Wilson County, North Carolina

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(seop)
(14 intermediate revisions by 4 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{North Carolina-stub}}  
+
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wilson_County,_North_Carolina|Wilson County]]''
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Wilson County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 
 +
{{NCDC}}  
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
Line 12: Line 16:
 
| seat wl = Wilson
 
| seat wl = Wilson
 
}}  
 
}}  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Wilson_County,_North_Carolina|Wilson County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Wilson County Courthouse  
+
[[Image:Wilson County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]&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>
  
115 E. Nash Street
+
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>
  
Wilson, North Carolina &nbsp;27894
+
<br>
  
<br> Post Office Box 1608
+
Wilson County was fromed from Edgecombe, Johston, Nash, Wayne 13 Feb 1855<br>  
 
+
Wilson, North Carolina &nbsp;27894 <br> [http://www.nccourts.org/County/Wilson/Courthouse/Default.asp Website]
+
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
Line 40: Line 40:
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
+
<div style="width: 147%; float: left">
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*Black Creek
+
*Black Creek  
*Elm City
+
*Elm City  
*Lucama
+
*Lucama  
*Saratoga
+
*Saratoga  
*Sims
+
*Sims  
*Stantonsburg
+
*Stantonsburg  
 
*Wilson<br>
 
*Wilson<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228238171796_540" />[[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe]]  
+
*[[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe]]  
 
*[[Greene County, North Carolina|Greene]]  
 
*[[Greene County, North Carolina|Greene]]  
 
*[[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]]  
 
*[[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]]  
Line 61: Line 61:
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 +
 +
[[Image:Ncwilson.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncwilson.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
Line 76: Line 78:
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=271030&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& William Chapel Church] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Elm City  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=271030&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& William Chapel Church] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Elm City  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Fnd-a-Gravie] &nbsp;- &nbsp; Wilson County
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Fnd-a-Gravie] &nbsp;- &nbsp; Wilson County
 +
 +
==== Census  ====
 +
 +
{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ Wilson County North Carolina Churches]
+
[http://www.dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ Wilson County North Carolina Churches]  
 +
 
 +
===== Baptist  =====
 +
 
 +
*'''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 ====
  
Registrar of Deeds Online [http://rod.wilson-co.com/resolution/search_menu.asp Recorder's Index Search]
+
Registrar of Deeds Online [http://rod.wilson-co.com/resolution/search_menu.asp Recorder's Index Search]  
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 +
 +
[http://www.wcgs.org/books.htm Trees of Wilson] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Wilson County Genealogical Society publication
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
Line 93: Line 105:
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=207 Recorded military discharges] - Wilson County
+
[http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=207 Recorded military discharges] - Wilson County  
 
+
  
 +
<br>
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
Line 101: Line 113:
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
:-[[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
+
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1starty 1st Regiment, Heavy Artillery (African Descent]
:-[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
+
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinf 1st Regiment, Infantry]
:-[[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
+
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinfad 1st Regiment, Infantry (African Descent)]
 +
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinf 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]  
 +
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfm 2nd Regiment Mounted Infantry]  
 +
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfad 2nd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)]
 +
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfad 3rd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)]
 +
*[http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfm 3rd Regiment Mounted Infantry]
 +
*7[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 +
*[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment]][[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
*'''1855-1960''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 11 (1855-1960)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
Line 113: Line 134:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
Obtain copies of Wilson County [http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=211 Birth, Marriage and Death] records.
+
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;  ==
Line 119: Line 140:
 
[http://www.wcgs.org/ Wilson County Genealogical Society]  
 
[http://www.wcgs.org/ Wilson County Genealogical Society]  
  
 
+
<br>
  
 
Wilson County Library &nbsp;- &nbsp;East Branch Library &nbsp; - &nbsp;1006-C Ward Blvd - &nbsp;Wilson, NC - &nbsp;(252)237-2627  
 
Wilson County Library &nbsp;- &nbsp;East Branch Library &nbsp; - &nbsp;1006-C Ward Blvd - &nbsp;Wilson, NC - &nbsp;(252)237-2627  
Line 125: Line 146:
 
Wilson County Library &nbsp; - &nbsp;249 Nash Street W &nbsp;- &nbsp; Wilson, NC 27893 &nbsp;- &nbsp; (252) 237-5355  
 
Wilson County Library &nbsp; - &nbsp;249 Nash Street W &nbsp;- &nbsp; Wilson, NC 27893 &nbsp;- &nbsp; (252) 237-5355  
  
 
+
<br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
Line 138: Line 159:
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}  
+
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}} {{North Carolina-stub}}  
 
+
</div>{{-}}
 
[[Category:Wilson_County,_North_Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Wilson_County,_North_Carolina]]

Revision as of 17:09, 13 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Wilson County

Guide to Wilson County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/North Carolina_Online_Genealogy_Records North Carolina
Online Records


Wilson County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Wilson 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 1855
County Seat Wilson
Courthouse
Adopt-a-wiki page
Logonew small.gif This page adopted by:
NCGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
County Coordinator
Wilson Co. NCGenWeb
Adopt a page today

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.