Resources and Links

Resources available with their links.

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, […]

1901 Pension Applications Online for McDowell County

History for All the People  is a NC State Archives blog that has recently posted a blog about the 1901 Confederate Pensions project. Through the Digital Access division of the department, they have begun scanning and uploading the Pension Applications Online. You can access the site at North Carolina Digital Collections 1901 Confederate Pension Application […]

Tutorial Series: Handling Family Papers

The NC State Historical Records Advisory Board, the State Archives of North Carolina, supported by National Historical Publications and Records Commission have produced a series of videos about the care and handling of family papers. These are free, run about 10 minutes each and can be accessed below or at UpFront with NGS: #1, Identifying […]

Archives

October Is American Archives Month! Everyday activity creates an archival record. Today the majority is created digitally…..computer, iPad, iPhone and camera are examples of digital record creation. In years past, written documentation was the primary record…..birth, marriage and death  certificates; last wills and testaments; deeds and maps. An archival record, per the Society of American […]

McDowell County in the Digital World

A few resources for McDowell County are available at DigitalNC website. The site is dedicated to the digital history of North Carolina. On the McDowell County page, city directories for the years, as well as  a few of the earlier Marion Newspapers. Marion Messenger (Marion, N.C.)NEWSPAPER Marion Progress (Marion, N.C.)NEWSPAPER Marion Record (Marion, N.C.)NEWSPAPER