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Lincoln County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1779 from the eastern part of Tryon County. It was named for Benjamin Lincoln, a general in the American Revolutionary War.

In 1782 the southeastern part of Burke County was annexed to Lincoln County. In 1841 parts of Lincoln County and Rutherford County were combined to form Cleveland County. In 1842 the northern third of Lincoln County became Catawba County. In 1846 the southern half of what was left of Lincoln County became Gaston County. Source Wikipedia

Lincoln County NCGenweb

Gaston/Lincoln Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 584
Mt. Holly, NC 28120

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Lincoln County Courthouse
115 W Main St
County Courthouse
Lincolnton, NC 28092

Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription – alphabetically listed

1790 Federal Census Transcription

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Lincoln County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Lincoln County, NC Query Forum

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Cities and towns in Lincoln County:

Boger City
Crouse
Daniels-Rhyne
Denver
Iron Station
Laboratory
Lincolnton (County Seat)
Long Shoals
Pumpkin Center
Vale

News related to Lincoln County, NC

“”lincoln county” nc” – Google News

Ransomware attack: Hackers hit Lincoln County communications site – WSOC Charlotte

Ransomware attack: Hackers hit Lincoln County communications site  WSOC Charlotte

The Lincoln County Communications Center is the latest victim of a ransomware attack.




LINCOLNTON HOME INVASION SHOOTING: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’: Lincolnton man tied up, shot during home invasion – WSOC Charlotte

LINCOLNTON HOME INVASION SHOOTING: ‘I’m lucky to be alive’: Lincolnton man tied up, shot during home invasion  WSOC Charlotte

A Lincolnton man said he’s lucky to be alive after two armed men broke into his home, tied him up and shot him.




BRIEF: Ransomware Hampers Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office – Government Technology

BRIEF: Ransomware Hampers Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office  Government Technology

It has been almost a week since a ransomware attack destroyed backup data and encrypted information on the main server in the North Carolina county.




Field set for 2019 Lincoln County Apple Queen pageant – Lincoln Times-News

Field set for 2019 Lincoln County Apple Queen pageant  Lincoln Times-News

Young women throughout Lincoln County decide to enter into the Lincoln County Apple Queen Pageant for varying reasons. Of course, there’s the chance to win …




Police, school district alerted to concerns with Lincolnton principal a decade before arrest for sex crimes, r – WBTV

Police, school district alerted to concerns with Lincolnton principal a decade before arrest for sex crimes, r  WBTV

A concerned parent called police about interactions between his son and the principal at his son’s school more than a decade before the principal was arrested …




Gov. Roy Cooper visits Lincolnton | News – Lincoln Times-News

Gov. Roy Cooper visits Lincolnton | News  Lincoln Times-News

Gov. Roy Cooper visited the Lincoln County campus of Gaston College on Tuesday afternoon. Cooper has visited the Dallas campus on several occasions but …


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