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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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Hearing held in Carteret County for Blounts Creek mining wastewater fight – WITN


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Hearing held in Carteret County for Blounts Creek mining wastewater fight
WITN
On Friday in Carteret County Superior Court while attorneys presented evidence, community members have also gathered saying they're fighting for their environment. Charter boat captain Bob Boulden says, "Well, Blounts Creek is so unique. It's a long




Innovative high school in the works in Carteret County – WNCT


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Innovative high school in the works in Carteret County
WNCT
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT)–Plans for an innovative high school are in the works in Carteret County. The Cooperative Innovative High School would be a partnership between Carteret County high schools and Carteret Community College. It's still in …

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Carteret County Heath Department stress importance of getting flu shot – WITN


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Carteret County Heath Department stress importance of getting flu shot
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – We are beginning to get into flu season, and health officials are reminding people of the importance of getting a flu shot. They say it's all to protect not only yourself, but to also help keep the virus from spreading




Coast Guard rescues three boaters stranded in Carteret County marsh – WITN


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Coast Guard rescues three boaters stranded in Carteret County marsh
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Three people were rescued Sunday night after their boat ran out of gasoline in Carteret County. The U.S. Coast Guard says they got a call around 7:00 p.m. from a woman who said her husband, her son and her son's friend …
Coast Guard rescues three Sunday after boat runs out of gas near SealevelWCTI12.com

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New Bern drug dealer of ‘Gray Death’ arrested in Carteret Co. – WCTI12.com


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New Bern drug dealer of 'Gray Death' arrested in Carteret Co.
WCTI12.com
BEAUFORT, Carteret County – The Carteret County Sheriff's Office arrested a New Bern man on multiple charges and placed in jail on a $7.5 million dollar secured bond. Corey Antrion Cox, 35, of New Bern was arrested and charged with 10 counts of …

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The high cost of inlet access – StarNewsOnline.com


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The high cost of inlet access
StarNewsOnline.com
Carteret County, Onslow County, Emerald Isle, Swansboro, Cedar Point and Cape Carteret all share the burden of keeping Bogue Inlet open. This year, Rudolph asked for a combined total of $300,000 to maintain the inlet, with a state contribution of $200


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