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Guide to '''Wilson County, North Carolina ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy''' , birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
{| style="width:18%; float:right"|-|<center>{{Click|Imageimage:NC_ORP.png|North Carolina_Online_Genealogy_Records}}</center>|-|<center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016|organized= February 13, 1855|county seat= Wilson|parent county= [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina Genealogy|Edgecombe]], [[Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy|Nash]], [[Johnston County, North Carolina Genealogy|Johnston]], and [[Wayne County, North Carolina Genealogy|Wayne]]<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), North Carolina.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina Genealogy|Edgecombe]]|county2= [[Greene County, North Carolina Online Genealogy Records|Greene]]|county3= [[Johnston County, North Carolina Genealogy|Johnston]]|county4= [[Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy|Nash]]|county5= [[Pitt County, North Carolina Genealogy|Pitt]]|county6= [[Wayne County, North Carolina Genealogy|Wayne]]</br><center>[[Wilson County, North Carolina Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>|county7=|county8=|county9=|county10=|county courthouse= [[Image:NorthCarolinaWilsonCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]|county location in state= [[Image:Nc-wilson.png|185x185px]]|adoption= {{Adoption NCGenWeb}}}}|}</center><div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>== County Information ==
{{Infobox === Description ===The county was named for Colonel Louis D. Wilson, U.S. County| county = Wilson County| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb| custom_text = <center>County CoordinatorVolunteers, who died of fever while on leave from the state senate during the Mexican–American War. It is located in the north central area of the state.<brref>'''[httphttps://wwwen.wilsonwikipedia.pasttracker.com Wilson Co. NCGenWeb]'''org/wiki/Wilson_County,_North_Carolina on 3/27/2019</centerref> | county_map = Nc-wilson.png| state = North Carolina| state_map = North_Carolina.png | founded year = 1855| founded date = | seat wl = Wilson| building image = NorthCarolinaWilsonCourthouse.jpg}}
=== County Courthouse ==={{NC Courthouse Intro|Wilson}}'''Wilson County Courthouse'''<br>115 E. Nash Street<br>PO Box 1608<br>Wilson, NC 27894<br>[http://www.wilson-co.com/ Wilson County Website]<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records.<br>Clerk of Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1868 and probate records from 1855.<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), North Carolina.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
[[Image:=== Wilson County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] [http://www.wilson-co.com/ Wilson County Courthouse]<br>115 E. Nash Street<br>Wilson, North Carolina &nbsp;27894 <br><br>Post Office Box 1608<br>Record Dates ==={{NC Record Dates Intro|Wilson, North Carolina &nbsp;27894 <br> }}{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wilson County, North Carolina. Page 506-514 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 505-509.</ref></center>
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| width="1614.62%" | <align="center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth_Records" |Birth]]'''</center> 1913 | width="1614.62%" | <align="center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriages" |Marriage]]'''</center> 1855| width="1614.62%" | <align="center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death_Records" |Death]]'''</center> 1913 | width="1614.62%" | <align="center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census" |Census]]'''</center> 1868| width="1614.62%" | <align="center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land" |'''Land''']]</center> 1836| width="1614.62%" align="center" | <1855| width="14.2%" align="center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate" |Probate]]'''</center>1784
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| widthcolspan="16.6%" align="center7" | <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1913</center> | width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1855</center> | width="16.6%" align="center" | <center></center> | width="16General compliance by 1920.6%" align="center" | <center>1860</center> | width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1836</center> | width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1840</center>
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<br>Register Deeds has birth, marriage death and land === Record Loss ==={||-|Some of the early recordsare missing.<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1868<br>and probate records from from 1855<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wilson County, North Carolina. Page 514 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)Fire+}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br>
=== Boundary Changes ==={{NC Boundary Changes Intro|Wilson}}{||-|*'''Register of Deeds1855''' Wilson County was created February 13, 1855 from [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina Genealogy|Edgecombe]], [[Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy|Nash]], [[Johnston County, North Carolina Genealogy|Johnston]], and [[Wayne County, North Carolina Genealogy|Wayne]] Counties.<br> PO Box 1728''*'''County seat:''' Wilson<brref> Wilson''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, NC 27894<br> PhoneUtah: 252-399-2936Everton Pub., 2002), North Carolina.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.<br/ref> Fax: 252-399-2942<br> For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.wilson-comapofus.comorg/ Websitenorthcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"]<br> (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> PO Box 1608 <br> |}=== Populated Places ==={{NC Populated Places Intro|Wilson, NC 27894<br> Phone: (252) 291-7500<br> <br> }}
*Black Creek*Elm City*Lucama*Saratoga*Sims*Stantonsburg*Wilson County was formed from Edgecombe, Johston, Nash, Wayne 13 Feb 1855<br>
=== History Timeline ==={{NC Historical Timeline Intro|Wilson}}
==Resources == Parent County ===={{NC Resources Intro|Wilson}}
'''1855'''--Wilson County was created from [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina=== Bible Records ==={{NC Bible Intro|Edgecombe]], [[Nash County, North Carolina|Nash]], [[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]], and [[Wayne County, North Carolina|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Wilson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> }}
