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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

Arrest made in Roanoke Island cocaine investigation – WAVY-TV

Arrest made in Roanoke Island cocaine investigation
WAVY-TV
Garry Alvin Coleman Jr (Photo courtesy Dare County Sheriff's Office). DARE COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — A Hertford County man was taken into custody Tuesday in connection to a cocaine investigation. According to Dare County Chief Deputy Steve Hoggard, …




2 arrested, 1 at large in Ahoskie shooting – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
2 arrested, 1 at large in Ahoskie shooting
WAVY-TV
Ahoskie, N.C. (WAVY) – Two of the three armed robbery suspects in the Ahoskie shooting earlier this week were taken into custody Thursday afternoon. The third remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous, police said. Raymond Lamont Lee, Jr.




Deadly highway – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Deadly highway
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Three individuals, including two from Ahoskie, were tragically killed during two separate wrecks over a period of 12 hours from Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Both mishaps occurred on US 13 – one in Gates County, the other in Bertie. The




NCHSAA volleyball playoffs: state championships Saturday – News & Observer


News & Observer
NCHSAA volleyball playoffs: state championships Saturday
News & Observer
1st round (Saturday, Oct. 18): 1-Croatan (3-0) vs 32-Durham School of the Arts; 16-NC Science & Math vs 17-Franklinton (3-0); 8-Washington (3-0) vs 25-Goldsboro; 9-Fairmont vs 24-Bunn (3-0); 5-Northeastern (3-0) vs 28-Cummings; 12-North Lenoir (3-0) vs

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Happy Howloween! – The Virginian-Pilot

Happy Howloween!
The Virginian-Pilot
PAWS of Hertford County is having an adoption event tomorrow. You can meet some of the shelter pets at the … They'll be set up on Highway 13 North in Windsor, North Carolina, between Powell's and Stokes. The sale should start at 7 in the morning.

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School Board: take heed of history lesson – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

School Board: take heed of history lesson
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Murfreesboro, located in Hertford County, was chartered Jan. 6, 1787 by the North Carolina General Assembly. It was originally known as Murfree's Landing, bearing the name of William Murfree who purchased 150 acres along the Meherrin River (property …


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