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ASK TRACI!

Traci Thompson

Email our Local History/Genealogy Librarian a question at  lhrequest@braswell-library.org. She can provide advice and perform free lookups in indexed sources. In-depth research, photocopies, and scans are available for a fee. Please contact Traci for more details.

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Select NC Marriage Documents

Below are extracts from select marriage records, mostly from Nash County, in North Carolina.

GENEALOGY and LOCAL HISTORY

The Kornegay Room of Braswell Memorial Library offers a substantial genealogy and local history collection focusing on the history of Rocky Mount and Nash and Edgecombe Counties.  More...

 

Some specific resources available in the library:

  • Ancestry Library Edition
  • Rocky Mount city directories
  • Vertical Files
  • Local genealogical/historical publications
  • Published transcriptions and abstracts of local county records
  • Local maps
  • Local area newspapers on microfilm:
    • Rocky Mount Telegram (1916 - present)
    • Nashville Graphic (1900-present)
    • Enfield Progress (1887-1973)
    • Tarboro Southerner (various years)
    • Miscellaneous, short-run area newspapers (various years)

 

Maps For Sale

Nash County Map, 1918-19                                                   $20.00
Prepared by direction of the County Commissioners and the
Board of Education by Wells & Brinkley, Engineers, 1919.

Shipping and handling: $3.00 per item.

The library can accept check or money order only.  Please make checks payable to Braswell Memorial Library, and send to the attention of: Traci Thompson, Local History/Genealogy Librarian, 727 N. Grace St., Rocky Mount, NC 27804.