Jones County, North Carolina

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Revision as of 17:21, 3 April 2011

Jones County, North Carolina
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Map of North Carolina highlighting Jones 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 1778
County Seat Trenton
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1778--Jones County was created 14 April 1778 from Craven County.
County seat: Trenton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1862--Courthouse was burned during Civil War battle, many court records destroyed.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Chadwick, Combs Fort, Comfort, Debruhls Landing, Hargetts Crossroads, Jones Corner, Maysville, Oak Grove, Olivers, Olivers Crossroads, Perfection, Phillips Crossroads, Pleasant Hill, Pollocks, Pollocksville, Ravenswood, Sassers Mill, Shady Grove, Simmons Corner, Taylors Corner, Tenmile Fork, Trenton, Wise Forks

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Bibles

Cemeteries

Census

Historical Populations
Census Pop.
19008,226
19108,7216.0%
19209,91213.7%
193010,4285.2%
194010,9264.8%
195011,0040.7%
196011,0050%
19709,779−11.1%
19809,705−0.8%
19909,414−3.0%
200010,38110.3%

Church

Court

Directories

Education

Land

Local Histories

  • Aiken, Nancy, Minutes of the Jones County, North Carolina Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1826-1841, Heritage Books, 2002. (Google Books link without preview)
  • Gwynn, Zae Hargett, Abstracts of the Records of Jones County, North Carolina, 1779-1868, Vol. 1, self-published, 1963. (Google Books link without preview)

Maps

  • Maps - Jones County, NCGenWeb

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates can be ordered for 25 cents each from the Jones County Register of Deeds. See their website for more information.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Wills

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).