Difference between revisions of "Madison County, North Carolina Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(infobox, adoption sign, new breadcrumb trail)
m (Text replace - "Family History Library Catalog" to "FamilySearch Catalog")
(21 intermediate revisions by 10 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{North Carolina-stub}}
+
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Madison_County,_North_Carolina|Madison County]]''
 +
 
 +
Guide to '''Madison County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 +
 
 +
{{NCDC}}  
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
Line 13: Line 17:
 
}}  
 
}}  
  
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Madison_County,_North_Carolina|Madison County]]''
+
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
+
[[Image:{{NCMadisoncourthouse}}]] 
  
[[Image:{{NCMadisoncourthouse}}]]
+
[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  ==
 
+
<div style="width: 147%; float: left">
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Line 26: Line 30:
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
+
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  ====
 
+
For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
Line 43: Line 47:
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 +
 +
[[Image:Ncmadison.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncmadison.png]]
 +
 +
==== African American  ====
 +
 +
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1417695&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D 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 &amp; New Bern.
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 +
 +
*[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]]
 +
 +
==== Census  ====
 +
 +
{{Census|North Carolina}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
 +
 +
==== Education  ====
 +
 +
*[http://library.digitalnc.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=digita&CISOBOX1=North+Carolina+College+and+University+Yearbooks&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=contri&CISOROOT=%2Fyearbooks&CISOBOX2=Mars%20Hill%20College Mars Hill College yearbooks] - from 1917-2011; digitized by the NC Digital Heritage Center
 +
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=madison Madison County College Students] - a name list of students at various NC colleges with identified hometowns in the county
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
Line 55: Line 77:
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
 +
*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20(4x5);mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Madison+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=%2Fncmaps Madison County Maps]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
 +
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/madison/madisonmilitary.html Military records] at the Madison County NCGenWeb Archives
 +
 +
===== Civil War  =====
 +
 +
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
 +
 +
:-[[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]
 +
:- [[16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company B<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company H<br>:- [[5th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry|5th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company A<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company G<br>:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company D<br><br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Madison/ Madison county newspapers] - a listing of newspapers published in the county &amp; 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.
 +
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?county=madison 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  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
*'''1851-1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to C (1851-1952)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 +
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/madison/madisonwills.html Wills and Estate records of Madison County]&nbsp;- on the NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 +
 +
Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit [http://madisonrod.net/ their website] for more information.
 +
 +
===== Births  =====
 +
 +
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state; via FamilySearch
 +
 +
===== Marriages  =====
 +
 +
*[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
 +
*'''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>
 +
 +
===== Deaths  =====
 +
 +
*[http://www.echoesofmadisonnc.com/obits.htm Obituaries from The Record and The French Broad News] - being placed online by the Madison County Genealogical Society; an ongoing project.
 +
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D%20 North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - search a statewide collection of freely available death certificates - images are included; via FamilySearch.
 +
*[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.
 +
 +
<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 +
 +
*[http://www.echoesofmadisonnc.com/ Madison County Genealogical Society]
 +
*[http://www.madisoncountylibrary.org/ Madison County Public Library]
 +
 +
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/madison-county/ Madison County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 +
*[http://www.ncgenweb.org/madison Madison County, NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the USGenWeb Project
 +
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Madison|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
+
== References  ==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191159&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Madison&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
  
== References  ==
+
<references />
  
 
{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}  
 
{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}  
 
+
</div>{{-}}
 
[[Category:Madison_County,_North_Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Madison_County,_North_Carolina]]

Revision as of 00:27, 19 July 2014

United States  go to  North Carolina  go to  Madison County

Guide to Madison County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/North Carolina_Online_Genealogy_Records North Carolina
Online Records



Madison County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Madison County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1851
County Seat Marshall
Courthouse
Adopt-a-wiki page
Logonew small.gif This page adopted by:
NCGenWeb Project
who welcome you to contribute.
County Coordinator
Madison Co. NCGenWeb
Adopt a page today


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

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

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncmadison.png

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
- 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company B
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company H
:- 5th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry, Company A
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
:- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company D

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.