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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

NC authorities round up dozens of suspected drug dealers – WAVY-TV


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
NC authorities round up dozens of suspected drug dealers
WAVY-TV
“We were shocked to learn the high volume of illegal prescription drug sales here in our community and the enormity of the problem,” said Sheriff Juan Vaughan of Hertford County. Though he acknowledges Tuesday's arrests are just the tip of the iceberg, …
Dozens of suspected prescription drug dealers arrested in NC13newsnow.com
'Bitter' MedicineRoanoke Chowan News Herald
Police seeking at least 28 in undercover drug operationWCTI12.com
WITN
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Murder suspect captured – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Murder suspect captured
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Rumeal Daye, 24, of Conway was found hiding in the attic of a residence at 301 Boyette Street in Murfreesboro shortly after 8 p.m. Based on information given to Murfreesboro Police Chief Darrell Rowe and Hertford County Sheriff Juan Vaughan, the

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Conway declares State of Emergency – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Conway declares State of Emergency
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
The sheriff's office, which has been assisting the Conway Police Department and North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, can't tie the Vaughan murder to gang or drug activity at this point, DeLoatch said. … Rumeal Daye, 24, of Conway was found

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Teacher job offer comes with perk — a place to live – Asheville Citizen-Times


Asheville Citizen-Times
Teacher job offer comes with perk — a place to live
Asheville Citizen-Times
The State Employees Credit Union Foundation created its first apartments for teachers in Hertford County, which, at the time, had one of North Carolina's highest teacher turnover rates, according to Blaine. Housing was a major issue. "In Hertford




Traffic stop yields 5+ pounds of pot – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Traffic stop yields 5+ pounds of pot
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hertford County Sheriff Juan Vaughan said that Deputy Chase Oliver was operating radar on NC 11 South near Hollowell Road when he clocked a vehicle at 70 mph traveling north on NC 11. Upon making the traffic stop on the vehicle, Oliver said he …




Perry bids farewell – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Perry bids farewell
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
“Communities in schools, university, and partnership with Nucor,” Perry speaks as he rattles them off. “We've got now more certifications through the new business aspects; and to bring NC-IRIS to Hertford County where our high school kids can get up to


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