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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

Store clerk killed, 2 hurt in Hertford County shooting – WXII The Triad


WXII The Triad
Store clerk killed, 2 hurt in Hertford County shooting
WXII The Triad
AHOSKIE, N.C. —Authorities say a female clerk has been killed and two men hurt in a shooting at a Hertford County convenience store. Related. Man dead in afternoon stabbing in… Trooper involved in Forsyth Co…. Fiery crash kills 1 on NC interstate …
Ahoskie murder suspect extradited to North CarolinaWNCT
Store clerk dies after shooting in Ahoskie; police look for shooter13newsnow.com
Shooting victim succumbsRoanoke Chowan News Herald

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Department of Justice: Rivers Correctional Institution in Hertford County is a lawless place – The Progressive Pulse


The Progressive Pulse
Department of Justice: Rivers Correctional Institution in Hertford County is a lawless place
The Progressive Pulse
Rivers Correctional Institution is located on 257 bucolic acres on Parker's Fishery Road, in unincorporated Hertford County. With a capacity of 1,450, the federal prison could fit about two Wintons — the closest town, population 760 or so — inside

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Farm boy at heart – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Farm boy at heart
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
With that in mind, Hertford County farmers should welcome Josh Holland with open arms….and ears. Holland began his new duties Aug. 1 as the Ag Agent assigned to the Winton office of North Carolina Cooperative Extension. The 27-year-old arrives in …




‘Cultivating’ the mind – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
'Cultivating' the mind
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hopkins' books are historical in nature, mostly being set in the North Carolina mountains. The Cultivator will truly be an asset to Hertford County. They will open daily at 10 am. They offer new and used books and a variety of artwork and handcrafts




New and Improved – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
New and Improved
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Those funds are maintained and dispersed by the North Carolina 9-1-1 Board. Hertford County local government applied for a grant three years ago to bring three emergency dispatch points (Hertford County Sheriff's Office, Ahoskie Police and Murfreesboro …




Shooting victim survives – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Shooting victim survives
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
MAPLETON – Three individuals from Hertford County stand charged after a Northampton County man was shot eight times here last week during an apparent robbery attempt. Hertford County Sheriff Juan Vaughan said 19-year-old Dwight Jerome Sessoms of …


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