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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Transylvania_County,_North_Carolina|Transylvania County]]''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Transylvania_County,_North_Carolina|Transylvania County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Transylvania 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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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1861</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1861</center>
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[http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/ Transvylvania County Courthouse]<br>12 E Main St P O box 417<br>Brevard, NC 28712<br>Phone: 828-884-3162<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913<br>marriage and land records from 1861 and military records<br>Clerk Superior &nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Transylvania County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
  
[http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/ Transvylvania County Courthouse]<br>12 E Main St P O box 417<br>Brevard, NC 28712<br>Phone: 828-884-3162<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913<br>marriage and land records from 1861 and military records<br>Clerk Superior &nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Transylvania County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 20 East Morgan Street, Suite 2<br> Brevard, NC 28712 <br> Phone: 828-884-3162<br> Fax: 828-877-3118<br> [http://www.transylvaniacounty.org/ Website]<br>  
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 7 E Main St <br> Brevard, NC 28712<br> Phone: (828) 885-3000<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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From 1789-1820, there was a boundary dispute between North Carolina and Georgia for a county known as Walton County. It was located in what is now Transylvania County, North Carolina, and the dispute was serious enough that the two states&nbsp; dispatched their militias in what was known as Walton's War. See copy of Map under below collections. Read more about [http://www.ngeorgia.com/history/waltwar.html Walton's War].<br>  
 
From 1789-1820, there was a boundary dispute between North Carolina and Georgia for a county known as Walton County. It was located in what is now Transylvania County, North Carolina, and the dispute was serious enough that the two states&nbsp; dispatched their militias in what was known as Walton's War. See copy of Map under below collections. Read more about [http://www.ngeorgia.com/history/waltwar.html Walton's War].<br>  
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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:Nctransylvania.png|thumb|right|400px|Nctransylvania.png]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1738 Transylvania County Cemeteries at Find-A-Grave]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1738 Transylvania County Cemeteries at Find-A-Grave]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148245 Cathey's Creek Church Cemetery, Cathey's Creek] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148245 Cathey's Creek Church Cemetery, Cathey's Creek] BillionGraves
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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=1738&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|NUMBER|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=1738 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/Cemetery-Records.html NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetery+transylvania+county+north+carolina&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action=search_cemetery&country=United+States&state=North+Carolina&county=Transylvania&search_text= Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/transylvania/transcemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/transylvania.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/tran/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Transylvania%20County%20North%20Carolina%22~&collection_id=2026973S 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  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/home_html/Census-Records.html Census records on the Transylvania County NCGenWeb site]&nbsp;- includes several mortality schedules
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/Census-Records.html Census records on the Transylvania County NCGenWeb site]&nbsp;- includes several mortality schedules
  
{{Census|North Carolina}}  
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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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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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br>
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:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company A<br>
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:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company H<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
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Transylvania Transylvania County newspapers] -&nbsp;a listing of newspapers published in the county; via the Library of Congress  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Transylvania Transylvania County newspapers] -&nbsp;a listing of newspapers published in the county; via the Library of Congress  
*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/newspaper/index.html North Carolina Newspaper Digitization&nbsp;Project] - contains full-text papers from 1752-1890s.&nbsp; Search for your Carteret County ancestors.  
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*[http://exhibits.archives.ncdcr.gov/newspaper/index.html North Carolina Newspaper Digitization&nbsp;Project] - contains full-text papers from 1752-1890s.&nbsp; Search for your Carteret County ancestors.  
 
