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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 Library announces fall speakers – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County Library announces fall speakers
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON, N.C. — Award-winning writer, naturalist and activist Janisse Ray will launch Catawba County Library's fall speaker series on Thursday, Sept. 4, with a reading and discussion of her book, “The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save …




North Carolina Expands Simplifile E-Recording In Catawba And Nash Counties – ECM Connection (press release)

North Carolina Expands Simplifile E-Recording In Catawba And Nash Counties
ECM Connection (press release)
Document recordings in Catawba County, N.C., and Nash County, N.C., can now be processed electronically through Simplifile, the nation's largest e-recording service, providing a faster, more efficient recording method for the counties' local and




Rabies clinic offered at Catawba Fire Department – Hickory Daily Record

Rabies clinic offered at Catawba Fire Department
Hickory Daily Record
CATAWBA, N.C. — Humane Society of Catawba County, in collaboration with Catawba County Animal Services, will be offering off-site rabies clinics in August and September. There will be one-year rabies vaccines available for $5. The next clinic is

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9 arrested, 2 wanted in ’7/11′ meth manufacture sting – WCNC


WHKY
9 arrested, 2 wanted in '7/11' meth manufacture sting
WCNC
The Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division has been conducting an investigation in Catawba County for the past several months. The investigation culminated in "Operation 7/11", an effort to arrest "one pot" methamphetamine manufacturers throughout the county.
11 face charges in Catawba meth probeThe State
Catawba County's Operation Seven Eleven Nets Nine Arrests; Two at LargeWHKY
Report: 9 arrested, mother and son sought after meth investigationWECT-TV6

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Apple plans new Catawba County solar farm – WRAL Tech Wire


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Apple plans new Catawba County solar farm
WRAL Tech Wire
Charlotte, N.C. — Apple plans to build a new solar farm about 50 miles northwest of Charlotte. The city of Claremont approved on Monday a development agreement with Apple to annex land into the city for the new farm, the Hickory Record reported.
Agreement for new Apple farm approvedHickory Daily Record
Report: Apple to bring its third solar project to Catawba CountyCharlotte Business Journal (blog)
Apple (AAPL) Makes Land Grab for Third North Carolina-Based Solar FarmStreetInsider.com (subscription) (blog)
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16 wanted, 23 arrested in Lincolnton’s ‘Summertime Sweep’ – WCNC

16 wanted, 23 arrested in Lincolnton's 'Summertime Sweep'
WCNC
LINCOLNTON, N.C. — The Lincolnton Police Department conducted a drug roundup Wednesday, netting 152 felony narcotics charges and 23 arrests; police say 16 more remain wanted. 'Operation Summertime Sweep' targeted a total of 40 suspects with charges
Police rounding up drug suspectsLincoln Times-News

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