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==Collection Content ==
=== Sample Images ===
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:
*The type of event
*The approximate date the event occurred
*The name of the individual or individuals, such as the bride and groom, infant, or deceased
=== Search the Collection ===
'''To browse View images in this collection by visiting the [ Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "County" category<br> ⇒ Select the "Record Type, Date Range and Volume" category which takes you to the images
Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Do I Do NextNow? ==
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. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors. The following examples show ways you can use the information:
*Use the age to calculate a birth date.
*Use the names, ages and residence church and census records.
=== Using the Information ===
*Occupations listed can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
*There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
== What If I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking Forfor, What Now? ==
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [ article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to []. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
== How You Can Contribute ==
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== Citing This Collection ==
|title=North Carolina County Records, 1833-1970
== How You Can Contribute ==
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