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Death, birth, marriage, and divorce announcement indexes

Download the indexes below to find publication dates for announcements of deaths, births, marriages and marriage licenses, and divorces in Durham. All items listed can be found on microfilm in the Main Library.

Obituaries Index, 1848-1927 (Excel File)
Births, Marriages, and Divorce Index, 1800s-1911 (Excel File)

Newspaper titles are abbreviated as listed:

DDG Durham Daily Globe
DTP Durham Tobacco Plant
DMHM* Durham Herald
DWGM* Durham Weekly Globe
DWR Durham Recorder
H The Durham Morning Herald
HWR Hillsborough Recorder
S The Durham Sun; The Durham Daily Sun
TCEM* The Christian Educator
TDGM* The Durham Globe
TLRM* Trinity League Record

* Title available on the Miscellaneous Newspapers microfilm reel.

Vital records (births, deaths, marriage licenses, divorces) from 1913 to the present are held by the Durham County Register of Deeds; contact the North Carolina Collection or the Register of Deeds for more information.