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Guide to '''Stokes 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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== Stokes County, North Carolina Courthouse  ==
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina Courthouse  ==
  
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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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[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>
  
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina History  ==
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina History  ==
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==== 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.
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
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Some early records are missing. 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]
  
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities  ==
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities  ==
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===== Civil War  =====
 
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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
  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
:- [[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>  
 
:- [[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>  
:- [[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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:- [[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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:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company A<br>:- [[4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company C<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain George F Fisher's Company<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], William H Watt's Company<br><br>
  
 
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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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===== Death Records  =====
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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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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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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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
  
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/stokes-county/ Stokes County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*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.  
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Guide to Stokes 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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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Founded 1789
County Seat Danbury
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Contents

Stokes County, North Carolina Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy 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

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

Some early records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy 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]
- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company A
:- 4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain George F Fisher's Company
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, William H Watt's Company

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

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage 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

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Websites

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



 

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