WELCOME! My name is Diane Siniard and I am the county coordinator for Chowan County's Genealogy page. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, or suggestions. There is a search engine available for this site. It is located on the home page for your convenience!
I would like to get transcriptions of cemeteries, birth, marriage, and death certificates, photos and anything else you feel may benefit other researchers.
The first permanent settlement (1728) in North Carolina, Edenton is the ''mothertown'' of the State. Edenton at once became the focal point of civilization in the Province, the capital of the Colony and the home of the Royal Governors. Originally incorporated in 1715 as "The Towne on Queen Anne's Creek," and later as "Ye Towne on Mattercommack Creek" and, still later as "The Port of Roanoke," the spot was named Edenton in 1722 in honor of Governor Charles Eden.
Be notified of|
You are visitor
Chowan County Site last updated--Monday, November 4, 2013 13:17 EST
Links last updated--Saturday, 12-March-2011 19:30 EST
© 2005-2013 Diane Siniard Warning: By accessing this site, you hereby agree that any data posted is copyrighted by the respective county host and/or individual contributors. Nothing contained herein is to be used for other than personal research and is not to be reposted, captured or cached on another server or website without the express written consent of the contributor or web host. The unauthorized use of any portion or part of this site without express written consent of this copyrighted work is illegal. Please read more about copyright here.