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Hertford County Genealogy

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The county was formed in 1759 from parts of Bertie County, Chowan County, and Northampton County. It was named for Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Earl of Hertford, later 1st Marquess of Hertford.

In 1779 the northeastern part of Hertford County was combined with parts of Chowan County and Perquimans County to form Gates County. Source Wikipedia

Hertford County NCGenweb site

Murfreesboro Historical Association
P.O. Box 3
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

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Hertford County Courthouse
PO Box 116
County Courthouse
Winton, NC 27986

Census

1790 Federal Census Transcription and index Directory opens to text files, one index, one named by page number

1790 Federal Census Transcription – Edington District

1800 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1810 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1820 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1830 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1840 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1850 Federal Census Index – by last name only

1910 Federal Census Images Directory opens to listing of image files by page number

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Hertford County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Query Forums

Hertford County, NC Query Forum

Latest North Carolina Genealogy Query posts for Hertford County from the Forum:

North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Hertford County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

annabelle754 on “Looking for Evans, Pierce, Jarrett”

I am looking for any info on Jeremiah Evans (married to Elizabeth Jarrett); James Anderson Evans (married to Harriett Pierce (Peirce, Pearce). J.A. Evans had a farm in Harrellsville, Hertford Co. Was listed on the 1860 census.


Hertford County, NC at Genforum

Cities and Towns of Hertford County:

Ahoskie
Cofield
Como
Harrellsville
Murfreesboro
Winton (County Seat)

News related to Hertford County, NC

“hertford county” nc – Google News

Taking it to the street – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Taking it to the street
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Myers said she was also concerned about the volume of traffic in the area, especially with the property bordering Bearfield Primary School with school bus and other traffic using Hertford County School Road. “I really think we need to look to making




NWS confirms tornado – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

NWS confirms tornado
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
In their post storm report released July 8, officials with the National Weather Service Office in Wakefield, VA confirmed that a class EF0 twister was to blame for damage in Hertford County, northwest of the Brantley's Grove community. That tornado was

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3 tornadoes in Hampton Roads, NC, during Arthur – The Virginian-Pilot


The Virginian-Pilot
3 tornadoes in Hampton Roads, NC, during Arthur
The Virginian-Pilot
The first was reported about 11:25 p.m. July 3, north of Ahoskie, N.C., in Hertford County, Proch said. In that case, siding was damaged along with a carport and an outbuilding near Saluda Road. A second twister blew a tree onto a roof in the area of




Rountree era underway – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Rountree era underway
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
She spent 10 years (1998-2008) as a 4-H Extension Agent with North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Hertford County. She met Hunter Rountree of Eure while both were students at NC State. The couple married and settled in the community of Eure, now …




‘Safe Holiday’ event leads to charges – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

'Safe Holiday' event leads to charges
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
The event, which included saturated patrols and a license checkpoint, was conducted by the Ahoskie Police Department (APD), Murfreesboro Police Department, Winton Police Department and the North Carolina Highway Patrol. APD Sgt. Jeffrey Woodard served




Crazy Week! – The Virginian-Pilot

Crazy Week!
The Virginian-Pilot
PAWS of Hertford County will be out with some adoptable pets tomorrow. You can meet them at the Greenbrier PetsMart from 10 to 2. … SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina is having a rabies clinic tomorrow. Vaccinations are just $5. The clinic will be


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