New Hanover County NC Genealogy

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New Hanover County Records by City/Town

Castle Hayne Genealogy (37)
Masonboro Genealogy (31)
Myrtle Grove Genealogy (33)

Ogden Genealogy (33)
Wilmington Genealogy (503)

Overview of New Hanover County Records

  • New Hanover County was created in 1729 from Craven County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the North Carolina Vital Records Office.
  • The New Hanover County Register of Deeds has birth records starting in 1879 to 1913, marriage records starting in 1741, death records starting in 1879, and land records starting in 1729.
  • The New Hanover County Clerk Superior Court has probate records starting in 1732 and court records starting in 1738.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.