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 Welcome to the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

 Our next program is open to the public on Saturday, August 26 at 2:00 pm at the OBCGS Library

 “A Home in Shalom”ville”

The speaker is Sharon Fahrer, the owner of History at Hand which leads tours in Asheville and helps create interpretive panels about local history.

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New Books for Sale!

We are excited about several new genealogy books focused on Western North Carolina now available in our bookstore. These books are available along with our other regular priced new books in our eBay store: click here for our eBay bookstore Here is the list of the latest books for sale: “Buncombe County Court Records, Volume …

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Researching Your African American Family History in North Carolina

Early Buncombe County slave deeds and cohabitation records have become available to the public on the Buncombe County website. The Register of Deeds office is very progressive and has made all kinds of vital records available publicly. They set a fine example for other municipalities and are making a huge difference in helping descendants trace …

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