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Guide to '''Henderson 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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| seat wl = Hendersonville
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Births|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriages|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1914</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1838</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1840</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1835</center>
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[http://www.hendersoncountync.org/ Henderson County Courthouse]<br>200 N Grove St Suite 129<br>Henderson, NC 28792-5053<br>Phone: 828-697-4901<br>  
 
[http://www.hendersoncountync.org/ Henderson County Courthouse]<br>200 N Grove St Suite 129<br>Henderson, NC 28792-5053<br>Phone: 828-697-4901<br>  
  
Register of Deeds has birth and death records&nbsp;from 1914, <br>marriage record from 1800 and&nbsp; rec from 1837<br>Clerkk superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1841<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henderson County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Register of Deeds has birth and death records&nbsp;from 1914, <br>marriage record from 1800 and&nbsp; rec from 1837<br>Clerkk superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1841<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henderson County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 200 N. Grove Street, Ste. 129<br> Hendersonville, NC 28792<br> Phone: 828-697-4901<br> Fax: 828-697-4933<br> [http://www.hendersoncountync.org Website]<br>
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 200 N Grove St Ste 163 <br> Hendersonville, NC 28792<br> Phone: (828) 694-4100<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Nchenderson.png|thumb|right|200px|Nchenderson.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
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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.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1695&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|465331|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=1695 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://ncgenweb.us/nc/henderson/records/ NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Henderson+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=Henderson&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/henderson/hendersoncemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/henderson.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/hend/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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==== 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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:- [[16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company I<br>
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:- [[1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves- Confederate|1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company C<br>
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:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br>
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:- [[7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company D<br>
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:- [[7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company E<br>
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:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company G<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>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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''Online Probate Records''
  
*'''1838-1923''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1838-1923)|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 images
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*'''1838 - 1923''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1838-1923)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Births  =====
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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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*'''1840 - 1900''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/henderson/records/bastardy-bonds-1840-1900 Henderson County Bastardy Bonds 1840-1900] at USGenWeb - free.
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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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===== Marriages  =====
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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
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
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*'''1906 - 1929''' - Henderson County Marriage Index 1906-1929. Batch {{IGI|B868464}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Iginorthcarolinag.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf]].</ref>
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===== Divorces  =====
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*'''1842 - 1900''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/henderson/records/divorce-records-pre-1900 Henderson County Divorce Records 1842-1900] at USGenWeb - free.
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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 $
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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'''Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 2616<br> Hendersonville 28793-2616<br><br>
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'''Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society Inc.'''<br> 400 North Main Street<br>Hendersonville, NC  28792<br>Telephone Number: 828-693-1531<br>E-mail: [mailto:hcghs@bellsouth.net hcghs@bellsouth.net]<br>[http://www.hcghs.com Website]<br><br>
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'''Buncombe County, North Carolina'''<br> 128 Bingham Road, Suite 950<br>Asheville, North Caroling 28806<br>Telephone Number: 828-253-1894<br>[http://obcgs.com/ Website]<br><br>
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*[http://www.henderson.lib.nc.us/ Henderson County Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.henderson.lib.nc.us/ Henderson County Public Library]  
*[http://obcgs.com/ Old Buncombe Genealogical Society]
 
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/henderson-county/ Henderson County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/henderson Henderson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/henderson Henderson County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Henderson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Henderson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}} {{North Carolina-stub}}  
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Latest revision as of 20:50, 8 March 2017

United States
North Carolina


Henderson County

Guide to Henderson 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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Henderson County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Henderson County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 15, 1838
County Seat Hendersonville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Henderson County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1914
1838
1840
1835
1838

Henderson County Courthouse
200 N Grove St Suite 129
Henderson, NC 28792-5053
Phone: 828-697-4901

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1914,
marriage record from 1800 and  rec from 1837
Clerkk superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1841[1]

Register of Deeds
200 N. Grove Street, Ste. 129
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: 828-697-4901
Fax: 828-697-4933
Website

Clerk Superior Court
200 N Grove St Ste 163
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone: (828) 694-4100

History

Parent County

1838--Henderson County was created 15 December 1838 from Buncombe County.
County seat: Hendersonville [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

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Nchenderson.png

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • French Broad, near Mills River, N.C. Organized before 1792.[3] Previously located in Buncombe County.

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

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

- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company I
- 1st Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry, Company D
- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry, Company E
- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company G
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Death
Marriages
Divorces

Societies and Libraries 

Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society
PO Box 2616
Hendersonville 28793-2616

Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society Inc.
400 North Main Street
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Telephone Number: 828-693-1531
E-mail: hcghs@bellsouth.net
Website

Buncombe County, North Carolina
128 Bingham Road, Suite 950
Asheville, North Caroling 28806
Telephone Number: 828-253-1894
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), Henderson County, North Carolina. Page 509 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. "French Broad Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.

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