*[http://transylvaniatimes.com/ Transylvania Times] - a current newspaper of Brevard, NC
 
*[http://transylvaniatimes.com/ Transylvania Times] - a current newspaper of Brevard, NC
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*'''1810-1951''' - [http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/archives/arch/FindingAids/Transylvania.htm Index to Transylvania County estate records, 1810 to 1951]  
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''Online Probate Records''
*'''1879-1968''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Wills Cross Index, 1879-1968, Vol. 1|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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*'''1810 - 1951''' - [http://archives.ncdcr.gov/Portals/26/PDF/findingaids/containerlists/TransylvaniaCounty_Estates.pdf Index to Transylvania County estate records, 1810 to 1951]  
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*'''1879 - 1968''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Wills Cross Index, 1879-1968, Vol. 1|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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===== Births  =====
 
===== 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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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state&nbsp;; via FamilySearch
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===== Marriages  =====
  
===== Marriages =====
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*'''1861 - 1970''' - Transylvania County Marriage Index 1861-1970 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1799 - 1893''' - [http://goo.gl/FsJlh Transylvania County marriages]&nbsp;- are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
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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
  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - via FamilySearch; images included
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===== Divorce =====
*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Transylvania County marriages]&nbsp;- are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
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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 $
  
 
===== Deaths  =====
 
===== Deaths  =====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/home_html/Vital-Records.html Transylvania County death certificates, 1913-1916]  
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - via FamilySearch; images included
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - via FamilySearch
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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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*'''1913 - 1916''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/Vital-Records.html Transylvania County death certificates, 1913-1916]  
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*'''1911 - 1961''' - Transylvania County Death Index 1911-1961. Batch {{IGI|B580151}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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'''Transylvania Genealogical Society'''<br>189 West Main St.<br>PO Box 2347<br> Brevard, NC 28712<br> [http://www.transylvaniagenealogy.com Website]<br><br>
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'''Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 2122<br> Asheville, NC 28802-2122<br>
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'''Transylvania County Historical Society, Inc.'''<br> PO Box 2061<br> Brevard, NC 28712 <br> [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/transylvania-county/#sthash.Uw5z5IYH.dpuf website]<br>
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Transylvania Genealogical Society, [http://www.transylvaniagenealogy.com www.transylvaniagenealogy.com]
 
  
Transylvania Heritage Museum, [http://www.transylvaniaheritage.net www.transylvaniaheritage.net]
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==== 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]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[[#http:.2F.2Fwww.ncgenweb.us.2Ftransylvania.2Fhome_html.2F|Transylvania GenWeb Project]]- free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/transylvania-county/ Transylvania County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/transylvania/ Transylvania GenWeb Project]- free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/transylvania.htm Transylvania County Archives-USGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/transylvania.htm Transylvania County Archives-USGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaoldwal/ Old Walton County, GA]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gaoldwal/ Old Walton County, GA]  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Transylvania|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Transylvania|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Transylvania 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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Transylvania County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Transylvania County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1861
County Seat Brevard
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Transylvania County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1861
1870
1861
1861


Transvylvania County Courthouse
12 E Main St P O box 417
Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: 828-884-3162

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
marriage and land records from 1861 and military records
Clerk Superior  Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

Register of Deeds
20 East Morgan Street, Suite 2
Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: 828-884-3162
Fax: 828-877-3118
Website

Clerk Superior Court
7 E Main St
Brevard, NC 28712
Phone: (828) 885-3000

History

Parent County

1861--Transylvania County was created from Henderson and Jackson Counties.
County seat: Brevard [2]

Boundary Changes

From 1789-1820, there was a boundary dispute between North Carolina and Georgia for a county known as Walton County. It was located in what is now Transylvania County, North Carolina, and the dispute was serious enough that the two states  dispatched their militias in what was known as Walton's War. See copy of Map under below collections. Read more about Walton's War.

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

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

Church

Court

Directories

  • Several NC state business directories are available online.  Visit this list of directories, open the directory, and navigate to Transylvania County.  Directories include information on area businesses and citizens.

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

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

- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company A
- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company H
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Divorce
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Transylvania Genealogical Society
189 West Main St.
PO Box 2347
Brevard, NC 28712
Website

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society
PO Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802-2122

Transylvania County Historical Society, Inc.
PO Box 2061
Brevard, NC 28712
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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.

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Transylvania County, North Carolina. Page 513 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. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.