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Carteret County Genealogy

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Carteret County was formed in 1722 from Craven County and was named for Sir John Carteret, Lord Granville and one of the Lord’s Proprietors.

Carteret County NCGenweb Site

Carteret County Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 481
Morehead City, NC 28557

Beaufort Historical Association
P.O. Box 1709
Beaufort, NC 28516-1709

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Carteret County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
County Courthouse
Beaufort, NC 28516
Census

1790 Federal Census transcription – indexed by last name

1790 Federal Census transcription

1840 Federal Census Images Directory opens to listing to images named by page number

1850 Federal Census Index – Last name only

1850 Federal Census Index surnames A-F
1850 Federal Census Index surnames G-L
1850 Federal Census Index surnames M-R
1850 Federal Census Index surnames S-Z
1850 Federal Census transcription Directory opens to listing of above indices and text files named by starting page number.

Tax Records

1758 List of Taxables

1816 List of Taxables

1820 List of Taxables

1835 List of Taxables

Cemeteries

USGS listing of Cemeteries in Carteret County

Query Forums

Carteret County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Carteret County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Carteret County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

grandmamatf on “Meadows Family”

Looking for information on parents of Jacob Meadows, born abt 1750, who was in Carteret County until about 1800. He moved from there to Georgia. I believe his parents may have been James and Mary Meadows who died in Carteret County.




rghunter3@juno.com on “Hunter family”

I am researching Nicholas , Joab (Job) , William and rest of Hunter family.
Roy Hunter
rghunter3@juno.com




betweaver on “Stephens”

John Stephens, my 5th great grandfather, I am looking for proof that he served in the Revolution. There are three or four John Stephens that served…trying to find the correct one. He later moved to South Carolina where he died in the Pendleton District.




carolynbozeman on “John Bragg”

Husband of Catherine Katurah Hall




carolynbozeman on “Simon Hall Family”

any information on Simon Hall family and John Bragg husband of Catherine Katurah hall




tfloyd1952 on “Meadows, West, Simmons”

Looking for information on the Jacob Meadows family who left Carteret/Jones counties in the late 1790s early 1800s and then moved to GA.

Looking for information on the Andrew West family who lived in Carteret/Jones counties during this same time period and then moved to TN.

Looking for information on William Simmons famly who came to GA in the 1790s.

Thank you.
Teresa


Carteret County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Carteret County:

Atlantic
Atlantic Beach
Beaufort (County Seat)
Cape Lookout National Seasho
Cedar Island
Davis
Emerald Isle
Fort Macon Coast Guard Base
Gloucester
Harkers Island
Marshallberg
Morehead City
Newport
Pine Knoll Shores
Salter Path
Sealevel
Smyrna
Stacy
Stella
Swansboro
Williston

News related to Carteret County, NC

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Former teacher charged with aiding underage drinking – Carolinacoastonline


WCTI12.com
Former teacher charged with aiding underage drinking
Carolinacoastonline
According to Tabbie Nance, communications director for Carteret County Public Schools, Ms. Sharp, was a fifth grade teacher at Harkers Island Elementary School, but she resigned job April 18. On April 15, Ms. Sharp allegedly hosted a party at her home
Former teacher charged in connection with underage drinking at partyWITN
Teacher resigns, accused of hosting underage drinking partyWCTI12.com

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Carteret County teen accused of trafficking meth – WITN


WITN
Carteret County teen accused of trafficking meth
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – In Carteret County, the sheriff's office arrested Gregory Simone, 18, of Forest Line Drive in Bogue, following a traffic stop. Simone faces several felony charges including trafficking meth, and intent to manufacture

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Carteret County men facing 87 charges after Monday arrest – WITN


WITN
Carteret County men facing 87 charges after Monday arrest
WITN
Adam Yaghi, 21, and Rani Yaghi, 24, were arrested Monday afternoon by Carteret County deputies. Adam Yaghi is facing 45 different counts, while Rani Yaghi has 42 charges. Those charges include breaking and entering, breaking and entering a motor …

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NWS issues flash flood watch for Carteret County – Carolinacoastonline


Carolinacoastonline
NWS issues flash flood watch for Carteret County
Carolinacoastonline
This system is producing heavy rain, resulting in a flash flood watch along a portion of eastern North Carolina, including Carteret County. Rain showers are expected to increase in coverage Monday afternoon and continue into Tuesday morning. The rain
Heavy rain expected Monday, early TuesdayNew Bern Sun Journal

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Authorities respond to suspicious package – Carolinacoastonline


Jacksonville Daily News
Authorities respond to suspicious package
Carolinacoastonline
… a suspicious package in Newport. Responders included the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Explosive Ordinance Detail, the Newport Fire Department, the N.C. Highway Patrol, the Newport Police Department and the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.
Suspicious package found in NewportJacksonville Daily News
Container with bullets found along road rendered safe by explosives teamWITN

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Company mapping, surveying Carteret County’s shoreline – WITN


WITN
Company mapping, surveying Carteret County's shoreline
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Every year, thousands of people head to the Crystal Coast to enjoy the sun, surf, and sand, but ensuring that those beautiful beaches stay pristine falls on the shoulders of the Carteret County Shore Protection Office and …


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