FAMILY ARCHIVE CDs
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Tree Maker 2008 and later versions will not read the CDs.
Family Archives CD #524
Comprising a basic library of North Carolina genealogy, this Family Archive
CD consists of numerous volumes of marriage records, death records, land
records, historical sketches, and biographies, and names some 200,000
individuals who lived in North Carolina during the 1700s and 1800s. Combining
personal recollections and biographies with source records and local histories,
this CD contains a perfect blend of genealogical records and family history.
Among the unique resources assembled here is the famous periodical edited by
James Hathaway called the North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register,
its 2,000 pages crammed with data on North Carolina"s Old Albemarle region.
Other resources include biographical sketches of early settlers and prominent
families as well as a collection of marriage and death records transcribed from
newspapers. The following books are included on this CD, all accessed by a
single electronic index which reduces searching to seconds:
Marriage and Death Notices from Raleigh Register and North Carolina State
Gazette, 1799-1867, by Carrie Broughton. 3 vols.
In chronological order, this three-part work details 30,000 marriages and deaths
that were noted in newspaper columns between 1799 and 1867.
North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register, by James
Hathaway. 11 vols.
The eleven volumes of the Register bear reference to 50,000 North
Carolina settlers noted in records found in state and county archives, including
conveyances, court records, births, marriages, deaths, wills, and military
North Carolina Land Grants in South Carolina, by Brent Holcomb
Contains records of more than 1,000 North Carolina land grants for land which is
now located in South Carolina.
Sketches of Western North Carolina, Historical and Biographical, by
Recollections of former residents combine with extracts from state and county
archives to form an overview of the western half of North Carolina during the
Historical Sketches of North Carolina from 1584 to 1851, by John Hill
Sketches are drawn from unpublished records and cover the formation of each of
North Carolina"s counties. Also included are biographical sketches of early
settlers and accounts of prominent families.
Reminiscences and Memoirs of North Carolina and Eminent North Carolinians,
by John Hill Wheeler
Essentially a continuation of Historical Sketches of North Carolina, this
work contains genealogies, memoirs, and biographies.