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Cumberland Co., NC Research


The Cumberland Co., NC, Register of Deeds will provide uncertified copies of marriage, death, and birth certificates for only 25 cents a copy. I just received five copies of uncertified death certificates. I sent the Register of Deeds Office a written request with the required information and $1.25, and less than a week later I received the death certificates.

This is especially exciting because I now have a death certificate for my great great grandfather who was born in 1832. I always assumed he died before North Carolina started keeping official records in 1913. I tracked him in the census and found he died in 1918 at 86 years of age. Thanks to this death certificate, I now know who his parents were and that they were his neighbors in the 1870 census.

I don't think there is an on-line request form but I have included the web address of the Cumberland County Register of Deeds so that Cumberland County researchers can get all the information they need as well as the mailing address.

Best wishes!


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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