College Students from Davidson County

The NCGenWeb Project offers an index database of college and high school students at schools around the state. 

Hercules Lee Koontz of Linwood, pictured below, was a 1909 graduate of Wake Forest University and is just one of the more than 360 people included in a listing of Davidson County students extracted from the database. 


This extracted list has been added to this site for your review. Most entries are pre-1940. You can access the list here.


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Davidson County Vital Records collection at Family Search

Family Search has a database of Davidson County Vital Records online at their website.

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German settlers of Abbotts Creek

22 October 2011 —  The High Point Enterprise newspaper recently carried an article about the Abbots Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, which has a remarkable and beautiful collection of more than 30 historic tombstones, made from carved and pierced soapstone, from an early group of German settlers.  “The tombstones are found at only seven churches, and they’re all in Davidson County….  They’re found in no other state and nowhere else in the world, as far as we can tell.”  High Point Enterprise newspaper article
Also see: German Community page

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Davidson site in WordPress format

22 October 2011 — Davidson NCGenWeb has moved to a WordPress format.  This should make navigating the site easier, as well as site maintenance for the County Coordinator!

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