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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

Martin County men arrested for home invasion in Halifax County – WITN


WITN
Martin County men arrested for home invasion in Halifax County
WITN
Three people are behind bars, charged in a home invasion.

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Leaders of 12 counties talk rural issues – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Leaders of 12 counties talk rural issues
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Halifax County board of commissioners Vice Chairman J. Rives Manning Jr. voiced his opposition to the bills on the grounds they would move control of the system from the county to regional level. Halifax County board of commissioners chairman Vernon …




Comets JV diamonders top RCS 14-0 | | yourgv.com – YourGV.com

Comets JV diamonders top RCS 14-0 | | yourgv.com
YourGV.com
The Halifax County High School junior varsity baseball team kept its recent win streak intact with a 14-0 win over Roxboro (N.C.) Community School last Friday …

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How the Great War divided North Carolina – News & Observer (blog)


News & Observer (blog)
How the Great War divided North Carolina
News & Observer (blog)
One of the leaders of the anti-war faction in Congress was House Majority Leader Claude Kitchin, a Democrat from Scotland Neck in Halifax County. Kitchin was a member of a famous North Carolina political family – his brother was a congressman and a …




County raises move ahead – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
County raises move ahead
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
The Halifax County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday evening discuss increasing employee compensation in the upcoming fiscal year. Although the Commissioners all gave their blessing, some had misgivings about how to fund the employee …




Compliance checks keep sex offenders in line – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Compliance checks keep sex offenders in line
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Halifax County Sheriff's Office detective Brian Biggerstaff, left, and James Futrell with DPS speak with a person at the doorway of a home Friday morning in Roanoke Rapids as they do checks on registered sex offenders. Once engaged with sex offenders, …


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