Hoke County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Hoke 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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Hoke County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Hoke County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 17, 1911
County Seat Raeford
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hoke County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1911
1911
1920
1911
1911

Hoke County Courthouse
304 N Main Street
Raeford, NC 28376
Phone: 919-875-2035

Register Deeds has birth, marriage and death records
and land records from 1911
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from1911[1]

Register of Deeds
113 Campus Avenue
Raeford, N. 28376
Phone: 910-875-2035
Fax: 910-875-9554
Website

Clerk Superior Court
P.O. Drawer 1569
Raeford, NC 28376
Phone: (910) 878-4100

History

Parent County

1911--Hoke County was created 17 February 1911 from Cumberland and Robeson Counties.
County seat: Raeford [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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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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

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Hoke County:

Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
World War II

Newspapers

  • News-Journal - 400+ issues freely available online spanning 1943-1969
  • Hoke County Newspapers - a listing of newspapers published in the county & libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress.

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriage
Divorce

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 Center 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), Hoke County, North Carolina. Page 509 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)
  4. 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.