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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Currituck_County,_North_Carolina|Currituck County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.currituck.nc.us/ Currituck County Courthouse]<br>Box 71<br>Currituck, NC 27929<br>Phone: 252-232-3297<br>
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[http://www.co.currituck.nc.us/ Currituck County Courthouse]<br>Box 71<br>Currituck, NC 27929<br>Phone: 252-232-3297<br>  
  
1820 Census Missing<br>Court house burned 1842<br>Registrar of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Currituck 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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1820 Census Missing<br>Court house burned 1842<br>Registrar of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Currituck County, North Carolina. Page 508 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Currituck was formed in 1668 as a precinct in Albemarle County. It was named in honor of an Indian tribe. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Albemarle Sound, Camden County, and the state of Virginia. The present area is 273 square miles and the population is 6,709. Currituck Court House, mentioned as early as 1755, is the county seat.
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Currituck was formed in 1668 as a precinct in Albemarle County. It was named in honor of an Indian tribe. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Albemarle Sound, Camden County, and the state of Virginia. The present area is 273 square miles and the population is 6,709. Currituck Court House, mentioned as early as 1755, is the county seat.  
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/census.html Currituck Co., NC&nbsp;Census &amp; Tax]
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/census.html Currituck Co., NC&nbsp;Census &amp; Tax]
  
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*'''Cowenjock.''' Constituted 1780.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490, 2:563. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Cowenjock.''' Constituted 1780.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490, 2:563. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
*'''Powel's Point.''' Constituted 1787.<ref name="bap"/>
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*'''Powel's Point.''' Constituted 1787.<ref name="bap" />
  
 
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==== Families  ====
 
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/homepages.html Various Currituck Co., NC family pages]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/homepages.html Various Currituck Co., NC family pages]  
 
*'''[Ballance]''' Pierce, Alycon Trubey. "The Ballance Family of Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 38, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1994):3-20; Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):105-114. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 38 (1994)}}.
 
*'''[Ballance]''' Pierce, Alycon Trubey. "The Ballance Family of Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 38, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1994):3-20; Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):105-114. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 38 (1994)}}.
  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/military.html Currituck Co., NC in the Military]
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/military.html Currituck Co., NC in the Military]
  
Jones, Gordon C.: ''.Abstracts of land-grants, tax lists, orphans dockets, inventories and other records, : Currituck and Dare counties, North Carolina, 1666-1831'' Chesapeak, Virginia, G.C.Jones c1982) pages 91 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F957830 FHL&nbsp;Book 976.6132 P28]<br>
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Jones, Gordon C.: ''.Abstracts of land-grants, tax lists, orphans dockets, inventories and other records,&nbsp;: Currituck and Dare counties, North Carolina, 1666-1831'' Chesapeak, Virginia, G.C.Jones c1982) pages 91 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F957830 FHL&nbsp;Book 976.6132 P28]<br>  
  
 
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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]].  
 
*'''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]].  
*'''1761-1960''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 8 (1761-1960)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1761-1960''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 8 (1761-1960)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/willsandestates.html Currituck Co., NC Wills &amp; Estates] (NCGenWeb Project)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/currituck/willsandestates.html Currituck Co., NC Wills &amp; Estates] (NCGenWeb Project)
  
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== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Currituck County Courthouse
Box 71
Currituck, NC 27929
Phone: 252-232-3297

1820 Census Missing
Court house burned 1842
Registrar of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and probate records[1]

History

Currituck was formed in 1668 as a precinct in Albemarle County. It was named in honor of an Indian tribe. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Albemarle Sound, Camden County, and the state of Virginia. The present area is 273 square miles and the population is 6,709. Currituck Court House, mentioned as early as 1755, is the county seat.


Parent County

1670--Currituck County was created in 1670 from Albemarle County.
County seat: Currituck [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring County

Resources

Bibles

Bonds

Cemeteries

Census and Tax Records

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Cowenjock. Constituted 1780.[3]
  • Powel's Point. Constituted 1787.[3]
Church of England
  • Currituck Parish. Established by 1710.[4]

Court

Families

History

Land

Maps

Military

Jones, Gordon C.: .Abstracts of land-grants, tax lists, orphans dockets, inventories and other records, : Currituck and Dare counties, North Carolina, 1666-1831 Chesapeak, Virginia, G.C.Jones c1982) pages 91 FHL Book 976.6132 P28

Civil War

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

-8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Miscellaneous

Newspapers & Obituaries

Organizations & Links

Photographs & Biographies

Queries

Surnames

Vital Records

Wills & Estates

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Currituck 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 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490, 2:563. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Robert J. Cain, ed., The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741 (Raleigh, N.C.: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1999), 497. FHL Book 975.6 K2cr.