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Wilkes County Bits and Pieces By Fay Byrd
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Wilkes County, North Carolina was formed in 1778. It possesses a rich history, as it has been home to Native Americans, intrepid explorers like Christopher Gist and Daniel Boone, wartime heroes like... More > Benjamin Cleveland and General James B. Gordon, and well-known scoundrels like Tom Dooley and Otto Wood. Over the years, Wilkes produced timber, moonshine, tobacco, NASCAR, Lowe's Home Improvement, and Americana music. This comprehensive history of the county explores the development of one of the most beautiful and interesting areas of the United States. Drawn from the local history collection of Wilkes Community College, local newspapers, and personal accounts, this book will entertain visitors and long-time residents alike. For more information, contact Dr. Fay Byrd at Wilkes Community College at (336) 838-6114.< Less
Wilkes County Bits and Pieces By Fay Byrd
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Wilkes County, North Carolina was formed in 1778. It possesses a rich history, as it has been home to Native Americans, intrepid explorers like Christopher Gist and Daniel Boone, wartime heroes like... More > Benjamin Cleveland and General James B. Gordon, and well-known scoundrels like Tom Dooley and Otto Wood. Over the years, Wilkes produced timber, moonshine, tobacco, NASCAR, Lowe's Home Improvement, and Americana music. This comprehensive history of the county explores the development of one of the most beautiful and interesting areas of the United States. Drawn from the local history collection of Wilkes Community College, local newspapers, and personal accounts, this book will entertain visitors and long-time residents alike. For more information, contact Dr. Fay Byrd at Wilkes Community College at (336) 838-6114. This is the black and white edition.< Less
Sketches of Wilkes County, NC By John Crouch
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This is a reprint of John Crouch's 1902 Historical Sketches of Wilkes County, North Carolina. No index is provided, however, a comprehensive table of contents has been added, as have a few images of... More > people discussed.< Less
The 1790 Federal Census for Wilkes County, North Carolina By Jeffrey C. Weaver
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Complete transcript of the 1790 Wilkes County, North Carolina Federal Census. Fully indexed.
Historical Sketches of Wilkes County, North Carolina By John Crouch
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This is a reprint of John Crouch's 1902 Historical Sketches of Wilkes County, North Carolina. No index is provided, however, a comprehensive table of contents has been added, as have a few images of... More > people discussed.< Less
County Court Records 1778-1797, Wilkes Co, NC By James Alan Williams
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This is an abstracted transcription from microfilm of the Wilkes County, North Carolina, County Court records 1778 - 1797.
County Court Records 1778 - 1797, Wilkes Co, North Carolina By James Alan Williams
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This book is an abstracted transcription from microfilm, of the original Wilkes County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions records from March 1778 - May 1797. Wilkes County was formed in 1777 by the... More > North Carolina General Assembly and became effective February 15, 1778. The first court meeting was held March 2nd, 1778. At the time these records were created, Wilkes County included all or part of current day Wilkes, Alexander, Allegheny, Ashe, Caldwell, Surry and Watauga Counties.< Less
Wilkes County, N.C. - Road Records (1776-1853) By Stewart Dunaway
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Not a lot of petitions, and this book only records part of the first box, since these records primarily contained overseer appointment slips, which were mostly ignored. Petitions are the focus of my... More > work. There were a lot of arrest records for overseer’s and many reports. Not the best collection in terms of documenting old road routes. Also NO bridge records exist.< Less
Hawkins of Dickensonville, Russell County, Virginia (Second Edition) By Maxwell Ervin
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Are you a Hawkins or a Holbrook? This Second Edition reveals some startling DNA test results for descendants of Elisha, oldest child of Sallie. This edition expands to sort out all Hawkins of early... More > Russell County. Sallie came from Wilkes Co., NC to Russell Co., VA, where she is head of household in the first extant census of 1820, with three children under 5 years of age. Lowery says his father was James T. Hawkins. The book includes an article on Hawkins origins, a historical perspective of early Dickensonville, a narrative of the early generations in Russell County, information on Hawkins Mill, and documents and photos of some early Hawkins. Also included is a detailed genealogy modified register with index and sources, and a descendants chart. Some other surnames: Steffey, Seargeant, Dickenson, Hall, Willis, Robinson. Johnson, Garrett, Davis, Boyd, Dingus, Roberts, Lovelady, Nall, Cumbow, Campbell, Mays, Ramey, Mahaffey, Suit, Bailey, Fields, Holbrook,Elam, Puckett, and more. 174 pages.< Less
Hawkins of Dickensonville, Russell County, Virginia (Second Edition) By Maxwell Ervin
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Are you a Hawkins or a Holbrook? This Second Edition reveals some startling DNA test results for descendants of Elisha, oldest child of Sallie. This edition expands to sort out all Hawkins of early... More > Russell County. Sallie came from Wilkes Co., NC to Russell Co., VA, where she is head of household in the first extant census of 1820, with three children under 5 years of age. Lowery says his father was James T. Hawkins. The book includes an article on Hawkins origins, a historical perspective of early Dickensonville, a narrative of the early generations in Russell County, information on Hawkins Mill, and documents and photos of some early Hawkins. Also included is a detailed genealogy modified register with index and sources, and a descendants chart. Some other surnames: Steffey, Seargeant, Dickenson, Hall, Willis, Robinson. Johnson, Garrett, Davis, Boyd, Dingus, Roberts, Lovelady, Nall, Cumbow, Campbell, Mays, Ramey, Mahaffey, Suit, Bailey, Fields, Holbrook,Elam, Puckett, and more. 174 pages.< Less