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The ONHGS suggests that for maximum exposure and best rate of response members and visitors
use one or more of the following very active and frequently accessed Message Boards.
These Boards are specific to North Carolina, and/or New Hanover County.
These searchable Boards are monitored on a regular basis by members of the ONHGS and, in addition, have exposure world wide.

This ONHGS website also has a Members' Surname Registery, which may be used
to get in touch with researchers with similiar surname interest.

To increase your chances of getting a response to your inquiry always include the
best infomation you have as to full name(s), timeframe, and location. Good Luck!



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The New Hanover County list is NCNEWHAN.

To subscribe, send an e-mail from your personal email address to
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with the message only the one word: subscribe

To view the archives, go to
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There is a mailing list for each of the 100 North Carolina counties.
To access these and 24,000+ other lists go to
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ONHGS suggests that you check out one or more of the following specialized www.roots.web North Carolina mailing lists.
For specific instructions on how to subscribe or access the archives of any of these mailing lists, go to www.rootsweb.com for North Carolina. .
(Or, you may substitute the list ID shown below in place of NCNEWHAN for either of the above instructions. List IDs are not case sensitive.)

To view the message list archives click on any of the IDs below.

NCSCGENSWAP
(365 messages in 2002)
Topic: anyone wishing to swap research time in North and South Carolina.

CAPE-FEAR-SCOTS
(59 messages in 2002)
Topic: anyone researching Scottish immigrants to the Cape Fear region of North Carolina prior to1850.

THE-ROAD
(87 messages in 2002)
Topic: the Scottish/Palatine (German) ethnic mix along the traditional "Philadelphia Road" in Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina.

CATAWBA-WEST
(346 messages in 2002)
Topic: the region composed of the following North Carolina counties: Catawba, Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland, Burke, Rutherford,
and the North Carolina area of the former Tryon County.
The list therefore focuses on that unique region settled by Palatine Germans and Scotch-Irish who travelled the Old Wagon Road from Pennsylvania.

NCROOTS
(929 messages in 2002)
Topic: the State of North Carolina.

NCSCOTS
(91 messages in 2002)
Topic: anyone who is studying the genealogy of Scottish immigrants to North Carolina.

WARof1812-NC
(12 messages in 2002)
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the participation of North Carolina in the War of 1812.
Additional information can be found on the North Carolina in the War of 1812 web page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~ncgenweb/nc1812.html.

NCGEN-CENSUS
(0 messages in 2002 - Virtually defunct See NC-CENSUS-LOOKUP below) )
Topic: North Carolina Census

NCMILITARY
(39 messages in 2002)
Topic: people and events of a military nature within or supported by North Carolina.

NC-NEWSPAPER
(75 messages in 2002)
Topic: mailing list to discuss genealogical information found in North Carolina newspapers.
Over the years many records regarding our ancestors were lost or destroyed and newspapers contain much of that information
such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc.
They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Low activity.

NC-USCT
(0 messages in 2002. No activity since October 2001.)
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with an interest in the US Colored Troops formed in North Carolina during the Civil War
including soldiers, battles, regimental histories and military and pension records for the 35th, 36th, 37th
& 135th US Colored Infantries and the 14th US Colored Heavy Artillery.

NC-CENSUS-LOOKUP
(2365 messages in 2002. Very active.)
Topic: A mailing list for anyone desiring a check of this state's census records for their ancestors.
Requests should be as specific as possible and include county name, specific family of interest,
and year whenever possible. In addition, those who own or have access to census records
and are willing to do lookups are asked to subscribe and assist in responding to queries.

NC-CEMETERIES
(130 messages in 2002)
Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding North Carolina cemeteries including location,
history, preservation, and queries on ancestors who may be buried in them

NC-NORTH-CEMETERIES
(19 messages in 2002)
Topic: A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding northern North Carolina cemeteries including location,
history, preservation, and queries on ancestors who may be buried in them

NC-ROLLCALL
(38 messages in 2002)
Topic: A mailing list for researchers of North Carolina kin to post surnames they are researching and
associated information such as locations and timeframes.

NC-FREEDMEN
(150 messages in 2002. New June 2002 )
Topic: A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in North Carolina from all ethnic backgrounds
(e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian).

The above RootsWeb list was updated as of 1 January 2003. Please advise if you discover
a list is defunct or if there is an additional list you recommend.

Caution: Subscribing to the high count message lists may overwhelm your mail box... and YOU.