Cleveland County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Revision as of 19:28, 12 October 2012

Cleveland County, North Carolina
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Cleveland County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1841
County Seat Shelby
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Cleveland County Courthouse
11 East Marion St
P O Box 1210
Shelby, North Carolina 28150
Phone: 704-484-4834

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1914
Marriage records from 1851 and land records from 1841
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records  from 1921
Probate records from 1843 & Circuit records from 1914[1]


Cleveland county was formed from Rutherford and Lincoln 11 Jan 1841

History

Cleaveland was originally used but the present spelling was adopted in 1887.

Parent County

1841--Cleveland County was created 11 January 1841 from Lincoln and Rutherford Counties. County seat: Shelby [2]

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cleveland 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).