RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 712737386 LA English T1 Marriages of central & western North Carolina A1 Holcomb, Brent., PB Genealogical Pub. Co. PP [Baltimore, Md.] YR 2008 SN 9780806380520 0806380527 AB Contains marriage records from central and western North Carolina ranging in date from the 1750s to 1868. Based on eleven volumes compiled by Brent Holcomb and published by the Genealogical Publishing Company, it contains abstracts of all the marriage bonds issued in the various counties until 1868, when bonds as a prerequisite for marriage were discontinued; it also includes records based on a register of marriage bonds maintained from 1851 by the clerks of the county courts. Entries include the names of the brides and grooms and names of ministers, witnesses, and bondsmen. Altogether, 175,000 individuals are named.