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Nash County, North Carolina
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Founded 1777
County Seat Nashville
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County Courthouse

Nash County North Carolina
County Courthouse Rm 104 P O Box 104
Nashville, NC 27856

Reg of Deeds has b & D rec from 1913 & m rec from 1872
Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec from 1876
oldest will in Dept of Archives Raleigh NC

Nash Count created Edgecombe 15 Nov 1777

History

Parent County

1777--Nash County was created from Edgecombe County.
County seat: Nashville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African-Americans

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

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

Land

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

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.

Births
Marriages
  • North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - via FamilySearch; images included
  • Nash County marriages - are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
Deaths

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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