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Guide to '''Lenoir 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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[http://www.co.lenoir.nc.us/ Lenoir County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 3289<br>Kinston, NC 28502<br>Phone: 252-523-2390<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce<br>probate and court records from 1880<br>Register of Deeds has marriage and land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lenoir County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.co.lenoir.nc.us/ Lenoir County Courthouse]<br>P O Box 3289<br>Kinston, NC 28502<br>Phone: 252-523-2390<br><br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce<br>probate and court records from 1880<br>Register of Deeds has marriage and land records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lenoir County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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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  ====
  
 
'''1878, 1880--'''Most court records were destroyed in fires.  
 
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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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
 
Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
  
:-[[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry|13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry]], Company C<br>:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company G<br>:- [[3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery|3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery]], Company A<br>:- [[41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry|41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry]], Company E<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers)|5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers)]], Company B<br>:- [[5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company D<br>:- [[8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)|8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers)]], 2nd Company<br><br>
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
  
 
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===== Births  =====
 
===== Births  =====
 
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*1800 - 2000 {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
*[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>
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*1866 - 1964 {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] index  
  
 
===== Marriages  =====
 
===== Marriages  =====
  
*[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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*'''1873-1952''' - Lenoir County Marriage Index 1873-1952 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>
*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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*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].  
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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
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===== Divorces  =====
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*'''1880-1914, 1922-1969''' - [http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/FindingAids/containerlists/LenoirCo_Divorces_1922_1969.pdf Lenoir County Divorces 1880-1914, 1922-1969] at NC State Archives - free.
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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 $
  
 
===== Deaths  =====
 
===== Deaths  =====
 
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/lenoir/records/deaths Lenoir County NCGenWeb] - various records for deaths and obituaries  
 
*[http://ncgenweb.us/nc/lenoir/records/deaths Lenoir County NCGenWeb] - various records for deaths and obituaries  
*[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.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.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirobits.htm Lenoir County Obituaries ]- via the NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/lenoir/lenoirobits.htm Lenoir County Obituaries ]- via the NCGenWeb Archives  
 
*[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>
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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
  
*[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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*[http://www.historicalpreservationgroup.org/hgsweb/ Heritage Genealogical Society]<br>  
 
*[http://www.historicalpreservationgroup.org/hgsweb/ Heritage Genealogical Society]<br>  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
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*[[Kinston North Carolina Family History Center]]
 
*[[Kinston North Carolina Family History Center]]
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/lenoir-county/ Lenoir County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/lenoir/ NCGenWeb: Lenoir County] - part of the USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/lenoir/ NCGenWeb: Lenoir County] - part of the USGenWeb Project.&nbsp;  
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Guide to Lenoir 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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Lenoir County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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County Seat Kinston
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Lenoir County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1791
1913
1790
1880
1869

Lenoir County Courthouse
P O Box 3289
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-523-2390

Clerk Superior Court has divorce
probate and court records from 1880
Register of Deeds has marriage and land records [1]

History

Parent County

1791--Lenoir County was created 4 December 1791 from Dobbs County.  Dobbs County was abolished in 1791.
County seat: Kinston [2]

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

1878, 1880--Most court records were destroyed in fires. For a list of record loss in North Carolina counties see: North Carolina Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Nclenoir.png

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Lenoir County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.


Church

Baptist
  • Bear Creek. Established by 1785.[3]
  • Beaver Dam. Established by 1808.[4]
  • Wheat Swamp, near Kinston, N.C. Organized about 1760. Has belonged to the Disciples of Christ since 1843.[5]

Court

Directories

Education

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles were fought in Lenoir County.

  • December 14, 1862 = Kinston[6]
  • March 7-10, 1865 = Wilmington, also known as Wilcox’s Bridge, Wise’s Fork, Second Kinston, Second Southwest Creek, or Kelly's Mill Pond[7]
Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.


Civil War Confederate units

Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

-5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 13th Battalion, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
:- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company G
:- 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery, Company A
:- 41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry, Company E
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (63rd Regiment Volunteers), Company B
:- 5th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company D
:- 8th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (Partisan Rangers), 2nd Company

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
  • Lenoir County marriages are included in Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searcheable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
Divorces
Deaths

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lenoir County, North Carolina. Page 510 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. 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.
  5. "Wheat Swamp Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)
  7. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)
  8. 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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