North Carolina Genealogy Links

North Carolina: Home Of Piedmont Trails

North Carolina is home to Piedmont Trails. It’s natural and makes perfect sense to have an entire page dedicated to North Carolina. From the western mountains to the eastern seashores, North Carolina overflows with fascinating history and genealogy. The below links are tools for you to use while researching your family lineage and history. Be sure to visit the main county libraries and the state archives. Also include the county register of deeds offices and the county courthouses with your routine search. All of these are quickly accessible by using any internet search engine. The links below are more specific with family surnames and immediate local areas throughout North Carolina. Thousands of families can trace their lineage through the colony or state of North Carolina at some point. The heavy migrations prove this as families explore the available opportunities beginning from the colonial period to the mid 19th century. Focus on your timeline and enjoy the links listed below.

Enjoy Your Journey To The Past



Alamance Battleground

Alamance County Genealogical Society

Alamance County History

Alamance County Links

Alamance Museum of History

Battle of Clapp’s Mill

Graham Historical Museum

Haw River Historical Association

May Memorial Library

Mebane Historical Museum

The Burlington News(1887-1929)


Alexander County Ancestry Association

Alexander County Library

History of Alexander County

The Genealogy Families of Alexander County

The Old Jail in Taylorsville


Albemarle Genealogy Society

Estate File Index for Albemarle County

In Ancient Albemarle

Yancy Family of Albemarle County


History of Alexander County

Alexander Cemetery Survey Records

Estate File Names for Alexander County


Alleghany Historical and Genealogy Society

Estate Files Index

New River Notes


18th Century Land Records

Anson County Historical Society

Anson County Land Records

Church Records

Collections of Taxes 1791 and 1792

History of Hopewell United Methodist Church

Tax List 1763


A History of Ashe County and New River, Virginia Baptist Association

Ashe County Historical Society

Ashe County Genealogy

Ashe County History Museum

History of Ashe County Baptist Association

Minutes of The Stony Fork Missionary Baptist Association


Avery County Heritage Volume I

Avery County Historical Museum

Avery County Links

Avery-Mitchell-Yancy Library

Listing of Avery County Cemeteries


1755 Tax List

1764 Tax List

1779 Tax List

1779 Tax List New Bern District

1784 Tax List

1786 Tax List

1787 Tax List

1789 Tax List

1818 Tax List

Beaufort Genealogy Society

Beaufort Historical Association

Colonial Bath

Colonial Beaufort

Durham’s Creek History & Genealogy

Early History of Washington Park 1839-1925

Old Burying Ground

Saint Peter’s Parish, Washington 1822-1922


1774 Tax List

1815 Tax List

1816 Tax List

Bertie County Land Deed Searches-(please note: you will have to fill out an online application prior to searching the data for Bertie County)

Cemeteries of Bertie County

Marriages 1755-1869


1763 Tax List

1784 Tax List

1788 Tax List

Beatty Family in Bladen County-A Family History

Bladen County Heritage North Carolina Volume 1

Bladenboro Historical Society

Brown Marsh Presbyterian Church History

Genealogy Research Tools

Hickory Grove Baptist Church History

Reeves Family In Bladen County by Ancestral Sketches

Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church


Estate File Index

Southport Historical Society


Heritage of Old Buncombe County

Indian Path in Buncombe County

Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society


18th Century Land Records


Cabarrus County Estate Files 1793-1953

Cabarrus Genealogy Society

Dutch Buffalo Creek Meeting House

Historic Cabarrus Association

Historic Rocky River Presbyterian Church 1751-1958

Marriage Bonds


Caldwell Heritage Museum

Register of Deeds


Camden History

Historic Sites


Carteret Historical Society

Carteret Library Genealogy Resources

East Carolina Roots


Lea Links To Caswell County

Deeds 1777-1817

Caswell County Photo Collection

Caswell County Genealogy Links

Caswell County Historical Society


Catawba Historical Association

Coulter Family of Catawba

Early Settlers of Catawba County

Family Files of Catawba County

Oral Histories Of Catawba Valley

Recollections Of The Catawba Valley


Chatham County Historical Association

Chatham County Historical Society

Chatham County Library Genealogy Resources


Historical Museum 

Nantahala Community Library

Valley Towns


History of Ballard’s Bridge Church

The Civil War in Chowan County


Clay County Historical and Arts Council


Broad River Genealogical Society

Cleveland County Library System (Genealogy)

