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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

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Teens from Lenoir County charged in break-in cases in Wayne County – WITN


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Teens from Lenoir County charged in break-in cases in Wayne County
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Four teenagers are facing charges surrounding multiple break-ins in one Eastern Carolina county.

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Three charged after string of Lenoir County home break-ins – WITN


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Three charged after string of Lenoir County home break-ins
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LENOIR COUNTY, NC (WITN) – Three men have been charged after a string of home break-ins in one Eastern Carolina county. Lenoir County deputies have charged Michael Spry, 37, of Columbia, Matthew Jenkins, 20, of Deep Run, and Cameron Hargrove, …
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Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office K9 Chase passes away – WNCT – WNCT


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Lenoir County Sheriff's Office K9 Chase passes away – WNCT
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Greenville, NC weather, radar, 7-day forecast, video and updates from 9 On Your Side and WNCT 9 First Alert Weather team. Also Jacksonville, New Bern, …

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Dozens in Lenoir County attend annual Memorial Day service – WNCT – WNCT


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Dozens in Lenoir County attend annual Memorial Day service – WNCT
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Greenville, NC weather, radar, 7-day forecast, video and updates from 9 On Your Side and WNCT 9 First Alert Weather team. Also Jacksonville, New Bern, …

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Lenoir County’s Committee of 100 celebrates 32nd anniversary – WNCT


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Lenoir County's Committee of 100 celebrates 32nd anniversary
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KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) — Leaders in Lenoir County celebrated a year of success Tuesday afternoon at the Lenoir Committee of 100's 32nd anniversary celebration. The group met to discuss the successes and challenges of the past year. Group leader Mark …

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LIFTED: Boil water advisory for Grifton residents in Lenoir County – WITN


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LIFTED: Boil water advisory for Grifton residents in Lenoir County
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GRIFTON, NC (WITN) – A boil water alert for some residents of Grifton has been lifted. The town enacted the alert for residents on the Lenoir County side on Monday because of a broken water line. Wednesday afternoon the town said the alert had been lifted.


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