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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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33 drug suspects rounded up in Catawba County – Charlotte Observer


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33 drug suspects rounded up in Catawba County
Charlotte Observer
Thirty-three drug suspects were arrested on Wednesday morning as part of Operation M-80, a roundup by the Catawba County Sheriff's Office and the N.C. Department of Revenue. Investigators sought 80 suspects on Wednesday who face 111 total felony …
Catawba County Sheriff's Office launches early morning round upHickory Daily Record
Authorities discover pipe bomb during massive drug-trafficking crackdownWSOC Charlotte
Drug offenders targeted in Catawba Co. roundupWCNC.com
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South African couple charged in Catawba County child pornography case – WBTV


WBTV
South African couple charged in Catawba County child pornography case
WBTV
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations, who is assisting in the investigation, says they were alerted of a man allegedly soliciting someone to engage in sex acts with a six-year-old. The SBI was lead to the suspect, who was in possession of
NC child porn investigation leads to South Africa arrestsBurlington Hawk Eye

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Woman driving SUV killed after colliding with school bus in Catawba Co. – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Woman driving SUV killed after colliding with school bus in Catawba Co.
WSOC Charlotte
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – One person was killed and several others injured Friday afternoon when a school bus collided with an SUV on Bethany Church Road in Catawba County. [IMAGES: Fatal bus crash in Catawba County]. The driver of the SUV, …
Woman dies in crash involving school bus in Catawba CountyFOX 46 Charlotte
Woman killed in collision with Catawba County Schools bus on Bethany Church RoadHickory Daily Record
1 dead, multiple injuries reported in Catawba County school bus wreckCharlotte Observer
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Catawba County factory worker burned by boiling dye, officials say – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Catawba County factory worker burned by boiling dye, officials say
WSOC Charlotte
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – Authorities in Catawba County are investigating after they said a worker was burned in an industrial accident early Wednesday morning. Emergency crews were called around 8 a.m. to Carolina Specialty Fabrics on North Caldwell …
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SBI internet child porn case from Catawba County leads to arrests in South Africa – WLOS


WLOS
SBI internet child porn case from Catawba County leads to arrests in South Africa
WLOS
RALEIGH, N.C. (WLOS) — The South African Police Service in Pretoria on Tuesday charged parents of a 14-year-old girl with multiple sex crimes discovered by the State Bureau of Investigation through a Catawba County child pornography case.

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Catawba Co. child porn case leads to rescue of girl in South Africa – WSOC Charlotte


WSOC Charlotte
Catawba Co. child porn case leads to rescue of girl in South Africa
WSOC Charlotte
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. – A child porn case in Catawba County led authorities to a home in South Africa, where authorities discovered a 14-year-old girl was being sexually assaulted by her parents, according to investigators. The State Bureau of …
Local child porn case leads to South African arrestsWCNC.com

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