Craven County, North Carolina
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Craven is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1705 (as Archdale Precinct) from the following county/ies: *precinct of Bath. Craven began keeping birth records in ——, marriage records in 1740, and death records in ——. It began keeping land records in 1710, probate records in 1737, and court records in 1712. For more information, contact the county at 406 Craven St., New Bern 28560-4911. On the attached map, Craven is located at H4. Formed as Archdale Precinct, it was renamed Craven about 1712 and declared a county in 1739.
For information about the state of North Carolina see North Carolina Family History Research.