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Guide to '''Jones County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
'''1862--'''Courthouse was burned during Civil War battle, many court records destroyed. See [http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/onslow/docs/Jones_County_NCStateArchives.pdf Jones County] list of extant records (NC GenWeb).  
 
'''1862--'''Courthouse was burned during Civil War battle, many court records destroyed. See [http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/onslow/docs/Jones_County_NCStateArchives.pdf Jones County] list of extant records (NC GenWeb).  
  
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For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/nc-counties.html#courthouse North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
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:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company G<br>:- [[8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)|8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)]], 1st Company<br>:- [[8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)|8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)]], 3rd Comppany<br><br>
  
 
==== Native American  ====
 
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Uncertified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates can be ordered for 25 cents each from the Jones County Register of Deeds. [http://www.jonesrod.com/ See their website for more information].  
 
Uncertified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates can be ordered for 25 cents each from the Jones County Register of Deeds. [http://www.jonesrod.com/ See their website for more information].  
  
===== Births<br> =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state&nbsp;; via FamilySearch<br>
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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] index
  
 
===== Marriages  =====
 
===== Marriages  =====
  
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*'''1851-1964''' - Jones County Marriage Index 1851-1964 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.</ref>
 
*[http://www.genwed.com/NC/Jones.htm Jones County Marriage Records] (GenWed)  
 
*[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)
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*[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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*1741 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1759 - 1979{{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1762 - 1969{{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina County Marriages 1762-1969}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
===== Deaths  =====
 
===== Deaths  =====
  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - via FamilySearch; images included<br>  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - via FamilySearch; images included<br>  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - via FamilySearch<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - via FamilySearch<br>  
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*1898 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1908 - 2004 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1909-1975 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*1931 - 1994{{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1958 - 2004[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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==== Wills <br>  ====
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/jones-county/ Jones County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.co.jones.nc.us/history.htm County History] (Jones County Economic Development Commission)  
 
*[http://www.co.jones.nc.us/history.htm County History] (Jones County Economic Development Commission)  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Jones|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Jones|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/jones_county_nc.html A History of Jones County]  
 
*[http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/jones_county_nc.html A History of Jones County]  
 
*[http://www.northcarolinagenealogy.net/north-carolina-counties/jones/ Jones County Genealogy] (North Carolina Genealogy)  
 
*[http://www.northcarolinagenealogy.net/north-carolina-counties/jones/ Jones County Genealogy] (North Carolina Genealogy)  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jones_County,_North_Carolina Jones County, North Carolina] (Wikipedia)  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jones_County,_North_Carolina Jones County, North Carolina] (Wikipedia)  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ncar/jones/ Jones County, North Carolina Genealogy Trails]  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ncar/jones/ Jones County, North Carolina Genealogy Trails]  
*[http://www.familyhistory101.com/county/nc-county-jones.html Jones County, North Carolina History, Records, Facts, Genealogy and Ancestry] (Family History 101)
 
 
*[http://www.jonesrod.com/ Jones County, North Carolina Register of Deeds]&nbsp;| [http://jonesrod.com/genealogy.html Genealogy Page]<br>
 
*[http://www.jonesrod.com/ Jones County, North Carolina Register of Deeds]&nbsp;| [http://jonesrod.com/genealogy.html Genealogy Page]<br>
  
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Guide to Jones County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Jones County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Jones County
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
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Jones County Courthouse
P O Box 189
Trenton NC 28585
Phone: 252-447-2551

Courthouse burned 1862
Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
marriage records from 1850, land records from 1779
and military discharge records; Clerk Court has probate records from 1779,
Court and divorce records

Jones County was created from Craven Count 14 Apr 1778

History

Jones County, North Carolina was established in 1778 or 1779 (sources differ). The county was named after Willie Jones, who was a planter, slave owner, and Revolutionary War figure.

The county seat is Trenton.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1862--Courthouse was burned during Civil War battle, many court records destroyed. See Jones County list of extant records (NC GenWeb).

For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

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
  • Jones County Post Offices (USPS)

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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General

  • Jones County (NC GenWeb; a list of both original and microfilmed records that are extant)

African American

Bibles

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Jones County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina 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

Baptist
Christian

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) (information in Genealogy.com)

Maps and Gazetteers

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Jones County for European settlers included:[4]

Military

Civil War

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

-2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company G
:- 8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers), 1st Company
:- 8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers), 3rd Comppany

Native American

Newspapers

Probate

See Wills

Schools

See Education

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
Divorce

Wills

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 2.0 2.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:305, 315. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  3. Lemuel Burkitt and Jesse Read, A Concise History of the Kehukee Baptist Association: From Its Original Rise Down to 1808 (1808), Chapter 16. Digital version at St Paul's Seminary website.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.


 

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