Re: [rich-scot-nc] Brick walls
- Perhaps you already know about this stuff, but then maybe not...Did you try the NC State Archives? follow link below for genealogical research info:also there are several Richmond/Scotland/etc. websites which have a lot of local resources and lists of persons will to do lookups.here is a link to one which has links to others:good luckpm----- Original Message -----From: Dianne DuncanSent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 11:49 AMSubject: [rich-scot-nc] Brick wallsI would like to know how others have breached their brick walls. I am
searching for the parents of a great grandmother who was born in 1857. The
1860 census records for the county where she was supposed to have married
were destroyed. She married in 1873 so I have only the 1860 and 1870 census
to search for her parents. A page by page search of the 1870 census for the
same county has also turned up nothing. There is no record of the marriage
(but there is reason to believe that marriage records for that year are
I have her birth and death dates from her tombstone. The marriage date came
from her husband's obit.
Even the state has no death record for her (she died in 1925). I got her
maiden name from records of her children, but it includes a number of
I am in the process of searching page by page the succession records for
the county where I think she lived, but zilch so far.
I am also handicapped by the geographical distance. I live across the
country from where she did, so cannot go to a local library for
I'd love any suggestions as to how others have managed.
Thanks in advance.
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