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Fall Conference Highlights

The multi-track genealogy conference held on 28 October 2017 at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center featured four outstanding speakers. Dr. Deborah Abbott presented the keynote lecture, “You Only Have a Death Announcement: Now What?” and three other lectures focused on methodology, critical thinking, and African American records. Other lectures included several by Jeffrey Haines … Read more . . .


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NCGS Featured Journal

Articles include Claims of British Merchants After The Rev. War, Rev. War Service Records and Settlements, and Some Colonial Tax Lists of Rowan Co., 1768-1775. Now available online, free to members, and in print.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Aside from transcription, there are a host of activitites you can participate in that will benefit researchers everywhere, now and in the future. You do not have to be a resident of NC! For the full range of opportunities, please visit our Volunteeer page.

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NCGS Featured Publication

Abstracts of approximately 1,175 letters of resignation of militia officers in North Carolina from 1779 to 1840, taken from the North Carolina General Assembly Session Records and other sources.

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Tools of the Trade

Most of us would be proud to know that one of our ancestors was a soldier or patriot in the Revolutionary War, and there lies the challenge … knowing.

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Award Winners

The Awards Committee is pleased to present the winners of its 2017 NCGS Awards that honor outstanding contributions to the North Carolina genealogical community.

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New at the NC Archives

Mecklenburg, Moore, and Northampton county records; Robinson, Ward, Windley, and Woodard Bible records; several family papers collections, and much more…