Wake County Genealogical Society, North Carolina
Wake County Links and Resources
This page provides a list of links relevent to research in Wake County and North Carolina. If you find a link that no longer works, please notify us. Suggestions are welcome!
 
The box below allows you to filter by category and/or timeline of postings.  Use these filters to quickly browse those resources most important to you or to find the most recent posts! Or just browse through them all - you're likely to find some real gems!
 
Filter by Category:
Timeframe:
Listings Per Page: 

Listings: 1 to 38 of 38
A resource for linking and preserving the family history of Upchurch Families and Allied Families, who may or may not have a relationship of some sort to the Upchurch Family of the Swift Creek Township area of Wake County.
Last Updated: 13 November 2015   [Located in Category: Local Blogs]
The Apex Historical Society is dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting the history of Apex, North Carolina.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
List of North Carolina researchers.
Last Updated: 10 November 2015   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
Last Updated: 13 November 2015   [Located in Category: WCGS on Social Media]
Carolina Girl Genealogy Blog
Last Updated: 4 December 2015   [Located in Category: Local Blogs]
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Other Genealogical Resources]
An excellent starting place with thousands of genealogy related links specific to North Carolina.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
Are you just starting out on your journey to discover your family roots…or are you one document away from solving a mystery of one of your ancestors? Wherever you are in your genealogical process, DAR is here to help. The DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS) includes free online databases containing information on Revolutionary patriot ancestors, descendants of those patriots, as well as the vast array of genealogical resources from the DAR Library.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Research Facilities]
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Other Genealogical Resources]
This blog is devoted to families of Wake, Granville, and Johnston Counties in North Carolina. It is authored by Carla Stancil.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Local Blogs]
This site developed by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center at the University of North Carolina has digitized original materials from over 224 libraries, museums, and archives across the North Carolina.
Last Updated: 5 November 2017   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
This blog is maintained by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and features highlights from the collections at DigitalNC, an online library of primary sources from institutions across North Carolina.
Last Updated: 5 November 2017   [Located in Category: Local Blogs]
Cyndi Deal's Blog page shows on-line resources she has shared with the DNA SIG group for understanding DNA testing and for analyzing test results.
Last Updated: 16 August 2016   [Located in Category: Local Blogs]
A blog by Barbara McGeachy about her ancestors from Wilkes County, North Carolina, and surrounding counties.
Last Updated: 28 September 2016   [Located in Category: Local Blogs]
Although there is no separate genealogical division, Perkins Library has many items of interest to the genealogist, including local histories and published family genealogies. Focus on Durham local history.
Last Updated: 16 October 2015   [Located in Category: Research Facilities]
This is the site for the Durham-Orange Genealogical Society (DOGS) for Durham and Orange Counties in North Carolina. Durham and Orange County neighbor Wake County to the north and west.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
A resource for information about North Carolina, the library focuses on government publications, genealogy, digital collections, data and demographics, North Carolina information, and research assistance.
Last Updated: 5 November 2017   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
The Granville County Genealogical Society places emphasis on genealogical material concerning Granville County, North Carolna. Granville County neighbors Wake County to the north.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
Guilford County, NC
Last Updated: 13 November 2015   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
Joel Lane is called “The Father of Raleigh” because he facilitated the location of North Carolina’s capital city on his land in 1792. His faithfully-restored plantation manor was once deemed “The Best House for 100 Miles.” A visit to this important historic resource will transport you back in time.
Last Updated: 16 October 2015   [Located in Category: Wake County Resources]
Johnston County, NC
Last Updated: 13 November 2015   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
Manuscript and Archives Reference System of the NC State Archives.
Last Updated: 10 November 2015   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
Last Updated: 13 November 2015   [Located in Category: Other Genealogical Resources]
This site brings together free digital resources of original materials from the State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina.
Last Updated: 5 November 2017   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
Dedicated to preserving and promoting genealogical studies in North Carolina.
Last Updated: 16 October 2015   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
Searchable data for 216,000 land grants including names, dates and locations for years 1663 through 1960, with images of all 205 existing Land Patent Books with complete metes and bounds for each patent. Included in the total are 10,000 grants issued by North Carolina in what is now Tennessee
Last Updated: 7 November 2015   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
This database contains newspaper microfilm housed at the Government & Heritage Library. It is not a complete list of all newspapers published in North Carolina.
Last Updated: 2 December 2015   [Located in Category: North Carolina Resources]
The collection at this public library is devoted primarily to local and family history and is an excellent resource for people who are researching Wake County history or genealogy.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Research Facilities]
The State Archives of North Carolina collects, preserves, and makes available for public use historical and evidential materials relating to North Carolina. Its holdings include official records of state, county, and local governmental units, and also non-governmental records.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Research Facilities]
The Tar River Genealogical Society is interested in preserving the history and genealogy for the counties of Person, Vance, Granville, Franklin, Nash, Edgecombe, Pitt, Beaufort, Warren, Halifax and Wilson which are the northeastern North Carolina counties through which the Tar River and feeder creeks flow.
Last Updated: 7 February 2017   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
North Carolina Collection has "the country's largest collection of printed materials on a single state." Collections in local history and genealogy. Articles about researching North Carolina local history and genealogy. Biographical index. Clipping Files provide information and often an alphabetical index of articles clipped by the North Carolina Collection primarily from newspapers and magazines. Topical bibliographies (eg. African American Newspapers in North Carolina, City Directories, Telephone Books, etc.). Bibliography of recently acquired materials.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Research Facilities]
Last Updated: 13 November 2015   [Located in Category: Other Genealogical Resources]
Online queries for Wake County. Rootsweb community forums are now part of the Ancestry.com community forums.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Wake County Resources]
This site is full of information and links related to Wake County genealogical research. It includes transcriptions of many records, including Family Bibles,Biographies, Cemeteries, Census, County, Court, Deeds, History, Letters, Marriages, Military, Newspapers, Obituaries, Wills & Estates, and more.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Wake County Resources]
Organized in 1957 to help preserve the history of Wake County, NC and to educate people on the important events that happened in Wake and surrounding counties.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: Local Groups]
Wake County is one of the few Register of Deed's office with all of it's deeds online.
Last Updated: 10 November 2015   [Located in Category: Wake County Resources]
Wake County Genealogical Society (WCGS) members are proud to host this page on Find A Grave and hope the information will help family historians locate their Wake County, North Carolina roots.
Last Updated: 16 November 2015   [Located in Category: Wake County Resources]
The Wake County Genealogical Society Facebook page is a place where the society shares news about its events and where Wake County researchers can ask questions, share research tips, post photos from WCGS and related events, etc.
Last Updated: 9 October 2015   [Located in Category: WCGS on Social Media]