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NC Genealogical Society Workshop on 29 October features Barbara Vines Little, CG

29 October 2011 Raleigh, NC at the North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601: Researching Your Ancestors in Colonial Times will be presented by the North Carolina Genealogical Society in conjunction with the NCGS Annual Meeting. The Speaker will be Barbara Vines Little, CGSM, whose talks will provide the information […]

Author Carole Troxler visits Mebane Public Library

Historians interested in pre-Revolutionary Alamance County will want to join local author Carole Troxler at the Mebane Public Library on Tuesday, September 20th at 7:00pm. Dr. Troxler will talk about the topic of her latest book, “Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement in Piedmont North Carolina”. Here is the book summary from Amazon: The Regulator Movement grew from the frustration […]

Wake County Genealogical Society Meeting – Sept 27, 2011

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: Olivia Raney History Library, 4016 Carya Drive, Raleigh Speaker: Craig Scott, President and CEO of Heritage Books Topic: Research in the National Archives Guests are welcome — bring a friend! If you haven’t heard Craig talk before then you are in for a delightful time.  He is […]

Upcoming Seminar with NC Chapter Palatines to America

The North Carolina Chapter of Palatines to America is holding its first Fall Seminar on Saturday, October 1, 2011, at the Wake County Southeast Regional Library in Garner. Registration information: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncwcgs/palamseminar.pdf Palatines to America is a genealogical society for those researching German speaking ancestors, with emphasis on migration from the Germanic regions of Europe to North America. For more information, […]

“Community Dialogue about School Desegration”

Dear Friends, Don’t miss this upcoming program-”A Community Dialogue about School Desegregation”-part of the North Carolina Collection’s Commemorating Courage series, presented with Duke University’s Pauli Murray Project. The program will be held this Sunday, August 22, to honor the first African-American students to integrate several of Durham’s previously all white schools and to mark the […]

Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory

Branson’s North Carolina Business Directory is currently being digitized and uploaded to the Internet Archives website. This historical directory is organized alphabetically by county and gives information on the county, names of the towns and post offices, county and town officers and magistrates, churches, ministers, hotels, lawyers, manufacturers, tradesmen, mines, mills, newspapers, merchants, schools, physicians, […]

Marriage Records Survey: Durham County, North Carolina

Copyright © 2010 by Jordan Jones Originally published at GenealogyMedia.com. Used by permission of the author. Permalink: http://www.genealogymedia.com/2010/05/30/marriage-durham-co-nc/ I visited the Durham County Register of Deeds, 200 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701-3649 to survey their marriage records. The office is quite accessible. It is in the middle of downtown Durham, with ample, reasonably priced […]