MiscRecords

NC Live Resources for Genealogy Research

Library Card holders for the state of North Carolina, has access to mass collection of resources that is just a click away! NCLIVE is an online library, accessed free for NC library card holders. Just think of the genealogy information that is housed in the online database. Browse through eBooks, videos, magazines, newspapers, journals, maps, […]

Notes on N.C. Slavery

This is a snippet of notes that I jotted down while doing some research on Slavery. The source is The James Sprunt Historical Publications, Published under the direction of the North Carolina Historical Society, Vol. 17, No. 1, Content: The Free Negro in North Carolina; Some Colonial History of Craven County, Published by the University […]

Cherry Spring and Jackson Creek Adult Student NewsLetter

My mother, Eunice Davis Burgin told me that the attached Newsletter were students in the adult classes from the Cherry Springs and Jackson Creek sections of McDowell County. Our neighbor Mrs. Alma Gilliam Bradley taught students in one of  these classes. Pages from the newsletter are below. Contributed by Jane B. Gouge Adult Student Letters

James McNeely and the State Archives of North Carolina

The State Archives of North Carolina website is a treasure chest of information. The site describes the State Archives, a part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources, as functioning to collect, preserve and make available for the public to use historical material. Searchable databases such as the Manuscript and Archives Records System (MARS catalog) […]

Delayed Birth Certificates

Years ago, births were written in family Bibles, on notes of paper, etc. when the government required birth certificates, then people of all ages applied for delayed birth certificates. A delayed birth certificate is one that is not filed within a set period of time, in North Carolina this is within a year of the […]