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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[North Carolina Genealogy|North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Yancey_County,_North_Carolina|Yancey County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Yancey 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%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1851</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1840</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1831</center>
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<br>[http://www.yanceycountync.gov/%7CYancey Yancey County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>Burnsville, NC 28714 <br>Phone: 818-682-2174<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and burial records  
 
<br>[http://www.yanceycountync.gov/%7CYancey Yancey County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>Burnsville, NC 28714 <br>Phone: 818-682-2174<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and burial records  
  
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1875, pr, ct <br> land rec from 1870; Depart of Archive &amp; <br>History in Raleigh, NC has older rec<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yancey County, North Carolina. Page 514.</ref>  
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Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1875, pr, ct <br> land rec from 1870; Depart of Archive &amp; <br>History in Raleigh, NC has older rec<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yancey County, North Carolina. Page 514.</ref><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 110 Town Square, Room 4<br> Burnsville, NC 28714<br> Phone: 828-682-2174<br> Fax: 828-682-4520<br> [http://yanceyrod.com/ Website]<br>
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 110 Town Sq Rm 5 <br> Burnsville, NC 28714<br> Phone: (828) 678-5700<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  ====
  
Some early records are missing.  
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Some early records are missing.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncyancey.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncyancey.png]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158904 Bailey Cemetery, Jacks Creek] BillionGraves  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158904 Bailey Cemetery, Jacks Creek] BillionGraves  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158896 Gus Young Cemetery, Burnsville] BillionGraves
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*[http://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Young-Cemetery/74576#cemetery_id=74576&lim=0&num=20&order=asc&action=browse Young Cemetery, Burnsville] 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=1750&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|466630|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=1750 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/yancey.htm NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetery+Yancey+County+North+Carolina&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#cemetery_name=a&lim=0&num=10&action=search_cemetery&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Yancey Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/yancey.htm NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/yancey.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/yanc/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Yancey%20County%20North%20Carolina%22~&collection_id=2026973 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
  
:-[[6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
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:- [[16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], 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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:- [[6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company E<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  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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''Online Probate Records''
  
*'''1834-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1834-1935)|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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*'''1834 - 1935''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books (1834-1935)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth Records =====
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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
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===== Death Records =====
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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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===== Divorce Records =====
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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 $
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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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*'''1850 - 1920''' - [http://www.oocities.org/heartland/plains/4319/marriages.htm Yancey County Marriage List for 1850-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1851 - 1967''' - Yancey County Marriage Index 1851-1967 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>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
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'''Toe Valley Genealogical Society'''<br> 491 Beaver Creek Road<br> Spruce Pine, NC 28777<br><br>
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'''Yancey History Association'''<br> PO Box 1088<br> Burnsville, NC 28714<br>
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[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/yancey-county/#sthash.3mEQFGLg.dpuf website]<br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/yancey-county/ Yancey County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Yancey|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Yancey|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Guide to Yancey 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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Yancey County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Yancey County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1833
County Seat Burnsville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Yancey County Courthouse, Burnsville, N.C.
Beginning Dates for Yancey County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1851
1840
1831
1838


Yancey County Courthouse
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: 818-682-2174

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and burial records

Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1875, pr, ct
land rec from 1870; Depart of Archive &
History in Raleigh, NC has older rec[1]

Register of Deeds
110 Town Square, Room 4
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: 828-682-2174
Fax: 828-682-4520
Website

Clerk Superior Court
110 Town Sq Rm 5
Burnsville, NC 28714
Phone: (828) 678-5700

History

Parent County

1833--Yancey County was created from Burke and Buncombe Counties.
County seat: Burnsville [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

Some early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

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

- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company E
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Toe Valley Genealogical Society
491 Beaver Creek Road
Spruce Pine, NC 28777

Yancey History Association
PO Box 1088
Burnsville, NC 28714
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), Yancey County, North Carolina. Page 514.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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.