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|Cleveland County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Cleveland County Courthouse
11 East Marion St
P O Box 1210
Shelby, North Carolina 28150
Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1914
Marriage records from 1851 and land records from 1841
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1921
Probate records from 1843 & Circuit records from 1914
Cleaveland was originally used but the present spelling was adopted in 1887.
For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses
For tips on accessing Cleveland County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
- Mount Harmony United Methodist Church, near Polkville, N.C. Organized by 1791.
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
- - 12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company E
:- 14th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 4th Volunteers, Company D
:- 15th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 5th Volunteers, 1st Company D
:- 15th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 5th Volunteers, Company C
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Detailed Men, Company C
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company D
:- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops), Company I
:- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company H
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company E
- 1841-1868, 1910-1942 - Will Books 1, 4, and 5 (1841-1868, 1910-1942) have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
- 1870-1938 - Cleveland County Marriage Index 1870-1938 in International Genealogical Index at FamilySearch - free.
- Cleveland County Obituaries - misc. obits; from GenealogyBuff.com
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
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- Cleveland County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy (Genealogy Inc)
- USGenWeb Project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- FamilySearch Catalog
- Cleveland County NCGenWeb
- USGenWeb Archives-Cleveland County, NC
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cleveland County, North Carolina. Page 507 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ "Mount Harmony United Methodist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
- ↑ Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.
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