==== Boundary Changes Biographies ===={{NC Biographies Intro|Wilson}}
For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes=== Business, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website. Commerce, and Occupations ==={{NC Business Records Intro|Wilson}}
==== Record Loss =Cemeteries ==={{NC Cemeteries Intro|Wilson}}
Some {| style = "border:1px solid black; width:70%; "|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Wilson County, North Carolina''' online and in print</center>|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" |* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave]* [http://www.ncgenweb.us/wilson/records.php NCGenWeb]* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/wilson/wilsoncemeteries.htm NCGenWeb Archives]* [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/wilson.html Tombstone Project]* [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/wils/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]* [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" |* {{FHL|466627|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetery+Wilson+County+North+Carolina&qt=results_page WorldCat]|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the early records are missingCounty'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" |* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/North-Carolina/Wilson-County?id=county_1748 Findagrave]* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[North Carolina Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>|}&nbsp;*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/wils/index.htm Wilson County Cemetery Census]*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47071&CScnty=1748& Cedar Grove Cemetery]- Elm City*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2328558&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Contentnea Primitive Baptist Church]- Wilson*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47988&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& Maplewood Cemetery] - Wilson*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1973826&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& New Vester Cemetery]- Buckhorn Crossroads*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2354211&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& Pleasant Grove Methodist Church] - Conner*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=48551&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Rest Haven Cemetery] - Wilson*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2337287&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Rocky Branch United Church ] - Buckhorn Crossroads*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1769108&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Stantonsburg] Town Cemetery - Stantonsburg*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2338302&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& Town Creek Cemetery] - Elm City*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=271030&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& William Chapel Church] - Elm City*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Find-a-Grave] - Wilson County=== Census Records ==={{NC Census Intro|Wilson}}
== Places/Localities =Church Records ==={{NC Church Intro|Wilson}}
<div style="width: 100%; float: left">*[[Imagehttp:Ncwilson//www.png|thumb|right|400px]dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ Wilson County North Carolina Churches] ==== Populated Places ====
'''''Baptist'''''<br>*Black Creek '''Toisnot.''' Founded 1756.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}; "Toisnot Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Edwards published a membership list dated 1758 in [http://digitalcollections.clemson.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/jbt/id/241''Materials Towards a History of the Baptists...''] (1772), 138. Originally located in [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina Genealogy|Edgecombe]].<ref>"Toisnot Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>*Elm City *Lucama === Court Records ===*Saratoga {{NC Court Intro|Wilson}}*Sims *Stantonsburg === Directories ===*{{NC Directories Intro|Wilson<br>}}
==== Neighboring Counties Emigration and Immigration ===={{NC Emigration Intro|Wilson}}
*[[Edgecombe County=== Ethnic, North Carolina|Edgecombe]] *[[Greene CountyPolitical, North Carolina|Greene]] and Religious Groups ===*[[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]] *[[Nash County, North Carolina|Nash]] *[[Pitt County, North Carolina|Pitt]] *[[Wayne County, North Carolina{{NC Ethnic Groups Intro|Wayne]]Wilson}}
== Resources = Funeral Homes ==={{NC Funeral Homes Intro|Wilson}}
==== Cemeteries Genealogies ===={{NC Genealogies Intro|Wilson}}
*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/wils/index.htm Wilson County Cemetery Census] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47071&CScnty=1748& Cedar Grove Cemetery]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Elm City *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2328558&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Contentnea Primitive Baptist Church]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Wilson *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=47988&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& Maplewood Cemetery]&nbsp; &nbsp;- &nbsp;Wilson *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1973826&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& New Vester Cemetery]&nbsp; - &nbsp;Buckhorn Crossroads *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2354211&CScnty=1748&CSsr=61& Pleasant Grove Methodist Church] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Conner *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRidGuardianship =48551&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Rest Haven Cemetery] &nbsp; - &nbsp; Wilson *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2337287&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Rocky Branch United Church ]&nbsp;- &nbsp;Buckhorn Crossroads *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1769108&CScnty=1748&CSsr=81& Stantonsburg] Town Cemetery &nbsp; - &nbsp;Stantonsburg *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2338302&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& Town Creek Cemetery] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Elm City *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=271030&CScnty=1748&CSsr=101& William Chapel Church] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Elm City *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1748&CSsr=21& Fnd-a-Grave] &nbsp;- &nbsp; {{NC Guardianship Intro|Wilson County}}
