This page contains links to valuable research information concerning Bladen County.


Bladen County Cemetery Survey Records-NC Digital Collection

Cemetery Census-Bladen County

Find a Grave-Cemeteries in Bladen County, NC

North Carolina Laws and Statutes Regarding Cemeteries


FamilySearch–Search pages for the U. S. Census:

1840 Census | 1850 Mortality Schedule | 1850 Slave Schedule | 1850 Census | 1860 Census | 1870 Census | 1880 Census | 1890 Census

1900 Census | 1910 Census | 1920 Census | 1930 Census | 1940 Census

USGenWeb Census Information (Includes 1790 Census, 1850 Census, Bedsoles in Census, Blizzards in Census, Kings in Census, Tatums in 1850 and 1860 Census)


Bladen County College Students – From NC Yearbook Index- a name list of students at various NC colleges with identified hometowns in the county–from 1892 through 1963

Bladen County Government

Bladen County Library, Elizabethtown, NC

Bladen County Historical Society Publications

Bladen County Message Boards at

Bladen County Message Board at

Bladen Journal (newspaper)

Bladenboro Historical Society

Cyndi’s List For Bladen County

Genealogy Inc-Bladen County Information (Click on the interactive maps for state and county.)

Jim Cooke’s Southeastern North Carolina Folks

Mother County Genealogical Society

NCPedia-Bladen County Biographies

Old New Hanover Genealogical Society


North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial (A search page for digitized resources)

North Carolina Confederate Soldiers Burial Database

North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster Cumulative Index


Cape Fear River: Road to Bladen County

Harmony Hall Plantation

Elwell Ferry, Bladen County, NC

North Carolina Formation Maps

North Carolina Maps

HISTORY: County History


Chronicling America-Digitized Newspapers (You can search for North Carolina to see the NC papers that have been selected for digitization.)

Family History Transcription Project- State Library of NC

NC Yearbook Index

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center

North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979 (This is an Family Search index to the Loose Estate Records at the NC Department of Archives and History.)

North Carolina Family Records Online

North Carolina Family Records Online-Flickr Site (Photos)

North Carolina Genealogical Society

North Carolina State Archives


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