Research Guide

Research

North Carolina Formation of Counties

North Carolina State Archives

Local Repositories

Badin Historical Museum

Oakboro Regional Museum of History

Pfeiffer University – Mary Fisher Lloyd Archives and Special Collections

Stanly County Clerk of Superior Court

Stanly County Museum

Stanly County Museum – Online Archive and Photograph Database

Stanly County Library – Margaret Johnson Heritage Room

Stanly County Register of Deeds - Search online for deeds back to 1841

Yadkin River Patriots Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution - List of American Revolution patriots from Stanly County

Family History Center - 1718 Ridge St., Albemarle, NC, Phone: 704-982-2018, Hours 7pm – 8:30 pm or by appointment

Funeral Homes

Kelsey Funeral Home   217 Center St  Albemarle  704-982-6313    est. 1943
Hartsell Funeral Home   163 E Whitley   Norwood   704-474-3128
Stanly Funeral Home    213 N 2nd St  Albemarle   704-982-8134   est. 1928
Edwards Funeral Home   120 College  Norwood    704-474-5898

Books

Stanly County Heritage Book – Contact Mrs Dennis, telephone number is 704-983-4204. The price of the book is $55.75.   (don’t know if this includes shipping……ask her)

Peeking into the past: A pictorial history of Stanly County, North Carolina by Ricky J Curlee (Unknown Binding – 1996)

Stanly County (Images of America: North Carolina) by D. Douglas Buchanan and Stanly County Museum (Paperback – Nov 22, 1999)

Geottfried Uhde and his descendants: A history of the Eudys of Cabarrus and Stanly County, North Carolina by William Ashley Hinson – 1995

Richard Parker I and his descendants : b a history of the Parkers of Rowan County and Stanly County, North Carolina by William Ashley Hinson – 1995

Albemarle (NC) (Images of America) by Elizabeth Varner and Stanly County Historic Preservation Commission and Museum (Paperback – Sep 15, 2004)

History of Canton Baptist Church, Endy Township, Stanly County, North Carolina by U. S Burleyson (Unknown Binding – 1952)

History of Silver Springs Baptist Church,: Tyson Township, Stanly County, North Carolina by Charles A Reap (Unknown Binding – 1950)

Our Hansons, Hensons, Hinsons: A history of the Hansons of Culpeper County, Virginia, Randolph County, North Carolina, Chatham County, North Carolina, … Carolina, Stanly County, North Carolina by William Ashley Hinson – 1996

Tombstone records Stanly County, North Carolina, Albemarle, N.C.
by David Kirk Shaver, Sr. and B.W. Cruse – 1968   available on line at Ancestry

Tombstone records, Stanly County, N.C., Albemarle county seat Reynolds, Mrs. G. D. B.
Yadkin River Patriots Chapter, D.A.R., Albemarle, N.C.  1900

Session minutes, 1909-1945 First Presbyterian Church (Albemarle, North Carolina)  1968

Microfilm

 Family History Center (LDS)

 You can order microfilm for a small fee microfilm, and use their readers. 

A list of some of the microfilm available through them re: Stanly County.

Church records of Rowan, Davie, Iredell and Stanly Counties, North Carolina, 1790-1916
Church records, 1853-1874 Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (Stanly County, North Carolina)
Deaths, 1862-1899 Poplar Grove Church (Stanly County, North Carolina)
Dutch Buffalo Creek Meeting House 1745-1806 Bostian, Frank K.
Minutes and church records, 1823-1967 Bethel United Christ Church (Stanly County, North Carolina)
Records, 1817-1914 Bethel Lutheran Church (Stanly County, North Carolina)
Abstracts of the minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of Stanly County Garner, Helen Lefler
Apprentice bonds, 1872-1906 and 1938 North Carolina. Probate Court (Stanly County)
Bastardy bonds, 1870-1878 North Carolina. Probate Court (Stanly County)
Minutes, 1841-1868 North Carolina. County Court (Stanly County)
Records of slaves and free persons of color (Stanly County, North Carolina), 1830-1868 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Special proceedings minute docket, 1899-1910; index to special proceedings, 1840-1968 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Vestry claim books, 1849-1863 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Wardens of the poor, 1818-1908 North Carolina. Wardens Poor Court (Stanly County)
Deeds, 1854-1881; index to deeds, 1841-1955 Stanly County (North Carolina). Register of Deeds
Entry book, 1841-1939 Stanly County (North Carolina). Register of Deeds
Road overseers, 1841-1860 Stanly County (North Carolina). Register of Deeds
Appointment of administrators, executors, guardians, 1868-1920; record of administrators, 1899-1927; administrators bonds, 1870-1883; guardian bonds, 1887-1912 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Probate records, 1841-1903 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Record of estates, 1841-1869 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Record of settlements, 1866-1925 North Carolina. Probate Court (Stanly County)
Wills, 1663-1978; estate papers, 1820, 1839-1952 (Stanly County) North Carolina. Division of Archives and History (Raleigh, North Carolina)
Wills, 1841-1867 North Carolina. County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Stanly County)
Wills, 1841-1923; index to wills, 1841-1967 North Carolina. Superior Court (Stanly County)
Marriage records, 1850-1967 Stanly County (North Carolina). Register of Deeds
Stanly County, North Carolina, marriages, book 1, 1851-1867; book 2, 186 7-1904 Garner, Helen L

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