You are getting started in the search for your ancestors and beginning to wonder, "Which genealogy resources do I need?" Well, that's why I'm here.
A large variety of genealogy resources ranging from general to specific are available to you. Resources might be one of the big genealogy databases. Or vital records found at the county government level. Or private collection papers. Or..... you get the idea.
Taking the time to learn what type of resources are available to you for your specific research project will make you a more efficient and successful researcher.
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DocSOUTH – A NC Genealogy Resource Not To Be Missed
Do you research North Carolina ancestors? If so, are you familiar with the Documenting the South project (DocSOUTH) ? If not, you are in for a treat. DocSOUTH is a project of the University Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills to tell the story of southern history. This online collection includes personal letters, oral history, maps, photographs…. The list is long and varied. Most of the items presented digitally are part of the Southern collections in the university’s libraries. There are several ways to search the DocSOUTH collection depending on your research objective. Specific Names/Persons If you are researching a specific person or a family name, check…