Chowan County NC Genealogy

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Chowan County Records by City/Town

Edenton Genealogy (149)
Ryland Genealogy (29)

Tyner Genealogy (43)

Overview of Chowan County Records

  • Chowan County was created in 1670 from Albemarle County.
  • Copies of birth and death certificates for 1916 and later can be obtained from the North Carolina Vital Records Office.
  • The Chowan County Register of Deeds has marriage records starting in 1747, birth records starting in 1913, death records starting in 1913, and land records starting in 1678.
  • The Chowan County Clerk Superior Court has probate records starting in 1694 and court records starting in 1714.
  • Online indexes and images of many of the above records can be found by using the links on this site.