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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Beaufort County'''
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Guide to '''Beaufort County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Beaufort_County,_North_Carolina|Beaufort County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.beaufort.nc.us/ ''Beaufort County Courthouse'']<br>112 W 2nd Street<br>Washington, NC 27889<br>252-946-2323<br>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1847</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1696</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1720</center>
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[http://www.co.beaufort.nc.us/ ''Beaufort County Courthouse'']<br>112 W 2nd Street<br>Washington, NC 27889<br>252-946-2323<br>  
  
Reg of Deeds has m and land rec<br>Clk Sup Ct has pro Records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Beaufort County, North Carolina p. 506. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Register of Deeds has marriage and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has probate Records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Beaufort County, North Carolina p. 506. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>  
Beaufort was formed from Bath 3 Dec 1705<br>
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncbeaufort.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncbeaufort.png]]
  
 
==== Bibles  ====
 
==== Bibles  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/beaufort/beaufortcensus.htm Beaufort Co., NC Census Records at NCGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/beaufort/beaufortcensus.htm Beaufort Co., NC Census Records at NCGenWeb Archives]
  
{{Census|North Carolina}}
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{{Census|North Carolina}}  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bofree.htm Free Church on Chocowinity]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bofree.htm Free Church on Chocowinity]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bominutes.htm Church Minutes, Beaufort Co., NC, 1858]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bominutes.htm Church Minutes, Beaufort Co., NC, 1858]  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bochurchogod.htm The Kehukee Baptist Association, 1765 to 1885] (History of the Church of God)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bokehukee.htm Beaufort Co., NC Subscribers List for 1834]
 
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bochurches.htm Churches of Beaufort Co., NC]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bochurches.htm Churches of Beaufort Co., NC]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/beaufort/beaufortchurches.htm Churches at NCGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/beaufort/beaufortchurches.htm Churches at NCGenWeb Archives]
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Durham's Creek.''' Constituted 1790.<ref>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 [http://stpaulsseminary.com/Sophomore%20Year/Department%20of%20History/Ecclesiastical%20History/First%20Semester/Baptist%20History/Baptist%20History%20Collection/LIBRARY/Lesson%2021.PDF 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), 2:561. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bochurchogod.htm The Kehukee Baptist Association, 1765 to 1885] (History of the Church of God)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bokehukee.htm Beaufort Co., NC Subscribers List for 1834]
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===== Catholic  =====
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*'''St. John the Evangelist,''' Washington, N.C. Consecrated 1829.<ref>"St. John the Evangelist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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===== Church of England  =====
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*'''St. Thomas's Parish,''' Bath, N.C. Built 1734.<ref>Lawrence Foushee London and Sarah McCulloh Lemmon, ''The Episcopal Church in North Carolina, 1701-1959'' (Raleigh, N.C.: The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, 1987), 20. {{FHL|548808|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2e}}; "St. Thomas Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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*'''Trinity Church aka Blount's Chapel.''' Built about 1775.<ref>"Trinity Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
  
:-[[3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Beaufort County.
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*March 30-April 20, 1863 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc011.htm Washington]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc011.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 9 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NCmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
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====== Civil War Confederate units  ======
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Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
 
:-[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
 
:-[[4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1720-1960''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to F and 1 to 8 (1720-1960)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bowills.htm Beaufort Co., NC Wills]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/bowills.htm Beaufort Co., NC Wills]  
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*[http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ National Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ National Genealogical Society]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/ncbeau.htm NCGenWeb: Beaufort County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/beaufort/ncbeau.htm NCGenWeb: Beaufort County] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project  
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/NC/county/Beaufort%20Co Beaufort County at Our Family Tree]
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*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/NC/county/Beaufort%20Co Beaufort County at Our Family Tree]  
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Beaufort|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Beaufort|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Guide to Beaufort County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Beaufort County, North Carolina
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County Seat Washington
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Beaufort County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1847
1913
1790
1696
1720

Beaufort County Courthouse
112 W 2nd Street
Washington, NC 27889
252-946-2323

Register of Deeds has marriage and land records
Clerk Superior Court has probate Records[1]

History

Parent County

1705--Beaufort County was first called Pamptecough Precinct when it was formed 3 December 1705 from Bath County; the name was changed to Beaufort about 1712.  Bath County was abolished in 1739.  County seat: Washington [2]

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Bibles

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census & Tax

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

Church

Baptist
Catholic
  • St. John the Evangelist, Washington, N.C. Consecrated 1829.[4]
Church of England
  • St. Thomas's Parish, Bath, N.C. Built 1734.[5]
  • Trinity Church aka Blount's Chapel. Built about 1775.[6]

Court

Ethnic

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Beaufort County for European settlers included:[7]

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Beaufort County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.


Civil War Confederate units

Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-4th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Miscellaneous

Newspapers, Letters & Journals

Photographs

Probate

Schools

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please contact them for more information. 

Births
Marriages
Deaths


Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Beaufort County, North Carolina p. 506. 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. 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), 2:561. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. "St. John the Evangelist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. Lawrence Foushee London and Sarah McCulloh Lemmon, The Episcopal Church in North Carolina, 1701-1959 (Raleigh, N.C.: The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, 1987), 20. FHL Book 975.6 K2e; "St. Thomas Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. "Trinity Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  7. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.
  8. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)