CREECY, Penelope (d. 1837)

The following notice appeared in the Deaths column of the November 27, 1837 issue of the Raleigh Register. 

Obituary - Penelope Creecy

Transcription: In Manchester, Miss., Mrs. Penelope CREECY, wife of Mr. James R. CREECY, formerly of Edenton. 

WELCH, Miles (d. 1837)

The following notice appeared in the Deaths column of the January 31, 1837 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper.

Miles Welch 1837 Obituary

 

Transcription:  In Chowan co. Rev. Miles WELCH; aged 56; for many years a laborer in the Baptist Church. 

CLARK, Nancy (d. 1837)

The following notice appeared in the Deaths column in the January 31, 1837 issue of the Raleigh Register. 

Nancy Clark 1837 Obituary

Transcription: In Edenton, Miss Nancy Clark, aged 27; an exemplary Christian. 

 

BILLINGS, Ann (Mrs.) – d. 1837

The following notice appeared in the Deaths column of the February 21, 1837 issue of the Raleigh Register newspaper. 

Mrs. Ann Billings Obituary

Transcription:  In Edenton, Chowan co on the 23d ult. Mrs. Ann BILLINGS, in the 63d year of her age – a pious, active and devoted member of the Baptist Church. 

Pre-1914 Chowan County cemetery transcriptions

The Works Progress Administration (WPA) records have been added online by the N. C. State Archives and the State Library of N. C.  These are North Carolina Cemetery Surveys done by the Historical Society in the 1930′s.

You can find the Chowan County files here.

The entire State files here.

The survey includes listings for the following cemeteries for Chowan County. I have gone through & put the page numbers where you can find the transcriptions for the cemeteries.

  • Baptist Cemetery Page 2
  • Beaver Hill Cemetery Page 4
  • Johnston Cemetery Page 8
  • Macedonia Cemetery Page 10
  • County Negro Cemetery Page 11
  • Pearce Cemetery Page 14
  • St. Pauls Episcopal Cemetery Page 15
  • St. Pauls Episcopal Cemetery Page 17
  • Topping Cemetery Page 24
  • Ashley Cemetery Page 25
  • Baptist Cemetery Page 26

Locating Chowan County Death Records

There are several resources available to you if you are looking for death records of Chowan County.  You can contact the Chowan County Register of Deeds office to order certificates and/or consult the following resources: