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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

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




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.




Deadly highway – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Deadly highway
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Three individuals, including two from Ahoskie, were tragically killed during two separate wrecks over a period of 12 hours from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Both mishaps occurred on US 13 – one in Gates County, the other in Bertie. The




Some NC schools delayed this morning by fog – The Virginian-Pilot


The Virginian-Pilot
Some NC schools delayed this morning by fog
The Virginian-Pilot
Some North Carolina public schools will open late today because of fog. Schools in Perquimans and Gates counties are operating on a two-hour delay, according to email and website notifications. Hertford County schools are on a one-hour delay.




ODU wide receiver learned fast, will leave as the best – The Virginian-Pilot


The Virginian-Pilot
ODU wide receiver learned fast, will leave as the best
The Virginian-Pilot
From the time he began playing football at 13 through his senior year at Hertford County High School, the Murfreesboro, N.C., native was a quarterback. He was a two-sport star in high school, where he was MVP of the basketball team. Vaughan was blessed …




Extension News: Youth in agriculture, past and present – Sanford Herald (registration)

Extension News: Youth in agriculture, past and present
Sanford Herald (registration)
The corn clubs began in North Carolina in July of 1909 when the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed a cooperative demonstration agreement with N.C. College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later N.C. State University). These clubs were based

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