Category: North Carolina

Shout Out to NC Summer Series – Worth Watching!

Here’s a big shout out to Renate Yarborough Sanders and Taneya Koonce for doing the “Let’s Talk NC Genealogy: Summer Series“ (watch live or replay) on genealogy research in North Carolina. These are excellent YouTube videos hosted by these two ladies as well as a different… Continue Reading “Shout Out to NC Summer Series – Worth Watching!”

Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs, Iconography Found in Cemeteries and Their Meaning

Have you ever wondered what Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs & Icons mean when you’re visiting cemeteries?  Can they help you with your genealogy? In this video we’re going to explore the historic icons found in graveyards and cemeteries and talk about their meaning. Special… Continue Reading “Headstone Designs, Symbols, Cherubs, Iconography Found in Cemeteries and Their Meaning”

North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922 at FamilySearch.org

From a press release at FamilySearch.org and from their website…new records “Birth and delayed birth certificates and records for all counties in North Carolina for the years 1913-1922. Some documents are hard to read because of ink bleed-through, water damage, torn pages or fading… Continue Reading “North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922 at FamilySearch.org”

Maps of the Waters of Roaring River, Wilkes County, North Carolina

Deed Map of Roaring River area Wilkes County

If you’re researching family history in Wilkes County, North Carolina, be sure to check out Jason Duncan’s website.  He’s been mapping out the deeds of the Roaring River area in the northern part of Wilkes County. Be sure to scroll down to see the… Continue Reading “Maps of the Waters of Roaring River, Wilkes County, North Carolina”

NC Land Grants Website

Just a quick note… Found this on the NC Genealogy Facebook page and felt it was worth sharing here. It also has won an award from the North Carolina Genealogical Society for Excellence in Web Presence. Kudos to David M. McCorkle and his website.… Continue Reading “NC Land Grants Website”

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