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Carteret Precinct, North Carolina Genealogy

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About 1680 the Lord Proprietors of North Carolina renamed Currituck Precinct the Carteret Precinct (not to be confused with the later Carteret County of a different location). However, the new name was not accepted or used outside of official circles by the precinct residents. By the mid-1680s the name was changed back to Currituck. The name has remained Currituck ever since.[1]

Records of the renamed Carteret Precinct can be found in repositories of Currituck County, or at the North Carolina State Archives.

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  1. "Currituck County, North Carolina" in Counties of North Carolina at http://www.carolana.com/NC/Counties/currituck_county_nc.html (accessed 3 January 2011).