Search For Your Ancestors in Historical Documents

FIRST or LAST NAME

CATEGORY

STATE

Franklin County,
North Carolina History & Facts

Franklin County, North Carolina History

When was Franklin County, NC Created?
Franklin County was created on April 14, 1778 from Bute County. This county was named for Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), an author, politician, statesman, and Founding Father of the United States.

What is the County Seat of Franklin County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Louisburg also, the county government website is www.franklincountync.us/.

What counties are adjacent to Franklin County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Warren County (northeast), Nash County (east), Wake County (southwest), Granville County (west), Vance County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Franklin County, NC?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bunn, Centerville, Franklinton, Louisburg, Youngsville.


Franklin County, NC Vital Records

Where can find Franklin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Franklin County vital records can be found at the North Carolina Department of Health which has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in North Carolina for current fees and application process.

Birth, death and marriage certificates also may be obtained at the Franklin County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the  Franklin County clerk of court.

You can search online for Franklin County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for North Carolina Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Application to mail.

The North Carolina State Archives has the following vital records: Death Certificates, 1913-1975 (Statewide Index: 1913-1979); microfilmed Indexes to Births and Deaths (except Wake, Durham); Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 (not required by law); Cohabitation Records, 1866-1867; microfilmed Marriage Registers and Indexes; microfilmed Marriage Licenses for many of the counties See Also North Carolina Vital Records Research Guide


Franklin County, NC Census Records

What Franklin County, NC census records are available?
County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules which can guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1790 (incomplete), 1800 (incomplete), 1810 (incomplete), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Franklin Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Franklin Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Franklin Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also North Carolina Census Records Research Guide


Franklin County, NC Courthouse and Government Records


Franklin County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Franklin County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Franklin County. The years pointed out listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also North Carolina Corthouse Records Research Guide


Franklin County, NC Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Franklin County, NC?
A list of Franklin County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Franklin County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Franklin County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Franklin County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is merely a directory that has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.

Franklin Co. NC Books, Newspapers & Publications

Franklin Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Franklin Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Franklin Co. NC General and History Websites

Franklin Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Franklin Co. NC Military Records

Franklin Co. NC Schools & Directories

Copyright © 2014 GenealogyInc.com,