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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

Suspect in custody after 7-hour manhunt – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
Suspect in custody after 7-hour manhunt
WAVY-TV
HERTFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Police searched for a man in Murfreesboro for hours Monday morning, causing several school lockdowns before his arrest. Melvin Eugene Rodgers, 32, was taken into custody around 1:30 p.m. at a residence in Como, …
Armed suspect nabbedRoanoke Chowan News Herald
Two NC schools on alert after gunman seen in areaThe Virginian-Pilot
Gunman sighting prompts heightened alert, search in MurfreesboroWITN

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Moving forward – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Moving forward
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Chris Killenberg of Community Energy, a solar farm development company based in Chapel Hill, said his firm currently has two projects planned in Hertford County, one on NC 11 south of Ahoskie and the other located near Winton. “Of our 18 projects to




Six vie for Hunter’s seat – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Six vie for Hunter's seat
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
31, 2014 in order to take his seat as a newly elected member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. … Those candidates, listed in alphabetical order (by last name; and not in any order of preference by the HCDP) are Oliver Holley, principal




Sand-clogged inlet is a costly drag on shippers at NC port – News & Observer

Sand-clogged inlet is a costly drag on shippers at NC port
News & Observer
The 500-employee Nucor Steel plant in Hertford County, which makes 1.5 million tons of plate steel each year, schedules a shipload every six weeks of a raw material called direct reduced iron, produced at a Nucor plant in Trinidad. Before the draft …

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Pedestrians struck in separate mishaps – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Pedestrians struck in separate mishaps
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
According to Trooper J.S. Archer of the North Carolina Highway Patrol who investigated the incident, Darrell Gatling, 42, of Mapleton, was struck by a 2007 Chevrolet driven by Belinda Futrell, 23, of Murfreesboro. … Gatling was transported by




Lecture Series to Present Dynamic Tale of Slave Novel – Southern Pines Pilot


Southern Pines Pilot
Lecture Series to Present Dynamic Tale of Slave Novel
Southern Pines Pilot
While Gates identified the slave author's probable master as John Hill Wheeler, a Hertford County planter and attorney who served as North Carolina State Treasurer (1843-1845) and as United States Minister to Nicaragua (1855-1856), he did not locate


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