Email our Local History/Genealogy Librarian a question at firstname.lastname@example.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.
Below are extracts from select marriage records, mostly from Nash County, in North Carolina.
Welcome to the Braswell Memorial Library 2018 History & Genealogy Summer Reading Program!
This year’s theme is an appreciation for the study of history – everyone’s history, personal history, and family history! ANY history or genealogy-related reading counts!
To register for the program just email your name and contact information to LHRequest@braswell-library.org Below you will find a form you can download and fill out to create your reading record. You can email the finished reading record (or just the required information) to LHRequest@braswell-library.org
The rules are simple!
You must read at least three books or articles (in any format) pertaining to any aspect of history or genealogy. Reading records must be completely filled out, or all the required information emailed.
Prizes at the end of the program will be awarded based on the number of books and articles read.
The program runs from June 16th - July 31. Drawings for prizes will be held August 1st.
Please consider participating! You do not have to be local.
Questions? Email LHRequest@braswell-library.org
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:
Braswell Memorial Library partners with the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center to digitize our local history materials and make them available online. These digital collections include photographs, scrapbooks, newsletters, and other items created by local families and organizations.
Indexes to the Atlantic Coast Line Magazine, 1920, 1930-1979
Includes the names of many railroad employees during the heyday of the ACL.
King's First Dream. The site features an historical overview, newly uncovered photographs, a fully annotated transcript, the digitally restored audio, and educational resources for studying, teaching, and experiencing Dr. King's historic first documented use of "I Have a Dream" delivered on November 27, 1962 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
Nash County, NCGenWeb Project - Many online resources and links.
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.