Davie County, North Carolina Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, 16 sites
NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY HISTORICAL MARKERS
Daniel Boone’s Parents
Hinton R. Helper
Hugh T. Lefler
Townships as listed in the US Census, 1790-1930, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/CensusTownships.pdf
For a list of cemeteries and directions for finding them, see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/Cemeteries.pdf
Index to persons in cemetery book 1 is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery1Rev.pdf
Index to persons in cemetery book 2 is at http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/Cemetery%20Book%202Rev.pdf
These are browsable but not searchable.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
Guardian Accounts, Davie County, 1846 through 1859,
Apprentice Bonds, Davie County, 1829 through 1859,
Land records are at the courthouse annex across the street from the courthouse on Main Street in Mocksville.
Register of Deeds records are online at www.daviencrod.org
Davie County: A Brief History by James W. Wall
Davie County Heritage
The Historic Architecture of Davie County by Kirk Franklin Mohney, indexed by surname
These books can be ordered. See www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf
Maps and Books for Sale
Lagle Land Grant
Ordering information at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/sales.pdf
Communities in Davie County are listed at www.library.daviecounty.org/information/LocalHistory%20Index.pdf pages 7 - 8.
The War Memorial on the Square pays tribute to those who died in World War I, Vietnam War, World War II, Korean War, in Beirut, and the Civil War. It was dedicated November 7, 1987. For a list of names see http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/WarMonument.pdf
The Civil War Roster of Davie County, North Carolina by Mary Alice Miller Hasty and Hazel Miller Winfree has just been published by McFarland. This book contains family history, military history, and burial places for 1,147 men who served in the Confederate Army. To order, NC residents send $64.26 and non-residents of NC send $60.00 (includes tax and shipping) to M and M Books, 105 East Brick Walk Court, Mocksville NC 27028.
Davie Record, 1899 - 1956
Mocksville Herald, January 4, 1912 - December 26, 1912
Mocksville Enterprise, January 5, 1922 - March 27, 1924
Davie County Enterprise-Record, 1922 - present
Cooleemee: Erwin Chatter Nov 1944 - March 1954; Cooleemee Journal July 1, 1965 - June 27, 1971
These newspapers can be searched on microfilm at the Davie County Public Library History Room.
See Web Site below for Family History Library Catalog.
Societies and Libraries
Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society meets the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December) at 7 pm in the History Room of Davie County Public Library, 371 North Main Street, Mocksville, North Carolina 27028. Their Web site is http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs/. This web site describes the organization, dues, items for sale, quarterly newsletters and programs.
Davie County Public Library History Room is available for your use. See street address above. http://www.library.daviecounty.org/information/history.php
Cooleemee Historical Association, 14 Church Street, Cooleemee, North Carolina has a museum depicting the history of this cotton mill town. www.TextileHeritage.org; click on "Cooleemee" at top of screen.
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. http://www.mindspring.com/~davienc/
- Davie County Historical and Genealogical Society. See www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncdavhgs.pdf
- Family History Library Catalog
- Davie County government Web site: www.co.davie.nc.us/