This section lists county associations from Henderson to Moore providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The association was established in 1983. Its aim is to promote and encourage research into the County by collecting, preserving and publishing its history.
They also have an Endowment Fund administered by the Community Foundation of Henderson Co. The Foundation will keep the principal of the fund whilst the income will be distributed to the society.
Many resources can be accessed in their Research Library, including:
In addition, Cemetery, Marriage and Land Records for surrounding counties in North Carolina and South Carolina are also accessible.
A quarterly Journal is published by the association and includes:
Numerous other publications are available for sale, which include:
Books covering Jones Co. Cemetery Transcripts are available for sale on the site. Links to sites which you may find of interest are also available, which include The Mayflower Passenger List, 1835 Cherokee Indian Census, Boston Church Registers and Cemetery Transcripts for various Counties.
Many resources can be accessed in their Library, which incorporate:
An on-line catalogue of resources is also accessible.
Indexes of some Madison Co. Cemeteries have been published by the society and a list of these is available on the site, both Alphabetical and in published Volume Order.
Numerous publications are available for sale, including:
Back Issues of their Newsletter The Stalker are also available and contain Bible Records and Family Records. A Table of Contents from 2005 to present is also available.
It is also possible to purchase some publications directly from MCGS Members. These include:
Please note these all relate to Madison County. Other publications available for sale include:
The Association was established in 1946 with the purpose of purchasing and then saving Shaw House from destruction.
Many archives relating to genealogy can be accessed at the Shaw House, which include Manuscripts, over 6000 Photographs, Documents and News Clippings.Website: