Category Archives: North Carolina

May Digitization Round-up

Every month there are many announcements of new counties digitizing their records, or invitations for you to bring your own photos and records in and get them digitized locally. Each of these projects are started by just one person, or a small group of people, who want to make a difference.

Chronicling America – Newspapers added from Multiple States

Going forward, most of our updates will be more locality-specific, but every once in a while we have to share a little tip that is website-based. Chronicling America added dozens of new newspapers from the following states: Arizona, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee,

North Carolina Newspapers added to Chronicling America and Newspapers.com

Chronicling America (free), the Library of Congress’ newspaper site, added four new newspapers to its collection: The North-Carolina standard.Raleigh, N.C., 1836-1850 Watauga Democrat. Boone, Watauga County, N.C., 1888-1922 Weekly North Carolina standard. Raleigh, N.C., 1850-1858 Weekly standard. Raleigh, N.C., 1858   Newspapers.com added newspapers from: Asheville Brevard Hazleton Raleigh (a lot) Salem Salisbury Click on North Carolina on the map on the left to see the complete list.  

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Newspapers added from California, Indiana, South Carolina, and more on GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added during the last month: California, Redding (1899-1923) Indiana, Indianapolis (1998-Current) South Carolina, Fort Mill (2010-Current) These newspapers had additional pages added: California, Fresno (1879-1899) Florida, Bradenton (1923) Georgia, Marietta (1936) Georgia, St. Mary’s (2013) Illinois, Chicago (1950) Illinois, Rockford (1868-1879, 1881-1882, 1923-1952) Louisiana, Baton Rouge (1984-1990) Massachusetts, Boston (1961-1992) Mississippi, Biloxi (1923-1934) Nebraska, Omaha (1888-1907) New York,

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Newspapers from Kansas, North Carolina, Wisconsin, and more added to Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com added another 32 newspapers during the last two weeks and updated a bunch more. Be sure to click through to “Watch” the papers in your area of research so that you can be updated when they add more pages. (Scroll down for instructions.) Go to Newspapers.com to get the full

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52 Newspapers added from North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and more on Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com added another 52 newspapers during the last two weeks and updated a bunch more. Be sure to click through to “Watch” the papers in your area of research so that you can be updated when they add more pages. (Scroll down for instructions.) Go to Newspapers.com to get the full

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Newspapers added from California, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, and more on GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added to or updated during the last month. * indicates a new newspaper from this area was added this month. *California, Fresno  (1888-1896) Colorado, Denver  (1908-1917) Florida, Bradenton  (1923) Florida, Tampa  (1925-1926) *Georgia, Cornelia  (2013) *Georgia, Dawsonville  (2013) Illinois, Rockford  (1925-1959) *Indiana, Batesville  (2010-Current) Louisiana, Baton Rouge  (1981-1990) Louisiana, New Orleans  (1978)

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North Carolina, Texas, and UK collections added to Ancestry

The Ancestry websites added the following collections during the last week: * indicates a new collection   Ancestry.com 1910 United States Federal Census * Collin County, Texas, Marriage Index, 1800-2010 * North Carolina, Native American Census Selected Tribes, 1894-1913 Texas, Divorce Index, 1968-2011   Ancestry.co.uk * UK, WWII Civilian Deaths, 1939–1945     No

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17 Databases Updated on FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch added to or updated the following collections during the last week: Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Immigration Cards, 1900-1965 Canada Census, 1911 England, Cheshire Non-conformist Records, 1671-1900 England, Norfolk Bishop’s Transcripts, 1685-1941 France, Protestant Church Records, 1612-1906 Germany, Bavaria, Traunstein, Family Group Sheets, 1830-1900 Hungary, Civil Registration, 1895-1980 Indiana, Marriages,

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Newspapers added in Pensylvania, New York, Michigan, Colorado, and more on GenealogyBank

Newspapers in the following areas were added to or updated during the last month. *California, Claremont (2012–Current) Colorado, Denver (1902–1917) *Florida, Callahan (2012–Current) *Florida, Fernandina Beach (2013–Current) *Florida, Jacksonville Beach (2012–Current) *Florida, Ocala (2010–Current) Florida, Tampa (1925–1926) *Georgia, Cleveland (2012–Current) *Georgia, Dahlonega (2013–Current) Georgia, Marietta (1892–1924) Illinois, Rockford (1938–1959) *Indiana, Bedford (1996–2013) *Indiana, Bloomington (1998–Current) Louisiana, Baton Rouge ( 1950–1972)

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