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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This Collection will include records from 1800 to 2000.  
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This Collection will include records from 1800 to 2000, primarily from the 1900s when this information began to be collected.  
  
 
The collection consists of an index to births from the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
 
The collection consists of an index to births from the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
 
 
{{Collection citation | text= "North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. From "North Carolina, Birth and Death Indexes, 1800-2000." Index. <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com : 2005. Citing North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh}}
 
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
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*The birth date
 
*The birth date
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
 
To search the collection fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
 
To search the collection fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
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*Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
 
*Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
  
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
[http://broadcast.lds.org/familysearch/2011-12-03-familysearch-search-tips-1000k-eng.mp4 FamilySearch Search Tips].
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==== Using the Information ====
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=== Using the Information ===
  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.  
 
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.  
  
Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
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=== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ===
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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*Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|North Carolina, Birth Records|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see the wiki article [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries]]. For additional information about this state see the wiki article [[North Carolina Genealogy]].}}
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
[http://vitalrecords.nc.gov/ North Carolina Birth Records]  
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[http://vitalrecords.nc.gov/ North Carolina Birth Records] - to purchase certified birth certificates from 1913 to present.
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[North Carolina|North Carolina]]  
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*[[North Carolina Genealogy]]  
*[[North Carolina History|North Carolina History]]  
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*[[North Carolina History]]  
*[[North Carolina Vital Records|North Carolina Vital Records]]
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*[[North Carolina Vital Records]]
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== How You Can Contribute  ==
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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==Citations for This Collection==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
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{{Collection citation | text= "North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh. Index courtesy of <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com.}} <br><br>
  
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br>
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{{Record Citation Link
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
  
 
[[Category:North_Carolina|Vital Records]]
 
[[Category:North_Carolina|Vital Records]]

Latest revision as of 23:54, 29 June 2015

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1800 to 2000, primarily from the 1900s when this information began to be collected.

The collection consists of an index to births from the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

Record Content

The index includes the following information:

  • Child’s name
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Parent’s names
  • Reference ID - Certificate Number

How to Use the Record

When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:

  • The name of the child
  • The birth place
  • The birth date

Search the Collection

To search the collection fill in the requested information in the boxes on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at the information on several individuals comparing the information about them to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names, or variations of their name, throughout their life.
  • If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
  • Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
  • Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.

Related Websites

North Carolina Birth Records - to purchase certified birth certificates from 1913 to present.

Related Wiki Articles

How You Can Contribute

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citations for This Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh. Index courtesy of Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for North Carolina, Birth Index, 1800-2000.

 

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