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Tucker Littleton RoomOCPL's dedicated genealogical and local history facilitylocated at the Main Library in Jacksonville.
Genealogical software, databases, and assistance are available Monday through Friday.Please email Kim Piell or call 910.455.7350 x1422.
Resources available in the Tucker Littleton Room
Census Records Federal Census Records for Onslow County (1790–1930), Federal Census Records for all NC counties, North Carolina Census Index 1790–1850/1870, Canadian Census Records available through interlibrary loan. Early Onslow County Records (microfilm) Record of Deeds, Record of Wills, Marriage Bonds, Marriage Licenses, Birth Records, Death Records, Land Entries, Tax Lists, Court Minutes, Index to Military Discharges (We also have some of these records for Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Jones, Lenoir, New Hanover and Pender counties.) Vertical Files Family files are cataloged under the family name and local history information. Publications Genealogical magazines, Everton’s Genealogical Helper 1950–1991 (microfiche), Jacksonville Daily News, 1938 to present, Telephones books, 1957 to present, City directories, 1960 to present. Genealogical Reference Materials Genealogical reference materials range from the history of Onslow County and Abstracts of Wills and Census to volumes concerning North Carolina Troops, the Colonial Records of North Carolina, and books to aid in research of foreign ancestry. Surname Index Rolodex card index file containing Surnames placed in the file by library patrons. This contains the name and address of the researcher. Sign in book also available for for the patrons to write their address and ancestors being researched. Family Bible Records We will copy, free of charge, the historical pages of any family Bible for the patron, retaining a second copy for the library to be used for research purposes. Genealogical Work Stations The Tucker Littleton Room has two computer workstations with Internet access dedicated solely for genealogical research. Computer printouts cost $.20/page. Also available are a copy machine and two microfiche and microfilm reader/printers, which cost $.20/page to print.
Software & Databases
Available Online HeritageQuest NC Register of Deeds Websites Onslow County Register of Deeds Index Available Inside the Library Family Tree MakerRosters of Civil War Soldiers, 1861-65 Freedman's Bank Records AncestryLibrary Edition
American Family Immigration History Center: Ellis Island Records Ancestry World Tree Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the InternetDaughters of the AmericanRevolution LibraryDigital Sanborn Maps for North Carolina via NC LIVE ECU North Carolina Collection FamilySearch Internet Genealogy ServiceFind A Grave Genealogical Publishing Co.Genealogy Today Getting Started in Genealogy State Library of NCHeraldry on the Internet, Coats of Arms, Family Crests
Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild Jacksonville Daily News Online Edition MayflowerHistory.comNational Genealogical Society NewsLink North Carolina Genealogical Society NCGenWeb Project Onslow County Genealogy PageOnslow County Museum Research Room Onslow County Register of Deeds Index Search Onslow County USGenWeb Archives Origins.net RootsWeb Social Security Death Index (SSDI) State Library of North Carolina NC Genealogical Research U.S. National Archives & Records Administration Vital Records Information for United States