The NCGenWeb Project features a database called NC People in the Papers. This database is a collection of items extracted from newspapers and includes births, marriages, deaths, & general news items. The time coverage varies, but in addition to clicking below to see a list of names associated with deaths reported with associations to Mecklenburg County. You can also search the entire database for a last name of interest and perhaps find family members in other parts of the state.
Click on the image below to access the list.