North Carolina Genealogy Links

Piedmont Trails is based out of North Carolina and researching this area for over thirty years has greatly enhanced the knowledge and the history of the state, counties and majority of the towns and cities. The below links are tools for you to use as you research your family lineage and history of the area. For more information about North Carolina and genealogy research in general, you are welcome to join, Piedmont Trails North Carolina Forum. Free access to numerous boards and categories filled with maps, data and documents all about North Carolina from Piedmont Trails personal collection. If you have questions, comments or queries, please use the form located on the Contact Page.

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Alamance County Genealogical Society

Alamance County Links

Alamance Museum of History

The Burlington News(1887-1929)

Alamance Battleground

Alamance County History

Battle of Clapp’s Mill

Graham Historical Museum

Haw River Historical Association

Mebane Historical Museum


Albemarle Genealogy Society

Yancy Family of Albemarle County

Estate File Index for Albemarle County


History of Alexander County

Alexander Cemetery Survey Records

Estate File Names for Alexander County


Alleghany Historical and Genealogy Society

New River Notes

Estate Files Index


Tax List 1763

Anson County Historical Society

Anson County Land Records

History of Hopewell United Methodist Church

18th Century Land Records

Church Records


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


Listing of Avery County Cemeteries

Avery County Links


Beaufort Genealogy Society

Beaufort Historical Association

Colonial Beaufort

Old Burying Ground


Bertie County Land Deed Searches

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

Marriages 1755-1869

Cemeteries of Bertie County


Genealogy Research Tools

Bladenboro Historical Society


Estate File Index

Southport Historical Society


Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

Indian Path in Buncombe County


Burke County Old Land Deeds    

18th Century Land Records


Cabarrus Genealogy Society

Historic Cabarrus Association

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


Chatham County Historical Society

Chatham County Library Genealogy Resources


Nantahala Community Library

Historical Museum 


Broad River Genealogical Society

Cleveland County Library System (Genealogy)

