Duplin County death/obituary records & sources
- Duplin County people in NC Newspapers – various news items reported in papers across the state. Includes deaths and dates vary.
- Duplin County Register of Deeds – online search of county death records from early 1900s – present
- 1906 -1930 North Carolina Death Certificates – free, searchable death certificates from across the state.
- North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994 – from Family Record Search
- Social Security Death Index – freely available from GenealogyBank (updated weekly) & Rootsweb
- Obituaries listed in the Duplin Archives
- Search the Kinston Free Press index - (covers late 1800s-early 1900s) for your surname of interest. This paper of Lenoir County often covered regional news.