PUBLICATIONS

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"The Ancestors and Descendants of Johann Nicholas Heinrich Kress" has been out of print for several years. An e-book version is now available from Amazon.comThe printed 4 volume set sold for $75.00. The 1600 page e-book is $14.99.

More of our out of print books will be up as e-books in the near future.

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New books are added to this list as they become available. Book customers are automatically added to our mailing list. Contact us if you have a book you would like us to publish or advertise. Anyone publishing a book, through us or elsewhere, featuring Cabarrus history or Cabarrus families, is invited to send ordering information to the society for inclusion in our journal, newsletter and website to 2lhayr@gmail.com or:

Cabarrus Genealogy Society
PO Box 2981
Concord, NC 28025 

Journal back issues are available starting with Fall 1993 at $5.00 each, including shipping and handling. We have sold out of some of the early issues. We are willing to exchange journals and publications with other genealogical/historical societies.

Society publications may be either picked up locally or mail ordered. Some prices have been adjusted due to increased printing and postage costs. All prices are subject to revision. Books purchased by Cabarrus Genealogy Society members at the monthly meetings are discounted 25%. For membership information Click Here.

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New Techgraphics
1520 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC  28083 
(704-933-8324)

Call ahead to make sure what you want is in stock. Havis McDonald is sometimes able to deliver orders locally. He can be reached at 704-279-4361. 

