The is a sketch of Yeargain's/Yeargan's Chapel
as it was supposed to have been, called "Putting on Sunday Shoes".
Yeargan's Chapel was located on the North side of the Roanoke in the
Pigeon Roost Creek area, which is now probably under the lake.
According to his travel diary, Asbury preached at the chapel on
Christmas Eve in the 1770s. No doubt, many of our Warren Co.
ancestors attended the service. We are indebted to
Bebe Fox, a descendant of Samuel
Yeargain for sharing this.
was formed from Granville Co. in 1764 and abolished in 1779
when it was divided into Warren Co. and Franklin Co.
The courthouse of Bute Co. was located at
a place called "Buffalo Rice Path" on land owned by Jethro Sumner about
6 miles southeast of present Warrenton, North Carolina. Most of
the records of Bute County are still located in Warren Co. though some
may be found in Franklin Co.