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National Coordinator: Denise Wells

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--- African-American Research --- Books for Sale --- Cemeteries --- Census ---

 Copyright: Common Questions & Answers --- History (and History of: Sites, Courthouses)

 Historical Counties
(Albemarle, Bath, Bute, Clarendon, Dobbs, Glasgow & Tryon)

Libraries & Digitized Books

--- Maps --- Military --- Native American Research --- Newspapers --- Research How To's --- Resources ---

--- Statewide Files --- Vital Records ---

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African - American Research
African-American Research Special Projects - from NCGenWeb
NCGenWeb StateWide African American Page-records on this website
Afrigeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy
Beginners Guide to African-American Research -interactive guide from Afrigeneas
Africans in America: 1450-1865 - from PBS Online
African American HeritageResearch & Resources from NARA
African American Pictures during WWII - from NARA
Enslaved and Free People of Color: Antebellum NC - NC Museum of History
State Library of North Carolina Digital Collection
Finding Slave Records - Research instructions from the State Library
Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives From Federal Writers Project 1936-1938
How Do I Trace My Slave Ancestors - Comprehensive research instructions


~~ Cemeteries ~~
Cemetery Research and Resources
NC Mountain Region Cemeteries Includes Swain, Graham, Haywood, Jackson & Macon (NCGenWeb)
~~ Census ~~
Ancestor Search/census
1790 - 1930 Census: - not searchable, but browsable images
Cyndi's List of U.S. Census - Links to many U.S. & State Census online
FamilySearch.orgindex & abstracts, images for some years; search from main menu
My Free Census - Listing of free census records available online
USGenWeb Archives - Census Images
Copyright...Questions and Answers


When US Works Pass into Public Domain - Lolly Gassaway (University of North Carolina)
Copyright Terms and the Public Domain in the United States -  Cornell University
10 Big Myths about Copyright Explained - Brad Templeton
~~ History ~~


Founding Fathers  - Web site by Thomas' legion
History of North Carolina  - Web site by Thomas' legion
North Carolina History - on  NCPedia
North Carolina Timeline
North Carolina History Project
History of the North Carolina Parishes
The Lost Colony  - Outer Banks History Center
~~ Historic Sites ~~
North Carolina Historic Sites
North Carolina Historic Markers - can search by County or by Name
~~ Courthouses ~~
Status of the North Carolina Courthouses
County Code list - used by the State Archives in identifying records locations
~~ Libraries & Digitized Books ~~


NCGenWeb Digital Bookshelf
State Library of North Carolina Digital Collections - searchable records of all kinds
Eastern North Carolina Digital Library - includes books by listed by Counties
Documenting the American South - includes books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.
Colonial and State Records of North Carolina- records from  the earliest days of NC history
The Colonial Records Of North Carolina - from Google Books, early NC records
Allen County Public Library - free genealogy research databases
Cornell University Library: Making of America - records from antebellum to Reconstruction period - Can also Browse their Journals Collections  from 1815-1901
DMK Heritage: Free Small Books Collection - viewable & downloadable for free
FamilySearch Books Online - digitized & genealogy collections from a searchable page
Google Books - search for books online at Google
Search WorldCat - Find books located in libraries across the Country
USGenWeb North Carolina Archives
North Carolina Wills & Inventories by Grimes
~~ Maps ~~


County Formation Maps  - From the NCGenWeb, Catawba Co.
"The Formation of NC Counties, 1663-1943" by David Leroy Corbitt (online book)
Atlas of Historical County Boundaries
1895 North Carolina Maps - State, Counties & Towns;  from Pam Rietsch's Collection
North Carolina Maps - From the State Library of NC
Historic Overlay Maps - layered directly on top of current day road maps or satellite images
North Carolina Gazetteer - from NCPedia: Search for locations both past & present


~~ Military Page ~~


~~ Newspapers ~~
Chronicling America: Library of Congress Historic Newspapers -Searchable images
Notices from the "Landmark" newspaper, Statesville, NC (NCGenWeb, Alexander Co.)
North Carolina Newspaper Abstracts - from "Newspaper Abstracts"; listed by Counties
North Carolina Newspaper Locator - find newspapers by location and era
North Carolina Newspapers State Library - links to Digital Collections & Microfilm holdings -search historical newspapers for free
Free Newspaper Links Online - Ancestor Hunt blog with links to newspapers
~~ Research in North Carolina ~~


How to contact the State Archives
Obtaining Vital Records from North Carolina
Vital Records of North Carolina - written by Katherine Benbow
Visiting the State Archives - Search Room hours, location, directions, contacts, policies
~~ Resources ~~


NCGenWeb Consolidated List of Resources   - Home website
FamilySearch Records Collections
FamilySearch Learn: North Carolina Wiki - Adopted by the NCGenWeb
Free Records on - May require sign-up for free account
Google Patents
North Carolina Digital Collections - NC State Archives wide array of searchable databases
Resources for State-wide Information
The Poorhouse North Carolina Poorhouses
~~ Statewide Files ~~
North Carolina Executions - includes a listing by County
1896 lists of Illnesses  (on NCGenWeb Vance Co.) Reported to the NC Board of Health, by County
~~ Vital Records ~~


Marriage and death notices from Raleigh Register & North Carolina State Gazette, 1826 - 1845
Vital Records at the NCGenWeb Digital Bookshelf
Vital Records of North Carolina
~ Birth, Adoption, Marriage, Cohabitation, Divorce, & Death - From Katherine Benbow

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Last updated:  June 15, 2015

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