Hyde County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Guide to Hyde 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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Hyde County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1705
County Seat Swan Quarter
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hyde County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1877
1742
1790
1736
1745

Hyde County Courthouse
264 Business Hwy P O Box 297
Swan Quarter NC 27885
Phone: 252 926 3011

Formerly Wickham Co names changed to Hyde 1712
Register of Deeds has birth, death and burial records from 1913
marriage records from 1850, land records from 1736
marriage bonds 1735-1867 and delayed birth records from late 1800's
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1868
and probate records from 1774 [1]

Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 294
Swan Quarter, No 27885
Phone: 252-926-4182 or 252-926-4183
Fax: 252-926-3710
Website

Clerk Superior Court
P.O. Box 337
Swan Quarter, NC 27885
Work Phone: (252) 926-4700

History

Parent County

1705--Hyde County was formed 3 December 1705 from Wickham Precinct of Bath County. Bath County was abolished in 1739.
County seat: Swan Quarter [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

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Bibles

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 Hyde County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
  • Mattemuskeet River. Constituted 1783.[3]
Church of England
  • St. George's Parish. Established by 1741.[4]

Court

History

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Hyde 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 Hyde County, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization), Company B
World War II

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Photographs & Biographies

Probate

Online Probate Records

Queries

Surnames

Swan Quarterly

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriages

Societies and Libraries 

Hyde County Historical & Genealogical Society
7820 Piney Woods Road
Fairfield 27826
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.

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hyde 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), 2:565. 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), 414. 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/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.