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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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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment]], Company F<br>:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment]], Company H<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company A<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company B<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company C<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company D<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company E<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company F<br>:- [[2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops|2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops]], Company G<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company D<br>:- [[3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company C<br>:- [[3rd Regiment, North Carolina State Troops|3rd Regiment, North Carolina State Troops]], Company C<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers)|5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers)]], Company A<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company A<br>:- [[7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company A<br>:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company E<br>:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain Neill McNeill's Company<br>:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain W J Kelly's Company<br><br>
  
 
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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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===== Death =====
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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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*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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*'''1808-1937''' - Cumberland County Marriage Index 1808-1937 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 image
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*[[Fayetteville North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/cumberland-county/ Cumberland County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/cumberland.htm NCGenWeb: Cumberland County] - free genealogy resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/cumberland/cumberland.htm NCGenWeb: Cumberland County] - free genealogy resources; part of the USGenWeb Project  
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Latest revision as of 16:00, 13 April 2015

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Guide to Cumberland 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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Cumberland County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Cumberland County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1754
County Seat Fayetteville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Cumberland County, North Carolina Genealogy 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

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

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Sandford-House-Fayetteville-NC-2.JPG

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Cumberland County, North Carolina Genealogy 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
- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment, Company F
:- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment, Company H
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company A
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company B
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company C
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company D
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company E
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company F
:- 2nd Battalion, North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company G
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company D
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina State Troops, Company C
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers), Company A
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company A
:- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company A
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company E
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Neill McNeill's Company
:- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain W J Kelly's Company

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

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

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.


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)
  12. 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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