This bibliography is by no means exhaustive, but may aid in helping to locate books about Jones County area residents.  I will continue to add to the list over time.


  • Historical Records Survey. Pre-1914 Cemetery Inscriptions, Jones County.  FHL Microfilm 882938 Item 18 [view film details]
  • Spence, Laura Lee, Kay Becton Ogle, and Dennis E. Jones. Jones County Cemeteries: Jones County, North Carolina. Kinston, NC: Heritage Genealogical Society, 2005. [Find in a Library]

Court Records

  • Aiken, Nancy. Minutes of the Jones County, North Carolina Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions, 1826-1841. Bowie, Md: Heritage Books, 2002. [Find in a Library]
  • Gwynn, Zae Hargett. Abstracts of the Records of Jones County, North Carolina, 1779-1868. Baltimore, Md: Reprinted for Clearfield Co. by Genealogical Pub. Co, 1998. [Find in a Library]

General Historical/Genealogical

  • Gwyn, Eva Mae Berry, Denise Willie Nance, and Laura Ellen Berry. The Second Berry Family Journal: Honoring Descendants of Lafayette H. Berry of Jones County in Trenton, North Carolina. Silver Spring, Md: The Authors, 1995. [Find in a Library]
  • Harriett, Julia Pollock. The History and Genealogy of Jones County, North Carolina. New Bern, N.C.: Published by J.P. Harriett in cooperation with Owen G. Dunn Co, 1987. [Find in a Library]

Land Records

  • Pruitt, Albert Bruce. Abstracts of Land Entries: Onslow CO, NC, 1778-1796, Jones CO, NC, 1795-1797. [Rocky Mount, N.C.]: A.B. Pruitt, 1990. [Find in a Library]