Repositories

Edgecombe County Memorial Library

Address: 909 North Main Street, Tarboro, North Carolina, 27886

Description: The Local History Librarian is responsible for collecting and preserving materials pertaining to the history of Tarboro and Edgecombe County to meet the research and educational needs of its patrons.  The Janie F. Allsbrook Local History Collection includes books, periodicals, microfilm, photographs and maps.  

Edgecombe County Register of Deeds

Address: 201 St. Andrew Street, Tarboro, North Carolina, 27886

Description: This agency maintains birth and death records from 1913 to the present; marriage records from 1867 to the present.  They also preserve maps and real estate transactions from 1759 to the present.  

Research Tools

Birth Date Calculator

Description: This tool is designed to calculate the birth date when the age at death and the date of death are the only known facts.  

Dictionary of Genealogy Terms

Description: This list contains definitions of common words and legal jargon encountered during genealogical research.  

International Classification of Diseases

Description: These alpha-numeric codes appear on death certificates under the cause of death.  This list contains the codes and the corresponding medical condition responsible for death.  

Social Media Groups

Edgecombe County Genealogical and Historical Society

Description: This organization works in collaboration with the Edgecombe County Memorial Library and holds its meetings at 7:00 p.m. in the Pender Room of the library every third Thursday except in July and December.  

Edgecombe County, North Carolina Local History

Description: This group maintains a collection of shared information on local history specific to the neighborhoods of Edgecombe County.  

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