Posts tagged ‘Slave Genealogy’

October 31, 2011

North Carolina County Records Guide

One of my favorite resources for North Carolina research is the Guide to County Records in the North Carolina State Archives published by the North Carolina Office of Archives and History. The current edition was published in 2009 and constitutes a major update to the previous edition.

After a short introduction, the Guide goes on to describe both original records, bound and loose, and microfilmed records held at the Archives for each of North Carolina’s 100 existing and four defunct counties. The whole is rounded off by a Glossary where one can find short explanations for the various terms used.

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January 23, 2011

A Sunday Walk Around the Blogs

A headstone leads a deputy to an old grave in this article from the Athens Banner-Herald.

Historic events shifted families into, out of Western North Carolina. This column in the Asheville Citizen-Times was written by Franklin, NC, local Dee Gibson-Roles.

The Genetic Genealogist blogs about an additional Native American haplogroup discovered by genetic genealogists.

Here’s a wonderful story about a slave ancestor found in Southern Claims Commission records at Reclaiming Kin.

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