Stanly County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Stanly 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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Stanly County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Stanly County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1841
County Seat Albemarle
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Stanly County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1850
1850
1840
1839


Stanly Count Courthouse
201 S 2nd St
Laurinburg, NC 28352
Phone: 910-277-2577


Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate records.

Stanly created from Montgomery 11 Jan 1841[1]

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 97
Albemarle, NC 28002
Phone: 704-986-3640
Fax: 704-986-3849
Website

Clerk Superior Court
P.O. Box 668
Albemarle, NC 28002
Phone: (704) 986-7000

History

Parent County

1841--Stanly County was created from Montgomery County.
County seat: Albemarle [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

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African American

Cemeteries

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 Stanly County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Methodist
  • Randall's United Methodist Church, near Norwood, N.C. Organized about 1785.[4] Originally located in Montgomery County.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Stanly 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 Stanly County, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers, Company H
- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company G
- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company G
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company I
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries 

Stanly County Genealogical Society
PO Box 31
Albemarle 28002-0031

Stanly County Historic Preservation Commission
245 East Main St.
Albemarle, NC 28001

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), Stanly County, North Carolina. Page 513 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. 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.
  4. "Randall's United Methodist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. 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.