Lincoln County, North Carolina

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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse ==
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[http://www.lincolncounty.org/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>115 W Main Street P O Box 218<br>Lincolnton, NC 28093<br>Phone: 704-736-8534<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1920<br>and probate records from 1869<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, North Carolina. Page 510 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>&nbsp;
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1778'''--Lincoln County was created 14 April 1778&nbsp;from Tryon County. Tryon County was abolished in 1779.<br>'''County seat''': Lincolnton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1778'''--Lincoln County was created 14 April 1778&nbsp;from [[Tryon County, North Carolina|Tryon County]]. Tryon County was abolished in 1779.<br>'''County seat''': Lincolnton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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===== Baptist  =====
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*'''Catawbo River.''' Constituted 1785.<ref>George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 2:562. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>
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*'''Daniels Church,''' near Lincolnton, N.C. Organized 1774.<ref>"Daniels Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref>
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*'''Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church,''' near Startown, N.C. Organized before 1797.<ref>"Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Later located in [[Catawba County, North Carolina|Catawba County]].
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*'''St. John's Lutheran Church,''' near Conover, N.C. Organized before 1798.<ref>"St. John's Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Later located in [[Catawba County, North Carolina|Catawba County]].
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*'''St. Paul's Lutheran Church,''' near Conover, N.C. Organized before 1771.<ref>"Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church," ''North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program,'' http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.</ref> Originally located in [[Tryon County, North Carolina|Tryon County]]; later located in [[Catawba County, North Carolina|Catawba County]].
  
 
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Early migration routes to and from Lincoln County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 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|54678|item|disp=FHL Book 970.1 M992i}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1523234 WorldCat entry].</ref>
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:*[[Catawba and Northern Trail]] pre-historic
  
 
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Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
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:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry,usually known as the Bethel Regiment.|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.]]
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:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:-[[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
  
 
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*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1772-1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 8 (1772-1964)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
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*[http://www.glrl.lib.nc.us/ Gaston-Lincoln Regional Library System]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*[[Lincolnton North Carolina Family History Center]] (Hickory)<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=191155&subject_disp=North+Carolina%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Lincoln County, North Carolina
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County Seat Lincolnton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
115 W Main Street P O Box 218
Lincolnton, NC 28093
Phone: 704-736-8534

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and burial and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1920
and probate records from 1869[1] 

History

Parent County

1778--Lincoln County was created 14 April 1778 from Tryon County. Tryon County was abolished in 1779.
County seat: Lincolnton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Many records are missing, reason unknown.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Catawbo River. Constituted 1785.[3]
Lutheran
  • Daniels Church, near Lincolnton, N.C. Organized 1774.[4]
  • Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, near Startown, N.C. Organized before 1797.[5] Later located in Catawba County.
  • St. John's Lutheran Church, near Conover, N.C. Organized before 1798.[6] Later located in Catawba County.
  • St. Paul's Lutheran Church, near Conover, N.C. Organized before 1771.[7] Originally located in Tryon County; later located in Catawba County.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Lincoln County for European settlers included:[8]

Military

Civil War

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

-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, usually known as the Bethel Regiment.
-1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
-11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers


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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln 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), 2:562. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. "Daniels Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  5. "Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  6. "St. John's Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  7. "Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  8. 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.