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Guide to '''Stokes 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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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Stokes County, North Carolina Courthouse  ===
  
 
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[[Image:Stokes County Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Stokes County Courthouse.jpg]]  
  
[http://www.co.stokes.nc.us/ Stokes County Courthouse]<br>Hwy 89 <br>Danbury NC 27016<br>Phone: 336-593-2811<br><br>Register of Deeds has marriage and&nbsp;land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stokes County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.co.stokes.nc.us/ Stokes County Courthouse]<br>Hwy 89 <br>Danbury NC 27016<br>Phone: 336-593-2811<br><br>Register of Deeds has marriage and&nbsp;land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stokes County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> P.O. Box 67<br> Danbury, NC 27016<br> Phone: 336-593-2414<br> Fax: 336-539-9360<br> [http://www.stokescorod.org/ Website]<br>
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 1012 Main Street <br> P.O. Box 250 <br> Danbury, NC 27016<br> Phone: (336) 593-4400<br>
  
== History  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1789'''--Stokes County was created from [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Danbury <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1789'''--Stokes County was created from [[Surry County, North Carolina|Surry]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Danbury <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  ====
  
Some early records are missing.  
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Some early records are missing.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Yadkin County, North Carolina|Yadkin]]
 
*[[Yadkin County, North Carolina|Yadkin]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncstokes.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="20%" 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=1735&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|466219|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=1735 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/stokes/stokescemeteries.html NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Stokes+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=Stokes&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/stokes/stokescemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/stokes.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/stok/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://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://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
  
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{{VAciv}}
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,'' accessed 11 June 2012.</ref>  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)|4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,'' accessed 11 June 2012.</ref>  
:- [[23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry Reserves (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>J.L. Scott, ''23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1991). {{FHL|479129|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 79}}.</ref>
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:- [[23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate)|23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry Reserves (Confederate)]]. Company H.<ref>J.L. Scott, ''23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry'' (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, c1991). {{FHL|479129|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 79}}.</ref>  
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:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company A<br>
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:- [[4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company C<br>
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:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain George F Fisher's Company<br>
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:- [[7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], William H Watt's Company<br>
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===== World War I =====
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*'''1917 - 1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== 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://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://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://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images
  
*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''Pre-1790'''&nbsp;&nbsp; - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
  
*'''1792-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1792-1865)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1792 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1792-1865)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Research Guides  ====
 
==== Research Guides  ====
  
*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org/newsletter.htm Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
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*Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," ''The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter'', Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at {{FHL|137581|title-id|disp=FHL}}; digital version at [http://www.vgs.org Virginia Genealogical Society] website.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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===== Birth Records  =====
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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 Records  =====
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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 Records  =====
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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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===== Marriage Records  =====
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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://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Stokes County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 250<br> Germanton, NC 27019 <br>[http://www.sc-hs.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties NC'''<br> PO Box 152<br>Mayodan, NC 27027-0152<br>[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/stokes-county/#sthash.RWVXF8jK.dpuf website]<br>[http://gsrsnc.com/ Website]<br><br>
  
*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org/vgsn2804.pdf.</ref>
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*[http://www.bassetthistoricalcenter.com/ Bassett Historical Center], Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia,&nbsp;and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.<ref>Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3, available online at: http://www.vgs.org</ref>
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Websites ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/stokes-county/ Stokes 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+Stokes|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Stokes|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}} {{North Carolina-stub}}  
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United States
North Carolina
Stokes County

Guide to Stokes 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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Stokes County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Founded 1789
County Seat Danbury
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Beginning Dates for Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1790
1913
1790
1788
1792
Stokes County Courthouse.jpg

Stokes County Courthouse
Hwy 89
Danbury NC 27016
Phone: 336-593-2811

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate records[1]

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 67
Danbury, NC 27016
Phone: 336-593-2414
Fax: 336-539-9360
Website

Clerk Superior Court
1012 Main Street
P.O. Box 250
Danbury, NC 27016
Phone: (336) 593-4400

Stokes County, North Carolina History

Parent County

1789--Stokes County was created from Surry County.
County seat: Danbury [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

Some early records are missing.

Stokes County, North Carolina Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Resources

Ncstokes.jpg

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
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 Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
  • Belew's Creek. Constituted 1781.[3]
  • Soapstone Creek. Constituted 1779.[3]
Dunker
  • Fraternity Church of the Brethren, near Clemmons, N.C. Established about 1775.[4] Previously located in Surry County and presently situated in Forsyth County.
Lutheran
  • Nazareth Church aka Old Dutch Meeting House. Organized about 1778 by German settlers.[5] Previously located in Surry County and currently situated in Forsyth County.
Moravian

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry
- 4th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry and Infantry) (Confederate). Company H.[7]
- 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry Reserves (Confederate). Company H.[8]
- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company A
- 4th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company C
- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain George F Fisher's Company
- 7th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, William H Watt's Company
World War I
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Research Guides

  • Sweeney, Alice J. "Bassett Historical Center," The Virginia Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Aug. 2002):1-3. Available at FHL; digital version at Virginia Genealogical Society website.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Death Records
Divorce Records
Marriage Records

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Stokes County Historical Society
PO Box 250
Germanton, NC 27019
Website

Genealogical Society of Rockingham and Stokes Counties NC
PO Box 152
Mayodan, NC 27027-0152
website
Website

  • Bassett Historical Center, Bassett, Virginia. Website includes descriptions of collections. Excellent resource for family history research in Henry, Patrick, Floyd, Franklin and Pittsylvania counties in Virginia, the city of Martinsville, Virginia, and Rockingham, Stokes and Surry counties in North Carolina.[9]

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.

Stokes County, North Carolina Genealogy Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Stokes County, North Carolina. Page 513 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. 3.0 3.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:568. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. "Fraternity Church of the Brethren," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
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