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HISTORY BOOKS
  1. Bethel Bear Creek Church, A reprint of the 1974 book. Part I, Dutch Buffalo Creek Meeting House 1745-1806 by Frank K. Bostian and Bernard W. Cruse. Part II Bethel Bear Creek United Church of Christ 1806-1974 by Thomas L. Moose and Reedy Jordan Moose. Baptisms, marriages cemetery records and church history. Church is located in Stanly County. Many Cabarrus names.290 pages, laminate cover. $25.00 + $5.00 S&H #BBC
  2. A Light and Lively Look Back at Cabarrus County, North Carolina, by Helen Arthur-Cornett. 243 pages laminate cover. A compilation of 16 years of local history columns published in the Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C./ Cabarrus Neighbors.  North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. $34.00 + $5.00 S&H #LLB
  3. Remembering Concord, by Helen Arthur-Cornett. The second book of history columns published in the Charlotte Observer. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner.  Published by History Press, Charleston, SC 159 pages. paperback Perfect binding. $19.00 + $3.00 S&H. #RC
  4. Remembering Kannapolis: Tales From the Towel City, by Helen Arthur-Cornett.  In this third book of writings first published in the Charlotte Observer’s “A Look Back” column, author Helen Arthur-Cornett not only informs readers about the history of Kannapolis, but also brings the past to life through comic snippets and intimate scenes from the city’s earlier years. Published by History Press, Charleston, SC. ISBN 1-59629-073-0 Paperback. $19.00 + $3.00 S&H. # RK
  5. Newspaper Abstracts from Early Newspapers Published in Concord, North Carolina 1855 - 1862: abstracted by Clarence Horton, Indexed by Kathryn Bridges. Stories about the coming conflict and letters from Cabarrus soldiers, advertising from local businesses. 158 pages, full name index, $17.00 + $3.00 S&H #NA55-62
  6. Union Churches in North Carolina During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner(Hardbound) 80 pages $32.00 + $3.00 S & H. #UCNC
  7. A History of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Volume One: Pioneers and Patriots, 1732-1799, by Clarence E. Horton Jr. Edited by Kathryn Bridges. Judge Horton researched available records of the area that became Cabarrus County. There are eight appendices, a full index and a three page bibliography. 156 pages, soft bound. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner, $17.00 + $3.00 S & H. #HC1
  8. Calvary Lutheran Church - a History 1913-1996 (Concord, North Carolina), by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner (Hardbound) 175 pages, $35.00 + $3.00 S & H #CLH
MILITARY
  1. Cabarrus Confederate Veterans In Alphabetical Order Second Edition, compiled by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. A compilation from several sources. Gives unit designations. 42 Pages, soft cover. New edition has five hundred more names than the first edition. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. $8.00 + $2.00 S & H #CV
  2. Cabarrus Revolutionary Patriot Roll, compiled by Cabarrus Genealogy Society. Full name and place index. An alphabetical roster of revolutionary war veterans identified as having a link with the area that became Cabarrus County, North Carolina Genealogical information is included with many of those listed. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. 135 pages soft bound, $19.00 + $3.00 S & H. # RP
GOVERNMENT RECORDS
  1. Cabarrus County N.C. Abstracts of Minutes of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1793-1797 and Deed Books 1, 2, & 3. 1793-1801, by Lois M. Schnieder. 104 pages, soft bound. Full-name index. Price $19.00 + $2.00 S&H #PQ93-97
  2. Cabarrus Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, April 17, 1797- April 17, 1805. Compiled by Margaret Bost and Clarence Horton. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. 145 pages. Full-name index. Price $18.00 + $3.00 S&H. #PQ97-05
  3. Cabarrus County, North Carolina, Court of Pleas and Quarter Session, July 15, 1805 - April 23, 1817, By  Margaret Bost, Clarence Horton and Larry Hayer. Minutes Abstract with Deed and will Book Notations. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. 241 pages. Full-name index, map of streams, and surname guide. $22.00 + $4.00 S&H #PQ05-17
  4. Minutes Cabarrus County Superior Court 1819 -1828, transcribed by Clarence Horton. A replacement for the missing years of the Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions minutes. Full name index. 142 pages, soft bound. $16.00 + $3.00 S&H #MSC19-26
  5. Cabarrus Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions, 1821 - 1828: Minutes Abstract, By Margaret Bost, Clarence horton and Larry Hayer. 165 pages, contains glossary of terms used in court. Full name and place index. North Carolina Society of historians award winner $20.00 + $3.00 S&H . #PQ21-28
  6. Seventh Census Cabarrus County, North Carolina -1850, by Betty L. Krimminger and James R. Wilson. Population, Slave, Mortality, Agriculture Industry, and Social Statistics.260 pages, soft cover, tape bound. $27.00 + $3.50 S&H . #C7
