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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

5,000+ bindles of heroin seized in NC traffic stop | WNCN – WNCN


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5,000+ bindles of heroin seized in NC traffic stop | WNCN
WNCN
SCOTLAND NECK, N.C. (WNCN) — Authorities seized more than 5,000 bindles of heroin from a car on Highway 125 outside Scotland Neck on Wednesday …

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Halifax County schools extend hours for eclipse – YourGV.com


YourGV.com
Halifax County schools extend hours for eclipse
YourGV.com
With it occurring during school hours, Superintendent Dr. Mark Lineburg announced the extension of Monday's school day during the Halifax County School Board meeting Monday evening, and children were sent home with a letter for parents on Tuesday.

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Crash closes I-95 in both directions in Halifax County – WNCN

Crash closes I-95 in both directions in Halifax County
WNCN
WELDON, N.C. (WNCN) — Traffic was backed up for several miles after a vehicle crash closed Interstate 95 in both directions Saturday afternoon in Halifax County. The crash was reported around 3:15 p.m. near mile marker 168 at N.C. Highway 903 near …




7 arrested in warrant roundup operation in North Carolina – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
7 arrested in warrant roundup operation in North Carolina
WAVY-TV
Casey Williams, of Rich Square, was arrested for one count of probation violation out of Northampton County. He received a $500 secured bond. Justin Vaughan, of Rich Square, was arrested for one count for a failure to appear charge out of Halifax County.




Hemp in business in Halifax County – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Hemp in business in Halifax County
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Local farmer and veteran Scott Propheter gave the Halifax County Board of Commissioners an overlook on how the hemp industry was managing in the area. Propheter is in charge of operations, farming and outreach for the Hobgood division of Criticality, …




The Forgotten History of Black Chefs – Eater


Eater
The Forgotten History of Black Chefs
Eater
Phenix City and Seale, Alabama; Prospect, Virginia; Lancaster, South Carolina; Halifax County, North Carolina; Athens, Georgia; Tennessee; Mississippi; New Orleans . . . the list kept getting longer and longer as I added up all the spots and stops that


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