Harnett County, North Carolina

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Harnett_County,_North_Carolina|Harnett County]]''
 
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
[http://www.harnett.org/clerk/ Harnett County Courthouse]<br>729 S Main Street P O Box 279 <br>Lillington, NC 27546 <br>Phone: 910-893-7540  
 
[http://www.harnett.org/clerk/ Harnett County Courthouse]<br>729 S Main Street P O Box 279 <br>Lillington, NC 27546 <br>Phone: 910-893-7540  
  
Register of deeds has birth, marriage and land&nbsp;land rec<br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1920<br>records from 1855-1920 were destroyed in a fire<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harnett County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Register of deeds has birth, marriage and land&nbsp;land rec<br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1920<br>records from 1855-1920 were destroyed in a fire<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harnett County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1693 Find-A-Grave: Harnett County Cemeteries]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1693 Find-A-Grave: Harnett County Cemeteries]
  
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*'''Barbecue,''' near Olivia, N.C. Founded 1757.<ref>"Barbecue Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Previously located in [[Cumberland County, North Carolina|Cumberland County]].
  
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Harnett County.
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*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>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NCmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
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:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
 
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Harnett County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Founded February 7, 1855
County Seat Lillington
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Contents

County Courthouse

Harnett County Courthouse
729 S Main Street P O Box 279
Lillington, NC 27546
Phone: 910-893-7540

Register of deeds has birth, marriage and land land rec
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1920
records from 1855-1920 were destroyed in a fire[1]

History

Parent County

1855--Harnett County was created 7 February 1855 from Cumberland County.
County seat: Lillington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1892, 1894--Courthouse fires destroyed court records and many of the land records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncharnett.png

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Presbyterian

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Harnett County.

  • March 16, 1865 = Averasborough, also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River[4]
Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.


Civil War Confederate units

Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harnett County, North Carolina. Page 509 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. "Barbecue Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)