Iredell County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Iredell 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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Iredell County, North Carolina
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Facts
Founded November 3, 1788
County Seat Statesville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Iredell County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1788
1790
1788
1787

Iredell County Courthouse
221 East Water St
P O Box 904
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-872-7468

(Courthouse Burned in 1854)
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and death, burial and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1820 and court records from 1788[1]

Register of Deeds
201 Water Street
Statesville, NC 28687
Phone: 704-872-7468
Fax: 704-878-5426
Website

Clerk Superior Court
221 East Water Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: (704) 832-6600

History

Parent County

1788--Iredell County was created 3 November 1788 from Rowan County.
County seat: Statesville [2]

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

1852, 1854--Courthouse fires destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Barium Springs

Mooresville

Statesville (county seat)

Troutman

Union Grove

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

IREDELL MEMORIAL GARDENS

OAKWOOD CEMETERY

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NCGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Grassy Nob. Constituted 1789.[3]
Presbyterian
  • Centre Church, Mount Mourne, N.C. Organized 1765.[4] Originally known as the Osbourne Meeting House and located in Rowan County.
  • Fourth Creek Church, Statesville, N.C. Organized about 1750.[5] Originally located in Rowan County.

Court

Directories

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • Templeton - Templeton, Ronald H. "Possible North Carolina/South Carolina Templeton Relationships," The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research, Vol. 35, No. 3 (Summer 2007):123-130. FHL Book 975.7 B2sc v. 35 Presents discoveries of previously unknown kinships based on the Templeton DNA study.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Iredell County, North Carolina Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Iredell County, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company E
- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company B
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company A
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company D
- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company F
- 8th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company A
World War II

Newspapers

  • Iredell County people in NC Newspapers - name listing of people from the county as located in misc. newspaper articles; time span varies. Articles indexed in the NC People in the Papers database.
  • Iredell County newspapers - a listing of newspapers published in the county & libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress. If you find a paper of interest on microfilm, you may be able to request it via Interlibrary Loan with your local public library.
  • Statesville Record and Landmark - current newspaper of Statesville
  • Mooresville Tribune - another current paper

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Genealogical Society Of Iredell County
PO Box 946
Statesville 28687

Genealogical Society-Iredell
200 S Center St
Statesville, NC 28677
Telephone Number: 704-878-5384
Website

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 Center 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), Iredell County, North Carolina. Page 510 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), 2:565. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. "Centre Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. "Fourth Creek Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.