Yancey County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Yancey 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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Yancey County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Yancey County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1833
County Seat Burnsville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Yancey County Courthouse, Burnsville, N.C.
Beginning Dates for Yancey County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1851
1840
1831
1838


Yancey County Courthouse
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: 818-682-2174

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and burial records

Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1875, pr, ct
land rec from 1870; Depart of Archive &
History in Raleigh, NC has older rec[1]

Register of Deeds
110 Town Square, Room 4
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: 828-682-2174
Fax: 828-682-4520
Website

Clerk Superior Court
110 Town Sq Rm 5
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 678-5700

History

Parent County

1833--Yancey County was created from Burke and Buncombe Counties.
County seat: Burnsville [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 early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

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

- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company E
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Toe Valley Genealogical Society
491 Beaver Creek Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Yancey History Association
PO Box 1088
Burnsville, NC 28714
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), Yancey County, North Carolina. Page 514.
  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.