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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

Hertford courthouse employees cope with leaks, mold – WAVY-TV

Hertford courthouse employees cope with leaks, mold
WAVY-TV
Take a quick tour of the current Hertford County courthouse and you'll find water stains on ceilings and walls and buckets on counters tops and floors to catch the leaks. There's even a trashcan on a seat in one of the courtrooms to catch water, just




Batter Up! – The Virginian-Pilot

Batter Up!
The Virginian-Pilot
PAWS of Hertford County will have some adoptable dogs and cats out greeting people tomorrow at the Greenbrier PetsMart. You can meet them from 10 to 2. … SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina are having an adoption event tomorrow. They'll be at the …




Mental Health agencies merge – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Mental Health agencies merge
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
This consolidation is in line with the Medicaid Reform Plan developed by the NC Department of Health and Human Services and endorsed by Governor Pat McCrory. … currently as separate agencies and will position us to provide even better services to




Materials from Beale plant end up in Nottoway – Tidewater News


Tidewater News
Materials from Beale plant end up in Nottoway
Tidewater News
John Wayne Fowler Sr., 53, could not be reached for comment. John Wayne Fowler was arrested by the Southampton County Sheriff's Office back in February in connection with stolen equipment from Hertford County, North Carolina. Some of the equipment …




Davenport’s charges mount – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Davenport's charges mount
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
According to Hertford County Sheriff Juan Vaughan, the new charges stem from an investigation conducted by HCSO Sgt. John Joyner, one that began Feb. 18. “Sgt. Joyner learned through his investigation that the victim in this case became curious




RC area population declines – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

RC area population declines
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Ninety-nine of those are attributed to the fact that Hertford County recorded 1,012 births from 2010-2014 and 1,111 deaths. Bertie County was … As expected, North Carolina's metropolitan area counties experienced population growth. Two are among the …

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