Has your trail for an ancestor lead you to another county in North Carolina? Take a look at the USGenWeb Archives for North Carolina to check out other NC county GenWeb sites.
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The North Carolina State Archives is an overwhelming, treasure trove of information for the genealogy researcher. My visit to the archives was too short! I was there about 4-5 hours. The problem – I didn’t knwo what to expect or how to plan for the visit. I hope the information below will help you make [...]
Estate records of Benjamin Weeks, McDowell Co, NC (box CR 064.508.85 NC State Archives): Contributed by: Elaine Kahler “I, James H. Duncan, Sheriff of McDowell County by William F. Cannon, Dep Sheriff, attended by the following jury of good and lawful men, Robert Burgin, John Haney, Zephaniah Young, T. P. Cuthbertson, and Thomas B. Wilson [...]
The NCGenWeb is dedicated to free genealogy research. They are currently collecting resources on African-American genealogy. Check out the following sites that are filled with rich information: NCGenWeb site on African-American Special Projects. Tom Blake’s Slave Data is one of the largest list of slave holders in 1860 and census for 1870 If you have African [...]