Wayne County, North Carolina

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Guide to '''Wayne County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse ==
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[http://www.waynegov.com/waynegov/site/default.asp Wayne County Courthouse]<br>215 S William Street<br>P O Box 267<br>Goldsboro, NC 27530-4824<br>Phone: 919-731-1449<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death burial and&nbsp;land records<br>Clerk Superior Courth has divoce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, North Carolina. Page 514 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Black Creek.''' Established by 1783.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490-491; 2:569. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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*'''Falling Creek.''' Constituted 1778.<ref name="bap" />
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*'''Naughunty.''' Constituted 1791.<ref name="bap" /><ref name="keh">Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, ''A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808'' (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at [http://stpaulsseminary.com/Sophomore%20Year/Department%20of%20History/Ecclesiastical%20History/First%20Semester/Baptist%20History/Baptist%20History%20Collection/LIBRARY/Lesson%2021.PDF St Paul's Seminary website].</ref>
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*'''Norhunty Swamp.''' Constituted 1789.<ref name="bap" />
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*'''Pleasant Plains.''' Established by 1808.<ref name="keh" />
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battles were fought in Wayne County.&nbsp;
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*March 23-April 26, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc009.htm Goldsborough Bridge]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc009.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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*December 16, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc008.htm White Hall], also known as Whitehall or White Hall Ferry<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc008.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NCmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
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====== Civil War Confederate units  ======
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Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:-[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
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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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*'''1773-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to Z and 1 to 14 (1773-1957)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/wayne/rec/vitals/ Wayne County Vital Records] includes a number of birth, marriage, and death records collections. It is free.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Goldsboro North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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=191422&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Wayne&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Guide to Wayne County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Wayne County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Wayne County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1779
County Seat Goldsboro
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Contents

County Courthouse

Wayne County Courthouse
215 S William Street
P O Box 267
Goldsboro, NC 27530-4824
Phone: 919-731-1449

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death burial and land records
Clerk Superior Courth has divoce, probate and court records[1]

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[2]

Parent County

1779--Wayne County was created from Dobbs County.  Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.
County seat: Goldsboro [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Baptist
  • Black Creek. Established by 1783.[4]
  • Falling Creek. Constituted 1778.[4]
  • Naughunty. Constituted 1791.[4][5]
  • Norhunty Swamp. Constituted 1789.[4]
  • Pleasant Plains. Established by 1808.[5]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Goldsboro
  • Mount Olive

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Wayne County. 

Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.


Civil War Confederate units

Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wayne County, North Carolina. Page 514 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490-491; 2:569. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808 (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at St Paul's Seminary website.
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)