Durham County, North Carolina Genealogy

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[North Carolina]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Durham County, North Carolina|Durham County]]''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/durham/cemeteries Durham County Cemeteries] - via Durham County NCGenWeb
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/durham/durhamcemeteries.html Durham County Cemetery Listings] - via Durham County NCGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=1682 Durham County Cemeteries] - user-contributed burial records via Find-A-Grave
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*[http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/durh/index.htm Durham County Burial Listings] - via CemeteryCensus, a group cemetery transcription project
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/durham/publications/business-directories Durham County Directories] -- via Durham County NCGenWeb
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==== Education  ====
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=durham&state=NC Durham County students at North Carolina colleges] - a list alphabetized by surname from the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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===== Yearbooks  =====
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*Duke University: [http://goo.gl/ZQOgZ 1912-1995]
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*NC Central University: [http://goo.gl/WmS59 1929-2009]<br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://rodweb.co.durham.nc.us/search.asp?cabinet=cott Durham County Deeds,&nbsp;1881-1984] -can be searched online at the website of the Durham County Register of Deeds; images included.&nbsp;
  
 
==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm4/results.php?CISORESTMP=results.php&CISOVIEWTMP=item_viewer.php&CISOMODE=grid&CISOGRID=thumbnail,A,1;title,A,1;displa,A,0;publis,A,0;collec,A,0;30;date,title,none,none,none&CISOBIB=mapid,A,1,N;collec,A,0,N;title,200,0,N;none,A,0,N;none,A,0,N;20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTHUMB=20%20(4x5);mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOTITLE=20;mapid,none,none,none,none&CISOHIERA=20;collec,mapid,none,none,none&CISOSUPPRESS=0&CISOTYPE=link&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=spatia&CISOBOX1=Durham+County&CISOOP2=exact&CISOFIELD2=collec&CISOBOX2=&CISOOP3=exact&CISOFIELD3=title&CISOBOX3=&CISOOP4=exact&CISOFIELD4=CISOSEARCHALL&CISOBOX4=&c=exact&CISOROOT=/ncmaps Durham County Maps] - via the University of North Carolina's NC Maps collection
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/north_carolina/Durham Durham County newspapers] -&nbsp;a listing of newspapers published in the county &amp; libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress.
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
==== Yearbooks  ====
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Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please [http://www.durhamcountync.gov/departments/rgds/ visit their website] for more information.
  
*Duke University: [http://goo.gl/ZQOgZ 1912-1995]  
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===== Births<br> =====
*NC Central University: [http://goo.gl/WmS59 1929-2009]  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=durham&state=NC Durham County students at North Carolina colleges] - a list alphabetized by surname from the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Births and Christenings, 1866-1964] - search this name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state; via FamilySearch
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===== Marriages  =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675484&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979] - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
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*[http://goo.gl/FsJlh Durham&nbsp;County marriages] - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register &amp; State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
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===== Deaths  =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/durham/durhamobits.html Misc. Durham County Obituaries] - via the Durham County NCGenWeb Archives
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1609799&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D%20 North Carolina Death Certificates, 1906-1930] - search a statewide collection of freely available death certificates - images are included; via FamilySearch
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675510&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D North Carolina Deaths &amp; Burials, 1898-1994] - search death records from across the state; via FamilySearch <br>
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/dogsnc/ Durham-Orange County Genealogy Society]
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*[http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/ Duke Special Collections Library]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==

Revision as of 19:53, 5 March 2011

This article is about a county in North Carolina. For other uses, see Durham (disambiguation).


Durham County, North Carolina
Map
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Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded 1881
County Seat Durham
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Contents

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

28 February 1881 Durham County was created from Orange and Wake Counties. County seat: Durham [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Chatham | Granville | Orange | Person | Wake

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Directories

Education

Yearbooks

Land

History

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • Durham County newspapers - a listing of newspapers published in the county & libraries that hold them; via the Library of Congress.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Uncertified copies of vital records can be ordered for a small fee from the Register of Deeds. Please visit their website for more information.

Births
Marriages
  • North Carolina Marriages, 1762-1979 - search this database of marriages from across the state - images included; via FamilySearch
  • Durham County marriages - may be included throughout Carrie Broughton's 6-volume index of the Raleigh Register & State Gazette newspaper (1799-1893). Marriages are listed by year and PDF files are searchable. Available on the North Carolina Digital Collections website.
Deaths


Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).