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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

Deadly Weekend – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Deadly Weekend
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hertford County. Aaron Bradley Eure, 31, of Gates, a former U.S. Marine who had pulled tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, was killed in the accident that occurred on RP 1108 between the NC 561 intersection and Roanoke-Chowan Community College.




This is only a drill – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
This is only a drill
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Orchestrated by Hertford County Emergency Management Director Chris Smith thanks to a grant funded by NC Emergency Management through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the event helps prepare local emergency responders in the event of …




Charges filed in fatal wreck – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Charges filed in fatal wreck
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
According to North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper J.K. Jones, the accident occurred when Tann was making a legal pass of the farm truck, owned by Newsome Farms and operated by 42-year-old Raymond Ray Lane. Jones said his investigation into the 10:50 a




Timberlake faces new charges – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Timberlake faces new charges
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
8 and discovering several items alleged to be stolen earlier that same day from a home off NC 561 in Hertford County, Northampton County Sheriff's Office investigators collected and seized several kitchen and utility room appliances, numerous game




Eagles win title – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Eagles win title
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
ELIZABETH CITY – After winning twice thanks to four overtimes, Hertford County was hoping to avoid another extra period of play in their third game with Northeastern Coastal Conference rival Northeastern High. They just hoped it would mean the Bears




Saving lives………..one pill at the time – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Saving lives………..one pill at the time
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
The Hertford County Project Lazarus Coalition has been formed as a non-profit community association of various agencies and organizations working in unison to prevent overdoses of prescription medication. Using money from a … The introduction of the


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