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Guide to '''Tyrrell County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Tyrrell County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Marriages|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Deaths|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land|'''Land''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1742</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1736</center>
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[http://www.visittyrrellcounty.com/Government/ Tyrrell County Courthouse] <br>403 Main Street PO box 417<br>Columbia NC 27925<br>Phone: 252-796-2901<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death&nbsp;records&nbsp;from 1913<br>marriage records 1862 and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce&nbsp;records, probate records from 1730<br>and court records from 1900<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tyrrell County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> PO Box 449<br> Columbia, NC 27925<br> Phone: 252-796-2901<br> Fax: 252-796-0148<br> [http://www.tyrrellrod.net/ Website]<br>
  
[http://www.visittyrrellcounty.com/Government/ Tyrrell County Courthouse] <br>403 Main Street PO box 417<br>Columbia NC 27925<br>Phone: 252-796-2901<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth and death&nbsp;records&nbsp;from 1913<br>marriage records 1862 and land records<br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce&nbsp;records, probate records from 1730<br>and court records from 1900<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tyrrell County, North Carolina. Page 513 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> PO Box 406 <br> Columbia, NC 27925<br> Phone: (252) 766-6540<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1729'''--Tyrrell County was created from [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie]], [[Chowan County, North Carolina|Chowan]], [[Currituck County, North Carolina|Currituck]], and [[Pasquotank County, North Carolina|Pasquotank]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Columbia <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1729'''--Tyrrell County was created from [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie]], [[Chowan County, North Carolina|Chowan]], [[Currituck County, North Carolina|Currituck]], and [[Pasquotank County, North Carolina|Pasquotank]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Columbia <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Some of the early records are missing.  
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Some of the early records are missing.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1739&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|466613|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1739 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/WPAINDEX.HTM NCGenWeb] (WPA Cemetery Records Index)
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetery+tyrrell+county+north+carolina&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action=search_cemetery&country=United+States&state=North+Carolina&county=Tyrrell&search_text= Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/tyrrell/tyrrellcemeteries.htm NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/tyrrell.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/tyrr/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Tyrrell%20County%20North%20Carolina%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1779 - 1782''' - {{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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''Online Records''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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===== World War I =====
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*'''1917 - 1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Probate ====
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''Online Probate Records''
  
*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1660 - 1790''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
 
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1744-1961''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1744-1961)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1665 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760 - 1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''Pre-1790'''&nbsp;&nbsp; - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1750 - 1961''' - [http://www.sampubco.com/wills/nc/nctyrrell01.htm Tyrrell County North Carolina list of will book testators SAMPUBCO] - Browsable index of testators of wills. - free
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*'''1744 - 1961''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books 1 to 5 (1744-1961)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1800 - 2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
===== Marriages  =====
 
===== Marriages  =====
 
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TYRMARR.HTM Marriage Bonds for Tyrrell County, North Carolina] at USGenWeb - free.
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TYRMARR.HTM Marriage Bonds for Tyrrell County, North Carolina] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1851 - 1960''' - Tyrrell County Marriage Index 1851-1960 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1877 - 1920''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TYRLIC.HTM White Marriage Licenses of Tyrrell County, North Carolina 1877-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1877 - 1920''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TYRLICB.HTM Non-White Marriage Licenses of Tyrrell County, North Carolina 1877-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1741 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
*'''1851-1960''' - Tyrrell County Marriage Index 1851-1960 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.</ref>
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===== Divorce =====
 
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*'''1958 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
*'''1877-1920''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TYRLIC.HTM White Marriage Licenses of Tyrrell County, North Carolina 1877-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
 
 
 
*'''1877-1920''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TYRLICB.HTM Non-White Marriage Licenses of Tyrrell County, North Carolina 1877-1920] at USGenWeb - free.
 
 
 
 
===== Deaths  =====
 
===== Deaths  =====
  
*'''1913-1935''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TDTHCERT.HTM Death Records of Tyrrell County, North Carolina Books 1-4] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1913 - 1935''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/tyrrell/TDTHCERT.HTM Death Records of Tyrrell County, North Carolina Books 1-4] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1908 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1909 - 1975''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1931 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
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'''Tyrrell County Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 686<br>Columbia 27825<br>Telephone Number: 252-796-2361<br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/tyrrell-county/ Tyrrell County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Tyrrell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Tyrrell|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Latest revision as of 14:40, 21 June 2017

Untied States
North Carolina
Tyrrell County

Guide to Tyrrell County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Tyrrell County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Tyrrell County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1729
County Seat Columbia
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Tyrrell County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1913
1742
1790
1736
1735


Tyrrell County Courthouse
403 Main Street PO box 417
Columbia NC 27925
Phone: 252-796-2901

Register of Deeds has birth and death records from 1913
marriage records 1862 and land records
Clerk Superior Court has divorce records, probate records from 1730
and court records from 1900[1]

Register of Deeds
PO Box 449
Columbia, NC 27925
Phone: 252-796-2901
Fax: 252-796-0148
Website

Clerk Superior Court
PO Box 406
Columbia, NC 27925
Phone: (252) 766-6540

History

County seat history - Courthouse on Kendricks Cree (1751); Home of Bejamin Spruill (1774-1776); Courthouse on Scuppernog River (1777-1799); and present Columbia.

Parent County

1729--Tyrrell County was created from Bertie, Chowan, Currituck, and Pasquotank Counties.
County seat: Columbia [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Some of the early records are missing.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Nctyrrell.png

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NCGenWeb (WPA Cemetery Records Index) WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Tyrrell County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
  • Morratuck Creek. Constituted 1791.[3]
  • Scuppernong River. Established by 1784.[3]
  • South Lancaster. Constituted 1793.[3]
Church of England
  • St. Andrew's Parish aka South Shore Parish. Established 1729.[4]

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

World War I
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriages
Divorce
Deaths

Societies and Libraries 

Tyrrell County Genealogical and Historical Society
PO Box 686
Columbia 27825
Telephone Number: 252-796-2361

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tyrrell County, North Carolina. Page 513 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:490; 2:569. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Robert J. Cain, ed., The Church of England in North Carolina: Documents, 1699-1741 (Raleigh, N.C.: Division of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, 1999), xxxiii. FHL Book 975.6 K2cr.
  5. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f5/Iginorthcarolinap.pdf.