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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

NC man caught with ‘Fruity Pebbles Marijuana’ bar, Halifax County deputies say – WNCN


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NC man caught with 'Fruity Pebbles Marijuana' bar, Halifax County deputies say
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WELDON, N.C. (WNCN) — The Halifax County Sheriff's Office is warning kids and parents after a man was arrested with a “Fruity Pebbles Marijuana” bar following a traffic stop. Agents with the county's drug task force, along with deputies, were




Halifax students barred from graduation after water balloon fight – WRAL.com


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Halifax students barred from graduation after water balloon fight
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Halifax County, N.C. — A group of Southeast Halifax High School students said they were denied access to graduation ceremonies because of a water balloon fight at graduation practice. Parents and students said they are disappointed and claim the




Halifax correctional officer arrested, charged with smuggling cell phone to inmate – WRAL.com


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Halifax correctional officer arrested, charged with smuggling cell phone to inmate
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Halifax County, N.C. — Halifax police arrested a correctional officer on Wednesday at the Caledonia Prison for attempting to smuggle two cell phones to a prisoner. Bryan Mason, 25, of Roanoke Rapids was charged with attempting to provide a mobile
NC prison guard nabbed trying to smuggle cell phones to inmate, deputies sayWNCN
Correctional officer charged with trying to smuggle cell phones into prisonWITN

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Halifax County Schools celebrate the best – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Halifax County Schools celebrate the best
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Jiona Mills, top, Northwest Halifax High School valedictorian and Ethel W. Crawley Memorial Scholarship Fund winner, receives a trophy from Chatesha Dickens of Halifax County Schools. Mills will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in




Vendors, crowds mark grand opening of Halifax Farmers Market – YourGV.com


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Vendors, crowds mark grand opening of Halifax Farmers Market
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… promoting the upcoming Halifax County Barn Quilt Trail. A barn quilt is a large piece of wood, usually exterior-grade plywood, that is painted to look like a quilt block. Couch already has been commissioned to make one for the North Carolina Barn




High-speed chase ends in arrest – Rocky Mount Telegram

High-speed chase ends in arrest
Rocky Mount Telegram
A two-county chase Sunday landed an Enfield man in jail, facing a stolen motor vehicle charge and multiple traffic charges. N.C. Highway Patrol troopers responded to a report of a vehicle speeding at 7:12 a.m. on N.C. 43 between Interstate 95 and Red Oak.


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