A very informative and complete overview of the history of nc. Families of yancey county, north carolina family history library index to voices from the mountains. The countys largest community is anchored by a splendid town square with a statue in honor of the towns namesake, capt. Yancey county schools mountain heritage high school po drawer 70, burnsville nc 28714 phone. Call 6821891 child care hotline 8886001685 what to do if you are sick yancey county government center for disease control covid19 case count in north carolina latest updates below.
The creek is abundant with freshwater snails height. Senate 18171827, he was instrumental in many accomplishments that benefited the state, including the creation of an education fund that was the beginning of the n. It is named in honor of bartlett yancey, an eloquent orator, many times a member of the north carolina legislature, speaker of the state senate and member of the u. The county of yancey acquires, develops, maintains and uses gis data in support of its internal business functions and the public services it provides. Senate 18171827, he was instrumental in many accomplishments that benefited the state, including the creation of an education fund that was the. The gis data which yancey county distributes and to which it provides access may not be suitable for other purposes or uses. Burnsville white pages phone books in north carolina nc. Use the links at the top right of this page to search or browse thousands of family biographies. John green, attorney, judge, farmer, and indiana official, was born in what became yancey county, probably in that portion that was then rutherford county. Library directory for yancey county, north carolina source. Where can find yancey county birth, marriage, divorce and death records. The heart of the alleghanies or, western north carolina source.
The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of yancey county. Mount mitchell, the highest mountain in the state, rests in yancey, and the black mountain range extends into the county. Online phone directory for yancey county, nc people finder. Yancey county library is located in the historic yci administrative building at 321 school circle in burnsville, north carolina. It is sparsely population, with a 2010 population of 17,818 residents. Yancey county, nc archives census wills deeds genealogy. Free access to yancey times journal during the current covid19 emergency. Waldrop, edward 1758 1844 on 23 june 1834, edward applied for his revolutionary war pension in yancey county, nc. Find my past rush wray museum of yancey county history and genealogy library burnsville, north carolina. American state, county, and town sources, third ed.
The creek is located in a forest thats filled with rhododendron and eastern hemlock. Your guide to yancey county, nc family history research. This yancey county map is a portion of a 1911 north carolina map by rand mcnally. John was given the nickname for his famous temper as told in the books the bailey family of yancey county,north carolina and. Burnsville, named for captain otway burns of beaufort, north carolina, who won fame in the war. We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around day book. He states that he was born in wake county, nc and entered the service in 1780 serving five tours of duty. Please bear with us while we work towards adding this information. Yancey county, north carolina genealogy familysearch. The clerks office does not do research most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
For more communities neighboring day book, please visit our countybycounty page for day book. Google books historical sketches of north carolina from 1584 to 1851 includes yadkin and yancey counties source. For an annotated history of the county s formation, with the laws affecting the county, boundary lines and changes, and other origin information, visit these references in the formation of the north carolina counties corbitt, 2000, available online at north carolina digital collections note, there may be additional items of interest for the. Family researching in yancey county nc genealogy trails. The 4 main surnames are shelton, radford, hensley and edwards but there are more. There is a reuben edwards, a scoundrel, that may be related to our yancey county edwards family yancey county, nc wills estate records of andrew and rachel banks yancey county, nc deeds probate minute docket, 18341837 george, wilson and john edwards jr s name appears in the court minutes in several places.
You are visitor 01860 this page last modified monday, 04jun2018 14. The bailey family of yancey county, north carolina. Yancey county, north carolina record dates edit edit source. Archaeological excavations trace human history in yancey county as far back as the paleoindian period, 9000 to 10,000 bc, based on regional dates. Welcome to the yancey county nc gen website providing online genealogical information supplied by volunteers who are committed to. It was named for bartlett yancey, speaker, orator, educator and friend of henry clay.
