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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

Bittersweet departure – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Bittersweet departure
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
The 10-year member of the Hertford County Board of Commissioners will officially resign his seat on Dec. 31 and embark on a new political journey as a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. He earned that 5th District seat (Bertie




Hertford County carpenter wins lottery; plans to buy house – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
Hertford County carpenter wins lottery; plans to buy house
WAVY-TV
RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) – Johnny Daughtry's luck was on full display when he was scratching a lottery ticket while pumping gas on Wednesday night. The Hertford County man won the $500 a Week for Life! game making him the biggest winner in county …




Cowan charged in sales tax case – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Cowan charged in sales tax case
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
RALEIGH – A Hertford County business owner was arrested Thursday on felony tax charges filed by the North Carolina Department of Revenue. Jeana Godwin Cowan, 42, of 447 Godwin Town Road, Ahoskie, North Carolina was charged Dec. 11 with two …




NCDOT to suspend most construction projects during holiday travel season – WNCT

NCDOT to suspend most construction projects during holiday travel season
WNCT
U.S. 158 in Hertford County between Murfreesboro and Winton may be reduced to one of two lanes in the Eastbound lanes for paving operations; ? N.C. 12 in Dare County South of Bonner Bridge may be reduced to one of two lanes to continue clearing sand …

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‘History’ in the making – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
'History' in the making
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
MURFREESBORO – A lot of research….40 years to be precise….will be the subject of a book tracing the rich history of Hertford County. “West Of The Chowan: The Architectural History Of Hertford County, North Carolina” is an undertaking of the




Time For Lights! – The Virginian-Pilot

Time For Lights!
The Virginian-Pilot
PAWS of Hertford County are also having an adoption event tomorrow. You can meet a new friend at the Greenbrier PetsMart from … Or you can stop by the SPCA of Northeastern North Carolina shelter. It's at 100 Wilson Street in Elizabeth City. While you


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