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 Welcome to the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society

The OBCGS Family Picnic is scheduled for Saturday, May 20 at 11:00 with lunch at noon

PLACE: Spring Mountain Community Center at 804 Old Fort Rd., Fairview, NC

 

 Our next Program is open to the public on Saturday, June 24 at 2:00 pm at the OBCGS Library

“Isaiah Rice: Middle 20th Century Appalachian African American Photographer”

Speaker Gene Hyde, Special Collections Dept., UNC Asheville

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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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