Links to Forsyth County Genealogical Records and Query Sites
GENERAL GENEALOGY SITES
CENSUS AND TAX RECORDS
CHURCHES AND CEMETERIES
- The Forsyth County Genealogical Society has published three books of marriage records, spanning the period from 1849 through 1889.
- More recent Forsyth Co. marriage license information can be obtained from the Forsyth Co. Register of Deeds.
- Civil War deserters
From Cindy Casey, articles from the People's Press regarding deserters from the Forsyth Co. area. Includes many names of men arrested.
- Union survivors 1890
From Cindy Casey, Forsyth Co. men who served in the Union forces, special schedule to 1890 census
- Davis Military Academy
From Cindy Casey, news items from 1891-1892 about the Davis School in Forsyth County
- 21st NC Troops. The web page for this Confederate re-enactment unit includes the complete rosters of all companies in the NC 21st, which was drawn from Stokes, Forsyth, Guilford and neighboring counties.
- Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
In neighboring Guilford County, but not far from Forsyth.
- Civil War pension applicants - from Cindy Casey
- Col. Joseph Winston 1892 newspaper article
- President George Washington in Salem, 1791
- The Southern Claims Commission, A little known source of genealogical information
- Hyde County, NC US GenWeb Project
John McGowan has posted the rosters of the companies formed during the Civil War
from Hyde Co. In Co. H, 33rd Regt., NCST, includes a number of soldiers from Forsyth Co.
- The Revolutionary War Battle of Shallow Ford
Ann Brownlee's page of research on a battle in what is now Yadkin Co., October
- Another page by Ann Brownlee: The Struggle for Independence in North Carolina