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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

Proactive Production – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Proactive Production
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Deputy White and Sgt. Woodard told Roanoke-Chowan Publications that they thanked NC Highway Patrol First Sgt. Mike Warren and the troopers in the counties, the Hertford County Sheriff's Office, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Aulander Police …




State budget impacts teaching assistants – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

State budget impacts teaching assistants
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Mark Jewell, vice president of the North Carolina Association of Educators, told the North Carolina News Service that with fewer teaching assistants now being shared among classrooms and grade levels, it will be impossible for schools to meet students




Moore County Property Added to National Register of Historic Places – Southern Pines Pilot

Moore County Property Added to National Register of Historic Places
Southern Pines Pilot
The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources announces that 12 individual properties and districts across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Among the properties approved by the N.C. State Historic




Labor Day Events – The Virginian-Pilot

Labor Day Events
The Virginian-Pilot
You still have a little time to sign up for PAWSFEST 2014 to support PAWs of Hertford County. The theme this year is Love Beyond Words. … SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina needs items from their wish list too. They need 2 pocket folders, cheese

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‘Quick’ WIC – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

'Quick' WIC
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
North Carolina was chosen by the Federal Government (WIC is administered by the US Department of Agriculture's Food & Nutrition Service) to lead a four-state consortium for the Crossroads program. Alabama, Virginia and West Virginia are joining North




Bertie EMS seeks grant – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Bertie EMS seeks grant
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Commissioner Ronald D. “Ron” Wesson also chimed in that the North Carolina County Commissioners Association has a contact person that will assist with the grant application. “I'm going to put you in touch with him,” Wesson said, “and he can walk you


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