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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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Authorities: Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Catawba County – WCNC


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Authorities: Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Catawba County
WCNC
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A crime turned deadly in Catawba County Monday, but it was burglar that lost his life. A Claremont homeowner stood his ground and now authorities are looking for another suspect. The homeowner's father, Everett Fox, told NBC …
Catawba County authorities say homeowner kills intruderNews & Observer
NC man shoots, kills intruder after home invasionmyfox8.com
Sheriff: Homeowner shoots, kills break-in suspect; second suspect fledHickory Daily Record

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Officials: 8-year-old hit by car at bus stop in Catawba County – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Officials: 8-year-old hit by car at bus stop in Catawba County
WSOC Charlotte
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. —. An 8-year-old boy is recovering after being hit by a car while trying to cross the street to catch his bus to school in Maiden on Monday. East Main Street is the busiest street in Maiden's small town and every day, neighbors
Car Hits Catawba County Second Grader Near Bus StopMy FOX Carolinas
Catawba County Child Struck by Car Near School Bus StopTWC News
8-year-old hit by car at bus stop in NCmyfox8.com
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No school Wednesday for Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools – Hickory Daily Record


Hickory Daily Record
No school Wednesday for Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY, N.C. – Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools and Newton-Conover City Schools announced they'll be closed to students Wednesday because of inclement weather. The day will serve as an optional teacher workday with a two-hour …

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Catawba County Resident Among Appointees to NC’s Juvenile Justice Planning … – WHKY

Catawba County Resident Among Appointees to NC's Juvenile Justice Planning
WHKY
Among them are Richard Thompson of Catawba County, Dr. Amy Blake-Lewis of Cabarrus County, Rachel Hannibal of Iredell County, Stephen Smith of Buncombe County, Diamon Dalton of McDowell County and Julian Balknight of Cabarrus County.

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Catawba County 4-H selling plants – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County 4-H selling plants
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON, N.C. — Catawba County 4-H, the youth component of North Carolina Cooperative Extension is conducting a plant sale. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support 4-H activities for youth in Catawba County. Three varieties of strawberries are …

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Officials: 2 boys mauled by Rottweilers in Catawba County – WSOC Charlotte


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Officials: 2 boys mauled by Rottweilers in Catawba County
WSOC Charlotte
His 6-year-old brother is still being treated at Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte due to the injuries he sustained in the attack and remains hospitalized. The dogs are being held at the Catawba County Animal Shelter. Investigators confirmed the
Boy airlifted to hospital after Rottweiler attack in North Carolinamyfox8.com
Newton, North Carolina Dog Mauling: 2 Boys Attacked By Dogs In BackyardThe Inquisitr
Boy, 6, remains hospitalized after dog attackWCNC

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