Comprising a basic library of North Carolina genealogy, this Family Archive CD consists of numerous volumes of marriage records, death records, land records, historical sketches, and biographies, and names some 200,000 individuals who lived in North Carolina during the 1700s and 1800s. Combining personal recollections and biographies with source records and local histories, this CD contains a perfect blend of genealogical records and family history. Among the unique resources assembled here is the famous periodical edited by James Hathaway called the North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register, its 2,000 pages crammed with data on North Carolina's Old Albemarle region. Other resources include biographical sketches of early settlers and prominent families as well as a collection of marriage and death records transcribed from newspapers. In order to read the CD you must use either the Family Archive Viewer (version 4.0 or higher), which is available as a free download at http://www.genealogical.com/content/dlfav6.html, or Family Tree Maker for Windows, version 4.0 or higher (Family Tree Maker software can be ordered from www.FamilyTreeMaker.com).