  7. Ninth Census Cabarrus County, North Carolina -1870, by Betty L. Krimminger and James R. Wilson Population, Mortality, Agriculture, Industry, and Social Statistics. 374 pages, tape bound $31.00 + $4.00 S&H. #C9
  8. Eighth Census Cabarrus County, North Carolina -1860, by Betty L. Krimminger and James R. Wilson Population, Slave, Mortality, Agriculture, Industry, and Social Statistics. 283 pages, tape bound. $29 + $4.00 S&H. #C8
  9. Tenth Census Cabarrus County, North Carolina - 1880, by Betty L. Krimminger and James R. Wilson Population, Mortality, Agriculture, Industry, and Social Statistics. 376 pages, soft cover. $31.00 + $5.00 S&H. #C10
  10. Cabarrus County Tax Assessment Records 1860 and 1863, Kathryn L. Bridges and Bernard W. Cruse Jr, transcribers.  The 1863 index includes slaves required to be listed by name with real property subject to taxation. They are listed in district numbers 1-12.  This book will prove to be a valuable source of information for students and researchers of African American history or families tracing their genealogy in the county. The index includes the name of persons, number acres, value per acre, total value, age of  slave, value of slave and comments (blacksmith) or (unsound). Full name index, separate slave index. 240 pages, soft bound. $21.00 + $4.00 S&H #CTA
  11. Cabarrus County North Carolina Tax Scroll - 1890, Kathryn L. Bridges, Bernard W. Cruse, Jr, and Larry W. Hayer, transcribers and editors. Genealogists use many records to supplement the lost 1890 census. For Cabarrus County, the 1890 Tax Scroll is one substitute. Soft bound 170 Pages $19.00 + $3.00 S&H #1890TX
FAMILY HISTORIES
  1. Who is Kin to Whom in the Cabarrus Genealogy Society, compiled by Larry Hayer. A compilation of Cabarrus County relations, profiling 85 members of the Society in 2013 - 2014 and how they are kin to each other. A fun book and valuable research tool. 172 pages, saddle stitch, soft cover.$18.00 + $4.00 S&H
  2. Descendants of John Christian Barnhardt I, by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Born in Germany, lived and died in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. Full name index 100 pages $18.00 + $3.00 S&H. #DJCB
  3. Some of the Descendants of John Boland, by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Came to America as a Hessian Soldier, deserted the English to become an American Patriot, serving with the Continentals, then living out his days in Little Mountain, South Carolina. Listed by  the Daughters of the American Revolution as a Patriot. Full name index. 140 pages $17 + $3.00 S&H #DJB [2007 reprint]
  4. Daphne's Kinfolks- Volume Two - Descendants of William Lea in Piedmont  North Carolina 
    Eight generations of descendants from Orange County to Catawba, Iredell, Rowan and Cabarrus. Primitive Baptist Church cemetery lists. Surnames include: Amados, Amos, Archer, Bast, Benson, Best, Bland, Buchnell, Cannaday, Carey, Clark, Cochran, Coggan, Coggin, Coggins, Cole, Crunkerene, Daniel, Drake, Farmer, Ferris, Gawton, Gonson, Gouge, Green, Grenville, Hammon, Hanson, Hawkins Hele, Hendley, Henson, Herndon, Hinson, Hoyle, Hussy, Hyde, Johnston, Johnstone, Jourdaine, Kennedy, Kinnadie, Lanifer, Lea, Lee, Lynch, McAlester, Moore, Moss, Park, Parker, Paulsen, Porter, Preble, Price, Prideaux, Rush, Smith, Snead, Stuart, Sullivan, Taylor, Trelawney, Turner, Walker, Walter, Watkins, Whealey, Whealy, Wheeley, Whitley, Williams, Winston, Wood, Woodson. 264 pages, color pictures, Spiral bound. $39.00 + $5.00 S&H #DK@
  5. Descendants of Johan Martin Dërr (Dry/Drye), by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. (Dry/Drye). Born in Germany, lived in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Full name index. 140 pages $20.00 + $3.00 S&H. #DJMD [2007 Reprint]
  6. Descendants of Peter Eary (Petter Ihrig),April 2007 Edition by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Born in Germany, lived in Cabarrus County, died in Rowan County, North Carolina. Full index. Perfect binding. 220 pages $22.00 + $4.00 S&H. #DPE 
  7. Descendants of Johan Counrath Eherenhart (Earnhardt), by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Born in Germany, Johan was an  ancestor of the Earnhardt family of stock car racers. lived in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. 212 pages $40.00 + $4.00 S & H. #DJE [2007 Update]
  8. Descendants of Hans Fegert (Faggart), by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Born in Germany, lived in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Full name index 61 pages $11 + $2.00 S&H. #DHF [2007 Revision]
  9. Some Descendants of Wendel Miller 1724-1805, Born in Germany. Died in Rowan County, North Carolina. Bernard W. Cruse Jr Editor. Revolutionary War Patriot. This a new book, not a reprint. Three volumes plus a separate 307 page index. 1707 pages in four volumes. Perfect binding, laminated cover. $100.00 + $14.00 S&H. #WM
  10. Descendants of Johan Wilhelm Paulas, by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Born in Germany, lived in Rowan County, North Carolina. Color pictures. Full name index. 32 pages $9.00 + $2.00 S&H. #DJP [2007 Revision]
