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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

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Repeat Offender – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Repeat Offender
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
William Earl Coston III, 24 of 708 Indian Woods Road, Lewiston-Woodville, was arrested in the early morning hours of Sept. 14, charged with a string of vehicle break-ins and larceny in a neighborhood along NC 461. In that crime, Hertford County Sheriff




Feds award $55.3M in loan guarantees for 22 solar projects in NC – The State


Clarksville Online
Feds award $55.3M in loan guarantees for 22 solar projects in NC
The State
The loan guarantees announced Thursday included $4.9 million for a solar project in Hertford County, $3 million in Columbus County and $2.1 million in Warren County. In all, Vilsack announced $68 million in federal loan guarantees and grants Thursday, …
US Agriculture Secretary Vilsack announces fundingWNCT
USDA invests in renewable energy projects nationwideagprofessional.com

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US official visits NC to announce money for renewable energy projects – News & Observer

US official visits NC to announce money for renewable energy projects
News & Observer
In North Carolina, USDA is awarding a $3 million loan guarantee to Broadway Solar Center, LLC to help finance a 5 megawatt solar array in Columbus County, a $4.9 million loan guarantee for a similar project in Hertford County and a $2.1 million




NCVR gains federal grant – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

NCVR gains federal grant
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Of the 72 grant winners from across the nation, the North Carolina & Virginia Railroad Company (NCVR) was awarded $5.8 million to modernize its freight rail line that winds its way through portions of Hertford, Bertie and Northampton counties. … In




USDA Invests $68 Million in 540 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency … – USDA.gov (press release)

USDA Invests $68 Million in 540 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
USDA.gov (press release)
Secretary Vilsack made the announcement while in North Carolina to highlight USDA's investments in rural renewable energy projects, as part of the Obama Administration's 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy. It is the most recent of a series of USDA




Big Adoption Events – The Virginian-Pilot

Big Adoption Events
The Virginian-Pilot
PAWS of Hertford County will be at the Greenbrier PetsMart tomorrow. You can meet all the sweet kittens, cats, and friendly … You can meet them at the Tractor Supply in Williamston, North Carolina, from 10 to 2. This is a small group and they don't


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