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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Graham County''' {{NCDC}}  
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Guide to '''Graham County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| founded date = January 30
 
| founded date = January 30
 
| seat wl = Robbinsville
 
| seat wl = Robbinsville
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriages|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1800</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1741</center>
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[http://www.grahamcounty.org/ Graham County Courthouse]<br>Main St. P O Box 406<br>Robbinsville, NC 28771-0575<br>Phone: 828-479-7971<br><br>Register&nbsp;of Deeds has birth, death&nbsp;records from 1913<br>marriage, land records&nbsp;from 1873 Clerk Superior Court <br>has divorce, court, probate records, from 1872<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Graham County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.grahamcounty.org/ Graham County Courthouse]<br>Main St. P O Box 406<br>Robbinsville, NC 28771-0575<br>Phone: 828-479-7971<br><br>Register&nbsp;of Deeds has birth, death&nbsp;records from 1913<br>marriage, land records&nbsp;from 1873 Clerk Superior Court <br>has divorce, court, probate records, from 1872<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Graham County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> <br><br> '''Register of Deeds'''<br> PO Box 406<br> Robbinsville, NC. 28771<br> Telephone: 828-479-7971<br> Fax: 828-479-7971<br> [http://www.grahamcounty.org/ Website]<br> <br> '''Clerk of Superior Court'''<br> PO Box 1179<br> Robbinsville, NC 28771<br> Telephone: (828) 479-7986<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1872'''--Graham County was created 30 January 1872&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Robbinsville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1872'''--Graham County was created 30 January 1872&nbsp;from [[Cherokee County, North Carolina|Cherokee]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Robbinsville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
[[Image:Ncgraham.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1688&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|465202|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1688 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [NCGENWEBURL NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Graham+North+Carolina&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Graham&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/graham/grahamcemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/graham.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/grah/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1779 - 1782''' - {{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''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)
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*'''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)
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*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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*'''1917 - 1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''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 $
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''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.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''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
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1800 - 2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Death =====
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''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 $
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*'''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 $
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*'''1931 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce =====
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*'''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 $
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===== Marriages  =====
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*'''1873 - 1970''' - Graham County Marriage Index 1873-1970. Batch {{IGI|M752565}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Iginorthcarolinag.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''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 $
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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762 - 1979''' -  {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
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[[Category:IGIcheck]]
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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'''Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 2122<br> Asheville, NC 28802-2122<br> [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/graham-county/#sthash.1xGdPeWl.dpuf Website]<br><br>
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Family History Centers ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/graham-county/ Graham 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Graham|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Graham|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Latest revision as of 17:11, 3 October 2017

United States
North Carolina
Graham County

Guide to Graham County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Graham County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Graham County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 30, 1872
County Seat Robbinsville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Graham County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1800
1741
1906
1784

Graham County Courthouse
Main St. P O Box 406
Robbinsville, NC 28771-0575
Phone: 828-479-7971

Register of Deeds has birth, death records from 1913
marriage, land records from 1873 Clerk Superior Court
has divorce, court, probate records, from 1872[1]

Register of Deeds
PO Box 406
Robbinsville, NC. 28771
Telephone: 828-479-7971
Fax: 828-479-7971
Website

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 1179
Robbinsville, NC 28771
Telephone: (828) 479-7986

History

Parent County

1872--Graham County was created 30 January 1872 from Cherokee County.
County seat: Robbinsville [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncgraham.png

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
[NCGENWEBURL NCGenWeb] WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Graham County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

World War I
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records'

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries 

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society
PO Box 2122
Asheville, NC 28802-2122
Website

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Graham County, North Carolina. Page 509 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.