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The county was formed in 1791 from the southern part of Dobbs County. It was named for William Lenoir (1751-1839), a general in the American Revolutionary War, who took part in the Battle of King’s Mountain. Source Wikipedia

Lenoir County NCGenweb

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Lenoir County Courthouse
PO Box 3289
County Courthouse
Kinston, NC 28502

Census

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Tax Records

1780 Dobbs County Tax list (includes what became Lenoir County)

1844 Tax list

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Lenoir County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Lenoir County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Lenoir County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Lenoir County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

dasaga on “Luther S. Kennedy”

Looking for any info on Luther S. Kennedy Bn: Abt 1833 Died: abt 1909 in Lenoir Cy.
Would welcome any info and willing to share info.

Sincerely
Sam Kennedy/Oklahoma




Barakabacca on “Andrews – Kinston”

Looking for relatives of Stanley Allen Andrews of Kinston, NC. Brothers Leo, Cecil, Fred. Sister Lottie.




Beamisskitty@wmconnect.com on “Adams, Cook, Ledbetter, Stout”

I am looking for anything on James Asa Adams, he married Jennie Cook, (Edward) Chesley Adams, he married Louisa Ledbetter, and Rosa Stout.




pamsheets on “Decendants of Nany Mae Garris or Raymond Hill”

Looking for family of Nany Mae Garris or Raymond Hill
She was around 23 in 1927 and living in Goldsboro NC. He was around 20 in 1927 and living in Kinston area.
Please contact pamsheets@ctc.net


Lenoir County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns of Lenoir County:

Deep Run
Kinston (County Seat)
La Grange
Parkview
Pink Hill

News related to Lenoir County, NC

“lenoir county” nc – Google News

NC employment numbers improve – Jacksonville Daily News


Jacksonville Daily News
NC employment numbers improve
Jacksonville Daily News
Just released employment figures for June 2017 by the N.C. Dept. of Commerce show a tightening labor market that have businesses searching at the bottom of the proverbial barrel for full and part-time help. The state's seasonally adjusted June …

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Lenoir County home catches fire – Kinston Free Press


Kinston Free Press
Lenoir County home catches fire
Kinston Free Press
A Lenoir County family has been displaced following a Friday morning fire. At around 5 a.m. the North Lenoir Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Hugo Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire on Levi Sutton Lane. At the scene, firefighters found a …




Lenoir County Schools officials make administrative changes – Kinston Free Press


Kinston Free Press
Lenoir County Schools officials make administrative changes
Kinston Free Press
… came to LCPS in 2017 after working for two decades in education in Pitt County. Cole's current position will be filled by Amelia McLeod, N.C. Department of Public Instruction Employee working as a school transformation coach and administrator since




Dozens of firefighters respond to fire at abandoned home in Lenoir County – WNCT


WNCT
Dozens of firefighters respond to fire at abandoned home in Lenoir County
WNCT
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Dozens of firefighters respond to a fire at an abandoned home in Lenoir County Saturday morning. It happened at 4844 Sharon Church Road in Kinston. The Hugo Fire Department says firefighters were called out around 11:30a.m.
20 charged in drug sweep in eastern NC, sheriff saysWNCN

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JCSO: Wanted man tried to run, was ‘unsuccessful’ – Jacksonville Daily News


Jacksonville Daily News
JCSO: Wanted man tried to run, was 'unsuccessful'
Jacksonville Daily News
Lt. J.J. Ervin with the sheriff's office said the N.C. Highway Patrol found Brinson's dark-colored Volkswagen Passat about to turn into one of the homes they were searching and, after seeing the police, Brinson allegedly sped off. The Highway Patrol

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Operation ‘Summer Takeoff’ nets multiple drug arrests – Kinston Free Press


Kinston Free Press
Operation 'Summer Takeoff' nets multiple drug arrests
Kinston Free Press
At around 8 a.m. June 29, the KPD, Lenoir County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Marshals and N.C. State Bureau of Investigation and Department of Public Safety probation and Patrol kicked off what they
Kinston PD makes major drug arrests as part of 'Operation Summer Takeoff'WCTI12.com
Kinston' Operation Summer Takeoff results in 14 arrests, seven wantedWITN

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