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Transylvania County North Carolina

Transylvania County was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1861 from portions of Henderson and Jackson Counties. Brevard, the county seat was established in 1861 and incorporated in 1889. Transylvania is derived from the Latin words trans - meaning "across"
and sylva - meaning "woods".

Brevard * Pisgah Forest * Rosman * Cedar Mountain * Cherryfield * Lake Toxaway * Little River * Penrose * Sapphire 

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Transylvania County Online Data

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Obituaries and Death Notices

 School Records

 Wills / Probate


Website Updates: March 2016

Cemetery Adds:
Davidson River Cemetery: Ephraim Clayton; Thomas D L Clayton
Duckworth Cemetery: Alfred Duckworth; Isabella Jeffers
Oak Grove Cemetery: Ellen Allison; Thomas Allison; Prof F J Cutter; Alexander England; Hezekiah Heath; Billie Hunt; Sgt Ernest Miller; Martin Orr; William Osborne
Whitmire Cemetery: James Whitmire; William Wood

History Topics:
Lewis Redmond "Outlaw"

Civil War Soldiers Records and Profiles: Charles Allen; Jesse Allison; James Bowling; John Brown; Leonard Cagle; James M Case; Ephraim Clayton; Thomas Clayton; Alexander England; John Featherston; Henry Fletcher; Hasleston Gillespie; Flemming Harris; William Hogsed; John Lance; George Lockaby; James McCall; Martin Orr; Rufus Paxton; Christopher Raines; John Shipman; Samuel Tucker; James Whitmire; John Wilson.

Newspaper Gleanings:
Community News: Pauper Accounts for 1917
Schools: Carson Creek Roll of Honor Oct 1893  

Obits: Ellen Allison; Hascal Johnson




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Surrounding Counties:

Henderson County

Jackson County

Haywood County

Greenville County SC

Pickens County SC

Oconee County SC

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