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Tyrrell County, North Carolina History
When was Tyrrell County, NC Created?
Tyrrell County was created on 1729 from Chowan Precinct, Currituck Precinct and Pasquotank Precinct and Albemarle County.
What is the County Seat of Tyrrell County, NC?
The County Seat is located in Columbia also, the county government website is www.visittyrrellcounty.com/.
What counties are adjacent to Tyrrell County, NC?
Bordering Counties are Pasquotank County, Camden County, Currituck County, Dare County, Hyde County, Washington County, Perquimans County.
Tyrrell County, NC Vital Records
Where can find Tyrrell County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Tyrrell County vital records can be found at the North Carolina Department of Health which has copies of birth records after 1913 and death records after 1930, copies of marriage since Jan 1962 and a Divorce records since 1958. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in North Carolina for current fees and application process.
Birth, death and marriage certificates also may be obtained at the Tyrrell County Register of Deeds (ROD) office. Divorce certificates may be obtained from the Tyrrell County clerk of court.
You can search online for Tyrrell County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for North Carolina Birth Certificate, Death, Divorce and Marriage Certificate Application to mail.
The North Carolina State Archives has the following vital records: Death Certificates, 1913-1975 (Statewide Index: 1913-1979); microfilmed Indexes to Births and Deaths (except Wake, Durham); Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 (not required by law); Cohabitation Records, 1866-1867; microfilmed Marriage Registers and Indexes; microfilmed Marriage Licenses for many of the counties See Also North Carolina Vital Records Research Guide
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Marriage Records
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Marriage Project
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Births & Deaths Records
- Social Security Death Index
- North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000
- North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
- North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004
- North Carolina, Death Indexes, 1800-2000
- North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975
- North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004
Tyrrell County, NC Census Records
What Tyrrell County, NC census records are available?
County census records consists of Federal Census Schedules which can guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Tyrrell Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tyrrell Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Tyrrell Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also North Carolina Census Records Research Guide
Tyrrell County, NC Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Tyrrell County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Tyrrell County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in North Carolina courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless North Carolina residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Tyrrell County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also North Carolina Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Tyrrell County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 403 Main St, Columbia, NC 27925
- Tyrrell County Register of Deeds
- Phone: 252-796-2901
- Birth Records: 1913
- Marriage Records: 1742
- Death Records: 1913
- Land Records: 1736
- Tyrrell County Clerk of Court
- Phone: 252-796-6281
- Probate Records: 1739
- Court Records:1735
- Divorce Records: call court clerk for details
- North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998
- Guide to Research Materials in the North Carolina State Archives: Tyrrell County Records
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Court Records
- County Records in the North Carolina State Archives
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Wills & Estate Records
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Deed Records
- North Carolina, County Records, 1833-1970
- BLM Land Records
Tyrrell County, NC Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Tyrrell County, NC?
A list of Tyrrell County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives. See also a list of Statewide North Carolina Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Tyrrell County Genealogical & Historical Society, P.O. Box 686, Columbia, NC 27825-0686; 252-796-2361
- North Carolina State Archives, Office of Archives and History—State Library Building; Public Services Branch, Mail Service Center 4614, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-4614 ; Phone: (919) 807-7310
- State Library of North Carolina, 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh, NC 27601-2807; (919) 733-7222, (919) 733-3270
- North Carolina Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 22, Greenville, NC 27835
Where can I connect with other Tyrrell County, NC Researchers through message boards and forums?
- North Carolina Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of North Carolina Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Tyrrell County
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Tyrrell County, NC?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Tyrrell County. A majority of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a payment. This is merely a directory that has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.
Tyrrell Co. NC Books, Newspapers & Publications
- North Carolina Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- North Carolina historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from North Carolina (1719 – 1977) (genealogybank.com)
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Books (amazon.com)
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Obituary Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Search North Carolina Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Tyrrell Co. NC Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards
- Tyrrell Co., North Carolina Graves (findagrave.com)
- Tyrrell County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Cemeteries & Photos (usgwarchives.net)
- Tyrrell Co., North Carolina Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Tyrrell Co., North Carolina Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Church Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Bible Records (usgwarchives.net)
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Church Books (amazon.com)
Tyrrell Co. NC Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Biographies & Collections (usgwarchives.net)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Tyrrell Co. NC General and History Websites
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Tyrrell County History (visittyrrellcounty.com)
- A History of Tyrrell County, North Carolina (carolana.com)
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Tyrrell Co. NC Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- North Carolina Digital Collections (digital.ncdcr.gov)
- Tyrrell County, North Carolina (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – North Carolina – Counties – Tyrrell (cyndislist.com)
- Tyrrell County North Carolina (genealogytrails.com)
- Tyrrell Co. NCGenweb (ncgenweb.us)
- Tyrrell County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Tyrrell County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
- Tyrrell Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Tyrrell Co. NC Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of North Carolina Links and Information
- Tyrrell Co. D.O.T. Map
- Map of Tyrrell County, NC Municipalities and Townships
- 1895 Tyrrell County Map (livgenmi.com)
Tyrrell Co. NC Military Records
- North Carolina Military Records Research Guide
- Tyrrell Co., NC GenWeb Archives Military Records (usgwarchives.net)
- North Carolina Military Records (Fold3.com) provides access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the North Carolina women and men who served. Perfect for Tyrrell County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Tyrrell Co. NC Schools & Directories
- North Carolina City Directories (search.ancestry.com)
- Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830 (search.ancestry.com)