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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1785'''--Rockingham was from [[Guilford_County,_North_Carolina|Guilford]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Wentworth <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1785'''--Rockingham was from [[Guilford County, North Carolina|Guilford]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Wentworth <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Alamance County, North Carolina|Alamance]]  
 
*[[Alamance County, North Carolina|Alamance]]  
 
*[[Caswell County, North Carolina|Caswell]]  
 
*[[Caswell County, North Carolina|Caswell]]  
*[[Forsyth_County,_North_Carolina|Forsyth]]
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*[[Forsyth County, North Carolina|Forsyth]]  
 
*[[Guilford County, North Carolina|Guilford]]  
 
*[[Guilford County, North Carolina|Guilford]]  
 
*[[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County, Virginia]]  
 
*[[Henry County, Virginia|Henry County, Virginia]]  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.</ref>
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 20:32, 12 March 2010

United States  > North Carolina > Rockingham County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1785--Rockingham was from Guilford County.  County seat: Wentworth [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Some of the court records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[2]

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.