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North Carolina State and Local Resources:    

Index to Loose Estate Papers of Granville Co., 1746-1919 Another great source by Dr. Barnetta McGhee White, Ph.D Granville County Historical Society
PO Box 1433, Oxford, North Carolina 27565
Granville County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1746
Oxford, NC 27565

Granville County Arts Council
Granville County Register of Deeds
101 Main Street
P. O. Box 427
Oxford, NC 27565

Has land records starting from 1746; Marriages from 1758

Tar River Connections Genealogical Society updated link 6/14/2017
All correspondence:
Traci Thompson, MLIS, CG
Local History/Genealogy Librarian
Braswell Memorial Library
727 N. Grace St.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804



Granville County Courthouse
  Click onto "Recorders Index Search" at above link for online records access   101 Main Street
  Currently searchable to about 1948   Oxford, NC 27565
      Clerk of the Superior Court -(919) 690-4800

Granville County Government website    
      Has copies of Wills, Estate Records, etc.
Granville County Public Library

Research and Lookup Volunteers Page

Richard H. Thornton Library
210 Main Street
Oxford, NC 27565
FAX 919-693-2244

Find-A-Grave: Granville County Cemeteries

NC Dept. of Cultural Resources

Interment-Cemetery Records: Granville County    

North Carolina State Archives

NC Churches & Cemeteries, by Counties  - scroll down for NC   109 E. Jones Street
      Raleigh, NC 27601      - Tel: 919-807-7310

NC Land Grants - great site, includes images of early grants by County   Mail:
      4614 Mail Service Center

Granville Co. Naturalization & Citizenship Applications - actual images   Raleigh, NC 27699-4614

Francis B. Hayes Collection -County histories, people, church, marriages   Some records & collections available online, check from  below link:
      NC State Archives-For the Public
Want to find where it is in Granville Co.? Check these sites:

Maps:  Can enlarge, click & drag on the digital maps
  Home Town Locator - Granville Co., NC   Granville County, NC -1746
  Home Town Locator - Cities or Townships   Granville County, 1746 Map, with Landowners
      North Carolina - 1779   (great view of landmarks for mid-1700s)

The 1752 Calendar Change    NC Maps Collections-Granville Co.

Perpetual Calendar  (find a calendar any year-past/present)   Early Migration Map

Paths and Towns of North Carolina, 1779

The Inflation Calculator (converts old currency values)   North Carolina Formation of  Counties

Rudy's Archaic Medical Terms - lists old medical terms   

Historical Map of Granville County,1741-1931

Granville Co. Bastardy Bonds -Betty Camin's website    Early Map of North Carolina-1685

Influenza Outbreak in North Carolina 1918-1919   1868 Granville Co. Survey Map

List of Epidemics - from Wikipedia   1880 Granville Co. - just before formation of Vance Co.

Epidemics in U.S. 1633-1952    

 History of Public Health Issues in North Carolina - contains articles & links abt creation of health facilities including mental hospitals, physicians, & history of medicine in the State   Historic Overlay Maps
Selected maps from the North Carolina Maps project can be viewed as Historic Overlay Maps, layered directly on top of current road maps or satellite images

GenDisasters - Events that touched our ancestors lives   1895 North Carolina Counties

Northeastern NC Stories- about Granville ancestors    
See Also our African Americans Records Page
Home Pages with Granville Co. Content:  
Lumbee Indians and Goins Family Tracy Hutchison's blog page has a number of transcribed Granville County Court records.
Plantations of North Carolina  updated link 4/14/2017
Native American book online Great source written by Steven Pony Hill regarding Native Americans of North Carolina.
Indian Slaves in Colonial America East Indians who came to America & mixed with general population
First Indian-American Identified Additional analysis of East Indians in America
Allen Dew Home Page  
Allen Dew's Lawrence Family page
Stainback - Duke Family  

Veazey - Veasey (Ann Veazey Davis)

Faulkner Family of Sandy Creek Wonderful family site includes Edwards, Grissom, Gupton, Harris, Hayes, Hoyle, Mangum, Pernell, Renn/Wrenn, Robertson, Tharrington,Woodlief, and many others
The Poorhouse Story-Poorhouse Lady Information about Poor Houses and County homes-Records, etc. 


Granville County Bastardy Bonds - 1748-1878 Betty Camin's online listing of Bastardy Bonds filed in Granville Co.

Daniel Family Research
P.A. Miller's extensive research on the Daniel and associated families

My North Carolina Roots and  Deloris NC Roots Deloris Williams research includes many Granville Co. families, i.e. Sneed, Williams, Henderson, Evans, Brandum, Taborn, etc., and associated families

George's Genealogical Filing Cabinet Contains many early Granville Co. Tax Lists

History of the Baptists in North Carolina Early history of Baptists starting from 1727

History of the Presbyterians in North Carolina Early Presbyterian settlements & their people

The Allen Mangum House-built 1840's Images of the plantation house in Granville Co.

DigitalNC-Granville County Images of Granville County from NC Digital Heritage Collections

Granville County Postcards-UNC CH Collection

Newspaper Abstracts-Granville County Archived historical news stories from the past

A History of Grassy Creek Baptist Church  Online book at Internet Archive, sketches of its Pastors & Ministers

Granville Co. Convict Camp1930 Prisoners List of prisoners on Black Sheep Ancestors

Diggin' For Clues Carla Stancil's family history blog, many Granville Co. families

History of St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Oxford, NC 1823-1880 Online PDF from NC Digital Collection

Other Valuable Resources: Suggest any you may have found helpful.

US National Archives and Records Administration

American Memory and Historical Collection for the National Digital Library

NC Genweb -Vance County NC Genealogy

NC Genweb-Warren County NC Genealogy

NC Genweb-Person County NC Genealogy

NC Genweb-Franklin County NC Genealogy

Family Search Records Search - millions of free genealogy records for researchers everywhere

A Tithable Primer - explanation of early tithable laws of NC & VA

North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial - the State's celebration of all things fm the Civil War, many resources

Bob's Genealogy Filing Cabinet -while not specifically Granville, offers many research tips & includes a number of records

Bible Records Online - hundreds of family bibles from all over the world

Cherokee by Blood  - contains info on Native American Researching, as well as various Indian Rolls

The Tuscarora War - 1711 -1715  - contains info on the early Indians of NC from various tribes

Natives and Newcomers: North Carolina Before 1770  - timelined research info on relationships between early settlers & Indians

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Prison & Prisoner Research Message Board - get help from those specializing in criminal research

Crime Research Message Boards - more boards for specific types of criminal research

Early Virginia Immigrants 1623-1666 - listings incl. Name, Date of Arrival, Sponsor, County

Virtual Wall: Vietnam Casualties for North Carolina

State Library Newspaper Collection Project

NCPedia - everything you want to know about NC

State Library: Getting Started in Genealogy

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina

Popular Songs in American History

Consolidated List of North Carolina Resources

An Introduction to North Carolina Loyalist Units  - A site devoted to

Genealogy Encyclopedia -Terminology, Occupations,etc. the study of Loyalists during the Revolutionary War

North Carolina Naturalization Records (Camin website)  updated link 4/14/2017

Social Security Deaths Master File

Virtual Jamestown - materials for early colonial research

Behind the Name: History of First Names

Find a FamilySearch Center in your area

Newspapers Covering Granville County and the surrounding areas.

Oxford Public Ledger: 200 W. Spring St., Oxford, NC 27565 - Phone: (919) 693-2646 (no website)

Henderson Daily Dispatch News

Durham Herald Sun

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