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North Carolina's Latin American Heritage: Genealogy

A guide celebrating contributions the Latin American community has made and continues to make in North Carolina.


Explore these genealogy resources to find out more about Latin American family histories:

Hispanophone World Map



  • Cyndi's List
    An ever-growing website with over 264,040 family history links to only resources that support genealogy/family history research.  Links include sites on how-to/best practices, land and vital records, and newspapers along with many others.
  • Family Tree Magazine: Latin Roots Toolkit

Essential tools and tips for discovering and celebrating your Hispanic and Latino ethnic heritage; informational articles and online links to organizations, timeline, web sties, research tips and resources.

  • Hispanic Genealogy Society
    The club was formed to help foster Knowledge, Training, Help and Pride in the Search of Hispanic Ancestors. The group’s Latin American Forum was created by the society to expand knowledge, specific to Hispanic research, through an on-line Hispanic reference library to collect genealogical resources from all over Latin America and Spain.
  • Hispanic Legacy Research Center
    Promotes an interest in and the study of lives, times, cultures, traditions, ancestries, and histories of the peoples who emigrated to New Spain and New Mexico,  many of whom still have descendants in New Mexico, Colorado, California, Texas, Arizona, and Northern Mexico.