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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

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Catawba County Schools Names Interim Superintendent – WHKY


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Catawba County Schools Names Interim Superintendent
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Prior to coming to Catawba County, Moore served as Director of Personnel in the Macon County, N.C. school system. He has been a school administrator and teacher in both North Carolina and Georgia. Moore received his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership …




Catawba County man dead after being stabbed in chest, police say – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Catawba County man dead after being stabbed in chest, police say
WSOC Charlotte
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. —. A death investigation is underway north of Conover in Catawba County after a 21-year-old man was found in a bathroom with a stab wound to his chest Thursday night, officials say. Deputies received a warrant to search a mobile …

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Woman wanted in road rage stabbing – WCNC.com


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Woman wanted in road rage stabbing
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A woman is in the hospital after being stabbed in a case of road rage. Brandon Goldner , WCNC 6:27 PM. EST May 23, 2016. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — The Catawba County Sheriff's Office needs the …
Woman transported after possible road rage stabbingHickory Daily Record
Deputies: Woman stabbed in possible road rage incidentWSOC Charlotte

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Catawba County’s proposed budget looks to expand on growth – Hickory Daily Record


Hickory Daily Record
Catawba County's proposed budget looks to expand on growth
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON – The budget proposal for next year looks to build on a trend of economic growth, County Manager Tom Lundy said at his budget presentation. The proposed budget of $252,735,718 represents an increase of a little more than 7 percent from last …




Catawba County Board of Election announces start to early voting – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County Board of Election announces start to early voting
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON – Early voting for the June 7 primary election for U.S. Congressional seats representing Catawba County will begin at 8 a.m. May 26 at five locations and will close at 1 p.m. June 4, according to the Catawba County Board of Elections press




Catawba County textile plant to close, affecting 160 workers – Charlotte Business Journal

Catawba County textile plant to close, affecting 160 workers
Charlotte Business Journal
By the numbers: Layoffs in North Carolina so far in 2016 … Delta Apparel is shuttering its fabric manufacturing plant in Catawba County, putting about 160 people out of work, the Greenville, S.C.-based company announced this morning. In its second

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