26 July 2012

Thrifty Thursday: Johnston County, NC Records


Facts to know when researching your ancestors in Johnston County:

  • Formed in 1746 from Craven County
  • In 1752 a part of Johnston County was taken to form Orange County
  • In 1758 the eastern part of Johnston became Dobbs County
  • In 1770 a part of Johnston County was taken to form Wake County 
  • In 1855 a part of Johnston County was taken to form Wilson County
  • Has the largest Civil War Battlefield in NC, Bentonville Battlefield
Johnston County Records available online
My goal here is to have resources other than your everyday census, cemetery, and obituary records. If you know of additional resources that can be found online, please let me know to add them.

1700s (some 1800s & 1900s)
1900s
Other
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