North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index - FamilySearch Historical Records
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North Carolina, Historical Records Survey, Cemetery Inscription Card Index
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|North Carolina, |
|Flag of North Carolina|
|Location of North Carolina|
|Record Type||Cemeteries Headstone inscriptions|
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Index and images of Surname index cards listing county, name of cemetery, town, person, date of birth, death date, age, spouse or parents, location of grave, military information.
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Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of person
- The approximate date of death
- The place where the death occurred
Search the Index[edit | edit source]Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
- Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
- Click Search to show possible matches
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- If available, check the image for additional information
- Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
- Try searching by surname only
- Remember that spelling was generally not standardized until the early part of the 20th century
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of North Carolina.
- North Carolina Guided Research
- North Carolina Record Finder
- North Carolina Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step North Carolina Research, 1880-Present
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FamilySearch Catalog[edit | edit source]
- Historical Records Survey Service Division, Work Projects Administration.Pre-1914 cemetery inscription card index
- copied by members of the L.D.S. in North Carolina & South Carolina ; typed by the Genealogical Society. Cemetery records of North Carolina. 8 Volumes. Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1947-1961 FHL 975.6 V3r
FamilySearch Historical Records[edit | edit source]
- North Carolina, Wilmington, Cemetery Records, 1852-2005
- North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994
- North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930
- North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994
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