Local History and Genealogy Collections

Local History and Genealogy materials are available for use at the following libraries:

May Memorial Library Included in this collection are works on the history and genealogy of Alamance County and its contiguous counties — Caswell, Chatham, Orange, and Guilford.
Graham Public Library
Mebane Public Library

Genealogical Societies in Neighboring Counties:

Alamance County
Caswell County
Chatham County Historical Association
Guilford County
Orange County
Randolph County
Rockingham County

Other Resources:

Roots-l Resources Page,  The homepage of the best-known genealogical mailing list with more than 10,000subscribers.
Soundex Converter ,Convert a surname to the Soundex Code used for indexing census microfilm from the National Archives and Records Administration.
Alamance County Genweb, Alamance County NC site of the USGenWeb Project
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Search the International Genealogical Index (IGI) of the Mormon Church.
Africana Heritage Project,  The Africana Heritage Project was begun in order to assist African Americans who are researching their family histories. Our mission is to rediscover those valuable records that document the names and lives of slaves, freedpersons, and their descendants.
Cemetery Census, A volunteer effort to provide free listings of complete cemetery surveys along with photographs of grave markers. This is not a commercial web site.