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I just finished looking up information about Rev. Charles Pettigrew (1745-1807). The information was very useful, as I am building a timeline & profile of my ancestor, Stephen Moore (1734-1799) of Orange>Caswell>Person County, and his elder brother, Charles Moore who was instrumental in getting the Diocese of North Carolina established in order to have an Episcopal church at Mount Tirzah, Caswell>Person County. I learned that the Diocese was not established at the time of their efforts, therefor the church was not established in their lifetimes.


In 1817 the heirs of my ancestor Abraham Pettijohn sold his shop in Edenton on Water Street near the market house. On what intersecting street was the market house? They were also selling his house and lot on King Street. Since King and Water streets are back to back, I assume the properties joined at the rear. What house number on King Street might be comparable? Thank you so much.



I am not able to find information about this in our library. I would like to suggest contacting the Shepard-Pruden library in Edenton to see if they have information. They are located on Water Street. The bottom of the web page has their phone number. Reason I suggest this is because many public libraries have a local history room that can help with historic information in that area. Their website is

The Edenton Historical Commission may be able to help as well.

Thank you,

Erin Bradford, Government and Heritage Library



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