Swain County, North Carolina Genealogy

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| county = Swain County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/swain/ Swain Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| state = North Carolina
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Swain_County,_North_Carolina|Swain County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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'''1879--'''Courthouse fire destroyed many records.  
 
'''1879--'''Courthouse fire destroyed many records.  
  
'''1908'''-- Swain County Courthouse in Bryson City burned by rioters, January 7, 1908.&nbsp; No records were saved. <ref>GenDisasters.com Bryson City, NC Courthouse Burned by Rioters, Jan 1908 http://www3.gendisasters.com/north-carolina/17868/bryson-city-nc-courthouse-burned-rioters-jan-1908</ref>
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'''1908'''-- Swain County Courthouse in Bryson City burned by rioters, January 7, 1908.&nbsp; No records were saved. <ref>GenDisasters.com Bryson City, NC Courthouse Burned by Rioters, Jan 1908 http://www3.gendisasters.com/north-carolina/17868/bryson-city-nc-courthouse-burned-rioters-jan-1908</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:24, 27 December 2010


Swain County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Swain County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1871
County Seat Bryson City
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Swain County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1871--Swain County was created from Jackson and Macon Counties.
County seat: Bryson City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1879--Courthouse fire destroyed many records.

1908-- Swain County Courthouse in Bryson City burned by rioters, January 7, 1908.  No records were saved. [2]

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).
  2. GenDisasters.com Bryson City, NC Courthouse Burned by Rioters, Jan 1908 http://www3.gendisasters.com/north-carolina/17868/bryson-city-nc-courthouse-burned-rioters-jan-1908