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Joyce Andreoli Bell NC Collection: Home

The Bell Collection contains robust resources about North Carolina lore, history, and genealogy.

Collection Contains

The Joyce Bell Genealogy Collection Includes:

  • Regional and state genealogical journals from North Carolina and Eastern North Carolina communities
  • Books about the lore and history of North Carolina, Beaufort County (NC), and local communities
  • Estate papers and land entries from throughout Eastern North Carolina
  • Cemetery records from local cemeteries, including Oakdale Cemetery in Washington, NC
  • Census records
  • Family tree and family history information from several Eastern NC families
  • Marriage records from Beaufort County and surrounding counties and municipalities

Additional Genealogy Resources

The History Room at the Brown Library in Washington, NC also hosts a collection of local genealogical resources. Click here to learn more about their collection.

Here are some online genealogy resources to help you get started:

The State Library of North Carolina Genealogy Research

NCGenWeb Project

North Carolina Genealogical Society

Joe Bell Flower

Photos from the Collection