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Wilson County, North Carolina
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Wilson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1855
County Seat Wilson
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1855--Wilson County was created from Edgecombe, Nash, Johnston, and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Wilson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Wilson County Cemetery Census

Cedar Grove Cemetery  -  Elm City

Contentnea Primitive Baptist Church  -  Wilson

Maplewood Cemetery   -  Wilson

New Vester Cemetery  -  Buckhorn Crossroads

Pleasant Grove Methodist Church  -  Conner

Rest Haven Cemetery   -   Wilson

Rocky Branch United Church  -  Buckhorn Crossroads

Stantonsburg Town Cemetery   -  Stantonsburg

Town Creek Cemetery  -  Elm City

William Chapel Church  -  Elm City

Fnd-a-Gravie  -   Wilson County

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

-2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Wilson County Genealogical Society


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

 

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