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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

Woman mauled to death by pit bull she found online – wtkr.com


Virginian-Pilot
Woman mauled to death by pit bull she found online
wtkr.com
Hertford, NC – A 36-year-old woman was mauled to death Wednesday afternoon by a pit bull she found in the Virginia Pilot. Suzanne Story had been the new owner of the dog for less than two weeks before the attack. Her sister was in the next room and
N.C. woman killed by dog she had adopted from Norfolk coupleVirginian-Pilot

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Taking it to the streets – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Taking it to the streets
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
“We are very excited that Raleigh approved our plan to participate, as a regional committee, under the auspices of the North Carolina Balance of State”, said Tyrone Lindsey, chairman and co-founder of the Hertford County Regional Committee to End …




Crime Roundup: Wednesday, Feb. 10 – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Crime Roundup: Wednesday, Feb. 10
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Detective B.C. Griffin arrested Andrew Riley Hardin, 27, of Roanoke Rapids, following an investigation of a residential breaking and entering that occurred in the N.C. Highway 48 area of Roanoke Rapids on Dec. 16. During the break-in, a rifle was




The most Democratic counties in each state – USA TODAY


USA TODAY
The most Democratic counties in each state
USA TODAY
Obama won 71.9% of the votes in Hertford County. Of North Carolina county residents, only those in Durham were more likely to vote for Obama. Unlike Durham, Hertford voters sent a Democrat to the U.S. House of Representatives in each of the last five …

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Preventing drowsy driving should start before you get in your car – Charlotte Observer (blog)


Charlotte Observer (blog)
Preventing drowsy driving should start before you get in your car
Charlotte Observer (blog)
Certain types of traffic mishaps are more common on rural highways such as U.S. 158, just outside of Murfreesboro in Hertford County. Staff file … any time you are not feeling well, your driving is likely to be different,” according to the N.C




Trampled Tranquility – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Trampled Tranquility
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
WINTON – When Ron Rice and his wife moved to the Big Mill Road area of Hertford County 10 years ago, they enjoyed the peace and tranquility of rural life. However, that once peaceful environment has now been shattered. Rice addressed the Hertford …


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