Camden County, North Carolina Genealogy

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Camden_County,_North_Carolina|Camden County]]''
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]]  [[Camden_County,_North_Carolina|Camden County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
''' Camden County North Carolina Courthouse'''<br>
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'''Camden County North Carolina Courthouse'''<bk>Hwy 343 P O Box 190<bk>
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Camden, NC 27921<bk>919-335-4077<bk><bk>
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Clk Sup Ct has div &amp;&nbsp;Ct rec from 1896&lt;br&gt;  
  
Hwy 343 P O Box 190 &lt;br&gt;
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pro rec from 1912&lt;br&gt;  
  
Camden, NC 27921&lt;br&gt;
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Camden was from from Pasquotank 8 Apr 1777&lt;br&gt;  
 
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919-335-4077&lt;br&gt;
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Clk Sup Ct has div &amp;&nbsp;Ct rec from 1896&lt;br&gt;
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pro rec from 1912&lt;br&gt;
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Camden was from from Pasquotank 8 Apr 1777&lt;br&gt;
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Camden County was formed in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County. It was named for Charles Pratt, 1st Lord Camden, who had opposed the Stamp Act. The county is the site of the southern terminus of the Dismal Swamp Canal and was the location of the Battle of South Mills on April 19, 1862 during the American Civil War which brought a minor victory to the Confederacy.
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Camden County was formed in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County. It was named for Charles Pratt, 1st Lord Camden, who had opposed the Stamp Act. The county is the site of the southern terminus of the Dismal Swamp Canal and was the location of the Battle of South Mills on April 19, 1862 during the American Civil War which brought a minor victory to the Confederacy.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Several records destroyed in fire with many others missing.
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Several records destroyed in fire with many others missing.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
The County consists of three Townships:
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The County consists of three Townships:  
  
*Courthouse
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*Courthouse  
*Shiloh
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*Shiloh  
 
*South Mills
 
*South Mills
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
The following sites have listings of cemeteries in Camden County:
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The following sites have listings of cemeteries in Camden County:  
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/easternshorecemetery.htm Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/easternshorecemetery.htm Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/JamesENashCemetery.htm James E. Nash Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/JamesENashCemetery.htm James E. Nash Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/ArchieSawyerCemetery.htm Archie Sawyer]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/ArchieSawyerCemetery.htm Archie Sawyer]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/sawyercemetery.htm Sawyer Cemetery]&nbsp;&nbsp; and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/GrandySawyer.htm Sawyer Cemetery 2]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/sawyercemetery.htm Sawyer Cemetery]&nbsp;&nbsp; and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/GrandySawyer.htm Sawyer Cemetery 2]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/updateedwinferebee.htm Edwin Ferebee Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/updateedwinferebee.htm Edwin Ferebee Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hughes_cemetery.htm Hughes Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hughes_cemetery.htm Hughes Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/wesleymethodist.htm Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/wesleymethodist.htm Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/cutrell.htm Cutrell Family Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/cutrell.htm Cutrell Family Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/oldBrown.htm Brown Family Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/oldBrown.htm Brown Family Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/mcpherson.htm McPherson-Ferebee Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/mcpherson.htm McPherson-Ferebee Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/whiteoakhill.htm White Oak Hill- Trafton Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/whiteoakhill.htm White Oak Hill- Trafton Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/gardnerc.htm Gardner Trafton Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/gardnerc.htm Gardner Trafton Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/gilbertc.htm Gilbert Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/gilbertc.htm Gilbert Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hastingsc.htm Hastings Picture Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hastingsc.htm Hastings Picture Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hastingstext.htm Hastings Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hastingstext.htm Hastings Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/LambC.htm Cornelius G. Lamb Family Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/LambC.htm Cornelius G. Lamb Family Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/Nashtext.htm Lemuel Sawyer Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/Nashtext.htm Lemuel Sawyer Cemetery]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/tarkingtonc.htm Tarkington Cemetery]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/tarkingtonc.htm Tarkington Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/Williams.htm Williams Cemetery]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/Williams.htm Williams Cemetery]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*A listing of Camden County Churches can be found [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cchurches.htm here]
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*A listing of Camden County Churches can be found [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cchurches.htm here]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/churchrecords.htm Camden County Church Records]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/churchrecords.htm Camden County Church Records]
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Elizabeth City North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
*[[Elizabeth City North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Camden|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Camden|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/camden.htm NCGenWeb Camden County]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/camden.htm NCGenWeb Camden County]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/camden.htm Camden County USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/camden.htm Camden County USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.camdencountync.gov/services/GIS.htm Camden County Government Services]
 
*[http://www.camdencountync.gov/services/GIS.htm Camden County Government Services]
  

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Contents

County Courthouse

Camden County North Carolina Courthouse<bk>Hwy 343 P O Box 190<bk> Camden, NC 27921<bk>919-335-4077<bk><bk> Clk Sup Ct has div & Ct rec from 1896<br>

pro rec from 1912<br>

Camden was from from Pasquotank 8 Apr 1777<br>

History

Camden County was formed in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County. It was named for Charles Pratt, 1st Lord Camden, who had opposed the Stamp Act. The county is the site of the southern terminus of the Dismal Swamp Canal and was the location of the Battle of South Mills on April 19, 1862 during the American Civil War which brought a minor victory to the Confederacy.

Parent County

1777-Camden County was created 8 April 1777 from Pasquotank County. County seat: Camden [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Several records destroyed in fire with many others missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

The County consists of three Townships:

  • Courthouse
  • Shiloh
  • South Mills

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The following sites have listings of cemeteries in Camden County:

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).