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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

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Halifax County Sheriff charges two men with Saturday morning murder – WITN


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Halifax County Sheriff charges two men with Saturday morning murder
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ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WITN) – Halifax County Sheriff's Office has made two arrests in a Saturday morning murder in Roanoke Rapids. Deputies arrested 25-year-old James Powell and 21-year-old Dillon Irby, both of Roanoke Rapids. Authorities say both have
Man dead, another critical in Halifax County shooting; 2 men chargedWNCN
Rape kits, evidence not discardedRoanoke Rapids Daily Herald

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2 newest suspects in Halifax County quadruple murder appear before judge – WNCN


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2 newest suspects in Halifax County quadruple murder appear before judge
WNCN
HALIFAX, N.C. (WNCN) — Two men arrested in the August quadruple murder in Halifax County appeared before a judge Tuesday morning. Keyon Quarice West, 23, and James Edward Powell, 25, both of Roanoke Rapids, are the second and third persons charged in

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Frances “Fran” Ferguson – The Mountaineer


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Frances "Fran" Ferguson
The Mountaineer
WAYNESVILLE — Frances "Fran" Katherine Ferguson, 83, on Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018 it was a beautiful, brisk day in the mountains of Western North Carolina, a place that Fran felt blessed to call home. It was here that Fran, lovingly known to her family as




2 more arrested in Halifax County quadruple slaying – WNCN


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2 more arrested in Halifax County quadruple slaying
WNCN
HALIFAX, N.C. (WNCN) — Halifax County authorities have confirmed that two more arrests have been made in a quadruple homicide in August 2017 in Enfield. Keyon Quarice West, 23, and James Edward Powell, 25, both of Roanoke Rapids, have been arrested

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Lake James State Park has record number of visitors – McDowell News


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Lake James State Park has record number of visitors
McDowell News
North Carolina State Parks manages more than 232,000 acres of iconic landscape within North Carolina's state parks, state recreation areas and state natural areas. It administers the N.C. Parks and Recreation Trust Fund, including its local grants


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