Research and explore your North Carolina genealogy and family history online with these online North Carolina databases, indexes and digitized records collections - many of them free!
I really like to highlight free databases, but the subscription site Ancestry.com offers so many North Carolina vital records in its collections that it would be remiss not to list it here. North Carolina birth, marriage and death records at Ancestry.com include, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000; North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975 (digitized certificate images!); North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868; North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004; and North Carolina Divorce Index, 1958-2004. Subscription
Search or browse full-text digitized versions of North Carolina history and genealogy texts, including such titles as "Abstract of North Carolina Wills, 1663-1760," by J. Bryan Grimes and a variety of county and local histories. Free!
This independent genealogy Web site run by Diane Ramsey Miller fouses on providing databases and resources to assist genealogists researching in the Western NC counties of Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey. Free!
A treasure trove of genealogical information, the Colonial and State Records (CSR) series has been made available online by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as part of their Documenting the American South series. The original publication encompasses twenty-six volumes of historial materials, appearing between 1886 and 1907. Free!
This Pitt County, NC, genealogical research society offers a number of online databases contributed by its members. Browse old photographs, biographical extracts, cemetery transcriptions, census records, church records, death records, deed/land records, marriage records, tax lists and will/estate records. Free!