Cumberland County North Carolina


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Cumberland map Cumberland County, North Carolina, was formed in 1754 from Bladen County. The county was named in honor of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, (1721-65)

The first county seat was named Cumberland Court House. In 1762 Campbelton was established at Cross Creek. Campbelton and Cross Creek were merged in 1778. In honor of Lafayette, Campbelton changed its name to Fayetteville in 1783. This is the present county seat.

Read "A Bit of Campbelton History" - 1895

1895 Map of Cumberland County (and surrounding area)

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Index to Estate Settlements Index to Wills Index to Cemeteries North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project
Family Genealogies Index to Marriage Records Index to Tax Records Index to Obituaries
Index to Deeds, Indentures, Etc. Index to Cumb. Co. Letters Index to Photo Gallery Index to Church Histories
Index to Early Military Records Index to Civil War Records Index to Newspaper Extracts Cumberland Co. Bonds
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