History of Jordan Memorial UMC

A link to an online history of Jordan Memorial UMC has been added to the Publications page under “E-books.”

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Asheboro Courier

Early issues of the Asheboro Courier are now online: Digital North Carolina.

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Lookup Volunteer

Jean Covington LaCoss has kindly offered to do limited look-ups at the Randolph Room in Asheboro. This is limited to search and retrieval of three documents at a time; it is not an offer to do research. Further details are on the Query & Lookups page of this website, which has a link to her email address. Please do remember to tell her thank-you, and offer to pay any costs involved. Thank you, Jean!

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North Carolina Digital Heritage Center histories

The NC Digital Heritage Center has a number of Randolph County histories online.  I added a link to them on the home page.

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Seagrove Area (1976) e-book

An e-book link has been added to the Publications page.

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African-American Quaker

This newspaper article is about a woman who has written a book about her African-American ancestor, a Quaker, from Randolph County.

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Randolph Business Directory 1894

A link to the e-book of the Randolph Business Directory for 1894 at archive.org was added to the publications page:  http://ncgenweb.us/nc/randolph/publications/

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e-books and map

Two books were recently made available by Internet Archives.  Links to those were placed on the Publications page.  Also, a Maps page was set up, and the township map for Randolph County was added there.

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Bastardy Bonds

I’ve started an effort to collect bastardy bonds of Randolph County.  Contributions of information and/or images of the bonds are welcome.

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