Category Archives: Births

Kinston Free Press Index – Late 1800s/Early 1900s

The Kinston Free Press contains brief information on items of genealogical interest (i.e. deaths, marriages, births, etc.) that have appeared in the Kinston Daily Free Press (Kinston Free Press) newspaper of Kinston, Lenoir County. Surrounding counties (Wayne, Greene, Pitt, Craven, Jones & Duplin) are also represented.  COVERAGE SPANS: 1895-1928.

The data in this database is in process of being moved to the NCGenWeb’s NC People in the Papers database. Until that project is completed, you can still search the existing index.  Click on the image below to search.

Posted in Births, Deaths, Marriage, Newspapers.

Lenoir County Residents in North Carolina Newspapers

The NCGenWeb Project features a database called NC People in the Papers.  This database is a collection of items extracted from newspapers and includes births, marriages, deaths, & general news items.   The time coverage varies, but in addition to clicking below to see a list of names associated with Lenoir County, you can also search the entire database for a last name of interest and perhaps find family members in other parts of the state.

The NC People in the Papers database includes many extracts from the Kinston Free Press newspaper, so there are numerous individuals from Lenoir County mentioned.  Click on the graphic below to access the list.

Surnames you may recognize include: Croom, Fordham, Grainger, Griffith, Hardy, Harper, Hooten, Jones, Moseley, Outlaw, Rouse, Wooten and more.


Posted in Births, Newspapers.