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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] > Carteret County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Carteret County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Carteret County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rafert.org/home/carteret.htm Carteret Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-carteret.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1722
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| founded date =
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| seat wl = Beaufort
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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|-
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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>1755</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>1721</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1741</center>
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[http://www.carteretcountygov.org/ Carteret County Courthouse]<br>Cateret Count Courthouse Square<br>Beaufort, NC 28516<br>Phone: 252-728-8474<br><br>Register&nbsp;of Deeds has birth, marriage and death and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce, Probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carteret County, North Carolina. Page 507 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1722'''--Carteret County was created in 1722&nbsp;from [[Craven County, North Carolina|Craven]] County. '''County seat''': Beaufort <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Craven County, North Carolina|Craven]]
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*[[Jones County, North Carolina|Jones]]
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*[[Onslow County, North Carolina|Onslow]]
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*[[Pamlico County, North Carolina|Pamlico]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretcemeteries.html Carteret County cemetery information] - via NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1666 Carteret County cemeteries] - via Find-A-Grave.com<br>
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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretcensus.htm Carteret County census records] - via the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretchurch.html Church records] - via the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Hadnor's Creek''' aka '''Hadnot's Creek.''' Constituted 1789.<ref name="bap">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), 1:491-492, 2:561-562. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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*'''Newport River''' aka '''Newport and North River.''' Constituted 1778.<ref name="bap" />
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===== Church of England  =====
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*'''St. John's Parish.''' Established 1742. Vestry minutes begin 1742.<ref>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|967002|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2cr}}.</ref>
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  =====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Harker's Island
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretcourt.html Court records] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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==== Directories<br>  ====
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*Several NC&nbsp;state business directories are available online. &nbsp;[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/bookshelf/directories/ Visit this list of directories], open the directory, and navigate to Cartetert County. &nbsp;Directories include information on area businesses and citizens. <br>
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==== Education<br>  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=carteret&state=NC Carteret County students at NC colleges] – via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index <br>
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==== Family Histories  ====
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*'''[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  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretdeeds.htm Deeds of Carteret County] - via the NCGenWeb&nbsp;Archives<br>
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20%284x5%29;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Carteret+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=%2Fncmaps Carteret County&nbsp;Maps] - almost 100 maps from the North Carolina State Library<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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*[http://www.rafert.org/carteret/cartdocs.htm Carteret County miltary records] - check the "Military" section on the Carteret County NCGenWeb page<br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretmilitary.htm Military records] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Carteret County.
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*March 23-April 26, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc004.htm Fort Macon]<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc004.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 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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:-[[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Carteret/ Carteret County newspapers] - a listing of newspapers published in the county; via the Library of Congress <br>
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*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/newspaper/index.html North Carolina Newspaper Digitization&nbsp;Project] - contains full-text papers from 1752-1890s.&nbsp; Search for your Carteret County ancestors. <br>
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*[http://www.carteretnewstimes.com/ Carteret County News Times] - current newspaper in the county
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*[http://www.rafert.org/carteret/cartwil1.htm Alphabetical Index of Wills 1681-1888] - via Carteret County NCGenWeb <br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretwills.htm Carteret County wills &amp; estates] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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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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*'''1745-1957''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to H (1745-1957)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carterettaxes.htm Carteret County Tax Lists] - via the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Births<br>  =====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964 ] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state&nbsp;; via FamilySearch <br>
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===== Marriages<br>  =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretmarriages.htm Carteret County&nbsp;Marriages] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb Archives
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 ] - via FamilySearch; images included <br>
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*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Carteret County marriages] - are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website. <br>
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*Carteret County Marriages 1771-1868. Available to members. [http://www.northcarolinapioneers.com/content/ncmarriages.html North Carolina Pioneers]
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*North Carolina Marriages to 1799, a database, available to members [http://www.northcarolinapioneers.com/content/ncmarriages.html North Carolina Pioneers]
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===== Deaths<br>  =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/carteret/carteretobits.htm Carteret County Obituaries] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb<br>
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=carteret Carteret County deaths] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s. <br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930 ] - via FamilySearch; images included <br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994 ] - via FamilySearch
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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*[http://www.thehistoryplace.org/ Carteret County Historical Society]
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*[http://www.historicbeaufort.com/ Historic Beaufort]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Harkers Island North Carolina Family History Center]]
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*[[Morehead City North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.rafert.org/carteret/ Carteret County NCGenWeb] - free genealogy resources; part of the national USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;
*Family History Library Catalog. Salt Lake City, Utah.
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===== Blog Posts  =====
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*[http://southerngreens.blogspot.com/2011/01/grandpa-was-whaler.html Grandpa was a Whaler] - post by Mark Green about the Chadwick family
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Carteret|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*North Carolina Pioneers [http://www.northcarolinapioneers.com North&nbsp;Carolina Pioneers]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}
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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

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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)