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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Davidson County'''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Davidson County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Davidson 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  ===
  
[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/ Davidson County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 464 <br>Lexington, NC 27293<br>Phone: 336-242-2150<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial<br>land records from 1823<br>Clerk Superio Court has divorce<br>probate and court records from 1823<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Davidson County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/ Davidson County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 464 <br>Lexington, NC 27293<br>Phone: 336-242-2150<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial<br>land records from 1823<br>Clerk Superio Court has divorce<br>probate and court records from 1823<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Davidson County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br><br> '''Register of Deeds'''<br> PO Box 464<br> Lexington, NC 27360<br> Telephone: 336-242-2150<br> Fax: 336-238-2318<br> [http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/ROD/ Website]<br> <br> '''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br> PO Box 1064 <br> Lexington, NC 27293-1064<br> Telephone: (336) 242-6701<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
 
'''1822'''--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Lexington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1822'''--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Lexington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1866--'''Courthouse fire may have destroyed some records.  
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'''1866--'''Courthouse fire may have destroyed some records.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=91884 Spring Hill Cemetery, Nashville] BillionGraves  
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[http://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Spring-Hill-Cemetery/137011#cemetery_id=137011&lim=0&num=20&order=asc&action=browse Spring Hill Cemetery] BillionGraves
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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=1679&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|465180|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=1679 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://ncgenweb.us/nc/davidson/cemeteries/ NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Davidson+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=Davidson&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/davidson/davidsoncemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/davidson.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/david/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*'''Beck's Church,''' near Lexington, N.C. Established about 1765.<ref>"Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref>  
 
*'''Beck's Church,''' near Lexington, N.C. Established about 1765.<ref>"Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref>  
 
*'''Beulah (Sauers) Reformed Church.''' Established 1788.<ref>"Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref>  
 
*'''Beulah (Sauers) Reformed Church.''' Established 1788.<ref>"Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref>  
*'''Pilgrim Church,''' near Lexington, N.C. Also known as Leonhardt's (Leonard's) Church. Established about 1757.<ref>"Pilgrim Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012; "Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref> Originally located in [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan County]].
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*'''Pilgrim Church,''' near Lexington, N.C. Also known as Leonhardt's (Leonard's) Church. Established about 1757.<ref>"Pilgrim Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012; "Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref> Originally located in [[Rowan County, North Carolina|Rowan County]]. Baptisms from 1757-1845 are included in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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><br>
  
There was a German Reformed and Lutheran Church in Bethany.<ref>"Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref>  
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There was a German Reformed and Lutheran Church in Bethany.<ref>"Davidson County, North Carolina," ''Carolana,'' http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/davidson_county_nc.html, accessed 23 October 2012.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery|10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery]], Company A<br>
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:- [[14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers|14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers]], Company B<br>
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:- [[14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers|14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers]], Company I<br>
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:- [[1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves - Confederate|1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves]], Company C<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company C<br>
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:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company C<br>
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:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br>
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:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company I<br>
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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<br>
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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The Davidson County Public Library offers the following obituary indexes:
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*[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/media/PDFs/12/Obitsmisc1888-1948.pdf 1888-1948]
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*[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/media/PDFs/12/Obits1951_1975msgissues.pdf 1951-1975]
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*[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/media/PDFs/12/Dispatch_obits19762000.pdf 1976-2000]
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*[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/media/PDFs/12/DispatchObits2001-2009.pdf 2001-2009]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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''Online Probate Records''
  
*'''1823-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1823-1963)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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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/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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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 ima
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*'''1823 - 1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1823-1963)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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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
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===== Death =====
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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 $
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===== Marriages  =====
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*'''1822 - 1893''' - Davidson County Marriage Index 1822-1893 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at 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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*'''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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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762 - 1979''' -  {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
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[[North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
[[North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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[[Category:IGIcheck]]
  
 
==== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Genealogical Society of Davidson County'''<br> PO Box 1665<br> Lexington, NC 27293<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncgsdc/?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br><br>
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'''Davidson County Historical Museum'''<br>Old Courthouse on the Square<br>2 South Main Street<br>Lexington NC 27292<br>Fax: 336-242-2871<br>[http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/HistoricalMuseum/ Website]<br><br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/davidson-county/ Davidson County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/davidson Davidson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/davidson Davidson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Davidson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Davidson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Davidson 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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Davidson County, North Carolina
Map
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1822
County Seat Lexington
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Davidson County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1800
1741
1898
1784
1823

Davidson County Courthouse
P O Box 464
Lexington, NC 27293
Phone: 336-242-2150

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial
land records from 1823
Clerk Superio Court has divorce
probate and court records from 1823[1]

Register of Deeds
PO Box 464
Lexington, NC 27360
Telephone: 336-242-2150
Fax: 336-238-2318
Website

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 1064
Lexington, NC 27293-1064
Telephone: (336) 242-6701

History

Parent County

1822--Davidson County was created 9 December 1822 from Rowan County.
County seat: Lexington [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

1866--Courthouse fire may have destroyed some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncdavidson.png

Cemeteries

Spring Hill Cemetery BillionGraves

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Abbott's Creek. Established 1753.[3][4] Originally located in Rowan County.
  • Lick Creek. Established 1787.[4]
German Reformed
  • Beck's Church, near Lexington, N.C. Established about 1765.[5]
  • Beulah (Sauers) Reformed Church. Established 1788.[6]
  • Pilgrim Church, near Lexington, N.C. Also known as Leonhardt's (Leonard's) Church. Established about 1757.[7] Originally located in Rowan County. Baptisms from 1757-1845 are included in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.[8]

There was a German Reformed and Lutheran Church in Bethany.[9]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

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

- 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery, Company A
- 14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers, Company B
- 14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers, Company I
- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company C
- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company C
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company I
World War II

Newspapers

The Davidson County Public Library offers the following obituary indexes:

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at: North Carolina Davidson County Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Societies and Libraries 

Genealogical Society of Davidson County
PO Box 1665
Lexington, NC 27293
Website

Davidson County Historical Museum
Old Courthouse on the Square
2 South Main Street
Lexington NC 27292
Fax: 336-242-2871
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), Davidson County, North Carolina. Page 508 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), 1:290-292. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990
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