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Guide to '''Catawba County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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Many court records missing.  
 
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
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:- [[12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company A<br>:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|4th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company C<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves|5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Company E<br>:- [[8th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|8th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company B<br><br>
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Deaths =====
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1908 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1909-1975 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1931 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce =====
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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1842-1938''' - Catawba County Marriage Books 1-14 Index 1842-1938 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*1741 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1759 - 1979{{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1762 - 1969{{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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== Societies and Library[[Hickory Public Library|<br>]]  ==
 
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*[http://www.hickorygov.com/library/ Hickory Public Library] has several local history and genealogy resources
 
*[http://www.hickorygov.com/library/ Hickory Public Library] has several local history and genealogy resources
  
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*[[Hickory North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/catawba-county/ Catawba 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.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Catawba|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/index.htm Catawba County NCGenweb Project], a member of [[NCGenWeb|The NCGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/catawba/index.htm Catawba County NCGenweb Project], a member of [[NCGenWeb|The NCGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
  
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Guide to Catawba County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Catawba County, North Carolina
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Founded 1842
County Seat Newton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Catawba County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1842
1913
1850
1842
1842

Catawba County Courthouse
100 A Southwest Blvd
P O Box 389
Newton, NC 28658-0389
Phone: 828-465-1573


Clerk Superior Courtt has divorce, probate and court records from 1843
Register of Deeds has marriage and land records[1]

History

Parent County

1842--Catawba County was formed 12 December 1842 from the northern section of Lincoln County.
County seat: Newton [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

Many court records missing. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Newton was divided into 8 townships in 1868. Very few changes have been made in the township boundaries since that date. The townships are: Newton | Clines | Caldwell | Jacobs Fork | Mountain Creek | Bandys | Hickory Tavern (changed to Hickory) | Hamilton (changed to Catawba).

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

The Catawba County Genealogical Society has published several helpful volumes of cemetery records and marriage records. Researchers will find their webpage within the Catawba County NCGenWeb site helpful.

Census

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


Church Records

Lutheran
  • Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, near Startown, N.C. Organized before 1797.[3] Originally located in Lincoln County.
  • St. John's Lutheran Church, near Conover, N.C. Organized before 1798.[4] Previously located in Lincoln County.
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church, near Conover, N.C. Organized before 1771.[5] Previously located in Tryon and Lincoln counties.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Catawba County for European settlers included:[6]

Military

Civil War

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

- 12th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company A
:- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company C
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Company E
:- 8th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company B

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Deaths
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Library

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Catawba 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. "Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. "St. John's Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. "Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. 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.
  7. 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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