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AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
1775 (Pitt Co. only), 1784–1787
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
North Carolina Vital Records
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Raleigh, NC 27699
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Colonial Genealogy Resources
Connecticut, Delaware, Early American, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia
Were your ancestors some of the earliest Americans? Use this list, organized by state, of some colonial genealogy resources for you to use in your research.
Now What: Brick Walls in Early 1800’s North Carolina
Having trouble tracking down your early American ancestors in North Carolina? Genealogy expert Dave A. Fryxell is here to help.
Tracing Ancestors Before the US Census
Try these genealogical resources for researching US ancestors before the first federal census in 1790.
Tracking Down Southern Ancestors After the Civil War
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia
Did your Southern ancestors vanish in the social and economic upheaval that followed the Civil War? We’ll show you the best records to track them down.