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Pitt County Genealogy

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Pitt county was created in 1760 (the legislation went into effect in 1761) from Beaufort County. It was named for William Pitt the Elder, an English member of the House of Commons, orator, statesman and Secretary of State for the Southern Department.

The county seat of Pitt County is Greenville. Pitt County is divided into the following townships: Arthur, Ayden, Belvoir, Bethel, Black Jack, Carolina(Stokes), Chicod, Falkland, Farmville, Fountain, Greenville, Grifton, Grimesland, Pactolus, Simpson, Swift Creek, and Winterville.

Attractions in Pitt County include: Shiloh Farm, East Carolina Village of Yesteryear, Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, May Museum and Farmville Heritage Center.

Pitt County Genealogy Resources

Pitt County Independent Genealogy site

Pitt County NCGenWeb site

Pitt County NCGenWeb Archives

Pitt County Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1554
Greenville, NC 27835-1554

Pitt County Family Researchers
P.O. Box 20339
Greenville, NC 27858-0339

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Pitt County Government

Pitt County Government – Official Site

Seppard Memorial Library
530 S. Evans St.
Greenville, NC 27858

Cities and Towns:

* Ayden
* Bethel
* Falkland
* Farmville
* Fountain
* Greenville
* Grifton
* Grimesland
* Simpson
* Stokes
* Winterville

Townships:

Arthur
Ayden
Belvoir
Bethel
Black Jack
Carolina(Stokes)
Chicod
Falkland
Farmville
Fountain
Greenville
Grifton
Grimesland
Pactolus
Simpson
Swift Creek
Winterville.

Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription

1800 Federal Census Transcription (Extract – 2 pages)

1810 Federal Census Transcription

1850 Federal Census Index

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Pitt County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Pitt County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Pitt County, NC Query Forum

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

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

focusoninfinity on “1800′s Wooten, Murphy, Roach, Forbes Families”

Lived near Contentnea Creek area.




CarolKight on “Samuel Kight, Sr., Jr. and III History”

I need info. on history of Samuel Kight Sr., Samuel Kight Jr. CA 1745 NC, death after Jan 12-1804 Pitt Co. NC, wife Rachel and Samuel Kight III b. 6-15-1780 Pitt Co. NC, death 3-1-1839 Heard Co. GA (War 1812)m. 12-1-1807 Pitt Co. NC to Wife Parmelia Stafford 1790 Pitt Co.NC death 1865 .


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Pedestrian charged after being hit by car in Pitt County – WNCT


WNCT
Pedestrian charged after being hit by car in Pitt County
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PITT COUNTY, NC (WNCT) – The North Carolina Highway Patrol responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian Saturday morning. Just before 3am, a 41 year old female was hit by a car on Old River Road in Pitt County. The victim was treated on …

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Pitt County middle school students compete in Battle of the Books – WITN


WITN
Pitt County middle school students compete in Battle of the Books
WITN
Every middle school in the county was represented, but it was Hope Middle School that earned the right to move on to the regional competition in March to square off with the winners of 15 other northeastern North Carolina counties. "It's something that

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Doctor, school officials speak about flu outbreak after Eastern Carolina child dies – WITN


Greenville Daily Reflector
Doctor, school officials speak about flu outbreak after Eastern Carolina child dies
WITN
Since we're in the full swing of flu season, it might not be as beneficial as it would've been earlier on. The Pitt County Public Health Department says there have been 22 flu-related deaths across the state of North Carolina so far this season. New
Pitt County health officials say child dies from fluWSOC Charlotte
Child flu death reported in Pitt CountyGreenville Daily Reflector
Flu cases on rise during past 2 weeksWNCT

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Unpopular dog fee for Pitt County repealed – WITN


WITN
Unpopular dog fee for Pitt County repealed
WITN
PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) – An unpopular fee for pet owners living in one Eastern Carolina county is no more. Pitt County commissioners last night repealed the county dog tax by a six to two vote. The ordinance was approved in 2014 and required dog …




Pitt County Sheriff’s Office calls new phone scam “scary” – WITN


WITN
Pitt County Sheriff's Office calls new phone scam "scary"
WITN
In the past few weeks, dozens of residents were asked to call (252) 565-7102, believing they're returning a call to the Pitt County Sheriff's Office concerning their gun permits, but in actuality, they haven't. "Scammers are trying to come up with new




Feb. 27 Community News – Greenville Daily Reflector


Greenville Daily Reflector
Feb. 27 Community News
Greenville Daily Reflector
The NC NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement will continue its Moral Resistance campaign to hold elected officials accountable at 4 p.m. with simultaneous visits to the offices members of Congress. The campaign will serve a letter of demands and …


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