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Wilkes County Register of Deeds Wilkes County Superior Court
500 Courthouse Drive 500 Courthouse Drive
Suite 1000 Wilkesboro, NC 28697-2497
Wilkesboro, NC 28697 Clerk of the Superior Court
Phone: (336) 651-7351 (336) 667 -1201
For copies of Birth, Marriage, Death & Land Records For copies of Wills, Estate & associated records
   
North Carolina Vital Records  
   
Wilkes County Government Wilkes County Genealogical Society
Wilkes County Libraries WGS Inc.
Wilkes County, NC -many county historical pages P. O. Box 1629
NC Digital Collection: Wilkes County North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
   
   
North Carolina State Archives  
109 E. Jones Street

Mailing Address:

North Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.
Raleigh, NC 27601 4614 Mail Service Center North Carolina Society Addresses
(919) 807-7310 Raleigh, NC  27699-4614 Wilkes County Heritage Museum
  Hutchinson Homestead at Stone Mountain
  National Register of Historic Places: Wilkes County
Wilkes County, the Way We Lived in NC Historical Sketches of Wilkes County  (online book)
  Index to the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography
   
   
   
Websites with Wilkes Co. Family Pages: African American & Native American Resources:
Going Home for History, Wilkes Co. Families Slaves in the Will of William Cargile-1842
Parker Family Heritage of Wilkes County Historical Melungeons, Native Americans, Appalachians
Poe Family of Wilkes County NC Museum of History -timeline on African & Native Amer.
Ludewick "Luke" Jennings of Wilkes County African Ancestored Genealogy -Afrigeneas
Rousseau Family Notes of VA & NC African American History Guide - links to many resources
The Vickers Family of Wilkes Co., NC Coastal Carolina Indian Research
The Foster Family of Wilkes Co., NC Melungeons.com - research Indian names & tribes
Bunches of Barlows of Wilkes County, North Carolina Early Black Firefighters of North Carolina
Wilkes County Graysons Free African Americans -extensive research by Paul Heinegg
A Study of the William Jacksons of Wilkes County The Freedmen's Bureau
The Sparks Genealogy Page Native American Book Online -study of Indians in NC
Jason Duncan's Wilkes Co. Photo Album Indian Slaves in Colonial America-including East Indians
Paschal/Paschall Family Genealogy Slave Voices from Duke University Special Collections
  Petitions for NC Slaves & Free People of Color
  12 Years a Slave; Story of Solomon Northrup
   
   
   
Wilkes County Newspapers: Maps:
The Record Wilkes County 1895
Wilkes Journal-Patriot NC Digital Map Collection: Wilkes County
NC Newspapers - free digital from NC State Library  
Chronicling America- digital from Library of Congress  
   
   
Wilkes County Cemeteries Online: Wilkes County Books are available for fee & for free at:
Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery

Genealogy Books Online - free books by State

Dennysville Baptist Church Cemetery  
Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery  
Wilkes County Cemeteries: Find-a-Grave  
Churches & Cemeteries-Wilkes County  
Dorothea Dix Hospital Cemetery -burials all counties  
   
 
Additional Resources:
Consolidated List of NC Resources - extensive list of resources from NCGenWeb
Wilkes County Books from Open Library
North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources - many historical resources
NCPedia  - everything you want to know about North Carolina
North Carolina Naturalization Index - names from many of the counties
History of the Baptists in North Carolina
History of the Presbyterians in North Carolina
American Memory & Historical Collection
North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial - the States celebration of all things fm the Civil War, many resources
NC Troops 1861-1865 - searchable database from NC Dept. of Cultural Resources; read more

FamilySearch New Resources - if you haven't tried their new research website, you're missing out on lots of records

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Death Records from CensusDiggins
Common Nicknames & Equivalents
18th & 19th Century Nicknames
Nicknames
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors Database
Genealogy Encyclopedia -meanings of genealogy terms, occupations, abbreviations, illnesses, etc.
History of Virginia/North Carolina Boundary - starting from 1663, including many detailed maps & explanations
Northeastern NC Stories - from earliest days to more recent times
Colonial & State Records of North Carolina- fully searchable database or early NC records
 
 
 

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