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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

Police find 30 pounds of pot shipped from California to Hertford County – wtkr.com

Police find 30 pounds of pot shipped from California to Hertford County
wtkr.com
Murfreesboro, N.C. – Police in Murfreesboro, North Carolina are investigating after $45,000 of high-end marijuana was shipped from California to Hertford County. Murfreesboro Police Chief Darrell Rowe tells NewsChannel 3 that a postal worker called

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Holiday Season: Travel, Eat, Shop & Be Safe – WFMY News 2


WFMY News 2
Holiday Season: Travel, Eat, Shop & Be Safe
WFMY News 2
While you're on the roads, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and other local law enforcement agencies will be there to make sure the rules of the road are being obeyed. One major highway being eyed by officers is I-40. Six states including, NC

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Loss of Nucor Steel not so much a loss – Coos Bay World

Loss of Nucor Steel not so much a loss
Coos Bay World
10 caused letter writer Paul Chantiny to recall that in 1998, Nucor was going to build a new steel mill here. Coos Bay did its best to provide the biggest possible tax incentives, but North Carolina won the prize: “Today the plant in Hertford County, N




Remembering our heroes – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Remembering our heroes
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
That representative suggested the passage of a resolution by the board, one that salutes the sacrifices made by members of the United States Armed Forces, to include Smallwood, as well as recognizing the need to support all veterans of Hertford County




2 arrested, 1 at large in Ahoskie shooting – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
2 arrested, 1 at large in Ahoskie shooting
WAVY-TV
Ahoskie, N.C. (WAVY) – Two of the three armed robbery suspects in the Ahoskie shooting earlier this week were taken into custody Thursday afternoon. The third remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous, police said. Raymond Lamont Lee, Jr.




NCHSAA football playoffs: second round scores – News & Observer


News & Observer
NCHSAA football playoffs: second round scores
News & Observer
The second round of the N.C. High School Athletic Association football playoffs are complete. The next round is set for the day after Thanksgiving. Wake Forest, Millbrook, Garner, Panther Creek, Hillside, Southern Durham, Chapel Hill, Orange and

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