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Cumberland County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1754 from Bladen County. It was named for Prince William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765), captain-general of the British army and victorious commander at the Battle of Culloden.

In 1771 parts of Cumberland County, Johnston County, and Orange County were combined to form Wake County. In July 1784 the western part of Cumberland County became Moore County; the eastern part became Fayette County in honor of the Marquis de la Fayette, but the name Cumberland County was restored three months later. In 1855 the northern part of Cumberland County became Harnett County. Finally, in 1911 parts of Cumberland County and Robeson County were combined to form Hoke County. Source Wikipedia

Cumberland County NCGenweb site

Cumberland County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 53299
Fayetteville, NC 28305

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Cumberland County Courthouse
PO Box 1829
County Courthouse
Fayetteville, NC 28302

Census

1790 Federal Census transcription – indexed by last name

1790 Federal Census transcription – Fayette district

1790 Federal Census transcription – Fayetteville town

1820 Federal Census transcription – not including Fayetteville town
1820 Federal Census transcription – Fayetteville town

Tax Records

1787 list of taxables – Capt. Moon’s District

1804 List of taxables

1815 Fayetteville list of Taxables

1857 Misc. tax list

Military Records

1770 list of officers Cumberland Militia

Cumberland County Soldiers of the War of 1812

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Cumberland County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

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Cities and towns of Cumberland County:

Bonnie Doone
Cumberland
East Fayetteville
Eastover
Eutaw
Falcon
Fay
Fayetteville (County Seat)
Fort Bragg
Godwin
Haymount
Hope Mills
Lafayette
Lakedale
Linden
Olde Farm
Ponderosa
Pope Air Force Base
Spring Lake
Stedman
Vander
Wade

News related to Cumberland County, NC

“”cumberland county” nc” – Google News

Mom arrested after 11-year-old caught with gun at school in Cumberland County – WTVD-TV

Mom arrested after 11-year-old caught with gun at school in Cumberland County  WTVD-TV



Cumberland County mother of 5 loses home, puppy in fire – WTVD-TV

Cumberland County mother of 5 loses home, puppy in fire  WTVD-TV



Fayetteville, Cumberland County on pace to exceed 2018′s homicide number – WTVD-TV

Fayetteville, Cumberland County on pace to exceed 2018′s homicide number  WTVD-TV



Photos: PHOTOS: Fayetteville area shelter dogs for adoption – The Fayetteville Observer

Photos: PHOTOS: Fayetteville area shelter dogs for adoption  The Fayetteville Observer



Cumberland Matters: E-waste drive set for Saturday – The Fayetteville Observer

Cumberland Matters: E-waste drive set for Saturday  The Fayetteville Observer



Suspect dead after shooting at North Carolina hospital that injured deputy, police say – Durham Herald Sun

Suspect dead after shooting at North Carolina hospital that injured deputy, police say  Durham Herald Sun

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