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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

Westmoreland County Public Schools names new superintendent – Westmoreland News

Westmoreland County Public Schools names new superintendent
Westmoreland News
Perry is currently the superintendent of Hertford County Public Schools (NC), a position he has held since 2012. With three decades of experience in education, Perry's career has included serving as an assistant superintendent, executive director of




Head Start – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Head Start
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
“Anytime you can have football practice it's a great day,” said Hertford County coach Terrance Saxby with a sly smile. “It's exciting because it's the first in North Carolina and it kind of made history. The kids are just as excited as I am because it




Wayne Mackanear Brown: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series – Indian Country Today Media Network


Indian Country Today Media Network
Wayne Mackanear Brown: NMAI's Meet Native America Series
Indian Country Today Media Network
In the interview series Meet Native America, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplished Native individuals to introduce themselves and say a little about their




County dollars support Melon Fest – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

County dollars support Melon Fest
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
WINTON – An infusion of county dollars just may prove to be what saves the 2015 North Carolina Watermelon Festival. At their regular scheduled meeting here Monday morning, the Hertford County Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to a one-time …




NJ’s Pinder goes 4 for 4 at 2-A track championships – The Wilson Times (subscription)


The Wilson Times (subscription)
NJ's Pinder goes 4 for 4 at 2-A track championships
The Wilson Times (subscription)
No worries, Pinder said, as new rubber was put on his wheelchair in plenty of time as he went on to win state championships in the 100- and 200-meter dashes, shot put and discus throw at the Irwin Belk Track on the campus of North Carolina A&T

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The National Civil War Museum will honor U.S. Colored Troops and Ephraim … – PennLive.com


PennLive.com
The National Civil War Museum will honor U.S. Colored Troops and Ephraim
PennLive.com
According to the museum, Slaughter was born into slavery in 1846 in Hertford County, North Carolina. In 1863, Slaughter escaped slavery and in January of 1864 enlisted for three years in the Union Army under the name Ephraim Newsome. He was assigned …


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