Miscellaneous Dobber Records

Old Dobber Records is where we store the information that doesn't seem to fit anywhere else. Information must be from Primary Sources or Public Domain.

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Antebellum Ball Photos


Col. Wrightstill AVERY


REPORTS: Location of Gov. Caswell's Grave?
* Report on the Search to Locate the Grave of Richard Caswell, 1729-1789
* The Search for Richard Caswell's Grave
* Addendum to the Cross Report from THE BLOUNT PAPERS:

Cemeteries posted on NCGenWeb Archives

Help Save the Caswell and other Cemeteries

Hardy Family Cemetery
These people were out of Greene County-Off Site Link




1790 Dobbs County Census



Rainbow Church Ministers and other tidbits

Early Methodist Church

Dalys Chapel photograph

Free Will Baptist Historical Collection (New Link April 11, 2008)



William L. (Bill) Murphey Collection,
Index for the Collection which can be found at: Manuscript Division, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.

The Murphrey Letters, 1768-1776

Glasgow Land Fraud

Warrenton Army Frauds

Swiss and Palatines to New Bern



Dobbs County Deeds 

Oldest Land Grant at Kinston, Lenoir Co., NC by Charles Holloman

Oldest Deed in Lenoir County, NC - 1750    Images

Southampton Co Deed Abstracts 




1779 Map of North Carolina.

Rare Map Collection at the Hargrett Library of U. GA.

Map showing townships of Pitt, Lenoir, Greene and Craven Counties.  

Composite Map Of Kinston,NC 1762-1850


Searchable Town/County/State data base.



Early Settlers

Boundry Dispute: John FREEMAN and Frederick DICKSON
Two prominent planters living on Rainbow Creek in 1794

Definitions: Genealogy related words

DOBBER Neighborhood Then and Now

Down Home Cooking: Recipes & links to local restaurants 

Interesting Court Cases

Family Migrations

Rountree Masonic Lodge




Historical Newspaper Articles relating to Dobb's County Genealogists UPDATED APRIL 16, 2007

Craven County
Jones County
Lenoir County
Greene County (coming soon)
Misc. Counties mentioned in the articles posted in one of the four above counties.

Newspapers published in North Carolina since the North Carolina Gazette first appeared in New Bern in 1751. The North Carolina Division of Archives and History and the State Library of North Carolina coordinated the North Carolina Newspaper Project (NCNP), an extensive program to locate, catalog, and microfilm North Carolina newspapers.

Institute at Institute


John KENNEDY Will, July 19, 1832

Many of our Ancestors Wills can be found in the NCGENWEB Archives



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