Please add them to the site if you have one for sale. We are here to help job seekers find employment and businesses find workers. National register of historic places listings in yancey. Yancey county is located in the appalachian mountains along the tennessee border. Just to name a few like the toe river valley heritage series by dr. As a service to yancey county citizens, the register of deeds records and keeps copies of all documents pertaining to land and issues certified copies or photocopies of same, as required. Birth records cemetery records census records church records court records death records histories and genealogies immigration records land records map records. Yancey county was established in 1833 from buncombe and burke counties. Historic and architectural resources of yancey county. Free family records for researching ancestry in north carolina. It was named in honor of bartlett yancey of caswell county, who was a congressman 18 1817 and speaker of the n c senate 1817 1827. A notable aspect of yancey includes the high number of artists and craftsmen. Yancey county was named in honor of one of north carolinas most distinguished statesmen, bartlett yancey, of caswell county.
North carolina resources for local history and genealogy by. Nc live home grown ebook collection offers ebooks from 8 north carolina publishers. Clerk of superior court has divorce records from 1875, prpbate, court, land records from 1870. Yancey county, north carolina formed in 1833 from sections of burke and buncombe counties. Whitepages provides the top free people search and tenant screening tool online with contact information for over 250 million people including cell phone numbers and complete background check data compiled from public records, white pages and other directories in all 50 states. Census community project the association is very proud to offer an ever growing genealogy library for those researching their. Usa 1,015,348 north carolina 45,797 yancey county 734 yancey county records by type. Also includes in depth genealogies of prominent citizens who resided in each county. It is the requestors responsibility to verify any information. Yancey county was formed in 1833 from burke and buncombe counties. Otway burns, a privateer during the war of 1812 and also.
He was also one of the earliest advocates of the public school system in north carolina. Yancey county coronavirus information and updates wkyk, wtoe. Yancey boys, an album by illa j disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term this disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title yancey. Yancey county has a history unique to the natural pattern and resources of. Our website is here to help you find everything from unlisted phone numbers to free public records with our yancey county people search. Attract, support, and grow business through the chamber of commerce in burnsville, nc. You are visitor 01497 this page last modified monday, 04jun2018 15. This web page is sponsored on behalf of the books we own project by rootsweb. Contribute, create and discover gravesites from all over the world. It was named after bartlett yancey, former north carolina speaker of the house who sought to correct the vastly unequal representation of the western counties in the general assembly. The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in yancey county. This book is broken down into chapters with individual counties as headings. Yancey county establishes covid19 response fund to support nonprofit organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. The historic library has picturesque views of the beautiful mountains from its upstairs community room and is the only library in the regional system to house an art gallery the herringkivette art gallery.
Yancey county, north carolina genealogy trails history group. Cemeteries in yancey county, north carolina find a grave. It will be interesting to fans of logging and mountain shortline railroads, western north carolina history buffs, and fans of the clinchfield railroad. This site is for anyone that has families in western n. This land was inhabited by the cherokee prior to european settlement, as was much of the rest of the southern appalachian region.
Although believed to be correct as presented, if you note any corrections, changes, additions, or find that any links provided on this page are not functioning properly please contact the bwo webmaster for prompt attention to the matter. The neighborhood for day book yancey county, state of north carolina. The yancey county courthouse is located in burnsville, north carolina. Yancey county, north carolina history, genealogy records. Census records, revolutionary and civil war records, local family history files, locally published works and cemetery records for more than 700 cemetery and gravesites in the county. Babies blue ridge partnership sponsored program yancey county library. In december 1833, the general assembly established a new western county, named yancey, from sections of burke and buncombe counties. Families have flourished for many generations along the cane and toe rivers in a mineralrich. Yancey county, north carolina was created on 1833 from buncombe and burke. This book will more than likely be the most complete story on the black mountain railway ever written.
These can include yancey county birth certificates, birth indexes, and birth databases. Find property records, vital records, inmate and court records, professional and business licenses, contractor licenses and much more. The register also issues marriage licenses and administers the oath of office to notaries public. Home of the rush wray museum in the mcelroy house c1840. To contribute records about your ancestors click here. Yancey county was named in honor of one of north carolina s most distinguished statesmen, bartlett yancey, of caswell county.
