Buncombe County, North Carolina Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1791--Buncombe County was created 5 December 1791 from Burke and Rutherford Counties. County seat: Asheville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1830, 1865--The courthouse fires destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK

http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/bunc/cem006.htm

Church

Court

Family Histories

  • [Gash] Rising, Marsha Hoffman. "The Gash Family of Buncombe County, North Carolina: Who Was Ebenezer Gash of St. Clair County, Missouri?," The American Genealogist, Vol. 73, No. 2 (Apr. 1998):105-116.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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).