Category: Updates

Civil War Records: Southern Claims Commission

Civil War Records – Southern Claims Commission – This “footnotes” episode on Genealogy TVs YouTube channel is about the Civil War records known as the Southern Claims Commission. This episode talks about what they are, what is in them for genealogists, and where they…

Update to the NC Ancestry Website

Update Today 4-20-19 Today I was able to add custom county maps (similar to this one) to all of the county pages (shown in red) along with some brief county formation information referencing The Formation of the North Carolina Counties, 1663-1943, by David Leroy…

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….

Randolph County, North Carolina – Genealogy Resources

Randolph County Resources – Updated 4-14-2019 BOOKS ONLINE Book Randolph County, 1779-1979 is on the Internet Archive located here. For this one, I recommend going to the index in the back of the book to find your surnames indexed.  This navigates just like a…

The Hearts of the People – An Oral History of Tarboro and Edgecombe County, North Carolina

The Hearts of the People – An Oral History of Tarboro and Edgecombe County, North Carolina. This video is a celebration of 200 years of the Blount-Bridgers House. This video was produced in 2008 by Farrar Martin & Maureen O’Neill. A film directed and…

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