Fay Webb Gardner Genealogy Scrapbook

Historical Record of Cleveland County

Sandy Run Settlement of Mooresboro


Local History & Genealogy Columbus County Public Library


Craven County Links

Craven County Tax List 1720

Genealogy Collection at New Bern, Craven County Library


Museum Of The Cape Fear


Curritcuck County Historical Society on facebook


Outer Banks History Center

Register of Deeds Dare County


1928 Newspaper Article entitled “Abbotts Creek and The Raper Family

Davidson County Archives

Davidson County Genealogy FB Group Page

Davidson County Heritage Book Index

Davidson County Historical Society

Denton History

First Church, Davidson County A History of Pilgrim Evangelical and Reformed Church

Genealogy Society of Davidson County

History of Browntown by Piedmont Trails

Jersey Settlement History By Piedmont Trails

Pilgrim’s Church History


Apprentice Bonds 1829-1859

Bear Creek Baptist Church Minutes 1792-1860

Davie County Historical Society

Davie County Land Grant Index

Davie County Post Offices History

Davie County Public Library

Eaton’s Baptist Church Minute Book 1772-1924

Guardian Accounts 1846-1859

History Of Davie County


1815 Tax List

Duplin County Historical Society

Duplin County Records


Bennett Place State Historic Site

Durham County City Directories

Durham County Genealogy Society

Historic Stagville


Forsyth County Genealogical Society

Forsyth County, NC Occupations 1898

Forsyth County Register of Deeds Online Search

History of Bethania Moravian Settlement

History of Kernersville by Piedmont Trails

History of Oak Summit, North Carolina 1800

Kernersville Museum

Kernersville Historic Preservation Society

Lewisville History Organization

Memories of Ogburn Station Area, Forsyth County, NC

Museum of Early Decorative Arts this website has a great deal of genealogical and historical documents for viewing.

Wachovia Settlement in North Carolina 1752

Winston-Salem History


1815 Tax List

Braswell Memorial Library


Gaston County Museum

Gaston-Lincoln Genealogical Society


1782 Tax List

1786 Tax List

1789 Tax List


Graham County Surnames

Graham County Historical Society


1755 Tax List

1767 Tax List

Colonial Homesites Map

Granville County Links

Granville County 1761 Tax List

Granville County Genealogical Society

Granville County Tax List 1746-1748

History of Grassy Creek Baptist Church


Old Dobbers


Colonial Court Records for Guilford County

Field Family of Guilford County

Greensboro Newspaper Archives

Guilford County Revolutionary War Pension Applicants

Hege Library

Heritage of Daniel Haston

High Point Museum

Hoggat Family

North Carolina Friends Historical Society

Poe Family of Guilford County

Quaker Archive Collections at Guilford College

UNC Greensboro Digital Archives


1782 Tax List

1783 Tax List

Halifax County Library

Halifax County Historical Society


Averasboro Battlefield & Museum

Harnett County Links


Haywood County Genealogy Vol. 1

Haywood County Historical Society


Henderson County Historical Society


Historic Hertford Inc.


