Lenoir County, North Carolina Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Lenoir_County,_North_Carolina|Lenoir County]]''  
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[North Carolina]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Lenoir County, North Carolina|Lenoir County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoircemeteries.htm Lenoir County Cemeteries] - via the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1704 Lenoir County Cemeteries] - via Find-A-Grave.com<br>
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==== Census<br>  ====
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/lenoir/records/census Lenoir County census records] - via Lenoir County NCGenWeb<br>
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirchurch.htm Lenoir County church records] - via the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoircourt.htm Lenoir County court records] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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==== Directories  ====
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/lenoir/records/directories Statewide NC&nbsp;Business Directories] - page provides direct link to Lenoir County pages
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==== Education  ====
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*Grainger High School - [http://www.graingerhigh.com/ senior class listings from 1927-1970]
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=lenoir&state=NC Lenoir County students at NC colleges] - via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index<br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirdeeds.htm Deeds of Lenoir county] - via the NCGenWeb Archives<br>
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20%284x5%29;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Lenoir+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=%2Fncmaps Maps of Lenoir County] - about 40 various maps; via the North Carolina State Library<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirmilitary.htm Lenoir County military records] - via NCGenWeb Archives<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.taneya-kalonji.com/kinston Kinston Free Press Index] -- various transcriptions of articles from the paper<br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirnews.htm Newspaper articles of Lenoir County] - via NCGenWeb Archives<br>
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=North+Carolina&county=Lenoir&city=&year1=1690&year2=2010 Newspapers of Lenoir County] - a listing of newspapers published in the county; via the Library of Congress <br>
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*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/newspaper/index.html North Carolina Newspaper Digitization&nbsp;Project] - search historical newspapers from the 18th &amp; 19th century. Includes papers from the New Bern area so there will be Lenoir county persons mentioned<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirwills.htm Wills &amp;&nbsp;Estates] - transcribed for the NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirtax.htm Lenoir County Tax Lists] - via the NCGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*Order uncertified copies of birth, death &amp; marriage&nbsp;certificates from the [http://www.co.lenoir.nc.us/registerofdeeds.html Register of Deeds]  
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Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the [http://www.co.lenoir.nc.us/registerofdeeds.html Register of Deeds]. Please visit their website for more information.  
*Free death certificates for NC from [http://goo.gl/vM6wQ 1906-1930 via FamilySearch]
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/lenoir/records/deaths Lenoir County NCGenWeb] - various records for deaths and obituaries
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==== Yearbooks ====
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===== Births =====
  
*Grainger High School - [http://www.graingerhigh.com/ senior class listings from 1927-1970]  
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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 Births and Christenings, 1866-1964 ] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state&nbsp;; via FamilySearch <br>
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=lenoir&state=NC Lenoir County students at NC colleges] - via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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===== Marriages  =====
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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 Marriages, 1762-1979 ] - via FamilySearch; images included <br>
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*Lenoir County marriages are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the [http://goo.gl/FsJlh North Carolina Digital Collections website]. <br>
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===== Deaths  =====
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/lenoir/records/deaths Lenoir County NCGenWeb] - various records for deaths and obituaries
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ncnews/resultlist.php?nametype=decedent&county=lenoir Deaths of Lenoir County] - list of county area deaths reported in various newspapers; dates range from late 1700s to 1900s. <br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirobits.htm Lenoir County Obituaries ]- via the NCGenWeb Archives
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*[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>
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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
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== '''Societies and Libraries&nbsp;''' ==
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*[http://www.historicalpreservationgroup.org/hgsweb/ Heritage Genealogical Society]<br>
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*[http://www.lenoircc.edu/lrc09/heritageplace.htm Heritage Place at Lenoir Community College]<br>
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== '''Web Sites''' ==
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*'''[http://www.ncgenweb.us/lenoir/ NCGenWeb: Lenoir County] - part of the USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;'''
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*<b>{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Lenoir|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}</b>
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== '''References''' ==
  
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/lenoir/ NCGenWeb: Lenoir County] - part of the USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;
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Revision as of 05:36, 30 January 2011

Lenoir 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 1791
County Seat Kinston
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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

Census

Church

Court

Directories

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Web Sites

References

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


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