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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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Doug Harris dies at 71 – Carolinacoastonline


Carolinacoastonline
Doug Harris dies at 71
Carolinacoastonline
ATLANTIC BEACH — Friends and fellow politicians this week remembered former Atlantic Beach Councilman and past Carteret County Commission Chairman Doug Harris as a man of high and consistent principles, always meticulously prepared and …




Cooper lawsuit means no one will act on this election dispute – News & Observer (blog)


News & Observer (blog)
Cooper lawsuit means no one will act on this election dispute
News & Observer (blog)
The N.C. Court of Appeals has declined to review an election complaint that was kicked up to the court because neither the state nor Carteret County currently has an active elections board – leaving the complaint in legal limbo. The complaint involves




Lifeguards done for the season at some beaches – WITN


WITN
Lifeguards done for the season at some beaches
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) If you travel to some Crystal Coast beaches you'll notice that lifeguards are done for the season. Such is the case at Atlantic Beach where Fire Chief Adam Snyder says this is the usual time of year that lifeguards go packing.




Carteret County rental companies working to accommodate OBX visitors – WITN


WITN
Carteret County rental companies working to accommodate OBX visitors
WITN
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – The mandatory evacuations for Ocracoke and Hatteras Islands have forced around 45,000 visitors to leave both islands, however, not all are leaving North Carolina's coast. Officials in Carteret County say many of them …




Construction projects wind down at Carteret County schools as students gear up for the new year – WNCT


WNCT
Construction projects wind down at Carteret County schools as students gear up for the new year
WNCT
CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT)–As students are gearing up to head back to the classroom, construction projects at various Carteret County schools are winding down. One of those is an expansion to White Oak Elementary. The $3 million project started …




Carteret County sheriff receives service award – WCTI12.com


WCTI12.com
Carteret County sheriff receives service award
WCTI12.com
Sheriff Asa Buck received a service award for significant contributions and ten years of dedication and service as sheriff to the State of North Carolina and the citizens of Carteret County. The award was presented at the North Carolina Sheriffs


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