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Biographies

Biographies are great reads and filled with information about the life of a family. Please consider contributing biographical information on your family to share with other researchers. Biographies listed at the USGenWeb Archives Grant Family Hensley Family Padgett Family Stroud Family  

Brooks

I recently found your contact information on the Mcdowell County, NC Genealogy website in regards to the Brooks surname.  My family and I have been searching for information regarding my Great Grandfather Stanley Thomas Brooks.  He was born May 1st, 1898 in McDowell Co, NC.  But, we have been told that his last name was […]

African-American Research

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 […]