North Carolina is home to many “firsts”: one of the original Thirteen Colonies; Virginia Dare, the first white child born in the New World; America’s first gold rush in Cabarrus County; the first public university in the United States, the University of North Carolina; and home to the Wright Brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk.
Looking to find those elusive Tar Heel State ancestors? The North Carolina Genealogy Legacy QuickGuide™ contains useful information including a timeline of North Carolina history events, tips on North Carolina research strategy, outline of major immigrant groups, and more. Also included are links to websites and resources covering vital records, church records, census records, as well as general North Carolina resources. This handy 8-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.