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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Cumberland County'''
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Guide to '''Cumberland County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Cumberland_County,_North_Carolina|Cumberland County]]''
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== '''County Courthouse''' ===
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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}}#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>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1800</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>1733</center>
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[http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/ Cumberland County Courthouse]<br>117 Dick Street Room 114<br>Fayetteville, NC&nbsp;28301-5725<br>Phone: 910-678-7775<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth marriage,&nbsp;death and burial records&nbsp;<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1930 <br>probate records from 1850 rec from 1900<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/ Cumberland County Courthouse]<br>117 Dick Street Room 114<br>Fayetteville, NC&nbsp;28301-5725<br>Phone: 910-678-7775<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth marriage,&nbsp;death and burial records&nbsp;<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1930 <br>probate records from 1850 rec from 1900<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
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Cumberland County created from Bladen 19 Feb 1754<br>
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bladen County, North Carolina|Bladen]]  
 
*[[Bladen County, North Carolina|Bladen]]  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{Census|North Carolina}}  
 
{{Census|North Carolina}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Cape Fear.''' Constituted 1756.<ref name="keh">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].</ref><ref>"Cape Fear Baptist Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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*'''Neal's Creek.''' Established by 1798.<ref name="keh" />
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*'''Stony Creek.''' Constituted 1787.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:563. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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===== Catholic  =====
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*'''St. Patrick Church,''' Fayetteville, N.C. Consecrated 1829.<ref>"John England 1786-1842," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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===== Church of England  =====
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*'''St. David's Parish.'''<ref>Donna Sherron, "North Carolina Parishes," accessed 12 October 2012. Digital version at [http://chowan.lostsoulsgenealogy.com/ncparishes.htm Lost Souls Genealogy] - free.</ref>
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===== Presbyterian  =====
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*'''Barbecue Church,''' near Olivia, N.C. Founded 1757.<ref>"Barbecue Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Now located in [[Harnett County, North Carolina|Harnett County]].
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*'''MacPherson Church.''' Established early 1800s.<ref>"MacPherson Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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*'''Old Bluff Church.''' Organized 1758.<ref>"Old Bluff Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM19-9LL%3A361654792%3Fcc%3D1916185 Cumberland Co. School Records 1819-1975] - from FamilySearch-NC County Records Collections, includes images of records from various schools
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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===== Civil War  =====
 
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====== Civil War Battle ======
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====== Civil War Battle ======
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Cumberland County.
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Cumberland County.  
  
 
*March 16, 1865 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Averasborough], also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
 
*March 16, 1865 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Averasborough], also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
  
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NCmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
 
:[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.  
 
Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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===== Online Indexes  =====
  
 
*Index to Cumberland County Estate Records - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/estate.htm A through L], [http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/estatem-z.htm M through Z] - via the NCGenWeb Project  
 
*Index to Cumberland County Estate Records - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/estate.htm A through L], [http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/estatem-z.htm M through Z] - via the NCGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/estatesettle.htm Index to Estate Settlements]&nbsp;- via the NCGenWeb Project
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/estatesettle.htm Index to Estate Settlements]&nbsp;- via the NCGenWeb Project
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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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*'''1766-1962''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to P (1766-1962)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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Guide to Cumberland County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Seat Fayetteville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Cumberland County, North Carolina Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1800
1913
1790
1733
1757

Cumberland County Courthouse
117 Dick Street Room 114
Fayetteville, NC 28301-5725
Phone: 910-678-7775

Register of Deeds has birth marriage, death and burial records 
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records from 1930
probate records from 1850 rec from 1900[1]

History

Parent County

1754--Cumberland County was created 19 February 1754 from Bladen County.
County seat: Fayetteville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Cape Fear. Constituted 1756.[3][4]
  • Neal's Creek. Established by 1798.[3]
  • Stony Creek. Constituted 1787.[5]
Catholic
  • St. Patrick Church, Fayetteville, N.C. Consecrated 1829.[6]
Church of England
  • St. David's Parish.[7]
Presbyterian
  • Barbecue Church, near Olivia, N.C. Founded 1757.[8] Now located in Harnett County.
  • MacPherson Church. Established early 1800s.[9]
  • Old Bluff Church. Organized 1758.[10]

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Jarman] German, John L. "Finding the Father of David German of North Carolina and Shelby County, Indiana," The American Genealogist, Vol. 68, No. 2 (Apr. 1993):87-94.
  • [Lewis] Lewis, J.D. My Neck of the Woods: The Lewis Families of Southeastern North Carolina and Northeastern South Carolina. Little River, S.C.: J.D. Lewis, 2002. FHL Book 929.273 L585Ljd; CD-ROM no. 1036

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Cumberland County.

  • March 16, 1865 = Averasborough, also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River[11]
Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.


Civil War Confederate units

Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.
-3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project, North Carolina State Archives.  Search full text historical newspapers published in Fayetteville. 

Probate

Online Indexes
Online Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Townships and Cities

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, North Carolina. Page 508 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.
  4. "Cape Fear Baptist Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:563. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  6. "John England 1786-1842," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com/, accessed 22 October 2012.
  7. Donna Sherron, "North Carolina Parishes," accessed 12 October 2012. Digital version at Lost Souls Genealogy - free.
  8. "Barbecue Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  9. "MacPherson Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  10. "Old Bluff Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  11. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)