Durham County, North Carolina Genealogy

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Revision as of 22:26, 14 October 2011

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


Durham County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Durham County
Location in the state of North Carolina
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1881
County Seat Durham
Courthouse
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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

Civil War

Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.

Newspapers

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

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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