Randolph County, North Carolina – Genealogy Resources

Randolph County Resources – Updated 4-14-2019

BOOKS ONLINE

Book Randolph County, 1779-1979 is on the Internet Archive located here. For this one, I recommend going to the index in the back of the book to find your surnames indexed.  This navigates just like a book.

Excellent Book “Reminiscences of Randolph County,” by J.A. Blair in 1890.

People

Nannie Watson Winslow Henley – A Gold Star Mother

Places

Back Creek Monthly Meeting Cemetery Images

LAND RECORDS ONLINE

Randolph County Registrar of Deeds

Older Land Records – Before searching this site, make sure to click on the Old Index Books tab in the upper right corner.  It takes a little practice to figure out how the index works, but once you figure it out, you can drill into the actual images, if they’re available for the year you are researching.

MAPS

Soil Survey Map from 1915 overlay on modern day map.

National Register of Historic Places listings in Randolph County, North Carolina

Also see Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness for Randolph County.

NC HISTORIES ONLINE See the Digital NC Blog

MILITARY RECORDS for men from Randolph County… Be sure to check out the FamilySearch Wiki for Randolph County… scroll down and find Confederate units from Randolph County.

EXCELLENT LIST OF RESOURCE FOR ALL TYPES OF RANDOLPH COUNTY RECORDS AT FamilySearch Wiki.

 

The Hearts of the People – An Oral History of Tarboro and Edgecombe County, North Carolina

The Hearts of the People – An Oral History of Tarboro and Edgecombe County, North Carolina. This video is a celebration of 200 years of the Blount-Bridgers House.

This video was produced in 2008 by Farrar Martin & Maureen O’Neill.

A film directed and edited by Jeremy Dean

Music composed and performed by Arnold Worsley

Quakers in North Carolina and Beyond

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Learn how to research the “Friends” records for your family history. Quaker Genealogy is some of the most rewarding research. If you have found Quakers in your family tree, this is a must-see video. Learn where to find the records online and what is not online.  Guest Elizabeth Saunders, staff member at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, talks about the various types of records & the best ones for genealogy.  This is a “footnotes” episode as part of a Genealogy TV series.

*** SHOW NOTES *** 📚 BOOKS W.W. Hinshaw’s Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy – Six Volumes 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 1: North Carolina Yearly Meeting 4th Edition https://amzn.to/2CtGvdt 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 2: New Jersey and Pennsylvania Monthly Meetings https://amzn.to/2UwoSQR 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 3: New York Monthly Meetings https://amzn.to/2VXRuTK 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume III: New York City and Long Island Hardcover – 1940 https://amzn.to/2Htppzu 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 4, Part A: Ohio Monthly Meetings https://amzn.to/2EXUad8 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy. Listing Marriages, Births, Deaths, Certificates, Disownments, Etc., and Much Collateral Information, In two parts, Vol. 4, Part B: Ohio https://amzn.to/2EXVXPf 📕 Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol. 6: Virginia https://amzn.to/2VWeYbN Index to Hinshaw’s Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy https://amzn.to/2F5nzCi 📗 Southern Quakers and Slavery on Google Books. https://books.google.com/books/about/… 📗 Southern Quakers And Slavery: A Study in Institutional History https://amzn.to/2uoB7nu 📗 The Carolina Backcountry on the Eve of the Revolution, by Charles Woodmason https://amzn.to/2Y9PedM 📗 The Annals of Newberry; In two parts, by John Abney Chapman https://amzn.to/2Yj6CwF Resources 🌐 Tannery Books (Elizabeth Saunders, guest on “footnotes” on Genealogy TV), TanneryBooks.com Ancestry https://search.ancestry.com/search/db… 🔎 Hege Library & Learning Guilford College, Greensboro, NC has all files digitized. https://library.guilford.edu/quaker-g… 🔎 Quaker Cemeteries http://library.guilford.edu/cemeteries 🔎 African American Quaker Genealogy http://library.guilford.edu/aagenealogy 🔎 Underground Railroad in Guilford College Woods http://library.guilford.edu/undergrou…

 

Genealogical Proof Standards – Updated

Hey everyone… the Board for Certification of Genealogist has updated the GPS Standards book.   GPS for those who aren’t aware, is the Genealogical Proof Standards that all genealogists should be working to maintain for all family research.  The GPS was developed to help all genealogist have the same set of standards and improve the quality of family history research for both professionals and hobbyist.  These are just good habits to get into from the start.  Hot off the press, this little book is affordable at $14.95.  Click the image to get your copy.

Genealogy in Edgecombe County, NC – Two Part Video Series

Two-Part Video Series

In this two-part episode “Genealogy in Edgecombe County, North Carolina,” learn about all the family history resources from our NC Ancestry guest, Program Director of Historic Preservation at Edgecombe Community College, Monika S. Fleming.  A special thanks to Monika for the time, some of the images, and reviewing these videos.

Get a PDF of the Show Notes Here – Edgecombe County, NC – Resources for Genealogist

 

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