Linkpendium s goal is to index every genealogy, geneology. Bald creek bent creek busick cane river celo day book green mountain hamrick. The falls is located on roaring fork, a tributary of the south toe river, which itself is a tributary of the french broad river. Avery, mitchell, and yancey counties, north carolina. Take advantage of our detailed phone directory to investigate home ownership records and address history listings for thousands of residents in and near yancey county, nc. Department of public instruction and the center for safer schools. This is for anyone doing genealogy research on their families, where you can post question, add. Cemeteries in yancey county, north carolina, a find a grave. This list includes properties and districts listed on the national register of historic places in yancey county, north carolina. Yancey county, nc usgenweb archives genealogy project. Yancey county 1833 written by jonathan martin established in 1833, the mountainous county of yancey borders the state of tennessee, and it was named in honor of bartlett yancey, a congressman who served from 18 to 1817.
On march 5, 2020, yancey county schools is officially launching the say something anonymous reporting system ssars for students, which most north carolina public school districts will be adopting this year to meet the reporting guidelines and standards developed by the n. The genealogy library is equipped with internet access to many of the surrounding libraries. Jul 18, 2011 nestled amidst the black mountains, the county boasts 19 peaks above 6,000 feet, including mount mitchell, the tallest peak in the eastern united states. Congressman yancey was involved in establishing a fund that led to the formation of north carolina s public school system. The burnsville yancey chamber is a membership organization serving local and small businesses in burnsville, nc. It was named in honor of bartlett yancey of caswell county, who was a. The information delivered through this online database is provided in the spirit of open access to government information and is intended as an enhanced service and convenience for citizens of yancey county, nc. Details about the initiative to rapidly deploy resources to communitybased nonprofit organizations in yancey county can be found in the document below. Lloyd bailey, arcadia images of america series yancey county by elaine m dellinger, yancey county cemetery book series by gwen bodford and elaine dellinger as well as books on the war between the states as it affected our county. Most of my families come from bee log in yancey co. Bartlett yancey and henry clay served in the us thirteenth and fourteenth congresses, 181817.
Guide to yancey county, north carolina ancestry, genealogy and family history. Henderson, jackson, macon, madison, swain, transylvania, yancey. The register of deeds has scanned all documents dating back to 1833 and has made them available to the public via the internet. Bartlett yancey one of the most influential men of his day in north carolina, was born in virginia 1785, was educated at the university of north carolina, settled at yanceyville, caswell county, as a lawyer. Links to information about counties, arranged by county. The name of this website was taken from the title of his 1922 book, asheville and buncombe county. Taken from common times, written and pictorial history of yancey county 2nd printing, 1982. We are located in buncombe county north carolina and deal in genealogy and history books. For the safety and wellbeing of our community, we feel that its important for everyone to have access to information during this time of crisis. Yancey county, north carolina public records directory quickly find public record sources in the largest human edited public record directory. Yancey county was named for noted educator and orator bartlett yancey. Yancey county, located in the mountain region of north carolina and partially bordering the state of tennessee, was formed in 1833 from burke and buncombe counties and named for bartlett yancey, u. This county was named for bartlett yancey 17851828, a united states congressman, speaker of the north carolina senate, and early advocate for the north carolina public school system. Amy regional library serving avery, mitchell, and yancey.
Yancey county vital records can be found at the north carolina department of health which has copies of birth records after 19 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since jan 1962 and a divorce records since 1958. Yancey county, north carolina public records directory. Some states may also have paternity registries and affidavits of parentage for children born to single parents. A directory of libraries throughout the world periodical source index search yancey county, north carolina source. Our genealogy helper will help you find information and records related to day book yancey county, state of north carolina and the surrounding counties roadsidethoughts a gazetteer for the united states and canada.1213 1443 775 413 1221 644 761 1358 1485 1116 605 200 588 900 363 286 1508 179 385 471 1439 826 1300 1318 730 711 73 165 670 381