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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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Unifour Foundation supports Catawba County Parenting Network – Hickory Daily Record

Unifour Foundation supports Catawba County Parenting Network
Hickory Daily Record
CONOVER, N.C. — Catawba County Parenting Network (CCPN) was recently awarded funding through the Unifour Foundation for its parenting education programs. Currently in its 15th year, the CCPN is the only nonprofit organization in the area entirely …




Catawba Co. DA speaks out about lawsuit filed by former employee – WBTV

Catawba Co. DA speaks out about lawsuit filed by former employee
WBTV
In the lawsuit, Shaffer claims there were multiple sexual advances made to her during her time as an ADA for Catawba County. Thirty-five screen grabs of text message conversations, which allegedly took place between Gaither and Shaffer, were filed with




Catawba County Social Services director to lead association – Hickory Daily Record

Catawba County Social Services director to lead association
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY, N.C. — John Eller, director of Catawba County Social Services, has been elected president of the North Carolina Association of County Directors of Social Services. He will assume the role on July 1. The NCACDSS works with its members, policy …




North Carolina Expands Simplifile E-recording in Catawba and Nash Counties – PR Web (press release)

North Carolina Expands Simplifile E-recording in Catawba and Nash Counties
PR Web (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




Man stabbed during fight in Catawba Co., dies on way to hospital – WBTV

Man stabbed during fight in Catawba Co., dies on way to hospital
WBTV
CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -. A man in Catawba County was fatally stabbed during a fight with another man. Deputies say the man tried to drive himself to the hospital, but didn't make it. Deputies say they were called to the 2100-block of Stove Drive …

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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)
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