Local History Resources

Research your ancestry and historical events through our Local History and Genealogy Collection. The collection is located at the Concord branch of the Cabarrus County Library. It can also be accessed through our online resources

The Lore Room contains materials on Cabarrus County History and Genealogy. These materials date back to 1750. We also have limited sources for these counties:

  • Iredell
  • Mecklenburg
  • Rowan
  • Stanly
  • Union

Most of the genealogical notes and records are in book, microfilm and folder form.

Records include:

  • deeds
  • wills
  • court minutes
  • marriage records
  • tax lists
  • estate papers
  • County censuses

Records are also available from the:

  • Daily Independent
  • Concord Tribune
  • Independent Tribune

The Lore Files were collected and compiled by Adelaide and Eugenia Lore. They include many area church and family Bible records, and extensive cemetery readings.