Lenoir County, North Carolina Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1791'''--Lenoir County was created 4 December 1791&nbsp;from Dobbs County.&nbsp; Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Kinston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1791'''--Lenoir County was created 4 December 1791&nbsp;from Dobbs County.&nbsp; Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.&nbsp; '''County seat''': Kinston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1878, 1880--'''Most court records were destroyed in fires.
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'''1878, 1880--'''Most court records were destroyed in fires.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Craven_County,_North_Carolina|Craven]]
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*[[Craven County, North Carolina|Craven]]  
*[[Duplin_County,_North_Carolina|Duplin]]
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*[[Duplin County, North Carolina|Duplin]]  
*[[Greene_County,_North_Carolina|Greene]]
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*[[Greene County, North Carolina|Greene]]  
*[[Jones_County,_North_Carolina|Jones]]
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*[[Jones County, North Carolina|Jones]]  
*[[Pitt_County,_North_Carolina|Pitt]]
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*[[Pitt County, North Carolina|Pitt]]  
*[[Wayne_County,_North_Carolina|Wayne]]
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*[[Wayne County, North Carolina|Wayne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 03:19, 27 August 2010

 United States  > North Carolina > Lenoir County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1791--Lenoir County was created 4 December 1791 from Dobbs County.  Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.  County seat: Kinston [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1878, 1880--Most court records were destroyed in fires.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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