Genealogy Roundup

Ancestry is reindexing their US Wills & Probate Collection to include all people mentioned by name in wills. This will make it easier for researchers and descendants to find previously enslaved people in probate records.

Join Let’s Talk North Carolina Genealogy for their April chat at 7 pm ET on Monday, April 5. The chat is an open forum for sharing North Carolina research success stories and/or questions. Researchers of all levels are invited to join us for an hour of fun and collaborative conversation, where you can give and receive help with research challenges.

Head to the State Archives of North Carolina Blog for a series of articles spotlighting North Carolina women and collections of interest related to women’s history.

Are you interested in Cherokee genealogy? From April 2 – April 4, the webinar “Cherokee Genealogy: The Basics” by Anita Finger-Smith will be available for free on-demand viewing.

Learn about how our Publicity Director, Renate Yarborough-Sanders, began her family history journey.