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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

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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

Elderly man missing from Halifax County – WITN

Elderly man missing from Halifax County  WITN

ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC (WITN) – Police in one Eastern Carolina town need your help in finding a missing elderly man. Thomas Jernigan was reported missing …




Engaged for 4 years, Halifax County couple to get married after groom wins lottery – WRAL.com

Engaged for 4 years, Halifax County couple to get married after groom wins lottery  WRAL.com

A Roanoke Rapids man will use his $100000 lottery prize to marry his fiancée.




Two charged with fatally shooting pizza delivery driver – WITN

Two charged with fatally shooting pizza delivery driver  WITN

Halifax County deputies arrest a second man Thursday in the murder of a pizza delivery driver. 26-year-old Nashown Alston, from Roanoke Rapids, is charged …




17 hospitalized after van rolls over in Northampton County – WTKR News 3

17 hospitalized after van rolls over in Northampton County  WTKR News 3

NORTHAMPTON Co., N.C. – More than a dozen people are in the hospital after a van crashed on River Road near Post Office Road in Henrico Thursday …




Man kills himself after high-speed chase – Rocky Mount Telegram

Man kills himself after high-speed chase  Rocky Mount Telegram

From Staff Reports. Tuesday, August 6, 2019. A Halifax County man led law enforcement officers on a high-speed vehicle chase before eventually wrecking his …




Suspects identified in Roanoke Rapids Domino’s driver death – CBS17.com

Suspects identified in Roanoke Rapids Domino’s driver death  CBS17.com

ROANOKE RAPIDS, N.C. (WNCN) – The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office said they’ve identified suspects in the recent shooting death of a pizza delivery driver.


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