Mill Prong House


Hyde County Historical and Genealogical Society on facebook


1815 Tax List

Early Landowner Map of Iredell County

Iredell County Land Deeds

Iredell County Public Library

We Will Remember by Sarah Brawley Cheek


Jackson County Marriage Bonds


Deed Book 1759-1771

Johnston County Links


Jones County, North Carolina Historical Society


Lee County Historical Society

Railroad House Historic Association


Historical Preservation Group

Lenoir County Genealogy


Daniel’s Lutheran Church History 1774-1938

Gaston-Lincoln Genealogical Society

History Of Lincoln County

Lincoln County Deeds Online Search

Lincoln County Historical Society

Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Lincoln County

Sherrill’s History of Lincoln County

The Broad Axe and The Forge


Macon County Historical Society


Mars Hill University Appalachian Resources


Martin Community College History Room

Martin County Historical Society

Old Courthouse Cultural Center


McDowell County Deed Search


A History of the Sugaw Creek Presbyterian Church

Charlotte Museum of History

Davidson Family of Rural Hill

J. Murrey Atkins Library

Land Grants on Fishing Creek

Mecklenburg Land Deeds

The History of Steele Creek Presbyterian Church 1745-1978


Mitchell County Historical Society


Montgomery County Historical and Genealogical Society on facebook


Families of Moore County


Rural Nash Historical Society


New Hanover Historical Society

New Hanover Public Library

New Hanover Tax List 1782 and 1815

Propositions and Grievances 1790


Historic Jackson


Only In Onslow Historic Sites

Onslow County Museum

Onslow Historical Society


Abstracts of Wills 1752-1800 Orange County

Durham/Orange Genealogical Society

New Hope Church Records

Tax List 1755

The History Enthusiast


Pamlico County History


Museum of The Albemarle


Pender County Historical Maps

Pender County Museum & Historical Society


Perquimans County Restoration Association


Deed Book 1792-1825

Morton Family of Person County


Pitt County History


Polk County Historical Association


1790 Tax List

Randolph County Library


Richmond County Historical Society


Historic Robeson on facebook


1815 Tax List

18th Century Settlers Along Beaver Island Creek

Deed Book 1785-1800

Early Settlers Along Matrimony Creek

Genealogical Society of Rockingham & Stokes Counties

Price Family of Matrimony Creek

Rockingham County, NC Early Marriages


1790 Waterways Map

A List of Short Biographies of First Settlers in Rowan County

A Map of Rowan County and it’s German Pioneer Settlers

A Silent Documentary Film Pertaining to Salisbury History 1940

Genealogical Society of Rowan County

German Pioneers in Lower Rowan County

Historic Salisbury Foundation

History of County Boundaries Within Rowan

History of Rowan County, NC

History of The Jersey Settlement

Organ Lutheran Church History

Rowan County Early Settlers by Eugene Bean

Rowan County 1759 Tax List

Rowan County Files Located at the North Carolina Archives

Rowan County Genealogy Links

Rowan County Land Deeds

Rowan County List of sheriffs From 1754 to 1932

Rowan County Museum

Rowan County Wills Index(1743-1971)

Rowan Roots Index Page

Salisbury Confederate Prison History

Salisbury Genealogy LDS Links

The Rowan Story 1753-1953

Thyatira Presbyterian Church History


Lovelace Family of Rutherford County

Rutherford County Historical Society

Rutherford County Library


Sampson County History Museum


Souls of The Carolinas


Stanly County Museum


18th Century Pioneers of Stokes County

18th Century Settlers of Stokes County


John Jack Martin of Stokes County

Lawson Family of Stokes County

Riddle Family of Stokes County

Stokes County Genealogy

Stokes County Historical Society

Stokes County Military Records


1850 Poorhouse Records

Deed Books 1770-1788

Early Settlers of Surry County

Mt. Airy Directory 1913-1914

North Carolina Pioneers-Surry County

Residents of Mt. Airy 1913-1914

Surry County Church History

Surry County Digitals

Surry County Genealogy

Surry County Historical Society

Surry Cousins

Tax List 1771

Tax List 1772

The Migration of Westfield Quakers from Surry County, NC 1786-1828


Swain County Genealogical & Historical Society

Swain County Genealogy Society


Transylvania County Historical Society


Genealogy Society of Old Tryon County


1755 Tax List

1784 Tax List

1786 Tax List


Union County Public Library


Perry Memorial Library

Vance County Genealogical Society


Wake County Genealogical Society


1779 Tax List

1784 Tax List

1795 Tax List

1815 Tax List



Digital Watauga

History of Watauga Family Online Book

Watauga County Historical Society


1786 Tax List


Deed Book 1782-1815

Wilkes Genealogical Society

Wilkes Heritage Museum

Tax List 1787


Wilson County Genealogical Society


Yadkin County Historical Society


The Spivey Mountain Cemetery Project

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1670 NC Map (includes portions of Virginia and South Carolina)

