Kings Mountain and Cleveland County Resources
The library owns local family history specific to the Kings Mountain area. The library houses a small vertical file of newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures and some magazine publications concerning the City of Kings Mountain, the area and its citizens. Interspersed in these vertical files are unpublished, donated family histories.
Kings Mountain Herald (available at the Mauney Memorial Library)
- Microfilm from 1914 to 1982 (not comprehensive)
- Print 1982-Current
Cleveland County Cemeteries
Harris Funeral Home Obituary Search
Mountain Rest Cemetery
Dating from 1876 and owned by the City of Kings Mountain, this cemetery contains approximately 2000 graves and covers 25.67 acres
Mountain Rest Cemetery Burial Records Search
Mountain Rest Cemetery Online Burial Search
Broad River Genealogy Society
Area genealogical records and historical information
Free Online Resources
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
Comprehensive list of genealogy resources online.
Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records
Federal land conveyance records for the Public Land States.
Civil Registration index of Births, Marriages, and Deaths in England and Wales.
Obituary and Grave Research
Find a Grave
Over 121 million grave records.
Obituary Daily Times
Index of published obituaries.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database
Information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.
Revolutionary War Military Records
Ellis Island Passenger Arrivals
American Family Immigration History Center.
Passenger lists and more.
U.S. immigration database with records from 1820-1892.
African American Research
African American and African Ancestor Genealogy.
African American Online Genealogy Records
Comprehensive list of online African American genealogy collections.