Rutherford County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1779'''--Rutherford County was created from Tryon County.&nbsp; Tyron County was abolished in 1779.<br>'''County seat:''' Rutherfordton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1779'''--Rutherford County was created from Tryon County.&nbsp; Tyron County was abolished in 1779.<br>'''County seat:''' Rutherfordton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Buncombe_County,_North_Carolina|Buncombe]]
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*[[Buncombe County, North Carolina|Buncombe]]  
*[[Burke_County,_North_Carolina|Burke]]
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*[[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]]  
*[[Cherokee_County,_South_Carolina|Cherokee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Cherokee County, South Carolina|Cherokee County, South Carolina]]  
*[[Cleveland_County,_North_Carolina|Cleveland]]
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*[[Cleveland County, North Carolina|Cleveland]]  
*[[Henderson_County,_North_Carolina|Henderson]]
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*[[Henderson County, North Carolina|Henderson]]  
*[[McDowell_County,_North_Carolina|Mcdowell]]
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*[[McDowell County, North Carolina|Mcdowell]]  
*[[Polk_County,_North_Carolina|Polk]]
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*[[Polk County, North Carolina|Polk]]  
*[[Spartanburg_County,_South_Carolina|Spartanburg County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Spartanburg County, South Carolina|Spartanburg County, South Carolina]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 01:44, 28 August 2010

United States  > North Carolina > Rutherford County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1779--Rutherford County was created from Tryon County.  Tyron County was abolished in 1779.
County seat: Rutherfordton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1907--Courthouse fire destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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