North Carolina Minority Records online include African American records, Native American Records, Japanese American Records, and more. This is a preliminary list.

 

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North Carolina Minority Records Online at the federal level

US – African American – Discover Freedmen, at FS (searches FS Freedmen’s Bureau records), at FS

US – African American – United States Freedmen’s Bureau Miscellaneous Records,1865-1872, index links to images (misc, court, land, labor, medical, African American) NOT IN DISCOVER FREEDMEN DATABASE SEARCHES, at FS

US – African American – United States Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen, 1865-1872, index & images (census, labor, immigration, slavery, birth, death, military, African American) NOT IN DISCOVER FREEDMEN DATABASE SEARCHES, at FS

US – African American – United States, Freedman’s Bank Records, 1865-1874, index & images (bank, business, family information, African American)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Claim Records,1865-1872, index & images (marriage, labor, land, court, medical)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Hospital and Medical Records, 1865-1872, index & images (medical, African American, cemetery, birth, death, family names)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Labor Contracts, Indenture and Apprenticeship Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, court, labor, bounty, medical, land, personal information)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Ration Records,1865-1872, index & images (African American, rations, relief, slavery, slave owners)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Records of Persons and Articles Hired, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, employment, medical)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Freedmen’s Court Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, court, military, school, misc)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Land and Property Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, land, court)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of Freedmen’s Complaints, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, legal)

US – African American – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of the Superintendent of Education and of the Division of Education, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, school, legal)

US – African American – US Freedmen’s Bureau Marriage Records, 1846-1867, at Anc$

US – African American – USGenWeb Project: African American Archives, at USGWA

US – African American – Great slave narratives, IA

US – African American – African American genealogy: a bibliography and guide to sources, at FS

US – African American – African American slave narratives Vol I, IA

US – African American – African American slave narratives Vol II, IA

US – African American – African American slave narratives Vol III, IA

US – African American – African, Americans and the Gettysburg campaign, IA

US – African American – Afro, American encyclopaedia : or, the thoughts, doings, and sayings of the race, embracing addresses, lectures, biographical sketches, sermons, poems, names of universities, colleges, seminaries, newspapers, books, and a history of the denominations, giving, FS

US – African American – Before the Mayflower : a history of the Negro in America, 1619, 1964, IA

US – African American – Black courage 1775, 1783: Documentation of Black participation in the American Revolution, IA

US – African American – Black genesis : a resource book for African, American genealogy, IA

US – African American – Black Indian genealogy research, IA

US – African American – Black slavery emancipation research in the Northern States, FS

US – African American – Compiled military service records of volunteer soldiers who served with the United States Colored Troops : 1st through 5th United States Colored Cavalry, 5th Massachusetts Cavalry (Colored), 6th United States Colored Cavalry : pamphlet describing M1817, IA

US – African American – Compiled military service records of volunteer Union Soldiers who served with the United States Colored Troops, 2nd through 7th Colored Infantry: including 3rd Tennessee Volunteers (African Descent), 6th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent), and 7th Louisiana Infantry (African Descent)., IA

US – African American – Compiled military service records of volunteer Union Soldiers who served with the United States Colored Troops, infantry organizations, 14th through 19th, IA

US – African American – Finding a place called home : a guide to African, American genealogy and historical identity, IA

US – African American – Forgotten patriots : African American and American Indian patriots of the Revolutionary War : a guide to service, sources, and studies, DAR

US – African American – Free Negro owners of slaves in the United States in 1830, together with Absentee ownership of slaves in the United States in 1830, GB

US – African American – Generations past : a selected list of sources for Afro, American genealogical research, at FS

US – African American – History of the American negro and his institutions, at FS

US – African American – History of the American Negro in the great world war : his splendid record in the battle zones of Europe, including a resume of his past services to his country in the wars of the revolution, of 1812, the war of the rebellion, the Indian wars on the front, HT

US – African American – Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro (Vol. 1. Cases from the courts of England, Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky), at FS

US – African American – Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro (Vol. 2. Cases from the courts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee), at FS

US – African American – Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro (Vol. 3. Cases from the courts of Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana), at FS

US – African American – Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro (Vol. 4. Cases from the Courts of New England, the Middle States, and the District of Columbia), at FS

US – African American – Judicial cases concerning American slavery and the Negro (Vol. 5. Cases from the Courts of States North of the Ohio and west of the Mississippi Rivers, Canada and Jamaica), at FS

US – African American – List of Black servicemen compiled from the War Department collection of Revolutionary War records, at FS

US – African American – List of free black heads of families in the first census of the United States, 1790, at FS

US – African American – Memorials of Lieut. George H. Walcott, late of the 30th U.S. Colored Troops, HT

US – African American – Missing pages in American history : revealing the services of Negroes in the early wars in the United States of America, 1641, 1815, GB

US – African American – Negro population in the United States, 1790, 1915, HT

US – African American – Noted Negro women : their triumphs and activities, at FS

US – African American – Patriots of color: a peculiar beauty and merit : African Americans and Native Americans at Battle Road & Bunker Hill, HT

US – African American – Progress of a race, or, The remarkable advancement of the American Negro : from the bondage of slavery, ignorance, and poverty to the freedom of citizenship, intelligence, affluence, honor and trust, at FS

US – African American – Recollections of a colored troop, LOC

US – African American – Record of the services of the seventh regiment U.S. colored troups, at FS

US – African American – Reminiscences of my life in camp with the 33rd United States Colored Troops, late 1st S.C. Volunteers, GB

US – African American – Report to the Freedmen’s Inquiry Commission, 1864 : the refugees from slavery in Canada West, HT

US – African American – Services of colored Americans in the wars of 1776 and 1812, at FS

US – African American – Slavery in the courtroom: an annotated bibliography of American cases, HT

US – African American – The colored patriots of the American Revolution, GB

US – African American – The colored patriots of the American Revolution, with sketches of several distinguished colored persons : to which is added a brief survey of the condition and prospects of colored Americans, GB

US – African American – The Forty, Third Regiment United States Colored Troops, Gutenberg

US – African American – The National cyclopedia of the colored race, GB

US – African American – The negro as a soldier in the war of the rebellion, LOC

US – African American – The Negro soldier : a select compilation, at FS

US – African American – The underground rail road : a record of facts, authentic narratives, letters, &c. narrating the hardships hair, breadth escapes and death struggles of the slaves in their efforts for freedom, as related by themselves and others, or witnessed by the author, HathiTrust

US – African American – The Underground railroad from slavery to freedom, Gutenberg

US – African American – Two colored women with the American Expeditionary Forces, at FS

US – African American – Who’s who in colored America : an illustrated biographical directory of nolable living persons of African descent in the United States, at FS

US – Japanese American – United States, War Relocation Authority centers, final accountability rosters, 1942-1946, index & images

US – Native American – United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

US – Native American – United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

US – Native American – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

US – Native American – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

 

 

 

North Carolina Minority Records Online at the state level

North Carolina – Slavery &  Servitude – Slave Deeds – Sometimes these individuals are listed only by number, but more often they are listed by name and age, providing invaluable historical information for historians and genealogists, at DLAS

North Carolina – Slavery &  Servitude – NC Slave Notices, 1750-1865 – runaway slave notices (more than 5000 items) published in North Carolina newspapers from 1751 to 1865, at DLAS

North Carolina – Slavery &  Servitude – Race & Slave Petitions – more than 150,000 names, at DLAS

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina Obits, at AG

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina Slavery Project, at BWS

North Carolina – African American – Freedmen’s Bureau Records and Labor Contracts, at FBO

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina Plantations, at S

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Assistant Commissioner Records, 1862-1870, index & images, at FS

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office Records, 1863-1872, at FS

North Carolina – African American – U.S. Colored Troops Formed in North Carolina

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina Freedmen Transported to Other States

North Carolina – African American – NCGenWeb Project: African American Special Projects, at NCGWP (by county)

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina African American Griots, at RW

North Carolina – African American – BlackPast.org, at BP

North Carolina – African American – The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database, at SV

North Carolina – African American – Index to Black Pioneers History, slaves & freemen in Revolutionary War, at RP

North Carolina – African American – African American Odyssey, at LOC

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina links, at AG

North Carolina – African American – Slavery Era Insurance Registry, slaves & slaveowners insurance policies, at WM at IA

North Carolina – African American – Slave Voices from Duke University Special Collections, at DU

North Carolina – African American – The John Hope Franklin Collection on African American History, at DU

North Carolina – African American – Race and Slavery Petitions Project, at UNC

North Carolina – African American – Fourth Generation Inclusive, at NCFPC

North Carolina – African American – Into the LIGHT: North Carolina African American Genealogy Project, blog

North Carolina – African American – Digital Library of American Slavery (slave deeds, notices, petitions), at UNC

North Carolina – African American – North Carolina Historic Newspapers online, at DNC

North Carolina – African American – Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery, at IW

North Carolina – African American – Report on the Alleged Outrages in Southern States, at GB

North Carolina – African American – Report of Services Rendered by Freed People to the US Army in 1862, at WM at IA

North Carolina – African American – The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution, at DS

North Carolina – African American – A history of the Negro Baptists of North Carolina, at IA

North Carolina – African American – Caswell County, North Carolina : land grants, tax lists, state census, apprentice bonds, estate records, at FS

North Carolina – African American – Slavery in the State of North Carolina, at LOC

North Carolina – African American – Colored Charlotte : published in connection with the fiftieth anniversary of the freedom of the Negro in the county of Mecklenburg and the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, at HT

North Carolina – African American – Enslaved ancestors abstracted from deed books, Granville county, North Carolina, at AG

North Carolina – African American – Mountain masters, slavery, and the sectional crisis in western North Carolina, at GB

North Carolina – African American – Report of the Joint Select Committee to Inquire into the Condition of Affairs in the Late Insurrectionary States, made to the two Houses of Congress February 19, 1873, at IA

North Carolina – African American – Somerset homecoming: recovering a lost heritage, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – Charn cuimhne: to our Scots of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – Copy of census of North Carolina or Eastern Cherokees : taken under act of Congress July, 29, 1848, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – The Highland Scots of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – History of the German settlements and of the Lutheran Church in North and South Carolina : from the earliest period of the colonization of the Dutch, German and Swiss settlers to the close of the first half of the present century, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – North Carolina constitution of 1776 and its makers, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – North Carolina, Freedmen’s Bureau Field Office records, 1863-1872, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – Records of the field offices for the state of North Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned lands, 1865-1872 : NARA, RG 105, M1909, at FS

North Carolina – Minorities – The Highland Scots of North Carolina, 1732-1776, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Cherokee Nation east, roll of 1835, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Decisions in enrollment cases under the act of June 4, 1924; 1926-1928, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Eastern band of Cherokees of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Eastern Cherokee applications, August 29, 1906 – May 26, 1909, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Eastern Cherokee Indian reservation rolls, 1848-1970, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Index to the 1835 census of the Cherokee Indians east of the Mississippi River, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indian census records, 1894-1904, 1925, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indian census rolls, Cherokee, 1898-1939, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indians in North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indians of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indians: eastern band of Cherokees : of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Lists of North Carolina Cherokee who removed to the Cherokee Nation West, Cherokee (Tahlequah), at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Lists of North Carolina Cherokees, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – The North Carolina Indians and their relations with the settlers, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Robert Armstrong’s survey book of Cherokee lands : lands granted from the treaty of 27 February 1819, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Roll of North Carolina, immigrants allowed per capita under act of 1881, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – School records, 1907-1948, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Selected letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs relating to the Cherokees of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – William P. Grohse collection, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Descendants of Nancy Ward, beloved woman of the Cherokees, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – My father’s people : a complete genealogy of the Catawba nation, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indians in North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Indians of North Carolina, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Items relating to the Indian troubles out of which came the Indian War of 1711-12, at FS

North Carolina – Native American – Cherokee One Feather, 1969-1973, at FS

North Carolina – Slavery and Servitude – Cohabitation records. Part 8, at FS

 

 

 

North Carolina Minority Records Online at the county level

Bertie County – Vital Records – Negro Cohabitations, 1866-1868, at FS

Bladen County – Minorities – School Records (Bladen County, North Carolina), 1893-1948, at FS

Buncombe County – Vital Records – Road Docket, 1849-1861, 1865-1868 and Record of Cohabitation1863-1866, 1868 (Buncombe County, North Carolina), at FS

Caldwell County – Vital Records – Cohabitation and Marriage Record (Caldwell County, North Carolina), 1866-1872, at FS

Chatham County – Minorities – Record of Slaves and Free Persons of Color, 1782-1870, at FS

Cherokee County – Native Races – Agency Records, 1898-1950, at FS

Cherokee County – Native Races – Annuity Records, 1905-1910, at FS

Cherokee County – Native Races – Indian Census Records, 1894-1904, 1925, at FS

Currituck County – Vital Records – Negro Cohabitation Certificates, 1866, at FS

Davie County – Vital Records – Cohabitation Records (Davie County, North Carolina), 1866-1867, at FS

Forsyth County – Vital Records – Acknowledgement of Cohabitation As Man and Wife, 1820-1866, at FS

Guilford County – Vital Records – Record of Marriages; List of Acknowledgements of Cohabitation As Man and Wife of Colored Persons in Guilford, 1853-1867, at FS

Haywood County – African American – African American History, at HCPL

Johnston County – Vital Records – Cohabitation Records, 1866, at FS

Lincoln County – Vital Records – Record of Cohabitations (freedman’s Marriages), 1866, at FS

New Hanover County – Minorities – Vital Records – Marriage Bonds (New Hanover County, North Carolina), 1799-1868, at FS

Orange County – Minorities – Black Notes from Carolina, at FS

Orange County – Minorities – Freedmans Marriage Records (Orange County, North Carolina), 1866-1868, at FS

Orange County – Minorities – Slave Records (Orange County, North Carolina), 1783-1861, at FS

Onslow County – Slavery and Bondage – Miscellaneous Records of Slaves and Freemen (Onslow County, North Carolina), 1763-1912, at FS

Pasquotank County – Vital Records – History Account Book, Cohabitation of Negroes (Pasquotank County, North Carolina), 1856-1867, at FS

Perquimans County – Minorities – Slave Records (Perquimans County, North Carolina), 1759-1864, at FS

Perquimans County – Vital Records – Marriage License and Bonds with Freedmen Marriage Records, 1847-1960, at FS

Pitt County – Vital Records – Pitt County Cohabitation Records, 1866. Part 8 (last Installment), at FS

Richmond County – Vital Records – Cohabitation Certificates (Richmond County, North Carolina), 1866-1868, at FS

Robeson County – Native Races – History – Indians of North Carolina, at FS

Rowan County – Vital Records – Record of Cohabitation, 1825-1865, at FS

Rowan County – Minorities – Rhinelanders on the Yadkin : the Story of the Pennsylvania Germans in Rowan and Cabarrus, at FS

Wake County – Vital Records – Negro Cohabitation Records (Wake County, North Carolina), 1866, at FS

Wake County – Vital Records – North Carolina, Wake County, Cohabitations : Negro Cohabitations, 1866, at FS

Warren County – Vital Records – Marriage Licenses, 1861-1964; Marriage Register, 1867-1964; Cohabitation Record, 1866; Maiden Names of Divorced Women, 1937-1964; Index to Vital Statistics, 1914-1965, at FS

Warren County – Vital Records – North Carolina, Warren County, Cohabitations, 1866, at FS

Washington County – Divorce Records – Records of Marriages, 1851-1967; Names of Divorced Women, 1944-1967; Marriages of Freedmen, 1866-1872, at FS

Washington County – Vital Records – Records of Marriages, 1851-1967; Names of Divorced Women, 1944-1967; Marriages of Freedmen, 1866-1872, at FS

Wilson County – Vital Records – North Carolina, Wilson County, Cohabitation Records, 1866, at FS

Wilson County – Vital Records – Record of Cohabitation (Wilson County, North Carolina), 1866, at FS

 

 

 

North Carolina Minority Records Online at the city level

New Bern – Minorities – Christoph Von Graffenried’s Account of the Founding of New Bern, at FS

New Bern – Minorities – Registers of Signatures of Depositors, 1869-1874, at FS

New Bern – Minorities – The Planet, at FS

New Bern – Minorities – Periodicals – The Planet, at FS

Wilmington – Minorities – Registers of Signatures of Depositors, 1869, 1872-1874, at FS

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