New Hanover County, North Carolina

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New Hanover is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1729 (as a precinct; declared a county, 1739) from the following county/ies: Craven Precinct, Bath County. New Hanover began keeping birth records in 1879, marriage records in 1741, and death records in 1879. It began keeping land records in 1729, probate records in 1732, and court records in 1738. For more information, contact the county at 320 Chestnut St., Rm. 502, Wilmington 28401-4068. On the attached map, New Hanover is located at G6. Records fragmented.

For information about the state of North Carolina see North Carolina Family History Research.

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