Difference between revisions of "Swain County, North Carolina Genealogy"

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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Blount_County,_Tennessee|Blount County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Graham_County,_North_Carolina|Graham]]
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*[[Haywood_County,_North_Carolina|Haywood]]
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*[[Jackson_County,_North_Carolina|Jackson]]
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*[[Macon_County,_North_Carolina|Macon]]
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*[[Sevier_County,_Tennessee|Sevier County, Tennessee]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 02:07, 30 November 2008

United States  > North Carolina > Swain County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1871--Swain County was created from Jackson and Macon Counties.
County seat: Bryson City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1879--Courthouse fire destroyed many records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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).