Conoho Primitive Baptist Church Records

1874-1949
Manuscript Collection #1223
Creator(s)
Conoho Primitive Baptist Church
Physical description
0.25 Cubic Feet, 1 archival box, consisting of minute books
Preferred Citation
Conoho Primitive Baptist Church Records (#1223), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Repository
ECU Manuscript Collection
Access
No restrictions

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.


Biographical/historical information

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
Custodial History

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.

Source of acquisition

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

Copyright notice

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