Historical Record of Cleveland County


Craven County Links

Genealogy Collection at New Bern, Craven County Library

Craven County Tax List 1720


Denton History

Davidson County Archives

Genealogy Society of Davidson County

Davidson County Heritage Book Index

Davidson County Genealogy FB Group Page

Davidson County Historical Society


Davie County Historical Society

Davie County Post Offices History


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

Wachovia Settlement in North Carolina 1752

History of Oak Summit, North Carolina 1800

Memories of Ogburn Station Area, Forsyth County, NC

Forsyth County, NC Occupations 1898

Kernersville Museum

Kernersville Historic Preservation Society

Forsyth County GenWeb

History of Bethania Moravian Settlement

Forsyth County Register of Deeds Online Search

Winston-Salem History


Granville County Links

Granville County 1761 Tax List

Granville County Tax List 1746-1748

1767 Tax List Granville County


North Carolina Friends Historical Society

Field Family of Guilford County

Poe Family of Guilford County

Hoggat Family

Heritage of Daniel Haston

Colonial Court Records for Guilford County

Greensboro Newspaper Archives

UNC Greensboro Digital Archives

Hege Library

Guilford County Revolutionary War Pension Applicants

Quaker Archive Collections at Guilford College


Halifax County Library

Halifax County Historical Society


Averasboro Battlefield & Museum

Harnett County Links


Haywood County Historical Society

Haywood County Genealogy Vol. 1


Henderson County Historical Society


Early Landowner Map of Iredell County

Iredell County Land Deeds


Jackson County Marriage Bonds


Johnston County Links

Deed Book 1759-1771


Historical Preservation Group

Lenoir County Genealogy


Macon County Historical Society


Davidson Family of Rural Hill

Land Grants on Fishing Creek

Mecklenburg Land Deeds

Charlotte Museum of History


Families of Moore County


New Hanover Historical Society


Durham/Orange Genealogical Society

Tax List 1755

The History Enthusiast

Abstracts of Wills 1752-1800 Orange County

New Hope Church Records


Pamlico County History


Deed Book 1792-1825

Morton Family of Person County


Pitt County History


1790 Tax List

Randolph County Library


Genealogical Society of Rockingham & Stokes Counties

Rockingham County, NC Early Marriages

Deed Book 1785-1800

Price Family of Matrimony Creek

18th Century Settlers Along Beaver Island Creek

Early Settlers Along Matrimony Creek


Rowan County Genealogy Links

History of Rowan County, NC

Rowan County Land Deeds

Thyatira Presbyterian Church History

Rowan County 1759 Tax List

Rowan Roots Index Page

A List of Short Biographies of First Settlers in Rowan County

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

Rowan County Museum

Historic Salisbury Foundation

Salisbury Genealogy LDS Links

Salisbury Confederate Prison History

Rowan County Wills Index(1743-1971)

A Silent Documentary Film Pertaining to Salisbury History 1940

History of County Boundaries Within Rowan

History of The Jersey Settlement

Rowan County Files Located at the North Carolina Archives

Rowan County List of sheriffs From 1754 to 1932

Organ Lutheran Church History


Lovelace Family of Rutherford County

Rutherford County Historical Society

Rutherford County Library


Stokes County Genealogy

Stokes County Historical Society

Lawson Family of Stokes County

John Jack Martin of Stokes County

Riddle Family of Stokes County


18th Century Settlers of Stokes County

18th Century Pioneers of Stokes County

Stokes County Military Records


Tax List 1772

Tax List 1771

Surry County Genealogy

Surry County Historical Society

Surry Cousins

North Carolina Pioneers-Surry County

Mt. Airy Directory 1913-1914

Deed Books 1770-1788

Surry County Church History

Early Settlers of Surry County

Residents of Mt. Airy 1913-1914

1850 Poorhouse Records


Genealogy Society of Old Tryon County


Wake County Genealogical Society


Digital Watauga

History of Watauga Family Online Book

Watauga County Historical Society


Deed Book 1782-1815

Tax List 1787

Wilkes Genealogical Society

Wilkes Heritage Museum


Wilson County Genealogical Society


Yadkin County Historical Society


The Spivey Mountain Cemetery Project


Frieden Lutheran Church History

History of North Carolina Volume 1 1905

North Carolina Bible Records

North Carolina Maps

History of the Lutheran Church in North Carolina 

Colonial Virginia & North Carolina Genealogy

North Carolina Newspapers

18th Century Newspapers

Western North Carolina Genealogy

Uwharrie Area History

Scots to Colonial North Carolina Before 1775

Research Guide for North Carolina

Index to Colonial Records

North Carolina Land Grants

North Carolina Newspapers

Lutheran Church History of North Carolina

The Lords Proprietors of Carolina

Native Americans of North Carolina

Carolina Settlements 1500-1722

North Carolina Genealogy Books

Freedman’s Bureau Online Records

German & Swiss Refugees 1700’s

Index to Moseley Map North Carolina 1733

North Carolina Medical Records

Lumbee Indians

The Natural History of North Carolina online book

Scots To Colonial Carolina Prior to 1775 

History of Wachovia Moravian Settlement

Guide to Quaker Genealogy

North Carolina Maps

18th Century Craftsman Database

History of North Carolina Land Grants

North Carolina Poorhouse Records

Notes On Colonial North Carolina 1700-1750

Other Research Links

Pilgrim Ship Lists Early 1600s

Indiana Burials of American Revolutionary War Patriots

Pennsylvania German Pioneers 1727-1808

Moravian Archives Northern Province

Moravian Archives Southern Province

National Newspaper Archives Free Search 

German Immigration 1683

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

Occupations Surnames List

Historical Society of The United Methodist Church

First Settlers of the Shenandoah Valley

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

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 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

Genealogy Tools

Deciphering Old Handwritten Documents

Tract Plotter (Free)

Research Forms (Free)

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