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Guide to Carteret County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Carteret County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1722
County Seat Beaufort
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Carteret County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1755
1913
1790
1721
1741

Carteret County Courthouse
Cateret Count Courthouse Square
Beaufort, NC 28516
Phone: 252-728-8474

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and death and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, Probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1722--Carteret County was created in 1722 from Craven County. County seat: Beaufort [2]

Boundary Changes

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.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Carteret County, North Carolina census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
  • Hadnor's Creek aka Hadnot's Creek. Constituted 1789.[3]
  • Newport River aka Newport and North River. Constituted 1778.[3]
Church of England
  • St. John's Parish. Established 1742. Vestry minutes begin 1742.[4]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Harker's Island

Court

Directories

  • Several NC state business directories are available online.  Visit this list of directories, open the directory, and navigate to Cartetert County.  Directories include information on area businesses and citizens.

Education

Family Histories

  • [Middleton] Brown, Leslie H. "John Middleton of Hampton, Va., and Onslow County, N.C.," The American Genealogist, Vol. 55, No. 3 (Jul. 1979):161-162. FHL 973 D25aga v. 55

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Carteret County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.


Civil War Confederate units

Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

Blog Posts

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carteret County, North Carolina. Page 507 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808 (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at St Paul's Seminary website; George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:491-492, 2:561-562. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Robert J. Cain, ed., The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741 (Raleigh, N.C.: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1999), 432. FHL Book 975.6 K2cr.
  5. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  6. 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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