{| width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="1"|-| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScntyLand and Property Records =1748&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHLNC Land Intro|466627|subject-id|disp=Family History LibraryWilson}}| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1748 Findagrave.com]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.wilson.pasttracker.com/index.php/cemeteries NCGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetery+Wilson+County+North+Carolina&qt=results_page WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#cemetery_name=a&lim=0&num=10&action=search_cemetery&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Wilson Billion Graves]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/wilson/wilsoncemeteries.htm NCGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/wilson.html Tombstone Project]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/wils/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Wilson%20County%20North%20Carolina%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[North Carolina Cemeteries|North Carolina Cemeteries]] for more information.|}
*Register of Deeds Online [http://rod.wilson-co.com/External/User/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl==== Census ====%2fExternal%2fLandRecords%2fprotected%2fv4%2fSrchName.aspx Recorder's Index Search] - must make an account
=== Local Histories ==={{CensusNC Histories Intro|North CarolinaWilson}}
==== Church ====*[http://www.wcgs.org/books.htm Trees of Wilson], Wilson County Genealogical Society publication
[http://www.dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ === Maps and Gazetteers ==={{NC Maps Intro|Wilson County North Carolina Churches] }}
[[Image:Ncwilson.png|thumb|right|250px|NC Wilson]]===== Baptist ==Migration ==={{NC Migration Intro|Wilson}}
*'''Toisnot.''' Founded 1756.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491. === Military Records ==={{FHLNC Military Intro|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990Wilson}}; "Toisnot Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Edwards published a membership list dated 1758 in [http://digitalcollections.clemson.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/jbt/id/241''Materials Towards a History of the Baptists...''] (1772), 138. Originally located in [[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe County]].<ref>"Toisnot Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
==== Court ====*Wilson County [http://www.wilson-co.com/departments/register-of-deeds/military-discharges Recorded military discharges]
==== Land '''''Revolutionary War '''''<br>*'''1779-1782''' ===={{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
Registrar of Deeds Online [http://www.wilson-co.com/167/Register-of-Deeds Recorder's Index Search]''''Civil War '''''<br>
*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1861-1865''' {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1861-1865''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] *'''1861-1865''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=== Local Histories 2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] *'''1885-1953''' ===={{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
{{NC Civil War Regiments|Wilson}}<br>:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1starty 1st Regiment, Heavy Artillery (African Descent)]:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinf 1st Regiment, Infantry]:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinfad 1st Regiment, Infantry (African Descent)]:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinf 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfm 2nd Regiment Mounted Infantry]:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfad 2nd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)]:- [http://www.wcgscivilwararchive.orgcom/booksUnreghst/unnctr.htm Trees of Wilson#3rdinfad 3rd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)]:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfm 3rd Regiment Mounted Infantry]:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment]][[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company E:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company B:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company H:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)|4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)]], Company H:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]] &nbsp;, Company F:- &nbsp;Wilson County Genealogical Society publication [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company G
==== Maps '''''World War I '''''<br>*'''1917-1919''' ===={{RecordSearch|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
==== Military '''''World War II '''''<br>*'''1940-1948''' ===={{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
[http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=207 Recorded military discharges] - == Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{NC Naturalization Intro|Wilson County }}
<br> === Newspapers ==={{NC Newspapers Intro|Wilson}}
===== Civil War ==Obituaries ==={{NC Obituaries Intro|Wilson}}
'''Online === Other Records'''*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images *'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images*'''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)*'''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)=*'''1885-1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763NC Other Records Intro|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
=== Periodicals ===
{{NC Periodicals Intro|Wilson}}
=== Probate Records ==={{VAcivNC Probate Intro|Wilson}}:- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1starty 1st Regiment, Heavy Artillery (African Descent] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinf 1st Regiment, Infantry] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#1stinfad 1st Regiment, Infantry (African Descent)] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinf 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfm 2nd Regiment Mounted Infantry] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#2ndinfad 2nd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfad 3rd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)] :- [http://www.civilwararchive.com/Unreghst/unnctr.htm#3rdinfm 3rd Regiment Mounted Infantry] :- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]] :- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment]][[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company E<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company B<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company H<br>:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)|4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)]], Company H<br>:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company F<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company G<br><br>
