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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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Organization Promotes Carteret County Food, Farmers – TWC News


TWC News
Organization Promotes Carteret County Food, Farmers
TWC News
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. — Strawberries, collards and watermelon are just a few products grown locally in Carteret County. Now, one nonprofit organization is hard at work making sure you can find them. The Carteret Local Food Network aims to promote …




County board blasts MFC in resolution – Carolinacoastonline

County board blasts MFC in resolution
Carolinacoastonline
BEAUFORT — Carteret County will join supporters of the commercial shrimp fishing trade, voicing opposition to the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission's decision to pursue tougher restrictions for shrimp trawling, accusing the MFC of putting politics




Military training operations happening in Carteret County Friday and Saturday – WITN


WITN
Military training operations happening in Carteret County Friday and Saturday
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Military training will bring some loud sounds to part of the Crystal Coast Friday and Saturday. U.S. Army helicopter operations will be conducted at Marine Corps Outlying Landing Field Atlantic and Bombing Target 11, …




Multiple injuires reported in three-vehicle accident in Carteret County – WCTI12.com


WCTI12.com
Multiple injuires reported in three-vehicle accident in Carteret County
WCTI12.com
NEWPORT, Carteret County – The North Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a three-vehicle accident in Carteret County. Troopers said it happened on Hwy. 70, near Nine Foot Road in Newport. One pick-up truck and two cars were involved in the …
Public hearing to be held on proposed shellfish leases in Carteret CountyJacksonville Daily News

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Inmate work crew finds man’s body in Carteret County ditch – Virginian-Pilot


WITN
Inmate work crew finds man's body in Carteret County ditch
Virginian-Pilot
BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) — The Carteret County Sheriff's Office says an inmate work crew cleaning a roadside discovered a body in a ditch. The sheriff's office told local media outlets said sheriff's deputies responded to a call around 9:30 a.m. Monday
Body of Carteret County man found in ditch, no signs of foul playWITN
Body discovered in ditch outside of BeaufortCarolinacoastonline
Inmate work crew finds body while cleaning roadway; no foul play suspectedWCTI12.com
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NASCAR comes to Carteret County Speedway – WNCT


WNCT
NASCAR comes to Carteret County Speedway
WNCT
SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) – Carteret County is already a tourist destination thanks to some of the best beaches along the East Coast, but in a few months, it could be something else that's helping rev up the economy. About five miles away from the ocean …


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