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Greene County, North Carolina History
When was Greene County, NC Created?
Greene County was created on November 18, 1799 from Glasgow County.
What is the County Seat of Greene County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Snow Hill also, the county government website is www.co.greene.nc.us/.
What counties are adjacent to Greene County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Pitt County, Lenoir County, Wayne County, Wilson County.
Greene County, NC Vital Records
Where can find Greene County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Greene 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 Greene County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the Greene County clerk of court.
You can search online for Greene 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
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Marriage Records
- Greene County, North Carolina Marriage Project
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Births & Deaths Records
- Social Security Death Index
- North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000
- North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
- North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
- North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1800-2000
- North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
- North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004
Greene County, NC Census Records
What Greene 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 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Greene Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Greene Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Greene 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
Greene County, NC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Greene County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Greene County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in North Carolina courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless North Carolina residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Greene County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also North Carolina Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Greene County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 301 N Greene St, Snow Hill, NC 28580
- Phone: (252) 747-3505
- Greene County Register of Deeds
- Phone: 252-747-3620
- Birth Records: 1913
- Marriage Records: 1875
- Death Records: 1913
- Land Records: 1857
- Greene County Clerk of Court
- Phone: 252-747-3505
- Probate Records: 1809
- Court Records: 1861
- Divorce Records: call court clerk for details
- North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998
- Guide to Research Materials in the North Carolina State Archives: Greene County Records
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Court Records
- County Records in the North Carolina State Archives
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Wills & Estate Records
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Deed Records
- North Carolina, County Records, 1833-1970
- BLM Land Records
Greene County, NC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Greene County, NC?
A list of Greene County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Greene County Arts and Historical Society, P.O. Box 266, Snow Hill,N.C. 28580; 252-747-1999
- Heritage Genealogical Society, PO Box 6204, Kinston, NC 28501
- North Carolina State Archives, Office of Archives and History—State Library Building; Public Services Branch, Mail Service Center 4614, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4614 ; Phone: (919) 807-7310
- State Library of North Carolina, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2807; (919) 733-7222, (919) 733-3270
- North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 22, Greenville, NC 27835
Where can I connect with other Greene County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- North Carolina Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of North Carolina Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Greene County, North Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Greene County
- Greene County, North Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Greene County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Greene 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.
Greene Co. NC Books, Newspapers & Publications
- North Carolina Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- North Carolina historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 – 1977) (genealogybank.com)
- Greene County, North Carolina Books (amazon.com)
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Obituary Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Search North Carolina Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Greene Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Greene Co., North Carolina Graves (findagrave.com)
- Greene County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Cemeteries & Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Greene Co., North Carolina Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Greene Co., North Carolina Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Bible Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Greene County, North Carolina Church Books (amazon.com)
Greene Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Greene Co. NC General and History Websites
- Greene County, North Carolina Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- A History of Greene County, North Carolina (carolana.com)
- Greene County, North Carolina Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Greene Co. NC Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- North Carolina Digital Collections (digital.ncdcr.gov)
- Greene County, North Carolina (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – North Carolina – Counties – Greene (cyndislist.com)
- Greene County North Carolina (genealogytrails.com)
- Greene Co. NCGenweb (ncgenweb.us)
- Greene County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Greene County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Greene Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Greene Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of North Carolina Links and Information
- Greene Co. D.O.T. Map
- Map of Greene County, NC Municipalities and Townships
- 1895 Greene County Map (livgenmi.com)
Greene Co. NC Military Records
- North Carolina Military Records Research Guide
- Greene Co., NC GenWeb Archives Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- North Carolina Military Records (Fold3.com) provides access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the North Carolina women and men who served. Perfect for Greene County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Greene Co. NC Schools & Directories
- North Carolina City Directories (search.ancestry.com)
- Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 (search.ancestry.com)