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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Stokes County, North Carolina|Stokes County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Stokes County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/stokes/ Stokes Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-stokes.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1789
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| seat wl = Danbury
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}}
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Courthouse  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1788</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1792</center>
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[[Image:Stokes County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
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[http://www.co.stokes.nc.us/ Stokes County Courthouse]<br>Hwy 89 <br>Danbury NC 27016<br>Phone: 336-593-2811<br><br>Register of Deeds has marriage and&nbsp;land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stokes County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Stokes County, North Carolina History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1789'''--Stokes County was created from [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Danbury <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1789'''--Stokes County was created from [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Danbury <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
Some early records are missing.  
 
Some early records are missing.  
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Yadkin County, North Carolina|Yadkin]]
 
*[[Yadkin County, North Carolina|Yadkin]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncstokes.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Belew's Creek.''' Constituted 1781.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:568. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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*'''Soapstone Creek.''' Constituted 1779.<ref name="bap" />
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===== Dunker  =====
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*'''Fraternity Church of the Brethren,''' near Clemmons, N.C. Established about 1775.<ref>"Fraternity Church of the Brethren," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Previously located in [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry County]] and presently situated in [[Forsyth County, North Carolina|Forsyth County]].
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===== Lutheran  =====
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*'''Nazareth Church aka Old Dutch Meeting House.''' Organized about 1778 by German settlers.<ref>"Nazareth Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Previously located in [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry County]] and currently situated in [[Forsyth County, North Carolina|Forsyth County]].
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===== Moravian  =====
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*'''Friedberg Church.''' Begun 1759; organized 1773.<ref>"Friedberg Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Formerly located in [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry County]] and presently situated in [[Forsyth County, North Carolina|Forsyth County]].
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,'' accessed 11 June 2012.</ref>
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:- [[23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry Reserves (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>J.L. Scott, ''23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1991). {{FHL|479129|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 79}}.</ref>
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1792-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1792-1865)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Research Guides  ====
 
==== Research Guides  ====
  
*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=137581&disp=Newsletter+%28Virginia+Genealogical+Soci FHL]; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/newsletter.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
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*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.</ref>
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*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org</ref>
  
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191365&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Stokes&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Stokes|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Contents

Stokes County, North Carolina Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Stokes County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1790
1913
1790
1788
1792
Stokes County Courthouse.jpg

Stokes County Courthouse
Hwy 89
Danbury NC 27016
Phone: 336-593-2811

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate records[1]

Stokes County, North Carolina History

Parent County

1789--Stokes County was created from Surry County.
County seat: Danbury [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some early records are missing.

Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Resources

Ncstokes.jpg

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Belew's Creek. Constituted 1781.[3]
  • Soapstone Creek. Constituted 1779.[3]
Dunker
  • Fraternity Church of the Brethren, near Clemmons, N.C. Established about 1775.[4] Previously located in Surry County and presently situated in Forsyth County.
Lutheran
  • Nazareth Church aka Old Dutch Meeting House. Organized about 1778 by German settlers.[5] Previously located in Surry County and currently situated in Forsyth County.
Moravian

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry
- 4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate). Company H.[7]
- 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry Reserves (Confederate). Company H.[8]

Newspapers

Probate

Research Guides

  • Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

Taxation

Vital Records

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Societies and Libraries

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[9]

Family History Centers

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Websites

  • 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stokes County, North Carolina. Page 513 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), 2:568. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. "Fraternity Church of the Brethren," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. "Nazareth Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. "Friedberg Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  7. The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line, Ranger95.com, accessed 11 June 2012.
  8. J.L. Scott, 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1991). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 79.
  9. Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org