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Guide to '''Harnett County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Harnett_County,_North_Carolina|Harnett County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Information ===
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==== Harnett County, Record Dates  ====
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Births|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1914</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1892</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1860</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1855</center>
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
 
[http://www.harnett.org/clerk/ Harnett County Courthouse]<br>729 S Main Street P O Box 279 <br>Lillington, NC 27546 <br>Phone: 910-893-7540  
 
[http://www.harnett.org/clerk/ Harnett County Courthouse]<br>729 S Main Street P O Box 279 <br>Lillington, NC 27546 <br>Phone: 910-893-7540  
  
Register of deeds has birth, marriage and land&nbsp;land rec<br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1920<br>records from 1855-1920 were destroyed in a fire<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harnett County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Register of deeds has birth, marriage and land&nbsp;land rec<br>Clerk Superior&nbsp;Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1920<br>records from 1855-1920 were destroyed in a fire<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harnett County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Set 200<br> Lillington, NC 27546<br> Phone: 910-893-7540<br> Fax: 910-814-3841<br> [http://www.harnett.org Website]<br>
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<br> '''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> 301 W Cornelius Harnett <br> Suite 100 <br> Lillington, NC 27546<br> Work Phone: (910) 814-4646
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1892, 1894--'''Courthouse fires destroyed court records and many of the land records.  
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'''1892, 1894--'''Courthouse fires destroyed court records and many of the land records.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
[[Image:Ncharnett.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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[[Image:Ncharnett.png|thumb|right|200px|Ncharnett.png]]  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://hcvubisweb.harnett.org/harnettvw/Vubis.csp Harnett Cemeteries Database] - online database from the Harnett public library.&nbsp; Change "database type" to "Obituary."&nbsp; Includes approximately 20 years of burial information, including some obituaries.  
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*[http://ncgenweb.us/harnett/harncem.htm Harnett County Cemteries] - NCGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/harnett/harnettcemeteries.html Harnett County Cemteries] - NCGenWeb Archives
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1693 Find-A-Grave: Harnett County Cemeteries]
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1693&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|339145|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1693 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ncgenweb.us/harnett/harncem.htm NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Harnett+North+Carolina&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Harnett&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/harnett/harnettcemeteries.html NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/harnett.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/harn/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[North Carolina Cemeteries|North Carolina Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1779 - 1782''' - {{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
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''Online Records''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery|10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery]], Company B<br>
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:- [[15th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 5th Volunteers|15th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 5th Volunteers]], Company F<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company C<br>
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:- [[41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry|41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry]], Company D<br>
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:- [[7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves|7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company A<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain Isaac William's Company<br>
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:- [[8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserve|8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves]], Captain Neill McNeill's Company<br><br>
  
 
====== Civil War Battle  ======
 
====== Civil War Battle  ======
  
The following Civil War battle was fought in Harnett County.
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Harnett County:
  
 
*March 16, 1865 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Averasborough], also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
 
*March 16, 1865 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Averasborough], also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nc019.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NCmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
 
:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NCmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
  
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===== World War II =====
 
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
====== Civil War Confederate units  ======
 
 
 
Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
 
 
 
:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
 
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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''Online Probate Records''
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*'''1660 - 1790''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1665 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760 - 1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://rod.harnett.org/localization/menu.asp Search Birth, Marriage &amp; Death certificates] at the Harnett County Register of Deeds website. Uncertified copies can be ordered for a fee ([http://www.harnett.org/deeds/ see website for details]).&nbsp;
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*[http://rod.harnett.org Search Birth, Marriage &amp; Death certificates] at the Harnett County Register of Deeds website. Uncertified copies can be ordered for a fee ([http://www.harnett.org/deeds/ see website for details]).
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===== Births  =====
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*'''1800 - 2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1908 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1909 - 1975''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1931 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce  =====
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*'''1958 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1741 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
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*'''1892 - 1967''' - Harnett County Marriage Index 1892-1967 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Iginorthcarolinag.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf]].</ref>
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==== Yearbooks  ====
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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'''Harnett County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 219<br> Buies Creek NC 27506-0219<br>  [http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/harnett-county/#sthash.WoJfV9gc.dpuf Website]<br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/harnett-county/ Harnett County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/harnett/ NCGenWeb: Harnett County] - part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/harnett/ NCGenWeb: Harnett County] - part of the USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Harnett|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Harnett|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
 
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Latest revision as of 01:55, 31 March 2017

United States
North Carolina
Harnett County

Guide to Harnett 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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Harnett 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.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1855
County Seat Lillington
Courthouse
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County Information

Harnett County, Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Harnett County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1914
1892
1860
1855
1854

County Courthouse

Harnett County Courthouse
729 S Main Street P O Box 279
Lillington, NC 27546
Phone: 910-893-7540

Register of deeds has birth, marriage and land land rec
Clerk Superior Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1920
records from 1855-1920 were destroyed in a fire[1]

Register of Deeds
305 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd, Set 200
Lillington, NC 27546
Phone: 910-893-7540
Fax: 910-814-3841
Website


Clerk Superior Court
301 W Cornelius Harnett
Suite 100
Lillington, NC 27546
Work Phone: (910) 814-4646

History

Parent County

1855--Harnett County was created 7 February 1855 from Cumberland County.
County seat: Lillington [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

1892, 1894--Courthouse fires destroyed court records and many of the land records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Ncharnett.png

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

Church Records

Presbyterian

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

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

- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 10th Battalion, North Carolina Heavy Artillery, Company B
- 15th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, formerly the 5th Volunteers, Company F
- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company C
- 41st Regiment Volunteers - 3rd Cavalry, Company D
- 7th Battalion, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company A
- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Isaac William's Company
- 8th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves, Captain Neill McNeill's Company

Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Harnett County:

  • March 16, 1865 = Averasborough, also known as Taylor’s Hole Creek, Smithville, Smiths Ferry, or Black River[4]
Map showing Civil War battles in North Carolina.
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Births
Death
Divorce
Marriage

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Harnett County Genealogical Society
PO Box 219
Buies Creek NC 27506-0219
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), Harnett 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. "Barbecue Church," North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program, http://www.ncmarkers.com, accessed 22 October 2012.
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)
  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.