==== Newspapers ====''Online Probate Records''
*'''1660-1790''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $*'''1663-1979''' {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]*'''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] $*'''1735-1970''' {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1760-1800''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $*'''1855-1960''' {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 11 (1855-1960)|access===browse}} at FamilySearch*'''1855 - 1960''' - [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/nc/ncwilsonl01.htm SAMPUBCO] - Browsable index of testators of wills. - Free
'''Online Probate === School Records''' ==={{NC Schools Intro|Wilson}}
*'''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 $] *'''1663-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images *'''1665-1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate = Tax Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ *'''1735-1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images *'''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==*'''1855-1960''' - {{RecordSearchNC Tax Intro|1867501|Will Books 1 to 11 (1855-1960)|access=browseWilson}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
==== Taxation =Vital Records ==={{NC Vital Intro|Wilson}}
==== Vital Records ====*Obtain copies of Wilson County [http://www.wilson-co.com/departments/register-of-deeds Birth, Marriage and Death] records.
Obtain copies of Wilson County [http://www.wilson-co.com/index.aspx?NID=211 === Birth ===={{NC Birth, Marriage and Death] records. Intro|Wilson}}
===== *'''1800-2000''' {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Records Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1866-1964''' ====={{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
*'''1800-2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index ==== Marriage ====*'''1866-1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484NC Marriage Intro|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1741-2004''' [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=north%20carolina%2cnc North Carolina, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast]*'''1741-2004''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid==== Death 8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $*'''1759-1979''' {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1762-1979''' {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch]*'''1763-1868''' {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]*'''1855-1933''' Wilson County Marriage Index 1855-1933 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records =====List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
*'''1898-1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index*'''1906-1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images *'''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 $ *'''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 $ ===*'''1931-1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959NC Death Intro|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*'''1898-1994''' {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1906-1930''' {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]*'''1908-2004''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $*'''1909-1975''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid==== Divorce Records 1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $*'''1931-1994''' ====={{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
*'''1958-2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina === Divorce ===={{NC Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $Intro|Wilson}}
===== Marriages *'''1926-1975''' {{RecordSearch|2848500|North Carolina, County Divorce Records, 1926-1975}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]*'''1958-2004''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=====1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] $
*'''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 $ = Research Facilities ==*'''1759-1979''' - {{RecordSearchNC Research Facilities Intro|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *'''1762-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>*'''1763-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1855-1933''' - Wilson County Marriage Index 1855-1933 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&nbsp; =Archives ==={{NC Archives Intro|Wilson}}
'''Wilson County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 802<br> Wilson 27894-0802<br>[http://www.wcgs.org/ Website] <br><br>=== Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to Family History Centers]]
=== Libraries ==={{NC Libraries Intro|Wilson County Library <br>East Branch Library <br>1006-C Ward Blvd <br>Wilson, NC <br>Telephone Number: 252-237-2627 <br><br>}}
*'''Wilson County Library''': Two branch locations:: East Branch Library <br>249 Nash Street W1006-C Ward Blvd <br> Wilson, NC 27893<br>Telephone NumberPhone: 252-237-5355 2627 <br>: 249 Nash Street W<br>Wilson, NC 27893<br>Phone: 252-237-5355
=== Museums ==={{NC Museums Intro|Wilson}}
==Societies == Family History Centers<br> ===={{NC Societies Intro|Wilson}}
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}} *'''Wilson County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 802<br> Wilson, NC 27894-0802<br>[http://www.wcgs.org/ Website]
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]== Websites =={{NC Websites Intro|Wilson}}
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.*{{FHL Place IDNum|191441|North%20Carolina|Wilson}} – The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records.== Web Sites Research Guides =={{NC Research Guides Intro|Wilson}}
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/wilson-county== References ==<references / Wilson 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. *{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Wilson|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}>
== References ==</div>{{-}}
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}} </div>{{-}} [[Category:Wilson_CountyWilson County,_North_CarolinaNorth Carolina]][[Category:North Carolina Counties]]
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