[3]
  • Poplar Spring. Constituted 1793.[3]
Presbyterian

Court

Directories

  • Several NC state business directories are available online.  Visit this list of directories, open the directory, and navigate to Nash County.  Directories include information on area businesses and citizens. 

Education

Family Histories

Bibliography

  • [Boddie] Leary, Helen F.M. "The Two William Boddies of North Carolina," The American Genealogist, Vol. 66, No. 1 (Jan. 1991):16-29; Vol. 62, No. 2 (Apr. 1991):106-110; Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul. 1991):148-153. Available at FHL.
  • [Pridgen] Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online Pridgen family of Sapony Creek, Nash County, North Carolina : some descendants of William Pridgen, d. ca. 1762, Vol. II - full-text freely available via Brigham Young University. 

Land 

The first land grants in the area date from 1743.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

-2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-7th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
:- 13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company B
:- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company A
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company A
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company E
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, 1st Company E
:- 3rd Battalion, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain D W William's Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moore County, North Carolina. Page 511 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. 3.0 3.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:488; 2:566. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990; "Falls of the Tar Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.


 

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