African American Research
- Onslow County: African American Sailors & Soldiers
- Hattie Rogers – grew up as a slave on a plantation on the White Oak River
- Runaway notice of Simbo, slave of Francis Burns – dated August 1800
- Onslow County Register of Deeds – offers a free search of birth certificates from 1970-present
- North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964
- Index to Vital Statistics: 1914-1960 – microfilm available through the Family History Library. You will need to order through your nearest Family History Center.
- Index to 12-volume set of Onslow County Cemetery transcription books by James Michael Whaley – more than 6,200 names!
- Individual Cemetery Listings of Onslow County
- Confederate Veterans buried in Onslow County – from the NC Confederate Soldiers Burial Database
- Pre-1914 Cemetery Inscriptions, Onslow County – Historical Records Survey
- Markers of Time: Cemeteries of Onslow County – find this book at a library near you
- Onslow County cemetery transcriptions @ NCGenWeb Archives
- Onslow County burials @ FindAGrave.com
- 1741 – 1769 Early NC Census
- 1769 Early Tax List
- 1774 Taxables (excerpt)
- 1781 Tax Assessment (excerpt)
- 1790 Early Cenus
- 1840 Pensioners Index
- 1850 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1850 US Census (mortality schedule) – free at FamilySearch
- 1860 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1860 Slave Census – contains charts & graphs
- 1870 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1880 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1890 Veterans Schedule
- 1900 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1910 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1920 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1930 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- 1940 US Census – free at FamilySearch
- Onslow’s Oldest Church – [pdf] — recounts the beginnings of the earliest church, Union Chapel
- 1968 Swansboro Methodist Church cookbook – includes history of the church
- Church Information @ NCGenWeb Archives
- Onslow County Court Records – USGenWeb Archives
- Onslow County Register of Deeds – offers a free search of deaths recorded in the county from 1982-2008
- Misc. Death Notices/Obituaries – various dates; contributions to the site
- Onslow County Deaths – a list of newspaper notices/obits for people from Onslow County. This database is a work in progress and currently includes notices from the early to mid 1800s.
- NC Death Certificates – 1906-1930 – from FamilySearch; includes microfilm images of death certificates
- North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994 – from FamilySearch
- Obituaries submitted to the NCGenWeb Archives
- Onslow Grantee Index – Swinson Family
- George & Keziah Mitchell (1772)
- Charles Stout with John Durale (1763)
- Edward & Elizabeth Ward (1731)
- Deeds @ NCGenWeb Archives
- 1872 – NC Business Directory
- 1903 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1904 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1905 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1906 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1910 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1911 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1912 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1913 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1914 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1915 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- 1916 – NC Yearbook & Business Directory
- Military Record of Pvt. Jonathan Hill Basden – Transcribed by Chris Swinson
- Barbee Family of Onslow County
- Brown-Wheeler Gedcom
- Cox Family History
- Ervin Family
- Ervins of Onslow County
- Foy, James – of Onslow County.
- Gibbs, Sanders, Hurst, Wilkerson
- Jarmans of Onlsow County
- Descendants of William Mills, Sr.
- Rhodes Family
- Robinson Gedcom – Paulette Robinson Niemann’s family information based in Southeastern North Carolina. She had early family at Stones Bay.
- Rochelle Gedcom – Contributed by Sloan Mason
- Rochelle Family
- Arthur Royall/Susannah Cox Royall Family Information – Contributed by Jerome Tew
- Pictures of The Sparkman Family– Picture of the Sparkman Home in Rocky Point, Pender County, and the Sparkman Family – This family was originally from Onslow County.
- Swinson Et Al Deeds – Grantor’s Index for Swinsons in Onslow County 1853-1923
- Military Record of Pvt. H. L. Williams – Transcribed (and written) by Chris Swinson
- Wise Data collected by Dennis Wise
- Confederate Soldiers of Onslow County
- US Government Land Acquisition in 1941 to establish Camp LeJune
- Onslow County Online Marriage Index – search marriages from 1962-2009
- North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979 – from Family Search
- North Carolina County Marriages, 1762-1979 – from FamilySearch; includes microfilm images
- Onslow County Marriages – at the NCGenWeb Archives. Includes comprehensive listing of marriage bonds from 1741-1867.
- North Carolina Marriage Collection (Ancestry.com – subscription required) — covers 1741-2004.
- North Carolina Marriages from the Raleigh Register newspaper, 1799-1893 – full-text of Carrie Broughton’s Marriages from the NC Raleigh Register & Gazette series of books. Files are PDF files available for viewing online or for downloading. This work includes marriages from all over the state and are organized in alphabetical order by year.
- School records @ NCGenWeb Archives
- Onslow County students from the NC Yearbook Index – the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center has been making college yearbooks from across the state available online. Check this list of Onslow County students for your relatives/ancestors. Not all graduates had a hometown associated, so be sure to also do a surname search. The index is an ongoing project.