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Obituary Lookup Volunteers
North Carolina


Please follow these guidelines when making a lookup request:

  • If this is your first request, read Making a Request.
  • To find the county for your lookup request, use the USA County Lookup.
  • Before making a request, do a quick Web Search in case the obituary is available there.
  • If you find a volunteer for your area, use the listing's Email link to send your request directly to him or her.  If you don't find a volunteer, send your request to the mailing list (see OBIT-LOOKUPS-L Mailing List for subscription information).
  • After receiving a lookup, post or publish the obituary or an abstract to help other researchers.
  • Please do not send the same request to more than one volunteer.


WE NEED VOLUNTEERS - Please consider volunteering
for your area, even on a limited basis, because every lookup
helps someone. 
Becoming a Volunteer has more information.



Volunteer listings are by county, with statewide listings last, and related statewide links below.  The areas the volunteer covers and the resources available are listed along with the volunteer's name and e-mail address, and web page if any.  Entries in green are web sites for libraries, newspapers, death records, cemeteries, and genealogical/historical societies.  Many library web sites have information about local obituaries and newspapers. 

County City or Town/Newspapers/Libraries, Etc. Volunteer
Alamance Burlington/Times News, Gleaner Nancy J -
Alamance   Laura S -
Buncombe   Rosalie L -
Forsyth Obituary Lookups Deb H -
Gaston Gaston Gazette Anita R -
Gaston Newspapers (1800-P) - Need at least Month/Year of Death Elizabeth O -
Guilford Guilford County Digital Library:
Newspapers (1826-1861), Cemetery Listings, Obits, Wills
WebPage
Henderson Henderson County Public Library WebPage
Henderson Henderson County Genealogical & Historical Society WebPage
Henderson **Lookups are done Once A Month ONLY** Rosalie L -
Johnston Obituary Lookups at the Heritage Center in Smithfield Freda B -
McDowell McDowell County Public Library WebPage
McDowell Limit: 4 to 6 Request Per Month, Turn Around Time: 4 to 6 Weeks) Cynthia G -
Mecklenburg Charlotte/Charlotte News (1889-11/1985), Charlotte Observer (05/1869-P)
** Lookups Done ONCE A MONTH Only **
Joan R -
Mecklenburg The Charlotte Observer (Last 365 Days) - Fee for Full Text WebPage
Onslow Jacksonville - Daily News William S -
Orange Marriages of Co 1819-1821 Milly -
Randolph County Obituary Index Online (1910-1955) WebPage
Rutherford towns, Rutherfordton, Forest City and Spindle. Info can be sent within 1-2 weeks Gilda S -
Stanly Albemarle, Locust, Midland, Oakboro, Stanfield - LIMIT of 6 Requests per Month Katie M -
Surry Marriages of Co 1779-1868 Milly -
Union Union County Public Library WebPage
Union Monroe Area Charles Y -
Union - ** Lookups Done ONCE A MONTH Only ** Monroe Enquirer, Monroe Journal Joan R -
Wake Raleigh/Raleigh News & Observer (1980-1984, 1987-2001)
** Lookups Done ONCE A MONTH Only **
Joan R -
Wake Raleigh News & Observer (7/1990-P) - Fee for Full Text WebPage

North Carolina Links


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or for other comments or questions,
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