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Halifax County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1758 from Edgecombe County. It was named for George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, President of the Board of Trade from 1748 to 1761.

In 1774 the southeastern part of Halifax County was combined with part of Tyrrell County to form Martin County. Source Wikipedia

Halifax County NCGenweb site


Halifax County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 447
Halifax, NC 27839

Halifax County Historical Association
P.O. Box 12
Halifax, NC 27839

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Halifax County Courthouse
PO Box 38
County Courthouse
Halifax, NC 27839

Census

1790 Federal Census transcription

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Halifax County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Halifax County Cemetery Census

Query Forums

Halifax County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Halifax County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Halifax County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

Eddie Williams on “John Wesley Williams b. July 17, 1836, d.Apr. 3, 1911″

Looking for info on John Wesley Williams born in Halifax Co. had brother William F. Williams b. 1845 brother moved to Warren Co. John moved to Anson Co. Both served in the Civil War. Both were farmers.




dclemmons on “Thomas Kirby b. 1810″

Looking for Thomas Kirby and have found evidence he lived in Halifax County, NC. Who were his children and who were his parents?


Halifax County, NC at Genforum

Cities and towns in Halifax County

Enfield
Essex
Halifax (County Seat)
Hobgood
Hollister
Littleton
Palmyra
Roanoke Rapids
Roanoke Rapids Air Force Station
Scotland Neck
Tillery
Weldon

News related to Halifax County, NC

“halifax county” nc – Google News

Halifax sheriff: Quadruple homicide near Enfield may be gang-related – WRAL.com


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Halifax sheriff: Quadruple homicide near Enfield may be gang-related
WRAL.com
Janice and James Harris and their visitors, James and Peggy Whitley, were shot on Aug. 21 while sitting at the Harris' kitchen table playing cards. Officials said a family member went to check on the residents of the home at 980 Fishing Creek Road in
Halifax County Sheriff: Reason to believe quadruple murder gang-relatedWTVD-TV
Halifax quadruple murder believed to be 'gang related,' sheriff saysWNCT
Sheriff: North Carolina home invasion may be gang-relatedLos Angeles Times
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald -The Wilson Times
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2 Halifax County high school students charged with raping girl in locker room – WNCN


WNCN
2 Halifax County high school students charged with raping girl in locker room
WNCN
HALIFAX, N.C. (WNCN) — Two Halifax County high school students accused of raping a female student in the locker room of a local high school, according to Halifax County Sheriff Wes Tripp. According to Tripp, deputies responded to Northwest Halifax
Two Halifax County football players accused of raping girl in high school locker roomWTVD-TV
2 Northwest Halifax football players charged with rape in school locker roomWRAL.com
2 Halifax Co. football players charged with raping girl in locker roomWNCT
USA TODAY High School Sports -WITN
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‘Frank is smiling down on us’ – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
'Frank is smiling down on us'
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
The dedication was the culmination of months of collaboration between the Halifax County Board of Commissioners and the N.C. Department of Transportation. A resolution was passed June 29, the day of Avent's death, to rename a 3.7 mile stretch of N.C. …




Meetings planned on solar projects in Halifax County – YourGV.com


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Meetings planned on solar projects in Halifax County
YourGV.com
The South Boston project, which Sloan submitted to Halifax County Zoning Administrator Detrick Easley on Wednesday, brings to six the number of applications for the construction of solar facilities in Halifax County. Southern Virginia Higher Education




Halifax County parents shocked by high school rape charges – WNCN


WNCN
Halifax County parents shocked by high school rape charges
WNCN
LITTLETON, N.c. (WNCN) – Two teenage students face serious charges after being arrested for raping a girl in a high school locker room. On Wednesday the Halifax County Sheriff's Office arrested 18-year-old Raquan Boswell and 16-year-old Jesse Alston.

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All four judges battle for NC native on ‘The Voice’ – WRAL.com


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All four judges battle for NC native on 'The Voice'
WRAL.com
Halifax County, N.C. — Brooke Simpson, 26, of Halifax County captured a four-chair turn from Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, Miley Cyrus and new coach Jennifer Hudson during the season 13 premier of "The Voice" on Monday night. The Norlina Christian …

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