Currituck County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Currituck 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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Currituck County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1670
County Seat Currituck
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Currituck County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Deeds
Wills
1913
1858
1913
1790
1719
1663

Currituck County Courthouse
Box 71
Currituck, NC 27929
Phone: 252-232-3297

1820 Census Missing
Court house burned 1842
Registrar of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and probate records[1]

Register of Deeds
153 Caratoke Hwy., Suite 600
Currituck, NC 27929
Telephone: 252-232-3297
Fax: 252-232-3906
Website

Clerk of Superior Court
PO Box 175
Currituck, NC 27929
Telephone: (252) 232-6200

History

Currituck was formed in 1668 as a precinct in Albemarle County. It was named in honor of an Indian tribe. It is in the northeastern section of the State and is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Albemarle Sound, Camden County, and the state of Virginia. The present area is 273 square miles and the population is 6,709. Currituck Court House, mentioned as early as 1755, is the county seat.


Parent County

1670--Currituck County was created in 1670 from Albemarle County.
County seat: Currituck [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

  • 1842 Fire burned courthouse

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring County

Resources

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Bibles

Bonds

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NCGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census and Tax Records

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

Church Records

Baptist
  • Cowenjock. Constituted 1780.[3]
  • Powel's Point. Constituted 1787.[3]
Church of England
  • Currituck Parish. Established by 1710.[4]

Court

Families

History

Land

Maps

Military

  • Currituck Co., NC in the Military
  • 1666 - 1831 - Jones, Gordon C.: .Abstracts of land-grants, tax lists, orphans dockets, inventories and other records, : Currituck and Dare counties, North Carolina, 1666-1831 Chesapeak, Virginia, G.C.Jones c1982) pages 91 FHL Book 976.6132 P28
Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Currituck County, North Carolina Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Currituck County, North Carolina Genealogy:

-8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization), Company E
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops), Company G
- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company B
World War I
World War II

Miscellaneous

Newspapers & Obituaries

Organizations & Links

Photographs & Biographies

Probate

Online Probate Records

Queries

Surnames

Vital Records

Births
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Albemarle Genealogical Society
142 Waterlily Road
Coinjock, NC 27923
Website

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 center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Websites


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Currituck County, North Carolina. Page 508 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. 3.0 3.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490, 2:563. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Robert J. Cain, ed., The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741 (Raleigh, N.C.: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1999), 497. FHL Book 975.6 K2cr.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/4/4d/Iginorthcarolinaa.pdf.