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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wayne_County,_North_Carolina|Wayne County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Wayne County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Wayne 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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Some of the early records are missing.  
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Some of the 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]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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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
 
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:-[[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
:-[[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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:- [[13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company C<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Artillery 10th Regiment Volunteers-1st Artillery.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Artillery 10th Regiment Volunteers-1st Artillery]], Company F<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company H&nbsp;<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], 2nd Company C<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company D<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company H<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company A<br>:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company D<br>:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain James M Garner's Company<br>:- [[8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)|8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)]], 4th Company<br><br>
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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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===== Births Records =====
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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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*'''1891-1914''' - Wayne County Birth Index 1891-1914. Batch {{IGI|C869953}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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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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===== Divorce Records =====
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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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===== Marriage Records =====
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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
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*'''1867-1936''' - Wayne County Marriage Index 1867-1936 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/wayne-county/ Wayne 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.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Wayne|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 17:12, 13 April 2015

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Guide to Wayne 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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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

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

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Wayne County, North Carolina Genealogy 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
- 13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Artillery 10th Regiment Volunteers-1st Artillery, Company F
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company H 
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, 2nd Company C
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company D
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company A
:- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company D
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain James M Garner's Company
:- 8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers), 4th Company

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries

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.

Web Sites

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)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.


 

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