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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 Public Health Dental Practice NOW ACCEPTING BlueCross … – WHKY


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Catawba County Public Health Dental Practice NOW ACCEPTING BlueCross
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Catawba County Public Health Dental Practice is now accepting children ages 1 to 21 with dental coverage through BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina. The dental practice will continue to welcome children ages 1 to 21 with Medicaid or HealthChoice …

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CVCC will host college night for students in Catawba County – Charlotte Observer

CVCC will host college night for students in Catawba County
Charlotte Observer
The workshop is open to parents of children ages 3-12 and is free, along with child care, for parents of Catawba County Schools students and N.C. pre-K students. Cost for other parents is $10 for the workshop, $5 for child care. Topics include raising




MCU’s Wig Walk raises $6662 for the Catawba County Wig Bank in Hickory, NC – CUinsight.com (press release)


CUinsight.com (press release)
MCU's Wig Walk raises $6662 for the Catawba County Wig Bank in Hickory, NC
CUinsight.com (press release)
HICKORY, NC (September 13, 2014) — Members Credit Union (MCU) held the Second Annual Wig Walk for Catawba County, raising $6,662, on Saturday morning at the Henry Fork Regional Recreational Park in Hickory, NC. 100% of the proceeds from the …

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GKN Driveline Breaks Ground on Facility Expansion in Catawba County, N.C. – SYS-CON Media (press release)

GKN Driveline Breaks Ground on Facility Expansion in Catawba County, N.C.
SYS-CON Media (press release)
NEWTON, N.C., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Today GKN Driveline broke ground on the expansion at its Newton, N.C., facility in Catawba County. The company is investing more than $100 million and will add more than 200 new jobs in North Carolina by …




1 dead, 3 hurt in head-on Catawba crash – Charlotte Observer

1 dead, 3 hurt in head-on Catawba crash
Charlotte Observer
SHERRILLS FORD A 33-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash that injured three other people early Saturday in Catawba County, according to the N.C. Highway Patrol. Troopers identified the victim as Clinton Daniel Tolley. They said the car he was …

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Body of missing NC fisherman found in Catawba River – myfox8.com


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Body of missing NC fisherman found in Catawba River
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ALEXANDER COUNTY, N.C. — The body of missing fisherman Chong Va Lee was found early Monday morning in the Catawba River. WSOC reported that Lee was reported missing by his family after failing to return from a fishing trip near Oxford Dam on the …
Missing Fisherman Found Deceased Near Oxford DamWHKY

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