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Genealogical Indexes and Abstracts of Newspapers: 1950 and on

Use this guide to find indexes to genealogical information in Newspapers. These indexes are located in our Genealogical Research Room unless otherwise indicated. Please note this does note reflect the holdings of our newspaper collection.

1950 and on

*All sources are located in the Genealogy stacks unless otherwise specified*


1797-1999   African-American records: Bracken County, Kentucky

Call number: 929.3 K3br A258

1915-1976   Abstracts of obituaries in newspapers of Stokes County, North Carolina

Call number: 929.3 N8sto B787a

1919-1994 Carolina County, Virginia Death Records from The Caroline Progress

Call number: TBA

November 1926-July 1953 Raleigh News & Observer index part 1

Location: 1st floor Newspaper microfilm room-microfilm

August 1953-December 1974 Raleigh News & Observer index part 2

Location: 1st floor microfilm room-microfilm

 Jan. 23,1959-Jan. 27, 1981 and Jan. 15, 1983-Aug. 22, 1996   Tyrrell County, North Carolina Obituaries   

Call number: 929.3 N8ty T993 (6 vols.)

1970-1977   Durham Morning Herald-Durham Sun index   (NC)

Location: Newspapers-microfilm

Call number: DuDMHi

1974 / 1977-1981 /1988 News and Observer index, Raleigh, NC

Location: 1st floor, microfilm room-microfiche

1975-1982 / 1999-2000   The Mount Airy News index  (NC)

Location: Genealogy -- Storage -- 4th Floor

Call number: 929.3 N8su B274i

1980-1989   Yancey County Journal's obituaries : Burnsville, Yancey County, N.C.

Call number: 929.3 N8ya A425yo

1991-1992   Ohio newspapers on microfilm

Call number: 929.3 O3 O373

1996     The Carroll News, Hillsville, Carroll County, Virginia

Location: Genealogy-- Storage -- 4th Floor

Call number: 929.3 V8car B274c 1996

1996     The Enterprise, Stuart, Patrick County, Virginia

Location: Genealogy-- Storage -- 4th Floor

Call number: 929.3 V8pa B274e 1996

1996-2004   1001 obituaries (NC some SC)

Call number: 929.3 N8 R913o

1998-2003, 2005-2009   Wilmington, NC and Area Obituaries

Call number: 929.3 N8ne E26w

2004-2006   Obituaries for Madison County News-Record & Sentinel   (NC)

Call number: 929.3 N8mad O12

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