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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

Social Security numbers of more than 1000 Hertford Co. residents posted online – WNCT


WNCT
Social Security numbers of more than 1000 Hertford Co. residents posted online
WNCT
WINTON, N.C. – Hundreds of tax paying citizens had their Social Security numbers publicly posted on the Hertford County website. They were up there for more than a month. It's a major mistake that county government officials have acknowledged and are …

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Match-ups set for girls tennis singles, doubles state championships – HighSchoolOT

Match-ups set for girls tennis singles, doubles state championships
HighSchoolOT
Katherine Li (Durham North Carolina School of Science & Math) vs. Austin Griffin (North Lenoir). Kayla Honeycutt (Salisbury) vs. Tiffany Onia (Lake Norman Charter). Claudia Rowe (Hertford County) vs. Rebecca Lui (Durham North Carolina School of Science …

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Local netters headed to states – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Local netters headed to states
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hertford County High's Claudia Rowe qualified in singles by advancing to the regional final. Bertie High's doubles team of Windy Todd and … Rowe will meet Rebecca Lui of NC School of Science & Math in the first round. Meanwhile, the Bertie duo of




Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent – MedPage Today


MedPage Today
Rural Practice Fights to Stay Solvent
MedPage Today
In Hertford County, where Ahoskie is located, more than 27% of the area's 25,000 residents are eligible for Medicaid, a number 10 points higher than the statewide average. Young children in Hertford have an even higher rate of Medicaid enrollment, with …

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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 …




Some NC schools delayed by fog – The Virginian-Pilot

Some NC schools delayed by fog
The Virginian-Pilot
October 16, 2014. Some North Carolina public schools will open late today because of fog. Schools in Hertford County will be on a one-hour delay, according to the division's website. The National Weather Service says the fog should begin to decrease by

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