Wayne County, North Carolina Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Wayne_County,_North_Carolina|Wayne County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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'''1779'''--Wayne County was created from Dobbs County.&nbsp; Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Goldsboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1779'''--Wayne County was created from Dobbs County.&nbsp; Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.<br>'''County seat''': Goldsboro <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:06, 27 December 2010


Wayne County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Wayne 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 1779
County Seat Goldsboro
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1779--Wayne County was created from Dobbs County.  Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.
County seat: Goldsboro [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Goldsboro
  • Mount Olive

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. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).