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New Bern North Carolina Female Benevolent Society

The New Bern Benevolent Society traces its roots to the 1812 founding of the New Bern Female Charitable Society, the first benevolent society incorporated in North Carolina. The society was formed to offer relief to the poor and to educate poor female children. Minute book contains the record of the administration and activities of the Female Benevolent Society of New Bern, N.C. for the dates of January 22, 1878 – May 1905. Roll Book contains the record of members present at meetings of the Female Benevolent Society of New Bern, N.C. for the years 1942-1962.

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