North Carolina Newspaper Extracts Bibliography

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== Overview ==
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== Overview ==
  
Many researchers have published books & articles that include abstracts from various North Carolina newspapers.  This page serves as a guide for locating books that may include details on your ancestors. Books are roughly arranged by county though some overlap may occur.  
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Many researchers have published books & articles that include abstracts from various North Carolina newspapers.  This page serves as a guide for locating books that may include details on your ancestors. Books are roughly arranged by county though some overlap may occur.    
  
Also keep in mind that a newspaper often included news from more than just the parent county, but also extending into neighboring counties.  As you review this list, it may be helpful to check [http://maps.google.com Google Maps] for a better understanding of geographic coverage. 
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Also keep in mind that a newspaper often included news from more than just the parent county, but also extending into neighboring counties.  As you review this list, it may be helpful to check [http://maps.google.com Google Maps] for a better understanding of geographic coverage.   
  
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== Bibliography List ==
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== Bibliography List ==
  
==== Edgecombe County ====
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=== Regional ===
  
*Deaths and Marriages from Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers,&nbsp;1824-1865 - published in 1985 by Hugh Buckner Johnson. [ [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F281127 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12769751 WorldCat.org]]
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*Afro-American death notices from eastern North Carolina newspapers - compiled by Barry Munson. Includes notices from Beaufort, Henderson, Hyde, New Hanover, Pasquotank, Pitt and&nbsp;Sampson counties. Spans 1860-1948. [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1054106 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50626368 WorldCat]]
  
==== New Hanover County ====
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*Marriage and death notices in newspapers published in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1797-1842 - published in 1993 by the&nbsp;Old New Hanover Genealogical Society [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F32271 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10061583 WorldCat.org]]&nbsp;
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=== County-Specific ===
  
==== Wake County ====
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==== Edgecombe County ====
  
*Abstracts of vital records from Raleigh, North Carolina - published in 1979 by Lois Smathers Neal. 3-volume set that spans 1799-1839. [[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL6560769W/Abstracts_of_vital_records_from_Raleigh_North_Carolina_newspapers Family History Library] | [[Abstracts of vital records from Raleigh, North Carolina, newspapers|WorldCat.org]]] &nbsp;
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*Deaths and Marriages from Tarboro, North Carolina Newspapers,&nbsp;1824-1865 - by Hugh Buckner Johnson. [ [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F281127 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/12769751 WorldCat]]
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==== New Hanover County  ====
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*Index to semi-weekly messenger - 2 volumes compiled by Bill Reaves. Indexes 1905 and 1906. [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F480625 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/21052344 WorldCat]]&nbsp;
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*Index to the Wilmington Messenger - compiled by Bill Reaves. 3-volume set indexes some issues between 1887-1889. [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F420579 Family History Library] | [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/23958440 WorldCat]]&nbsp;
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*Marriage and death notices in newspapers published in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1797-1842 - by the&nbsp;Old New Hanover Genealogical Society [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F32271 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/10061583 WorldCat]]&nbsp;
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*Marriage and death notices from Wilmington, North Carolina, newspapers - 3-volumes compiled by&nbsp;Helen Moore Sammons; covers 1847-1870. [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F480619 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/44587730 WorldCat]]
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*Wilmington, NC and area obituaries including Wilmington morning star and Wilmington journal - 7 volumes by James Edwards; covers 1998-2004. [[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F994123 Family History Library]| [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/45545563 WorldCat]]
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==== Wake County  ====
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*Abstracts of vital records from Raleigh, North Carolina - by Lois Smathers Neal. 3-volume set that spans 1799-1839. [[http://openlibrary.org/works/OL6560769W/Abstracts_of_vital_records_from_Raleigh_North_Carolina_newspapers Family History Library] | [[Abstracts of vital records from Raleigh, North Carolina, newspapers|WorldCat]]] &nbsp;

Revision as of 03:43, 23 March 2011

Contents

Overview

Many researchers have published books & articles that include abstracts from various North Carolina newspapers.  This page serves as a guide for locating books that may include details on your ancestors. Books are roughly arranged by county though some overlap may occur.  

Also keep in mind that a newspaper often included news from more than just the parent county, but also extending into neighboring counties.  As you review this list, it may be helpful to check Google Maps for a better understanding of geographic coverage. 


Bibliography List

Regional

  • Afro-American death notices from eastern North Carolina newspapers - compiled by Barry Munson. Includes notices from Beaufort, Henderson, Hyde, New Hanover, Pasquotank, Pitt and Sampson counties. Spans 1860-1948. [Family History Library| WorldCat]

County-Specific

Edgecombe County

New Hanover County

  • Index to semi-weekly messenger - 2 volumes compiled by Bill Reaves. Indexes 1905 and 1906. [Family History Library| WorldCat
  • Index to the Wilmington Messenger - compiled by Bill Reaves. 3-volume set indexes some issues between 1887-1889. [Family History Library | WorldCat
  • Marriage and death notices in newspapers published in Wilmington, North Carolina, 1797-1842 - by the Old New Hanover Genealogical Society [Family History Library| WorldCat
  • Marriage and death notices from Wilmington, North Carolina, newspapers - 3-volumes compiled by Helen Moore Sammons; covers 1847-1870. [Family History Library| WorldCat]
  • Wilmington, NC and area obituaries including Wilmington morning star and Wilmington journal - 7 volumes by James Edwards; covers 1998-2004. [Family History Library| WorldCat]

Wake County

  • Abstracts of vital records from Raleigh, North Carolina - by Lois Smathers Neal. 3-volume set that spans 1799-1839. [Family History Library | WorldCat]