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|title=North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979
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| record_type =Marriage Index
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| start_year = 1759
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| end_year = 1979
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| FS_URL_01 = [[North Carolina Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[North Carolina History|North Carolina History]]
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| FS_URL_03 = [[North Carolina Vital Records|North Carolina Vital Records]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://usgwarchives.net/marriages/northcarolina/n-carolina.htm North Carolina Marriage Project] 
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| custodian =  Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City
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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1759 to 1979. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
=== Coverage Table  ===
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1759 to 1979. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
 
  
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== Collection Content  ==
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=== Coverage Table and Map ===
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Locality'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Births and Christenings, 1866-1964'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriages, 1759-1979'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994'''
 
|-
 
| Alamance
 
| 0
 
| 37,406
 
| 31,515
 
|-
 
| Alexander
 
| 0
 
| 4,210
 
| 4,750
 
|-
 
| Alleghany
 
| 0
 
| 9,191
 
| 3,306
 
|-
 
| Anson
 
| 5,462
 
| 29,364
 
| 10,698
 
|-
 
| Ashe
 
| 3,949
 
| 27,164
 
| 13,581
 
|-
 
| Avery
 
| 3,406
 
| 5,389
 
| 5,988
 
|-
 
| Beaufort
 
| 2,296
 
| 20,686
 
| 23,973
 
|-
 
| Bertie
 
| 0
 
| 19,167
 
| 8,538
 
|-
 
| Bladen
 
| 0
 
| 6,347
 
| 8,332
 
|-
 
| Brunswick
 
| 20,802
 
| 18,587
 
| 9,958
 
|-
 
| Buncombe
 
| 904
 
| 72,798
 
| 108,597
 
|-
 
| Burke
 
| 0
 
| 10,460
 
| 29,726
 
|-
 
| Cabarrus
 
| 0
 
| 40,550
 
| 33,076
 
|-
 
| Caldwell
 
| 0
 
| 12,560
 
| 17,282
 
|-
 
| Camden
 
| 0
 
| 5,303
 
| 985
 
|-
 
| Carteret
 
| 0
 
| 20,081
 
| 14,176
 
|-
 
| Caswell
 
| 0
 
| 45,686
 
| 3,347
 
|-
 
| Catawba
 
| 0
 
| 23,979
 
| 34,647
 
|-
 
| Chatham
 
| 0
 
| 6,802
 
| 9,081
 
|-
 
| Cherokee
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 7,814
 
|-
 
| Chowan
 
| 0
 
| 13,314
 
| 7,933
 
|-
 
| Clay
 
| 0
 
| 3,602
 
| 843
 
|-
 
| Cleveland
 
| 0
 
| 15,577
 
| 32,130
 
|-
 
| Columbus
 
| 0
 
| 12,553
 
| 18,368
 
|-
 
| Craven
 
| 0
 
| 20,663
 
| 28,068
 
|-
 
| Cumberland
 
| 124
 
| 24,945
 
| 68,823
 
|-
 
| Currituck
 
| 0
 
| 5,399
 
| 1,394
 
|-
 
| Dare
 
| 0
 
| 3,145
 
| 2,201
 
|-
 
| Davidson
 
| 844
 
| 4,791
 
| 29,083
 
|-
 
| Davie
 
| 0
 
| 27,875
 
| 6,351
 
|-
 
| Duplin
 
| 0
 
| 6,980
 
| 12,672
 
|-
 
| Durham
 
| 347
 
| 1,963
 
| 116,207
 
|-
 
| Edgecombe
 
| 0
 
| 30,928
 
| 21,233
 
|-
 
| Forsyth
 
| 308
 
| 18,030
 
| 131,570
 
|-
 
| Franklin
 
| 0
 
| 22,465
 
| 10,898
 
|-
 
| Gaston
 
| 333
 
| 7,950
 
| 75,213
 
|-
 
| Gates
 
| 0
 
| 19,871
 
| 1,898
 
|-
 
| Graham
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 956
 
|-
 
| Granville
 
| 0
 
| 21,185
 
| 16,477
 
|-
 
| Greene
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 1,803
 
|-
 
| Guilford
 
| 188
 
| 55,959
 
| 124,218
 
|-
 
| Halifax
 
| 106
 
| 23,406
 
| 29,249
 
|-
 
| Harnett
 
| 0
 
| 20,749
 
| 18,772
 
|-
 
| Haywood
 
| 0
 
| 6,281
 
| 18,134
 
|-
 
| Henderson
 
| 0
 
| 6,893
 
| 24,670
 
|-
 
| Hertford
 
| 0
 
| 22,656
 
| 12,691
 
|-
 
| Hoke
 
| 0
 
| 3,094
 
| 5,547
 
|-
 
| Hyde
 
| 0
 
