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Currituck County, North Carolina

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    Captain James Jacques d'Auge (c.1660 - 1719)
            1.  Jacques2 Dauge  (Pierre?1) was born Abt. 1660 in France, and died 1719 in Currituck Co., NC.  He married* (1) Elizabeth DuPuy Bef. 1683 in France. * (2) Mary Bonney Abt. 1696, daughter of R...
  • Tully James D'Auge (c.1750 - bef.1807)
    Signed his name on his will as, "Tully Douge", Probably French pronunciation of Doo-zhe.All the Dozier information I have came from a book, "Family Records The Descendants of Daniel Dozier" loaned to m...
  • Henry E. Etheridge, US Congress (c.1819 - 1902)
    Henry Emerson Etheridge, important West Tennessee Whig politician and Union loyalist, was born in Currituck County, North Carolina, in 1819. In 1833 the family moved to Weakley County, Tennessee. Ether...
  • Dennis W. Bowering (1815 - 1884)
    unmarked grave* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Oct 19 2019, 21:12:46 UTC

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Currituck County was created in 1668 from Albemarle County, North Carolina and gained county status in 1739. The name is "traditionally said to be an Indian word for wild geese; Coratank." Currituck County is located in the Outer Banks (OBX) region.

Adjacent Counties


  • Aydlett
  • Barco
  • Carova Beach
  • Coinjock
  • Corolla
  • Currituck (County Seat)
  • Grandy
  • Gregory
  • Harbinger
  • Knotts Island
  • Jarvisburg
  • Mamie
  • Maple
  • Moyock
  • Point Harbor
  • Poplar Beach
  • Poplar Branch
  • Powell's Point
  • Shawboro
  • Sligo
  • Spot
  • Waterlily



Coinjock Colored School


Currituck Beach Lighhouse

Currituck County Courthouse & Jail

Grandy School

Jarvisburg Colored School

Twin Houses

The Whalehead Club