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Obituaries have been published in [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] since 1759. Obituaries may provide information such as the age of the deceased, birth date and place, names of living relatives and their residences, maiden name, occupation, death date, cause of death, and place of burial. Deceased family members are frequently mentioned. Obituaries may also mention previous places of residence, immigration information, religion, and any social activities or organizations in which the deceased was involved.  
 
Obituaries have been published in [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] since 1759. Obituaries may provide information such as the age of the deceased, birth date and place, names of living relatives and their residences, maiden name, occupation, death date, cause of death, and place of burial. Deceased family members are frequently mentioned. Obituaries may also mention previous places of residence, immigration information, religion, and any social activities or organizations in which the deceased was involved.  
  
See the "Newspapers" section above for several books listing obituaries. An example of obituary notices is:  
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See [[North_Carolina_Newspapers|North Carolina Newspapers]] section for several books listing obituaries. An example of obituary notices is:  
  
 
*Obituary Notices: Copied from the ''Biblical Recorder—A Baptist Newspaper of Raleigh, North Carolina''. N.p., 1938–1941. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+V4w 975.6 V4w] [vol. 1]; films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=824054 824054]–55 (vol. 3).) These volumes provide name, church or county, and date recorded in church minutes.
 
*Obituary Notices: Copied from the ''Biblical Recorder—A Baptist Newspaper of Raleigh, North Carolina''. N.p., 1938–1941. (Family History Center book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=975.6+V4w 975.6 V4w] [vol. 1]; films [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=filmhitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&filmno=824054 824054]–55 (vol. 3).) These volumes provide name, church or county, and date recorded in church minutes.
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=== Family History Library Collection ===
  
 
Books or microfilms with obituary notices can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:  
 
Books or microfilms with obituary notices can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:  
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== '''Relevent Web Sites:'''  ==
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*http://www.genealogybuff.com/nc/<br>
 
*http://www.genealogybuff.com/nc/<br>
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[[Category:North_Carolina|Obituaries]]
 
[[Category:North_Carolina|Obituaries]]

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Obituaries have been published in North Carolina since 1759. Obituaries may provide information such as the age of the deceased, birth date and place, names of living relatives and their residences, maiden name, occupation, death date, cause of death, and place of burial. Deceased family members are frequently mentioned. Obituaries may also mention previous places of residence, immigration information, religion, and any social activities or organizations in which the deceased was involved.

See North Carolina Newspapers section for several books listing obituaries. An example of obituary notices is:

  • Obituary Notices: Copied from the Biblical Recorder—A Baptist Newspaper of Raleigh, North Carolina. N.p., 1938–1941. (Family History Center book 975.6 V4w [vol. 1]; films 824054–55 (vol. 3).) These volumes provide name, church or county, and date recorded in church minutes.

Family History Library Collection

Books or microfilms with obituary notices can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under:

NORTH CAROLINA- OBITUARIES

NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY]- OBITUARIES

NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN]- OBITUARIES

Websites: