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North Carolina, Wake County, Death Records, 1900-1909
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Wake, North Carolina, 
United States
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Location of Wake County, North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina
Record Description
Record Type Death
Collection years 1900-1909
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State Archives of North Carolina


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes death records from Wake County, North Carolina, 1900-1909.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name
  • Race
  • Death date
  • Place of death
  • Place of birth
  • Occupation

  • Cause of death
  • Birthplace of mother
  • Birthplace of father
  • Address
  • Marital status

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The type of event
  • The approximate date the event occurred
  • The names of of other family members and their relationships

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

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

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the age to calculate a birth date
  • Use the names, ages and residence church and census records
  • Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records
  • Compile the entries for every person who has the same surname. This is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties
  • Consult the North Carolina Record Finder to find other records

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of North Carolina.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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