| 5,931
 
| 1,485
 
|-
 
| Iredell
 
| 0
 
| 4,152
 
| 34,616
 
|-
 
| Jackson
 
| 870
 
| 7,828
 
| 7,240
 
|-
 
| Johnston
 
| 0
 
| 36,644
 
| 22,523
 
|-
 
| Jones
 
| 103
 
| 7,229
 
| 1,591
 
|-
 
| Lee
 
| 0
 
| 1,821
 
| 15,401
 
|-
 
| Lenoir
 
| 0
 
| 21,669
 
| 30,470
 
|-
 
| Lincoln
 
| 0
 
| 5,961
 
| 12,229
 
|-
 
| Macon
 
| 0
 
| 1,341
 
| 7,829
 
|-
 
| Madison
 
| 0
 
| 1,496
 
| 4,246
 
|-
 
| Martin
 
| 0
 
| 16,057
 
| 9,447
 
|-
 
| McDowell
 
| 0
 
| 9,066
 
| 10,649
 
|-
 
| Mecklenburg
 
| 279
 
| 67,080
 
| 162,157
 
|-
 
| Mitchell
 
| 0
 
| 8,996
 
| 4,464
 
|-
 
| Montgomery
 
| 0
 
| 14,340
 
| 7,251
 
|-
 
| Moore
 
| 3,573
 
| 17,712
 
| 24,463
 
|-
 
| Nash
 
| 0
 
| 23,776
 
| 35,320
 
|-
 
| New Hanover
 
| 7,214
 
| 48,002
 
| 59,018
 
|-
 
| North Carolina
 
| 51,516
 
| 295,996
 
| 411,047
 
|-
 
| Northampton
 
| 4,597
 
| 15,813
 
| 5,485
 
|-
 
| Onslow
 
| 0
 
| 4,882
 
| 26,077
 
|-
 
| Orange
 
| 0
 
| 27,321
 
| 33,162
 
|-
 
| Pamlico
 
| 0
 
| 8,539
 
| 2,003
 
|-
 
| Pasquotank
 
| 0
 
| 34,082
 
| 18,703
 
|-
 
| Pender
 
| 0
 
| 2,296
 
| 7,692
 
|-
 
| Perquimans
 
| 2,936
 
| 17,010
 
| 2,476
 
|-
 
| Person
 
| 0
 
| 4,163
 
| 9,021
 
|-
 
| Pitt
 
| 5,606
 
| 46,922
 
| 40,891
 
|-
 
| Polk
 
| 0
 
| 5,647
 
| 6,929
 
|-
 
| Randolph
 
| 0
 
| 23,275
 
| 20,581
 
|-
 
| Richmond
 
| 0
 
| 25,039
 
| 17,157
 
|-
 
| Robeson
 
| 0
 
| 5,521
 
| 41,653
 
|-
 
| Rockingham
 
| 0
 
| 31,118
 
| 30,567
 
|-
 
| Rowan
 
| 0
 
| 30,495
 
| 43,017
 
|-
 
| Rutherford
 
| 7,455
 
| 18,979
 
| 19,278
 
|-
 
| Sampson
 
| 8,509
 
| 10,301
 
| 17,762
 
|-
 
| Scotland
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 14,184
 
|-
 
| Stanly
 
| 0
 
| 14,551
 
| 15,092
 
|-
 
| Stokes
 
| 0
 
| 9,387
 
| 5,394
 
|-
 
| Surry
 
| 2,118
 
| 30,217
 
| 21,534
 
|-
 
| Swain
 
| 3,603
 
| 3,149
 
| 4,562
 
|-
 
| Transylvania
 
| 0
 
| 8,748
 
| 10,456
 
|-
 
| Tyrrell
 
| 0
 
| 6,099
 
| 1,672
 
|-
 
| Union
 
| 5,455
 
| 24,726
 
| 20,505
 
|-
 
| Vance
 
| 4,569
 
| 44,320
 
| 18,418
 
|-
 
| Wake
 
| 0
 
| 122,982
 
| 102,222
 
|-
 
| Warren
 
| 0
 
| 33,194
 
| 6,089
 
|-
 
| Washington
 
| 1,551
 
| 10,030
 
| 5,285
 
|-
 
| Watauga
 
| 0
 
| 5,475
 
| 8,355
 
|-
 
| Wayne
 
| 7,133
 
| 26,718
 
| 46,191
 
|-
 
| Wilkes
 
| 0
 
| 4,525
 
| 15,415
 
|-
 
| Wilson
 
| 0
 
| 28,397
 
| 37,659
 
|-
 
| Yadkin
 
| 0
 
| 19,737
 
| 6,234
 
|-
 
| Yancey
 
| 0
 
| 13,632
 
| 2,670
 
|-
 
| Total
 
| 156,156
 
| 2,128,391
 
| 2,742,609
 
|}
 
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[North Carolina Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.&nbsp;
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To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of [http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/FR/NC_FRM.html North Carolina marriages, click here].
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
 +
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
{{Collection citation | text= "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 +
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
 +
*The name of your ancestor.
 +
*The approximate date of marriage.
 +
*The place where the marriage occurred.
 +
*The name of the intended spouse.
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
+
'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1675514?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]:'''<br>
 +
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors 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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
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==What Do I Do Next? ==
 +
When you have located your ancestor’s marriage record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
  
<br>  
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===I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 +
