Cleveland County, North Carolina

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cleveland County'''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Cleveland County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/cleveland/ Cleveland Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-cleveland.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| state_map = North_Carolina.png
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| founded year = 1841
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| founded date =
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| seat wl = Shelby
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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|-
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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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>1851</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1850</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1841</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1841</center>
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[http://www.clevelandcounty.com/ccmain/ Cleveland County Courthouse]<br>11 East Marion St<br>P O Box 1210<br>Shelby, North Carolina 28150<br>Phone: 704-484-4834<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1914<br>Marriage records from 1851 and land records&nbsp;from 1841<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records&nbsp; from 1921<br>Probate records from 1843 &amp; Circuit records from 1914<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cleveland County, North Carolina. Page 507 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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== History  ==
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Cleaveland was originally used but the present spelling was adopted in 1887.  
 
Cleaveland was originally used but the present spelling was adopted in 1887.  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1887'''--Cleveland County was created from Lincoln and Rutherford Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Shelby.  
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'''1841'''--Cleveland County was created 11 January 1841&nbsp;from [[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]] and [[Rutherford County, North Carolina|Rutherford ]]Counties. '''County seat''': Shelby <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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==== Variant Spellings  ====
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*[[Cleaveland County, North Carolina|Cleaveland]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
== Resources  ==
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*[[Burke County, North Carolina|Burke]]
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*[[Catawba County, North Carolina|Catawba]]
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*[[Cherokee County, South Carolina|Cherokee County, South Carolina]]
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*[[Gaston County, North Carolina|Gaston]]
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*[[Lincoln County, North Carolina|Lincoln]]
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*[[Rutherford County, North Carolina|Rutherford]]
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*[[York County, South Carolina|York County, South Carolina]]
  
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== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Nccleveland.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Methodist  =====
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*'''Mount Harmony United Methodist Church,''' near Polkville, N.C. Organized by 1791.<ref>"Mount Harmony United Methodist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Education  ====
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*[http://library.digitalnc.org/cdm4/results.php?CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=digita&CISOBOX1=North+Carolina+College+and+University+Yearbooks&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=contri&CISOROOT=%2Fyearbooks&CISOBOX2=Cleveland%20Community%20College&CISOOP3=exact&CISOBOX3=Yearbooks&CISOFIELD3=format Cleveland Community College Yearbooks: 1969-1991]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1841-1868, 1910-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1, 4, and 5  (1841-1868, 1910-1942)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Deaths  =====
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/nc/cleveland/webbbs_config.pl Cleveland County Obituaries] - misc. obits; from GenealogyBuff.com
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== Societies and Libraries<br> ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
  
 
== 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.usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190971&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Cleveland&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog.]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Cleveland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/cleveland/ Cleveland County NCGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/cleveland.html USGenWeb Archives-Cleveland County, NC]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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<references />{{North Carolina|North Carolina}}
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[[Category:Cleveland_County,_North_Carolina]]
 
[[Category:Cleveland_County,_North_Carolina]]

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Cleveland County, North Carolina
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Founded 1841
County Seat Shelby
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Cleveland County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1851
1913
1850
1841
1841

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]

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

Nccleveland.png

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Methodist
  • Mount Harmony United Methodist Church, near Polkville, N.C. Organized by 1791.[3]

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).
  3. "Mount Harmony United Methodist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.