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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Avery County'''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Avery County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Avery 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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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
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[http://www.averycountync.gov/ Avery County North Carolina]<br>Main Street<br>Newland, NC 28640<br>Phone: 828-733-8262<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court &amp; land from 1911  
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[http://www.averycountync.gov/ Avery County North Carolina]<br>Main Street<br>Newland, NC 28640<br>Phone: 828-733-8262<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court &amp; land from 1911. <br><br> '''Register of Deeds'''<br> PO Box 87<br> Newland, NC 28657<br> Telephone: 828-733-8260<br> Fax: 828-733-8261<br> [http://www.averydeeds.com/ Website]<br> <br> '''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br> PO Box 115<br> Newland, NC 28657<br> Telephone: (828) 737-6700<br> <br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1911'''--Avery County was created 23 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]], [[Mitchell County, North Carolina|Mitchell,]] and [[Watauga County, North Carolina|Watauga]] counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1911'''--Avery County was created 23 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Caldwell County, North Carolina|Caldwell]], [[Mitchell County, North Carolina|Mitchell,]] and [[Watauga County, North Carolina|Watauga]] counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averycemeteries.html Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averycemeteries.html Cemetery information - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1656 Find-A-Grave: Avery County Cemeteries] - user-submitted names for burials in the county
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1656 Find-A-Grave: Avery County Cemeteries] - user-submitted names for burials in the county
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1656&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|464533|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1656 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncavery/cemeteries/cemetery-index.htm NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Avery+North+Carolina&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Avery&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averycemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/avery.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/aver/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[North Carolina Cemeteries|North Carolina Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averymilitary.html Mililtary records] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averymilitary.html Mililtary records] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1779 - 1782''' - {{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1660 - 1790''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $]
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - [http://www.scribd.com/doc/164129120/Avery-County-NC-Loose-Estates-Index Avery County NC Loose Estates Index, 1663-1979]
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*'''1665 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760 - 1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Births  =====
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*'''1914  -1970''' - Avery County Birth Index 1914-1970. Batch {{IGI|C736171}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1800 - 2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
===== Marriages  =====
 
===== Marriages  =====
  
 
*Avery County marriage records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;  
 
*Avery County marriage records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - database from FamilySearch; includes Avery County marriages
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*Index at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf]</ref>
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1762 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images; includes Avery County marriages
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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1741 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1911 - 1977''' - Avery County Marriage Index 1911-1977 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical 
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[[Category:IGIcheck]]
  
 
===== Deaths  =====
 
===== Deaths  =====
  
 
*Avery County death records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;  
 
*Avery County death records can be ordered from the [http://averydeeds.com/ Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for contact information.&nbsp;  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - database from FamilySearch; includes original microfilm images and covers Avery County.&nbsp;  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - database from FamilySearch; includes original microfilm images and covers Avery County.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averyobits.html Avery County Obituaries] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/avery/averyobits.html Avery County Obituaries] - Avery County, NCGenWeb Archives
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1908 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1909 - 1975''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1931 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce =====
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*'''1958 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=avery&state=NC Avery County students at NC colleges] - a list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=avery&state=NC Avery County students at NC colleges] - a list via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
  
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
*[http://www.amyregionallibrary.org/avery/index.html Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library System]  
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'''Toe Valley Genealogical Society'''<br>491 Beaver Creek Road<br> Spruce Pine, NC 28777 <br> [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/avery-county/#sthash.nvMKOhCr.dpuf website]<br><br>
*[http://www.averymuseum.com/ Avery County Historical Museum&nbsp;]
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'''Avery County Historical Museum'''<br>1829 Shultz Circle<br>PO Box 266<br>Newland, NC 28657<br>Telephone Number: 828-733-7111 or 765-4247<br>E-mail:[mailto:averymuseum@gmail.com averymuseum@gmail.com]<br>[http://www.averymuseum.com/ Website]<br><br>
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.amyregionallibrary.org/avery/index.html Avery-Mitchell-Yancey Regional Library System]
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==== Family History Centers ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncavery/ NCGenWeb: Avery County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncavery/ NCGenWeb: Avery County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Avery|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Avery|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Guide to Avery 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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Avery County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
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County Seat Newland
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Avery County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1911
1913
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1911
1911

Avery County North Carolina
Main Street
Newland, NC 28640
Phone: 828-733-8262

Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate, court & land from 1911.

Register of Deeds
PO Box 87
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone: 828-733-8260
Fax: 828-733-8261
Website

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 115
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone: (828) 737-6700

History

Parent County

1911--Avery County was created 23 February 1911 from Caldwell, Mitchell, and Watauga counties.
County seat: Newland (originally known as "Old Fields of Toe"). [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths
  • Avery County death records can be ordered from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for contact information. 
Divorce

Yearbooks


Societies and Libraries 

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


Avery County Historical Museum
1829 Shultz Circle
PO Box 266
Newland, NC 28657
Telephone Number: 828-733-7111 or 765-4247
E-mail:averymuseum@gmail.com
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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [1]