*Use the information found to search for the family in census records.
 +
*Use the information found to search for the family in church records.
 +
*Use the information found to search for the family in additional state and county records.
 +
===I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?===
 +
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
 +
*Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
 +
*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
 +
*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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<br>
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[North Carolina Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
 
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[North Carolina Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/marriages/northcarolina/n-carolina.htm North Carolina Marriage Project]
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== Citing This Collection ==
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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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. &nbsp;
  
*[[North Carolina|North Carolina]]
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'''Collection Citation''':<br>
*[[North Carolina History|North Carolina History]]
 
*[[North Carolina Vital Records|North Carolina Vital Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article ==
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{{Collection citation | text= "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}} <br>
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'''Record Citation''' (or citation for the index entry):<br> {{Record Citation Link
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|title=North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979}} <br>
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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[[Category:North Carolina FamilySearch Historical Records|Vital]]
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
[[Category:North_Carolina|Vital]]
 

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
North Carolina, United States
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Location of North Carolina
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1759-1979
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City



What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1759 to 1979. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.


Collection Content

Coverage Table and Map

A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article North Carolina Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records).

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of North Carolina marriages, click here.

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate date of marriage.
  • The place where the marriage occurred.
  • The name of the intended spouse.

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors 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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s marriage record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the information found to search for the family in census records.
  • Use the information found to search for the family in church records.
  • Use the information found to search for the family in additional state and county records.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
  • 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.


Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.


Citing 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, Marriages, 1759-1979." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


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 Marriages, 1759-1979.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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.