Conoho Primitive Baptist Church Records, 1874-1949

Manuscript Collection #1223

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: Conoho Primitive Baptist Church Records
    Creator: Conoho Primitive Baptist Church.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Two minute books (September 1874-January 1949) for the Conoho Primitive Baptist Church that was located near Oak City, Martin County, North Carolina. The church was founded in 1794 by former members of Flat Swamp Church. The church building was torn down ca. 1970, leaving a cemetery still in existence.
    Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of minute books
  • Biographical / Historical Note

    Conoho Primitive Baptist Church was located about 1 mile northwest of Oak City in Martin County, N.C., near Conoho Creek. It was originally called Conoho Log Chapel and was founded in 1794 by a group of people who had previously attended Flat Swamp Church. The church was torn down ca. 1970 after the death of the last member, leaving only the cemetery to mark its existence.

    Sources: The Martin County Heritage book and a query re the Edmondson Family that is saved on the Martin-Family History & Genealogy Message Board.

  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    February 26, 2014, (unprocessed) 0.25 cubic feet; Two minute books (September 1874-December 1899; January 1900-June 1949) for the Conoho Primitive Baptist Church which was located near Oak City in Martin County, N.C. These minute books are given by Mavis Barton via Roger E. Kammerer, Jr.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mavis Barton via Roger E. Kammerer, Jr.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Conoho Primitive Baptist Church Records (#1223), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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