LINKS

The GO TO SITE to understand the shifting boundaries of NC.

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nc/state2/amap/nccf.html

For those JORDAN researchers who don’t know, these maps first appeared in a book called FORMATION of NORTH CAROLINA COUNTIES written by DAVID LeROY CORBITT.

Image from the North Carolina Museum of History
Image from the North Carolina Museum of History

Mr. Corbett married a JORDAN gal and worked long and hard to try and figure out how to get WILLIAM OF CHATHAM out of Chatham county!  His wife comes through a JG 3 JORDAN branch which has been established in the nc1700sJordans project and the JORDAN SURNAME PROJECT).

Great Sites to explore the history of NC.  

http://digital.ncdcr.gov/

http://library.unc.edu/services/digitalcollections/

http://ncpedia.org/

http://www.northcarolinahistory.org/

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY is a wonderful GO TO SOURCE for GENEALOGY or HISTORY!

http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/ncc/NClinks/Webgenealogy.cfm

Many NC Counties now have their REGISTER of DEEDS OFFICE ONLINE.

Here are a few examples:

WAKE COUNTY  http://services.wakegov.com/booksweb/genextsearch.aspx

CUMBERLAND COUNTY http://www.ccrod.org/

JOHNSTON COUNTY http://www.johnstonnc.com/rod2/

FOR ALL GENEALOGY WEBSITES, the GO TO STARTING POINT IS THE TOP 100!

http://www.genealogyintime.com/articles/top-100-genealogy-websites-of-2015-page02.html

If you want to understand how the sites were chosen, here is the page you want.

http://www.genealogyintime.com/articles/top-100-genealogy-websites-of-2015-page01.html

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