Tag: Western North Carolina genealogy

Articles are Due for November Issue of ALOB

If you have an article or announcement you want to place in the upcoming  issue of A Lot of Bunkum (ALOB), please submit it to info @ obcgs .com. A LOT OF BUNKUM (ALOB) is the official publication of OBCGS and is issued quarterly. If you want previous issues, early issues through 2016 are available …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/event/articles-are-due-for-august-issue-of-alob/

DNA Working Group Meeting via Zoom

OBCGS formed a working group on DNA over three years ago and they continue to meet on the first Saturday of each month. It does not matter what level of understanding you have about DNA – you can join us to learn more! We are in the mode of sharing and discovering more about how …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/event/dna-group-discussion/

Program -“Buncombe County Register of Deeds—Treasure Chest of Local Records”

“Buncombe County Register of Deeds—Treasure Chest of Local Records” OBCGS members Linda Brown and Nancy Manning will take us on a tour of the Buncombe County Register of Deeds website to discover many hidden treasures. Buncombe County deeds, vital records, slave deeds and cohabitation records are some of the local records that can be accessed …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/event/program-buncombe-county-register-of-deeds-treasure-chest-of-local-records/

Program – “Land Grants in Western North Carolina”

OBCGS Spring Workshop — Land Grants in Western North Carolina Saturday, April 23, 2022 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM EDT Cost: $10 Presenter David McCorkle will discuss land records in general, including an overview of metes and bounds. He will illustrate how to find land grant information on the website, “North Carolina Land Grant Images …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/event/april-2022programlandgrants/

Bennett Family Research Report

This post is a Proposal that: William Bennett (abt 1730-1806)was the father of John Bennett (abt 1756-abt 1837)and grandfather of Hardeman Bennett (1775-1849) Based on a study of existing records for Upper South Carolina and Western North Carolina   by Carolyn Bennett Mahaffey Atlanta, Georgia February 2021   Bennett Family Report

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/bennett-family-research-report/

Waldrop Family Research Available

Howard Waldrop has generously shared two files on the Waldrop family below: Michael Waldrop, Sr (1708 VA – abt. 1770 SC) Luke Waldrop, Sr (1710 VA – 1780 SC) He also shared another link (below) to his family’s research page on the Waldrop family. This is a rootsweb page and there are lots of ads …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/waldrop-family-research-available/

New Books for Sale!

We are excited about our new genealogy books focused on Western North Carolina listed below. They are now available in our eBay bookstore! You can find many genealogy and local history books in our eBay store: Click here for our eBay Bookstore You can search by name, author or subject by using the white search …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://www.obcgs.com/new-books-for-sale/