Harnett County, North Carolina

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{{North Carolina-stub}}  ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] > Harnett County''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Harnett_County,_North_Carolina|Harnett County]]''  
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Guide to '''Harnett County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Harnett County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption NCGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/harnett/ Harnett Co. NCGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Nc-harnett.png
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| state = North Carolina
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| founded year = 1855
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| founded date = February 7
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| seat wl = Lillington
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[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
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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>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1855'''--Harnett County was created 7 February 1855&nbsp;from [[Cumberland County, North Carolina|Cumberland]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Lillington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1855'''--Harnett County was created 7 February 1855&nbsp;from [[Cumberland County, North Carolina|Cumberland]] County.<br>'''County seat''': Lillington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Ncharnett.png|thumb|right|400px|Ncharnett.png]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://hcvubisweb.harnett.org/harnettvw/Vubis.csp Harnett Cemeteries Database] - online database from the Harnett public library.&nbsp; Change "database type" to "Obituary."&nbsp; Includes approximately 20 years of burial information, including some obituaries.
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/harnett/harncem.htm Harnett County Cemteries] - NCGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/harnett/harnettcemeteries.html Harnett County Cemteries] - NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1693 Find-A-Grave: Harnett County Cemeteries]
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|North Carolina}}
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==== Church Records ====
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===== Presbyterian  =====
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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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==== Court  ====
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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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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====== Civil War Confederate units  ======
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Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
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*[http://rod.harnett.org/localization/menu.asp Search Birth, Marriage &amp; Death certificates] at the Harnett County Register of Deeds website. Uncertified copies can be ordered for a fee ([http://www.harnett.org/deeds/ see website for details]).&nbsp;
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==== Yearbooks  ====
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*Campbell University: [http://goo.gl/svZ5n 1912-2009]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=harnett&state=NC Harnett county students at North Carolina colleges] - a list from the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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.ncgenweb.us/harnett/ NCGenWeb: Harnett County] - part of the USGenWeb Project
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191094&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Harnett&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Harnett|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Harnett County North Carolina genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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)