1887 NC Map of Yadkin River

1896 NC Map of Gold Deposits

18th Century Craftsman Database

18th Century Newspapers

Carolina Settlements 1500-1722

Church of England In Colonial North Carolina

Colonial Virginia & North Carolina Genealogy

Colony of North Carolina

Directory of Scots in North Carolina 1680-1830

Encyclopedia Of American Quaker North Carolina

Family Research Society of Northeastern North Carolina

Freedman’s Bureau Online Records

Frieden Lutheran Church History

German & Swiss Refugees 1700’s

Guide to Quaker Genealogy

History of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina 

History of North Carolina Land Grants

History of North Carolina Volume 1 1905

History of North Carolina With Maps & Illustrations

History of Wachovia Moravian Settlement

Index to Colonial Records

Index to Moseley Map North Carolina 1733

John Lawson-A New Voyage To Carolina-1709

Journal of August Gottlieb Spangenberg’s Voyage to North Carolina

Lumbee Indians

Lutheran Church History of North Carolina

Native Americans of North Carolina

North Carolina Baptist Historical Collection

North Carolina Bastardy Bonds

North Carolina Bible Records

North Carolina Genealogy Books

North Carolina Historical Highway Markers

North Carolina Land Grants

North Carolina Maps

North Carolina Medical Records

North Carolina Newspapers

North Carolina Poorhouse Records

North Carolina State Records Volume XIX

North Carolina Stories of Service

Notes On Colonial North Carolina 1700-1750

Quaker Archives

Research Guide for North Carolina

Scots to Colonial North Carolina Before 1775

Slavery and Servitude in The Colony of North Carolina

The Collection & Publication of The Colonial Records of North Carolina

The Family History Society of Eastern North Carolina

The Plank Road Movement

The Lords Proprietors of Carolina

The Natural History of North Carolina online book

Union Churches of North Carolina During The 18th & 19th Centuries

Uwharrie Area History

Western North Carolina Genealogy

Links Below Contain NC Surname Research From Various Websites

North Carolina Family Surname Websites

Adkins Family Genealogy

Allen Family Genealogy 

Austin Family Genealogy

Beamer Family

Clonmany Family Genealogy

Cloud Family

Cook Family 18th Century Tax Lists of NC

Davis Family Genealogy

Davidson Family

Faircloth Family Genealogy

Flowers Family

Gracey Family Rowan County

Horton Family Genealogy

Jessup Family Genealogy

James Arthur Johnson Genealogy

King Family

Kester Family Genealogy

Kornegay Family

Lawrence Family Genealogy

Linville Family

Maynor Family 

Mock, Apple and Pickle Genealogy

Molton Family Genealogy

Moore Family Genealogy

Page Genealogy

Parker Family Genealogy

Payne and Gore Families

Payne and Patterson Genealogy

Pegram Family

Pegram Family Genealogy

Pillow Family

Potts Family Genealogy

Pruitt Family

Redding Family Genealogy

Rhodes Family Genealogy

Southern Family Genealogy

Samuel and Ruth Speer Family Bible Records

Strickland Genealogy

Thompson Family Genealogy

Tuttle Family Genealogy

Upchurch Family Genealogy

Waggoner Family

Watlington and Simpson Family Genealogy

Welborn-Wilburn Genealogy

Genealogy Tools

Deciphering Old Handwritten Documents

Footstep Tracking by Piedmont Trails

Tract Plotter (Free)

Research Forms (Free)

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