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For starters there is the North Carolina Genweb page

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We have forums here for North Carolina Genealogy Queries. There are forums for each county and a statewide forum (for unknown counties).

Here are the most recent forum posts in the Statewide forum here:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Statewide Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

jrjack1888 on “Henry Richards Born 1802 in North Carolina”

I am looking for information on the Richards family of North Carolina. I have Henry Richards born 1802 North Carolina Died 1874 Polk County Georgia. He was married to Elizabeth Dorough. Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Edie on “William Fatherree born 1757″

I am his great great great granddaughter, and am trying to find out who his parents are.

Edith Fatheree Sutherland

SWLibrarian on “Capps in Hyde County”

Looking for substantive information about the family of Thomas Capps born in the first quarter of 18th century, possibly in North Carolina, but he may have been the immigrant. I am looking for documentation of land, children, spouse. A person with this name is on the 1775-76 Bute County oath of allegiance list and on the 1790 NC Census in Hyde County, next to Richard Capps.

bill.parker on “Parkers moved from NC to Amite County MS around 1820s”

I am looking for any information about some Parkers that moved from NC around 1820s. The family included:
John Rhodes “Jack” PARKER (8 Oct 1808 NC – 7 Oct 1884 Franklin Co., MS), Elihu Winston PARKER (1820 NC – 1867 Amite Co., MS), Henry Parsons PARKER (Abt 1811 NC – 6 Jan 1867 Amite Co., MS), and Frances Catherine PARKER (Abt 1812 NC – 1843/1847 Amite Co., MS),

The father’s name may have been David but I am not sure at this point. Any help would be appreciated.

brianleeofj on “Seth Thomas Lee”

I believe he lived in Johnston County. Born around 1844. Father of James William Lee. I am looking for information on his children and his parents.

angela.bailey on “Edmund Bailey”

I am looking for information regarding an Edmund Ira Bailey who I believe was born about 1775 in North Carolina, I know that he went on to marry Lydia D Mullins and had children one of whom was William W. Bailey which is what lists his father in his biography, but NO information on any parentsof edmund, specific place of birth or actual birth year. If anyone has come across this name please please let me know.
my email is

Angela Randall


Then there is the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

And a specific link to information onGenealogical Research at the State Library
The state does have an online request system for requesting records by mail.
Common Whites: Class and Culture in Antebellum North Carolina

North Carolina History Museums

What follows are some other statewide research addresses that might be of use.

North Carolina Afro-American Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 26785
Raleigh, NC 27611

North Carolina Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1492
Raleigh, NC 27602

North Carolina Literary and Historical Association
109 East Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2807

The Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies
109 East Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601-2807

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