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Catawba County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1842 from Lincoln County. It was named for the Catawba tribe of Native Americans, who once inhabited the area. Source Wikipedia

Catawba County NCGenweb site

Catawba County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2406
Hickory, NC 28603

Catawba County Historical Association
P.O. Box 73
Newton, NC 28658

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Catawba County Courthouse
PO Box 389
County Government Center
Newton, NC 28658

Census

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Catawba County

Cemetery Transcriptions – link opens to folder with big list of Catawba County Cemetery transcriptions listed as text files with the name of the file identifying the cemetery.

Query Forums

Catawba County, NC Query Forum

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DOROTHY52 on “william jones rankin-negroe presbyterian minister 1861-1932″

wiliam jones rankin was the statesville area of north carolina. welll education negro minister. who was a synod of catawba. a moderator. had adopted a daughter named teresa rankin who later married booker t. blue. they had 5 live children…one named eddie lee blue, elizabeth blue, inez, another daughter my mom, booker t blue jr. dr rankin opened a nd wife a parochial school for negroes in 1896 to 1932 in aberdeen north carolina. he pastored various churches….he dies in 1932 in graham, nc. the death certificated state so. he mothers name was isabella gillespie rankin but the death certificate states isabella patterson so maybe she remarries. seeking information on these persons of interest. i am his great granddaughter-teresa rankin blues ggranddaughter and booker blue sr-the same- help turn on the lights


Catawba County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Catawba County:

Bethlehem
Blackburn
Catawba
Claremont
Conover
Drums Crossroads
Duan
Hickory
Lenoir Rhyne
Long View
Longisland
Maiden
Mountain View
Newton (County Seat)
Olivers Crossroads
Propst Crossroads
Sherrills Ford
South Newton
Startown
Terrell
Viewmont

News related to Catawba County, NC

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Catawba County euthanizes 87 cats for disease – Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Catawba County euthanizes 87 cats for disease
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
NEWTON, N.C. — Catawba County authorities have euthanized nearly 90 cats after two were found dead from a contagious disease. Multiple media outlets reported that staff members at the animal shelter found the cats dead in their cages Sunday.

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Notice of Catawba County Property Revaluation to be Mailed Next Week – WHKY

Notice of Catawba County Property Revaluation to be Mailed Next Week
WHKY
They are not set by the county's appraisers or the Tax Office. Appraisers research and analyze real estate sales in the local market to determine an estimate of market value for all properties, as required by North Carolina law. Catawba County's last




Keep pets safe during holiday celebration – Hickory Daily Record


Hickory Daily Record
Keep pets safe during holiday celebration
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY, N.C. — Humane Society of Catawba County reminds everyone to remember the safety of their pets as they celebrate the holiday with a Thanksgiving feast. Following are the top five Thanksgiving tips courtesy of Pedigree.

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Learn about Catawba County government during classes – Hickory Daily Record

Learn about Catawba County government during classes
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON, N.C. — Catawba County will offer a two-night course on the programs and structure of the county government in December. Catawba County University will be held on the evenings of Tuesday, Dec. 9, and Thursday, Dec. 11. Catawba County …

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Catawba County Board of Commissioners to consider property extensions – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County Board of Commissioners to consider property extensions
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON, N.C. — The Catawba County Board of Commissioners will consider at its Monday meeting authorizing the county's tax administrator to allow extensions for listing personal property. Extensions allowed by the administrator will not be granted …




Several Area Residents Appointed to State Boards & Commissions – WHKY

Several Area Residents Appointed to State Boards & Commissions
WHKY
… of Catawba County was named to the Supplemental Retirement Board of Trustees. Hamilton has been with Edward Jones since 1987. The Supplemental Retirement Board of Trustees will administer the Supplemental Retirement Income Plan and the N.C. …


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