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 Welcome to the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

 Our next Program is open to the public on Saturday, April 22 at 2:00 pm at the OBCGS Library

“Road Block Roundtable” – speaker will be members of OBCGS. Has your family history research hit the proverbial brick wall? Join us for a roundtable discussion on ways to find the information you need.

If there’s bad weather coming, please call ahead (828) 253-1894 to make sure the library is open if you plan to visit.


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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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