Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy
|Nash County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Nash County Courthouse
Rm 104 P O Box 104
Nashville, NC 27856
Reg of Deeds has b & D rec from 1913 & m rec from 1872
Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec from 1876
oldest will in Dept of Archives Raleigh NC
- Cemetery information at Nash County NCGenWeb
- Cemetery information at Nash County NCGenWeb Archives
- Find-A-Grave - Nash County cemeteries
- BillionGraves.com listings - Forest Hill Cemetery, Nashville
- Nash County census information - via Nash County NCGenWeb
For tips on accessing Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
- Historical sketch of the First Presbyterian Church of Rocky Mount, North Carolina - via the Eastern NC Digital Library
- Several NC state business directories are available online. Visit this list of directories, open the directory, and navigate to Nash County. Directories include information on area businesses and citizens.
- Wesleyan College Yearbooks: 1962-2009 - freely available via the NC Digitization Center
- Rosenwald Schools in Nash County (African-American)
- Nash County students at NC colleges – via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
- [Boddie] Leary, Helen F.M. "The Two William Boddies of North Carolina," The American Genealogist, Vol. 66, No. 1 (Jan. 1991):16-29; Vol. 62, No. 2 (Apr. 1991):106-110; Vol. 66, No. 3 (Jul. 1991):148-153. Available at FHL.
- [Pridgen] Pridgen family of Sapony Creek, Nash County, North Carolina : some descendants of William Pridgen, d. ca. 1762, Vol. II - full-text freely available via Brigham Young University.
- Nash County deeds -- via NCGenWeb Archives
- Property records 1995 - present - searchable database via the Nash County Register of Deeds
- Local histories of Nash county
- Rocky Mount Mills : carded cotton yarns, Rocky Mount, N.C. - via the Eastern NC Digital Library
- Rocky Mount Mills, a case history of industrial development, 1818-1943 - via the Eastern NC Digital Library
- Nash County maps - via NC Maps collection of UNC-Chapel Hill
- Roster of Nash County Confederate soldiers - via the Eastern NC Digital Library
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
- Nash County newspapers - a listing of newspapers published in the county; via the Library of Congress
- North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project - contains full-text papers from 1752-1890s. Search for your Nash County ancestors.
Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.
- North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964- search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state ; via FamilySearch
- North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - via FamilySearch; images included
- Nash County marriages - are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
- Nash County obituaries - via NCGenWeb Archives
- Nash County deaths - - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s.
- North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930 - via FamilySearch; images included
- North Carolina Deaths & Burials, 1898-1994 - via FamilySearch
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Nash County, NCGenWeb Project
- Nash County, USGenWeb Archives
- Nash County Register of Deeds
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Moore County, North Carolina. Page 511 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).