Craven County, NC

Craven County, North Carolina, 1857
CRAVEN COUNTY, situated on the southeast part of North Carolina, and traversed by the river Neuse. Area, 1,100 square miles. Face of the country generally flat; soil in part sandy and marshy. Seat of justice, Newbern. Pop. in 1820, 13,394; in 1830, 13,734; in 1840, 14,438; in 1850, 14,709. (Fanning's, 1853)

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Containing Unit

Note Cards


Birthplace of

Rains, Gabriel James

Gabriel James Rains, detail
Full name
  Gabriel James Rains


Contained places
Name Type
New Bern, NC City or Town