Jones County, North Carolina

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==== Bibles  ====
 
==== Bibles  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/bibles Jones County Bible records] (Jones County GenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/bibles Jones County Bible records] (Jones County GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/jonesbibles.htm Jones County Bible records] (US GenWeb)
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/jonesbibles.htm Jones County Bible records] (US GenWeb)
  
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*Book: ''Jones County Cemeteries: Jones County, North Carolina''. Compiled by the Heritage Genealogical Society, 2005. – 3 volume set. View the [http://www.historicalpreservationgroup.org/book_cemeteryjonescounty_one.html Volume 1 index].  
 
*Book: ''Jones County Cemeteries: Jones County, North Carolina''. Compiled by the Heritage Genealogical Society, 2005. – 3 volume set. View the [http://www.historicalpreservationgroup.org/book_cemeteryjonescounty_one.html Volume 1 index].  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/cemeteries Cemeteries, Jones County, North Carolina] (links and resources, Jones County GenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/cemeteries Cemeteries, Jones County, North Carolina] (links and resources, Jones County GenWeb)  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/cemeteries/ Cemeteries, Jones County, North Carolina] (transcriptions, US GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/cemeteries/ Cemeteries, Jones County, North Carolina] (transcriptions, US GenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1702 Find-A-Grave] - Jones County Cemeteries
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1702 Find-A-Grave] - Jones County Cemeteries
  
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*[http://www.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/nc/jones/1790/ 1790 U.S. Census, Jones County, North Carolina] (transcription, US GenWeb)
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*[http://www.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/nc/jones/1790/ 1790 U.S. Census, Jones County, North Carolina] (transcription, US GenWeb)  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/census/1810/ 1810 U.S. Census, Jones County, North Carolina] (images, US GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/census/1810/ 1810 U.S. Census, Jones County, North Carolina] (images, US GenWeb Archives)  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/census/1850/jones50.txt 1850 U.S. Census, Jones County, North Carolina] (surname index only, US GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/census/1850/jones50.txt 1850 U.S. Census, Jones County, North Carolina] (surname index only, US GenWeb Archives)  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/census-records Census records] - Jones County, NCGenWeb
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/census-records Census records] - Jones County, NCGenWeb
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/joneschurch.htm Jones County Church Records] (US GenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/joneschurch.htm Jones County Church Records] (US GenWeb Archives)  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/church-records/tuckahoe-baptist-church-records Tuckahoe Baptist Church Records, 1865-1873]&nbsp;(Jones County GenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/church-records/tuckahoe-baptist-church-records Tuckahoe Baptist Church Records, 1865-1873]&nbsp;(Jones County GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/church-records/pleasant-hill-church-records Pleasant Hill Christian Church Records, 1858-1896]&nbsp;(Jones County GenWeb)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/church-records/pleasant-hill-church-records Pleasant Hill Christian Church Records, 1858-1896]&nbsp;(Jones County GenWeb)
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/court-records Jones County court records]&nbsp;(Jones County, NCGenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/court-records Jones County court records]&nbsp;(Jones County, NCGenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/jonescourt.htm Jones County court records] (US GenWeb Archives)
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/jonescourt.htm Jones County court records] (US GenWeb Archives)
  
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/map Maps]&nbsp;(Jones County, NCGenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/map Maps]&nbsp;(Jones County, NCGenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.co.jones.nc.us/MapJones.htm Map of Jones and Adjacent Counties] (Jones County Economic Development Commission)
 
*[http://www.co.jones.nc.us/MapJones.htm Map of Jones and Adjacent Counties] (Jones County Economic Development Commission)
  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/military/1890-veterans-schedule 1890 Veteran's Schedule]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/military/1890-veterans-schedule 1890 Veteran's Schedule]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/jonesmilitary.htm Military Records] - Jones County, NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/jonesmilitary.htm Military Records]&nbsp;(Jones County, NCGenWeb Archives)<br>
  
==== Newspapers<br> ====
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==== Native American ====
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*[http://www.co.jones.nc.us/Indian.htm The Tuscarora Indians] (Jones County Economic Development Commission)
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==== Newspapers<br> ====
  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=North+Carolina&county=Jones&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010 Jones County newspapers]&nbsp;(List from the Library of Congress of newspapers that have been published in the county. &nbsp;Provides details on libraries that hold back issues.)<br>  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=North+Carolina&county=Jones&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010 Jones County newspapers]&nbsp;(List from the Library of Congress of newspapers that have been published in the county. &nbsp;Provides details on libraries that hold back issues.)<br>  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/jonestax.htm Jones County Tax Lists] - via NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/jones/jonestax.htm Jones County Tax Lists]&nbsp;(NCGenWeb Archives)<br>
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Marriages  =====
 
===== Marriages  =====
  
*[http://www.genwed.com/NC/Jones.htm Jones County Marriage Records] (GenWed)
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*[http://www.genwed.com/NC/Jones.htm Jones County Marriage Records] (GenWed)  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979]&nbsp;(FamilySearch; images included)
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1726957&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979]&nbsp;(FamilySearch; images included)
  
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==== Wills <br>  ====
 
==== Wills <br>  ====
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/jones/EstateRecordsIndex.pdf Jones County Index to Estate Records] (Jones County GenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/jones/EstateRecordsIndex.pdf Jones County Index to Estate Records] (Jones County GenWeb)  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/wills Jones County Individual Wills] (Jones County GenWeb)
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/jones/wills Jones County Individual Wills] (Jones County GenWeb)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/joneswills.htm Jones County Wills and Estates] (US GenWeb Archives)
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/nc/jones/joneswills.htm Jones County Wills and Estates] (US GenWeb Archives)
  

Revision as of 17:36, 3 April 2011

Jones County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1778
County Seat Trenton
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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

Military

Native American

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).