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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Madison_County,_North_Carolina|Madison County]]''
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Guide to '''Madison County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Madison_County,_North_Carolina|Madison County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.madisoncountync.org/departments.php Madison County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 66&nbsp;<br>Marshall, NC 28753<br>Phone:828-649-3131 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death burial and land records<br>Clerk Superopr Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1851<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.madisoncountync.org/departments.php Madison County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 66&nbsp;<br>Marshall, NC 28753<br>Phone:828-649-3131 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death burial and land records<br>Clerk Superopr Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1851<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== African American  ====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/madison/madisoncemeteries.html Madison County cemeteries at the NCGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/madison/madisoncemeteries.html Madison County cemeteries at the NCGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[[Javascript:void(0);/*1315193193780*/|Madison County cemeteries at Find-A-Grave]]
 
*[[Javascript:void(0);/*1315193193780*/|Madison County cemeteries at Find-A-Grave]]
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/madison/madisonmilitary.html Military records] at the Madison County NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/madison/madisonmilitary.html Military records] at the Madison County NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/madison/madisonwills.html Wills and Estate records of Madison County]&nbsp;- on the NCGenWeb Archives
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*'''1851-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to C (1851-1952)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/madison/madisonwills.html Wills and Estate records of Madison County]&nbsp;- on the NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch  
 
*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Madison County marriages] - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website
 
*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Madison County marriages] - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website
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*'''1851-1969''' - Madison County Marriage Books 1-4 Index 1851-1969. Batch {{IGI|M752094}} 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/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=madison Madison County deaths] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s.
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=madison Madison County deaths] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s.
  
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*[http://www.madisoncountylibrary.org/ Madison County Public Library]
 
*[http://www.madisoncountylibrary.org/ Madison County Public Library]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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Guide to Madison County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Madison County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Madison County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1851
County Seat Marshall
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County Courthouse

Madison County Courthouse, Marshall, N.C.
 

Madison County Courthouse
P O Box 66 
Marshall, NC 28753
Phone:828-649-3131

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death burial and land records
Clerk Superopr Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1851[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Madison County was created 27 January 1851 from Buncombe and Yancey Counties.
County seat: Marshall [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African American

  • Freedman Bank Records, 1865-1874 - search this freely available database for bank records of African-American individuals. This database includes records from all 29 branches of the bank. North Carolina bank locations included Wilmington, Raleigh & New Bern.

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

  • Madison county newspapers - a listing of newspapers published in the county & libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress. If you find a paper of interest on microfilm, you may be able to request it via Interlibrary Loan with your local public library.
  • Madison County residents in the newspaper - name listing of people from the county as located in misc. newspaper articles; time span varies. Articles indexed in the NC People in the Papers database.
  • See the "Deaths" category in the Vital Records section for information on obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.

Births
Marriages
  • North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
  • Madison County marriages - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website
  • 1851-1969 - Madison County Marriage Books 1-4 Index 1851-1969. Batch M752094 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Deaths


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madison County, North Carolina. Page 510 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.