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Research Aids


Register of Deeds:

  • Records available
    • Birth & delayed births
    • Deaths
    • Marriages
    • Deeds
    • Military discharges
    • Contact Information
      1408 S. Horner Blvd.
      Sanford, NC 27330
      (919)-774-4821


Clerk of Court:

  • Records available
    • Wills
    • Estates
    • Court Records
    • Contact Information
      1400 S. Horner Blvd.
      Sanford, NC 27330
      (919)-708-4400


Lee County Library:

  • Items available in North Carolina room
    • Local history books
    • Published family histories
    • Newsletters from genealogical societies across the state
    • Genealogy reference books
    • City directories
  • Items available on microfilm
    • Microfilm copies of all censuses from Chatham, Moore,and Lee counties from 1850, various other county censuses available 1830-1930
    • Local newspapers from Sanford, Pittsboro, Siler City, Fayetteville, Lillington, Aberdeen, Carthage, and Pinehurst
    • County records from Lee, Moore, and Chatham counties, including wills, marriages, court minutes, accounts, guardians, etc.
    • Some marriages, births and deaths, from other North Carolina counties
    • New York Times
  • Information available in vertical file
    • Professional men
    • Local businesses
    • Lee County information
    • Family histories
    • Family bible transcripts
    • Schools
    • Deaths and obituaries
    • Church histories
    • Cemetery transcriptions
    • Marriages
  • Contact Information
    • 107 Hawkins Ave.
      Sanford, NC 27330
      (919)-774-6045


Professional Researchers:

  • James Vann Comer, Local Historian and Professional Genealogist for central North Carolina area. He has many excellent local history publications available. A brochure detailing his publications is available at the Lee County Library or directly from him.
    P.O. Box 2681
    Sanford, NC 27331-2681
    (919)-775-5763
    [email protected]

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