Yancey County, North Carolina Genealogy
Guide to Yancey County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Yancey County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Yancey County Courthouse
Burnsville, NC 28714
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and burial records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1875, pr, ct
land rec from 1870; Depart of Archive &
History in Raleigh, NC has older rec
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.
Some early records are missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses
For tips on accessing Yancey County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
- -6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- - 16th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company G
:- 6th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company E
- 1834-1935 - Will Books (1834-1935) have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
- 1850-1920 - Yancey County Marriage List for 1850-1920 at USGenWeb - free.
- 1851-1967 - Yancey County Marriage Index 1851-1967 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Yancey 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.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yancey County, North Carolina. Page 514.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.