Category: North Carolina

USGenWeb for North Carolina

NC GenWeb Project

  Learn about hyperlocal resources at the USGenWeb.org Project.  Taneya Koonce is our guest on this Footnotes episode. She is the Assistant Coordinator for the State of North Carolina version of USGenWeb.  The North Carolina site can be found at NCGenWeb.us.

Researching Persons of Color: African American Genealogy in North Carolina and the U.S.

African American Genealogy

Learn about how to research the family history for Persons of Color.  This “footnotes” episode features Renate Yarborough Sanders.  She teaches us how to research African American ancestors and the records for genealogy in the United States. Handout listed below. About Renate Yarborough Sanders: … Continue Reading “Researching Persons of Color: African American Genealogy in North Carolina and the U.S.”

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”

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