Craven County, North Carolina
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Craven is a county in North Carolina. It was formed in 1705 (as Archdale Precinct) from the following county/ies: *precinct of Bath. Craven began keeping birth records in , marriage records in 1740, and death records in . It began keeping land records in 1710, probate records in 1737, and court records in 1712. For more information, contact the county at 406 Craven St., New Bern 28560-4911. On the attached map, Craven is located at H4. Formed as Archdale Precinct, it was renamed Craven about 1712 and declared a county in 1739.
For information about the state of North Carolina see North Carolina Family History Research.