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Volunteers For Lookups Are Needed!!!
This section is entirely dependent on other researchers GENEROUSLY agreeing to try and assist others by doing look-ups for them. PLEASE VOLUNTEER if you can provide this extremely valuable service to others.  If you have resources for Rutherford County and would like to volunteer to help with look-ups please e-mail me 

Many Thanks to All Our Volunteers for you willingness to share and volunteer!!!

If you are local to Rutherford County or will be coming to visit:
The Genealogical Society  of OLD TRYON COUNTY  is located in downtown Forest City, NC. They have a wonderful selection of genealogical resources.

 Census Year

Lookup Volunteer/Email

1850 Rutherford County Census Ed Lott
1860 Rutherford County Census Ed Lott
1870 Rutherford County Census Ed Lott
1880 Rutherford County Census
1900 Rutherford County Census Ed Lott

 Reference Books


Bridges To The Past, a collection of genealogy columns featured in the newspaper, "Forest City This Week", 1969-1978.
Nevora Nush
"Marriage Bonds of Tryon & Lincoln Counties,  North Carolina" abstracted and indexed  Dianna Anderson
Rutherford County North Carolina  Marriage Records 1779 - 1867  Marlene Avery
North Carolina Wills: A Testator Index, 1665-1900 Dianna Anderson
Rutherford Co. NC, Wills and Misc. Records 1783-1868 Nevora Nush
Confederate Soldiers of Cleveland & Rutherford Counties, North Carolina 1861-1865 Hannah Wolbrueck

 NC Archives

Lookup Volunteer/Email

I am in the NC Archives on a regular basis and will be glad to make copies for you. Marriage records, death records, estates, land records - if you have the citation there is a cost, contact me for info. Please send specific citation information such as the person(s) name, date or death or marriage, and county. Need someone to do the research for for you? Visit my web site at www.NCProGenealogist.com

Linda Allred Cooper

 Lookup volunteers also needed for these references

Rutherford County Heritage Click here to Volunteer
Some Old Cemetery Records of Old Rutherford Co, NC Click here to Volunteer
Rutherford Co., NC, Records, 1755-1821.
(Including Will Index 1784-1900)
Click here to Volunteer
Rutherford Co., NC Marriages, Birth & Death Records
Click here to Volunteer

 Research for Free & Fee

I have a website which includes a research for fee service & I post free information from the Rutherford County county court of pleas & quarter sessions & deed books.  I also have CDs for sale (index of court records 1799-1817, children bound out) and a book coming out soon.

Melody Booker

 Web Site Links


Michael L. Goins's Family History
features surnames: Alexander, Ellis, Hodge, Jury, Schell, Smith, Fowler, Hogle, Keyes, Tiddy, Bettiga, Goins, Hopper, Lesley, Watts, Rees, Darrah, Heisler, James, Ruby, Bohl, Graham, Hudson
Goin's Family History
Remember Cliffside
It is dedicated to preserving the history and memories of Cliffside, a mill village in Rutherford County, North Carolina, built at the turn of the 20th century. Although the mill and a few buildings still stand today, the town as it existed for almost 80 years is virtually gone.
Remember Cliffside
The Wilkey - Wilkie Family 
Based on Hubert Wilkey's book- My pages contain over one hundred different Wilkey/ie family lines as well as documents, military, census, cemetery, stories about the Wilkey's and their relations.
The Wilkey - Wilkie Family
McKinney GenWeb
McKinney, McSwain, and  Hamrick families members check out this site. There is a link on the site with instructions on how to add your families information, pictures of family and the scenic area in which they lived.
McKinney GenWeb


Bridges to the Past
The Duncan/Rodeback Family Genealogy Page. Featuring Allen and Weeks families of Rutherford County.
Bridges to the Past
Patrick Ruppe
Worldwide Lookups http://www.raogk.com
Web Site
Obituary look ups Requests are made on-line--see instructions
Web Site