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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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4 taken to hospital after plane crashes in Catawba County – WXII The Triad


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4 taken to hospital after plane crashes in Catawba County
WXII The Triad
HICKORY, N.C. —Four people have been taken to hospitals after a plane crash in Catawba County. Related. Tractor-trailer overturns on Bus. 85… Triad woman arrested after body found… Suspect search continues after… Troopers: Meth lab found during.
4 taken to hospital after plane crashes in Catawba Co.WNCN
Four taken to hospital after plane crashes in Catawba CountyWWAY NewsChannel 3

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Teen accused of stabbing man to death in Catawba County – WCNC


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Teen accused of stabbing man to death in Catawba County
WCNC
CATAWBA COUNTY, N.C. — A Catawba County teen is accused of stabbing another man to death after a fight just outside of Hickory on New Year's Day. Friday morning, four Catawba County Sheriff Deputies walked over the grounds near a trailer where the …
Catawba Co. deputies charge teen in overnight stabbing deathWSOC Charlotte
Murder or self-defense?Hickory Daily Record
18-Year-Old Charged With Murder After Stabbing At NC PartyWFMY News 2

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Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba County … – Hickory Daily Record


Hickory Daily Record
Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba County
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY, N.C. — Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools and Catawba County Schools announced a two-hour delay for students Thursday. Burke County Public Schools and Caldwell County Schools have also announced a two-hour delay.




ROAD TRIP: Transportation program has big plans for county – Hickory Daily Record

ROAD TRIP: Transportation program has big plans for county
Hickory Daily Record
A draft of the 2015-2025 State Transportation Improvement Program, a program to schedule transportation projects proposed for full or partial state funding, was released in December by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. In the STIP were




Catawba County board to consider grants – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County board to consider grants
Hickory Daily Record
NEWTON, N.C. — The Catawba County Board of Commissions will hear for the first time the public's thoughts on community development needs and priorities concerning application for state grant money. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. today at the 1924 …




Three die from flu in Catawba County – Hickory Daily Record

Three die from flu in Catawba County
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY, N.C. — Three people in Catawba County have died from the flu as of Thursday, according to Catawba County Public Health. CCPH community outreach manager Amy McCauley said the deaths were “tragic reminders of how severe flu can be.” …


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