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==== Cemeteries  ====
==== Cemeteries  ====
The following sites have listings of cemeteries in Camden County:
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/easternshorecemetery.htm Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/JamesENashCemetery.htm James E. Nash Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/ArchieSawyerCemetery.htm Archie Sawyer]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/sawyercemetery.htm Sawyer Cemetery]   and [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/GrandySawyer.htm Sawyer Cemetery 2]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/updateedwinferebee.htm Edwin Ferebee Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hughes_cemetery.htm Hughes Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/wesleymethodist.htm Wesley Methodist Church Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/cutrell.htm Cutrell Family Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/oldBrown.htm Brown Family Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/mcpherson.htm McPherson-Ferebee Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/whiteoakhill.htm White Oak Hill- Trafton Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/gardnerc.htm Gardner Trafton Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/gilbertc.htm Gilbert Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hastingsc.htm Hastings Picture Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/hastingstext.htm Hastings Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/LambC.htm Cornelius G. Lamb Family Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/Nashtext.htm Lemuel Sawyer Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/tarkingtonc.htm Tarkington Cemetery]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nccamden/cemetery/Williams.htm Williams Cemetery]
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Revision as of 00:02, 15 June 2011

Camden County, North Carolina
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Founded 1777
County Seat Camden
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County Courthouse


Camden County was formed in 1777 from the northeastern part of Pasquotank County. It was named for Charles Pratt, 1st Lord Camden, who had opposed the Stamp Act. The county is the site of the southern terminus of the Dismal Swamp Canal and was the location of the Battle of South Mills on April 19, 1862 during the American Civil War which brought a minor victory to the Confederacy.

Parent County

1777-Camden County was created 8 April 1777 from Pasquotank County. County seat: Camden [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Several records destroyed in fire with many others missing.


Populated Places

The County consists of three Townships:

  • Courthouse
  • Shiloh
  • South Mills

Neighboring Counties



The following sites have listings of cemeteries in Camden County:




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).