Rutherford County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Rutherford County was established in 1779 from Tryon County when it was divided to form Rutherford and Lincoln counties. Courthouse fire in 1907 destroyed many court records. County seat: Gilbert Town (1781- 1785); Rutherfordton (1787-present).
  
 
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Revision as of 16:43, 12 September 2008

United States  > North Carolina >Rutherford County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

Rutherford County was established in 1779 from Tryon County when it was divided to form Rutherford and Lincoln counties. Courthouse fire in 1907 destroyed many court records. County seat: Gilbert Town (1781- 1785); Rutherfordton (1787-present).

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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. Salt Lake City, Utah.

References