Trace your North Carolina ancestors with the advice and resources in our State Research Guide!
You’ll love this if…
- You’re getting started tracing your ancestors in North Carolina
- You want new ideas and resources to get past a North Carolina brick wall
- Your genealogy search is focused mainly on North Carolina
Trace your North Carolina ancestors with the advice and resources in our State Research Guide! This four-page download includes:
- a how-to article detailing North Carolina’s history and records, with helpful advice on tracking your family there
- the best websites, books and other resources for North Carolina research, handpicked by our editors and experts
- listings of key libraries, archives and organizations that hold the records you need
- timeline of key events in the state’s history
- full-color map to put your research in geographical context
Here’s a sampling of the helpful tips you’ll get in the North Carolina guide:
- North Dakota was a public-land state, so records of its land boom are at the Bureau of Land Management’s office in Billings, Mont., and at NARA.
- Like many Southern states, North Carolina was tardy in adopting statewide vital records. State-level registration of births and deaths didn’t begin until 1913.
Plus, each guide contains active web links for one-click access to every recommended online resource. You can view this PDF on your computer and print pages for reference.