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Doris Cline Ward, OBCGS Founding President Passed Away

A founding member of the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society, and its first president, Doris Cline Ward passed away at the age of 99 on Friday, December 1, 2017.  She was living at Pisgah Valley Retirement Center in Candler, NC and was a retired social worker from the state of Michigan. Doris and her family …

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**Buncombe County Cemetery List**

The following is a list of known cemeteries in Buncombe County.   We are currently working to complete this list.   NAME OF CEMETERY ADDRESS CITY TOWNSHIP Academy (Old) Cemetery SEE: Henry Cem; Sulphur Springs Cem xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Lower Hominy Acton United Methodist Church Sand Hill School Rd # 128 Asheville Upper Hominy African Methodist Episcopal …

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Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery

View Larger Map     Name of Cemetery Sharon United Methodist Church  Address 291 Sharon Road, Fairview, NC 28730  Township Fairview  Directions South on US 74A (Charlotte Hwy); Right on Sharon Road  Ownership Fairview Sharon United Methodist Church c/o Helen B. Wright, 29 Sharon Rd, Fairview, NC  Legal Description Deed Bk 0917 Pg 267  1.34 …

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Yancey County North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979

The following is an index of Yancey County Estate files located at Family Search. Click on a name and a new tab will open taking you to the record on Family Search.

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Clay County North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979

The following is an index of Clay County Estate files located at Family Search. Click on a name and a new tab will open taking you to the record on Family Search.

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Cherokee County North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979

The following is an index of Cherokee County Estate files located at Family Search. Click on a name and a new tab will open taking you to the record on Family Search.

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Buncombe County North Carolina Estate Files 1663-1979

The following is an index of Buncombe County Estate files located at Family Search. Click on a name and a new browser  tab will open taking you to the record on Family Search.  

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Genealogy Forms

The following forms may help you organize your research. Vertical Family Group Sheet Vertical Pedigree Chart Four Generation Ancestor Chart

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Dawes Commission

WELDING LINKS: THE DAWES COMMISSION by Myra Vanderpool Gormley, CG  “Convincing the federal government to adopt a policy of allotment of land became an ‘obsession of the later 19th-century Christian reformers’ because they were convinced that it would force the Indians to become just like the industrious white farmers who were rolling over them like …

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Abbott, William P. and Harriett E Bible

FROM THE ABBOTT BIBLE William P. and Harriett E. Abbott Submitted by Mary Martha (Nieblas) Brown The New Testament of Our Lord and Savior JESUS CHRIST (Authorized Version) Copyright, 1899, by Louis Klopech Family Register Parents’ Names (Handwritten) HUSBAND – W.P. Abbott BORN – January the 7 1838 SON of Levi Abbot and Dosha Abbott …

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