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Born in NC & Living Elsewhere: Making the Connection Back

NC Rand McNally map

— Presented by Diane L. Richard, MEng, MBA — What if you only know born NC from a census, military record, or a child’s death record? Is it possible to figure out where in NC? This webinar will present some rules of thumb and strategies for research into those born NC individuals to determine where in NC they came from.

Call for Contributions to Bible Records of North Carolina, Volume 2

Image of Bible title page with handwritten family birth, marriage, and death information. Article title, "Call for Family Bible Records," is overlaid on the image.

The family Bible is a valuable resource for learning about our ancestors. Record and share your history with others by contributing your family’s Bible records to the second edition of Bible Records of North Carolina, to be published by the North Carolina Genealogical Society. We’re looking for records that meet the following criteria: The family … Read more . . .

Freedmen’s Bureau Records Preview

Freemens Bureau application

A little known and used Federal record collection that is full of invaluable records for many ancestors, regardless of skin color or circumstances.

Latest Live Webinar Recording Available

The recording of the recent live webinar, “Plundering for Genealogical Treasures at East Carolina University”, is now available to NCGS Members in the Webinar Library. You can page through the listing, or use the Filter by Speaker sidebar to go to Jennifer Crowder Daugherty, and click on the webinar title there to access the recording.