Wilson County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wilson_County,_North_Carolina|Wilson County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[North Carolina|North Carolina]]&nbsp;&gt;Wilson County'' <br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Wilson County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://pasttracker.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2368&Itemid=72 Wilson Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>  
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| county_map = Nc-wilson.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1855
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| seat wl = Wilson
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Wilson County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Wilson County Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;[http://www.wilson-co.com/ Wilson County Courthouse]<br>115 E. Nash Street<br>Wilson, North Carolina &nbsp;27894 <br><br>Post Office Box 1608<br>Wilson, North Carolina &nbsp;27894 <br>
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Register Deeds has birth, marriage death and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1868<br>and probate records from from 1855<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wilson County, North Carolina. Page 514 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Wilson County was fromed from Edgecombe, Johston, Nash, Wayne 13 Feb 1855<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1855'''--Wilson County was created from [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe]], [[Nash County, North Carolina|Nash]], [[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]], and [[Wayne County, North Carolina|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Wilson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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Some of the early records are missing.
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*Black Creek
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*Elm City
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*Lucama
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*Saratoga
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*Sims
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*Stantonsburg
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*Wilson<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*[[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe]]
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*[[Greene County, North Carolina|Greene]]
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*[[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]]
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*[[Nash County, North Carolina|Nash]]
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*[[Pitt County, North Carolina|Pitt]]
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*[[Wayne County, North Carolina|Wayne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Ncwilson.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/wils/index.htm Wilson County Cemetery Census]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47071&CScnty=1748& Cedar Grove Cemetery]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Elm City
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2328558&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Contentnea Primitive Baptist Church]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Wilson
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47988&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& Maplewood Cemetery]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;Wilson
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1973826&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& New Vester Cemetery]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Buckhorn Crossroads
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2354211&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& Pleasant Grove Methodist Church] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Conner
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=48551&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Rest Haven Cemetery] &nbsp; - &nbsp; Wilson
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2337287&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Rocky Branch United Church ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;Buckhorn Crossroads
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1769108&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Stantonsburg] Town Cemetery &nbsp; - &nbsp;Stantonsburg
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2338302&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& Town Creek Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Elm City
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=271030&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& William Chapel Church] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Elm City
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Fnd-a-Gravie] &nbsp;- &nbsp; Wilson County
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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[http://www.dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ Wilson County North Carolina Churches]
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Toisnot.''' Founded 1756.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}; "Toisnot Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Edwards published a membership list dated 1758 in [http://repository.clemson.edu/u?/jbt,121 ''Materials Towards a History of the Baptists...''] (1772), 138. Originally located in [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe County]].<ref>"Toisnot Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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Registrar of Deeds Online [http://rod.wilson-co.com/resolution/search_menu.asp Recorder's Index Search]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.wcgs.org/books.htm Trees of Wilson] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Wilson County Genealogical Society publication
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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[http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=207 Recorded military discharges] - Wilson County
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1starty 1st Regiment, Heavy Artillery (African Descent]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinf 1st Regiment, Infantry]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinfad 1st Regiment, Infantry (African Descent)]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinf 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfm 2nd Regiment Mounted Infantry]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfad 2nd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfad 3rd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)]
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*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfm 3rd Regiment Mounted Infantry]
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*7[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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*[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment]][[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1855-1960''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 11 (1855-1960)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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Obtain copies of Wilson County [http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=211 Birth, Marriage and Death] records.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
== Townships and Cities ==
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[http://www.wcgs.org/ Wilson County Genealogical Society]
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Wilson County Library &nbsp;- &nbsp;East Branch Library &nbsp; - &nbsp;1006-C Ward Blvd - &nbsp;Wilson, NC - &nbsp;(252)237-2627
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Wilson County Library &nbsp; - &nbsp;249 Nash Street W &nbsp;- &nbsp; Wilson, NC 27893 &nbsp;- &nbsp; (252) 237-5355
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.  
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Wilson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Contents

County Courthouse

Wilson County Courthouse.jpg
 Wilson County Courthouse
115 E. Nash Street
Wilson, North Carolina  27894

Post Office Box 1608
Wilson, North Carolina  27894

Register Deeds has birth, marriage death and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1868
and probate records from from 1855[1]


Wilson County was fromed from Edgecombe, Johston, Nash, Wayne 13 Feb 1855

History

Parent County

1855--Wilson County was created from Edgecombe, Nash, Johnston, and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Wilson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Black Creek
  • Elm City
  • Lucama
  • Saratoga
  • Sims
  • Stantonsburg
  • Wilson

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncwilson.png

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Wilson County North Carolina Churches

Baptist

Court

Land

Registrar of Deeds Online Recorder's Index Search

Local Histories

Trees of Wilson  -  Wilson County Genealogical Society publication

Maps

Military

Recorded military discharges - Wilson County


Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Obtain copies of Wilson County Birth, Marriage and Death records.

Societies and Libraries 

Wilson County Genealogical Society


Wilson County Library  -  East Branch Library   -  1006-C Ward Blvd -  Wilson, NC -  (252)237-2627

Wilson County Library   -  249 Nash Street W  -   Wilson, NC 27893  -   (252) 237-5355


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), Wilson County, North Carolina. Page 514 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).
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990; "Toisnot Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. "Toisnot Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.