to Rowan Public Library and the Edith M. Clark History Room website, where you'll find a selection of Western North Carolina and Old Rowan genealogy and history resources.  Click the links along the top of the page to Browse Resources like Ancestry.com (in-library use only) and HeritageQuest (available from home or within the library); Browse Collections like the Butner Maps and Knox Family Tree; and more.

Hours of Operation

9 am - 9 pm | Monday - Wednesday
9 am - 6 pm | Thursday
9 am - 5 pm | Friday
9 am - 5 pm | Saturday*
*closed 12:30-1 pm for lunch

Contact Us

Gretchen B. Witt, History Room Librarian
Vanessa Sterling, History Room Associate
Anne Morgan, PT History Room Associate
Amanda Brill, PT History Room Associate

History Room
Rowan Public Library
201 W. Fisher Street
Salisbury, NC  28144

704-216-8253 History Room
704-216-8232 Librarian

Knox Family Tree


The Knox Family Tree consists of 566 surnames and contains just over 3500 individual names. An almost innumerable amount of people today could…see more