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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

REPORT NO:  1255A Previous Report (1254A)  |  Next Report (1255B)
INDEX NAME:  Marriage and death notices in the Hillsborough Recorder.
  • HILLSBOROUGH RECORDER Hillsborough NC 1820-1829;1834-1858;1860-1869;1873;1877
COMPILER:  Marian Camper Fuller
North Carolina collection
Wilson LIbrary 024-A
Chapel Hill NC 27514
Telephone: (919) 933-1172
AVAILABILITY:  This index and the corresponding newspapers are available for public use in the North Carolina Collection at Wilson Library. Xerographic copies of the index can be provided by the library photographic department. Write for prices.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  This is an index of the marriages and deaths reported in the Hillsborough Recorder.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  This is a book form index that has been typed on 8½x11 inch pages. Entries are arranged in alphabetical order by personal name. It appears that marriages are in one section of the index and deaths in a second section. Entries for marriages are entered twice, once under the name of the bride and once under the name of the groom. The entry includes the name of the spouse and the date of the wedding, plus the citation (month, day, year). In some cases, the name or initials of the bride's father are also noted. Entries for deaths include the name of the person, date of birth, date of death, and the citation (month, day, year).
SIZE OF INDEX:  211 pages
Walter R. Griffin & Jay L. Rasmussen. "Comprehensive guide to the location of published and unpublished newspaper indexes in North Carolina repositories." North Carolina Libraries, v.32, p.11, Fall 1974.
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