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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 RecordsCarolina_Online_Genealogy_Records}}</center>|-|<center>{{Infobox U.S. County2016|organized= February 13, 1855| county seat= Wilson County| adoption_sign parent county= Adoption NCGenWeb[[Edgecombe County, North Carolina Genealogy|Edgecombe]], [[Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy|Nash]], [[Johnston County, North Carolina Genealogy| custom_text = <center>Johnston]], and [[Wayne County Coordinator, North Carolina Genealogy|Wayne]]<brref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America''[http, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah://wwwEverton Pub.wilson, 2002), North Carolina.pasttracker.com Wilson Co{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}. NCGenWeb]'''</centerref> | county_map variant spellings=|county1= Nc-wilson.png[[Edgecombe County, North Carolina Genealogy|Edgecombe]]| state county2= [[Greene County, North CarolinaGenealogy|Greene]]| state_map county3= North_Carolina.png [[Johnston County, North Carolina Genealogy|Johnston]]| founded year county4= 1855[[Nash County, North Carolina Genealogy|Nash]]| founded date county5= [[Pitt County, North Carolina Genealogy|Pitt]]| seat wl county6= [[Wayne County, North Carolina Genealogy|Wayne]]</br><center>[[WilsonCounty, North Carolina Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>| building image 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 ==
=== Description ===
Wilson County is located in the Eastern portion of North Carolina and The county was named for Colonel Louis Dicken D. Wilson, a delegate to the constitutional convention of 1835U.S. Volunteers, member who died of fever while on leave from the state senate during the Mexican–American War. It is located in the General Assembly, and hero north central area of the Mexican Warstate.<ref>https://wwwen.ncpediawikipedia.org/geographywiki/Wilson_County,_North_Carolina on 3/27/Wilson2019</ref>.
=== 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|Edgecombe]], [[Nash County, North Carolina|Nash]], [[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]], and [[Wayne County, North Carolina=== Bible Records ==={{NC Bible Intro|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat''': Wilson <ref>''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 == ==== Populated Places =Church Records ==={{NC Church Intro|Wilson}}
*Black Creek *Elm City *Lucama *Saratoga *Sims *Stantonsburg *[http://www.dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ Wilson<br>County North Carolina Churches]
'''''Baptist'''''<br>*'''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==== Neighboring Counties ====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>
*[[Edgecombe County, North Carolina|Edgecombe]] *[[Greene County, North Carolina|Greene]] *[[Johnston County, North Carolina|Johnston]] *[[Nash County, North Carolina|Nash]] *[[Pitt County, North Carolina|Pitt]] === Court Records ===*[[Wayne County, North Carolina{{NC Court Intro|Wayne]]Wilson}}
== Resources =Directories ==={{NC Directories Intro|Wilson}}
==== Cemeteries Emigration and Immigration ===={{NC Emigration Intro|Wilson}}
{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="3" border="1"|-| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" alignEthnic, Political, and Religious Groups ="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" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHLNC Ethnic Groups Intro|466627|subject-id|disp=Family History LibraryWilson}}| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/North-Carolina/Wilson-County?id=county_1748 Findagrave.com]|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ncgenweb.us/wilson/records.php NCGenWeb]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetery+Wilson+County+North+Carolina&qt=results_page WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery 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://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[North Carolina Cemeteries|North Carolina Cemeteries]] for more information.|}*[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&CRid=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; Wilson County
==== Census Funeral Homes ===={{NC Funeral Homes Intro|Wilson}}
=== Genealogies ==={{CensusNC Genealogies Intro|North CarolinaWilson}}
==== Church =Guardianship ==={{NC Guardianship Intro|Wilson}}
[http://www.dexknows.com/local/religion_and_spirituality/geo/co-wilson_county-nc/ === Land and Property Records ==={{NC Land Intro|Wilson County North Carolina Churches] }}
*Register of Deeds Online [http://rod.wilson-co.com/External/User/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl===== Baptist =====%2fExternal%2fLandRecords%2fprotected%2fv4%2fSrchName.aspx Recorder's Index Search] - must make an account
*'''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. === Local Histories ==={{FHLNC Histories 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 ====*[http://www.wcgs.org/books.htm Trees of Wilson], Wilson County Genealogical Society publication
==== Land =Maps and Gazetteers ==={{NC Maps Intro|Wilson}}
Registrar of Deeds Online [http[Image://wwwNcwilson.wilson-co.com/167/Register-of-Deeds Recorder's Index Searchpng|thumb|right|250px|NC Wilson]]=== Migration ==={{NC Migration Intro|Wilson}}
==== Local Histories =Military Records ==={{NC Military Intro|Wilson}}
*Wilson County [http://www.wcgswilson-co.orgcom/books.htm Trees departments/register-of Wilson-deeds/military-discharges Recorded military discharges] &nbsp;- &nbsp;Wilson County Genealogical Society publication
==== Maps '''''Revolutionary War '''''<br>*'''1779-1782''' ===={{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [[Imagehttps:Ncwilson//www.png|thumb|right|250px]familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
==== Military ===='''''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://wwwancestry.wilsoncom Ancestry] *'''1861-co1865''' [http://search.ancestry.com/indexsearch/db.aspx?NIDdbid=207 Recorded military discharges2344 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- Wilson County 1953}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
===== Revolutionary {{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.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:- [[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]], Company F:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company G
'''''World War I '''''<br>*'''1779 1917- 17821919''' - {{RecordSearch|14983612568864|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779, World War I Service Cards, 1917-17821919}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
===== Civil '''''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]
''Online Records''*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index === Naturalization 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?dbidCitizenship ==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://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763NC Naturalization Intro|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
=== Newspapers ==={{VAcivNC Newspapers 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>
===== World War I ==Obituaries ==={{NC Obituaries Intro|Wilson}}
*'''1917 - 1919''' - === Other Records ==={{RecordSearchNC Other Records Intro|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919Wilson}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
===== World War II ==Periodicals ==={{NC Periodicals Intro|Wilson}}
*'''1940 - 1948''' - === Probate Records ==={{RecordSearchNC Probate Intro|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948Wilson}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
==== 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://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ *'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and 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://search.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]
*'''1926 - 1975''' - ==== Divorce ===={{RecordSearch|2848500NC Divorce Intro|North Carolina, County Divorce Records, 1926-1975Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''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 $
===== 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''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=north%20carolina%2cnc North Carolina, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $*'''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 1759-1979Wilson}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *'''1762 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://www.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>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.== Websites 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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