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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:
October 2015:

Bio: Charles H Taylor

Cemetery Additions:
Catheys Creek Baptist Church: Justus
Davidson River Cemetery: Gash, Mills
Dunn's Creek Baptist Church: Gray
Evergreen-Gillespie: Shuford
King-Old Town: Morgan
Little River Baptist Church: Pridmore
Mount Moriah Cemetery: Dempsey
Oak Grove Baptist Church: Fisher
Oak Grove Cemetery: Fortune; McMinn
Orr Cemetery: Gash, Orr, Shuford
Piney Grove Cemetery: Shipman

History Topics: Reminiscences of J M Hamlin

Newspaper Gleanings:
Divorce Notices: Rogers vs Rogers; Shelton vs Shelton

Marriages: Bacon/Henry; Lenderman/Heath; Lewis/English

Miscellaneous: Prizes offered to pupils for county fair

Obits: Sidney Fortune; Rev W A Hamet; Emily Mitchell


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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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