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Early migration routes to and from York County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.], and William E. Myer, ''Indian Trails of the Southeast''. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the Early Colonial Period" (1923). ({{FHL|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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:*[[Occaneechi Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Lower Cherokee Traders' Path]] pre-historic
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:*[[Catawba and Northern Trail]] pre-historic
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:*[[Fall Line Road]] about 1735 (overlapped Occaneechi Path)
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:*[[Great Valley Road|Great Valley Road (south fork)]] 1740s (overlapped Occaneechi Path)
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:*[[Upper Road]] about 1783 (overlapped Lower Cherokee Traders' Path)
  
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 13 April 2011

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Gaston County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Gaston County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1846
County Seat Gastonia
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  North Carolina  Gotoarrow.png  Gaston County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1846--Gaston County was created 21 December 1846 from Lincoln County.
County seat: Gastonia [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1874--Courthouse fire destroyed many court records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from York County for European settlers included:[2]

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Schools

  • Sacred Heart College - founded in 1892 by the order of the Roman Catholic Sisters of Mercy. Closed in 1987.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the Early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.