  11. Some of the Descendants of Hans (Phieffer) Phifer, Births from 1685 in Switzerland to present day in Cabarrus County. Many photographs, some in color. Wills and family stories. Complied by Bernard W. Cruse Jr. Three volumes including full name index. 1415 pages. Perfect binding, laminated cover. $98.00 + $14.00 S&H. #HP
  12. William Scott 1732/3 - 1800 of Cabarrus County, North Carolina and some of his Descendants with Allied Lines, (Cline, Goodnight, Winecoff, Goodman, Suther), by Carol S. Scott. More than a genealogy, with stories, pictures and maps pertaining to the Scott family 138 p., full name index, illus. Includes some early history of Mecklenburg / Cabarrus County. $15.00 + $3.00 S & H  #WS
  13. The Reverend Samuel Suther V.D.M 1722 - 1788, German Reformed Minister of the Two Carolinas and Some of His Descendants to the Fifth and Sixth Generations, by Carol S. Scott.  First known pastor of New Gilead German Reformed Church. Stories and illustrations. 106 pages, soft cover, full name index. $15.00 + $3.00 S&H. #SS
CEMETERY BOOKS
  1. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina, (Book 1) Compiled by Larry Hayer. Fifty-six cemeteries of Cabarrus County from records in the Lore History Room. Full name index with over 3,900 entries. Synopsis of North Carolina cemetery statutes. North Carolina Society of Historians Award winner. 177 pages, soft cover. $19.00 + $3.00 S&H. #GS1
  2. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Two, Compiled by Larry Hayer. Fourteen Cemetery readings by Cabarrus Genealogy Society members. Some of the graveyards are very old and not in current use. Full name index. North Carolina Society of Historians Award winner. 198 pages, soft cover. $21.00 + $4.00 S&H. #GS2
  3. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Three, Larry Hayer, compiler. Thirteen cemeteries, mostly heretofore unpublished cemetery records. 130 pages, soft cover. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. $17.00 + $3.00 S&H. #GS3 [2007 Reprint]
  4. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Four, Compiled by Bernard Cruse, Jr and Larry Hayer. Eight cemeteries, mostly heretofore unpublished cemetery records Gravestone entries enhanced with genealogical Information from society members files. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. 198 pages soft cover. $22.00 + $3.00 S&H. #GS4
  5. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Five: Oakwood Cemetery, by Bernard W. Cruse Jr and Deane Casper Flowers. Two volumes totaling 450 pages. An up to date listing of the thousands of Concord's Oakwood Cemetery. Compiled from city records and several other sources. Overall and sectional maps. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner. $48.00 + $4.50 S&H. #GS5
  6. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Six: West Concord Cemetery, Cemetery started in 1918 by local textile mill owners as Union Cemetery. Compiled in 2005 with detailed maps showing cemetery layout. Genealogical information added by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. North Carolina Society of Historians Award Winner.152 pages. $15.00 + $2.50 S&H #GS6 SOLD OUT
  7. Where They Rest In Cabarrus County, by Bernard W. Cruse Jr, about 10,000 names with birth, death and cemetery location. An alphabetical index of names in Cemetery Books 1-6. Perfect binding,  laminate cover, 692 pages. $50.00 + $6.00 S&H  (ISBN 1-59712-041-3) #WTR [2007 Reprint]
  8. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Seven, by Bernard W. Cruse Jr. SOLD OUT
  9. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina - Book Eight, 2007 readings compiled by Bernard W. Cruse Jr. Six Cabarrus cemeteries: Center Grove Lutheran, Mount Carmel United Methodist, New Gilead Reformed United Church of Christ, Patterson Neal Presbyterian, Roberta Baptist, and Rutherford Memorial Park. Genealogical information added. Full name and maiden name index. Perfect Binding. 189 pages. $20.00 + $3.00 S&H. (ISBN 9781597122016) #GS8 SOLD OUT
  10. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina, Book Nine, Compiled by Bernard W. Cruse, Jr. Five cemeteries surveyed by Society members: Bethel United Methodist Church, Midland; Bethpage Presbyterian Church, Kannapolis; Calvary Praise and Worship Center, Concord; Cross of Christ Lutheran Church, Rimertown and Roberta United Methodist Church, Concord. Cemetery maps and genealogical information. 219 pages, soft bound. $30.00 + $3.50 S&H #GS9
  11. Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, North Carolina, Book Ten
    Compiled by Larry Hayer, 2015. New or recently read grave markers surveyed by Cabarrus Genealogy Society members. Cemeteries included: Asbury Methodist, Bethel AME Zion Church, Bethpage Presbyterian Church USA, Boger Reformed Church, First Baptist Church Kannapolis, Gilmore Chapel AME Zion Church, Gilwood Presbyterian Church, Keller Reformed Church, Louse Level Cemetery, Mount Hermon Lutheran Church, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Mount Mitchell United Methodist Church, Mount Pleasant Pentecostal Holiness Church, Pine Grove Baptist Church, Pine Bluff United Methodist Church, Rocky Ridge United Methodist Church, Shiloh United Methodist Church. 187 pages, saddle stitch, soft cover.$36.00 + $3.50 S&H #GS10