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.
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