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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Transylvania_County,_North_Carolina|Transylvania County]]''
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Guide to '''Transylvania County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Transylvania County, North Carolina|Transylvania County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/ Transvylvania County Courthouse]<br>12 E Main St P O box 417<br>Brevard, NC 28712<br>Phone: 828-884-3162<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913<br>marriage and land records from 1861 and military records<br>Clerk Superior &nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Transylvania County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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[[Image:Nctransylvania.png|thumb|right|400px|Nctransylvania.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1738 Transylvania County Cemeteries at Find-A-Grave]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1738 Transylvania County Cemeteries at Find-A-Grave]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148245 Cathey's Creek Church Cemetery, Cathey's Creek] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148245 Cathey's Creek Church Cemetery, Cathey's Creek] BillionGraves
  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/home_html/Census-Records.html Census records on the Transylvania County NCGenWeb site]&nbsp;- includes several mortality schedules
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/home_html/Census-Records.html Census records on the Transylvania County NCGenWeb site]&nbsp;- includes several mortality schedules
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
 
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*[http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/archives/arch/FindingAids/Transylvania.htm Index to Transylvania County estate records, 1810 to 1951]
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*'''1810-1951''' - [http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/archives/arch/FindingAids/Transylvania.htm Index to Transylvania County estate records, 1810 to 1951]  
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*'''1879-1968''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Wills Cross Index, 1879-1968, Vol. 1|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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Transylvania Heritage Museum, [http://www.transylvaniaheritage.net www.transylvaniaheritage.net]  
 
Transylvania Heritage Museum, [http://www.transylvaniaheritage.net www.transylvaniaheritage.net]  
  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[[#_http:.2F.2Fwww.ncgenweb.us.2Ftransylvania.2Fhome_html.2F|Transylvania GenWeb Project]]- free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
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*[[#http:.2F.2Fwww.ncgenweb.us.2Ftransylvania.2Fhome_html.2F|Transylvania GenWeb Project]]- free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/transylvania.htm Transylvania County Archives-USGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/transylvania.htm Transylvania County Archives-USGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaoldwal/ Old Walton County, GA]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaoldwal/ Old Walton County, GA]  
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Guide to Transylvania County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Transylvania County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Transylvania 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 1861
County Seat Brevard
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Contents

County Courthouse

Transvylvania County Courthouse
12 E Main St P O box 417
Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: 828-884-3162

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
marriage and land records from 1861 and military records
Clerk Superior  Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1861--Transylvania County was created from Henderson and Jackson Counties.
County seat: Brevard [2]

Boundary Changes

From 1789-1820, there was a boundary dispute between North Carolina and Georgia for a county known as Walton County. It was located in what is now Transylvania County, North Carolina, and the dispute was serious enough that the two states  dispatched their militias in what was known as Walton's War. See copy of Map under below collections. Read more about Walton's War.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

  • Several NC state business directories are available online.  Visit this list of directories, open the directory, and navigate to Transylvania County.  Directories include information on area businesses and citizens.

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
  • North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - via FamilySearch; images included
  • Transylvania County marriages - are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Transylvania Genealogical Society, www.transylvaniagenealogy.com

Transylvania Heritage Museum, www.transylvaniaheritage.net

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Transylvania 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).