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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: August 2016

Birth Records: Annie Lee Golder

Cemetery adds:
Catheys Creek Baptist Church Cemetery: Littleton Aiken; Annie Miller
Dunn's Creek Baptist Church Cemetery: John Heath
Rocky Hill Baptist Church Cemetery: Berry M Robinson

County Records: Land Grants 1861-1877

Newspaper Gleanings:
Accidents: T C Henderson caught in grist mill
Community News: Business Locals for June 1912; Game Laws for Hunting Season
Court News: Administrator 's Notice for R J Pickelsimer; Sale of Land for Taxes
Crime News: Berry Robinson shot; brother arrested
Gossip & Visiting: E C Kitchens in our city

Marriages: Galloway/Corpening

Obits: Mrs Hugh W Sigmon

School: County Treasurer's Report for 1922


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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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