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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

3 people injured in Hertford County shooting – WAVY-TV

3 people injured in Hertford County shooting
WAVY-TV
HERTFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) — Three people were hurt in a shooting Wednesday night in Hertford County. Officers were called to the area of Wynne Fork Court around 9:45 p.m. for a report of shots fired. Police responded and found two people with …

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NCDOT official addresses roadway flooding issues – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

NCDOT official addresses roadway flooding issues
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
WINTON – Issues of flash flooding after heavy rainfall in areas of Hertford County prompted the county's Board of Commissioners to have a representative of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT) at their meeting here Monday evening.




Boater rescues 2 passengers after plane goes down in NC – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
Boater rescues 2 passengers after plane goes down in NC
WAVY-TV
Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes says two plane passengers were picked up by a boater. They were taken to an urgent care medical facility in Suffolk with non life-threatening injuries. Sheriff Hayes says the plane is affiliated with Protocom
Plane crashes on Chowan RiverRoanoke Chowan News Herald
Seaplane Crashes In Chowan River in NCWFMY News 2
Boater rescues 2 after plane goes down in NC riverWNCN
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Hertford County track star signs with CCU – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hertford County track star signs with CCU
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
With stellar credentials on the cinders – as track is known – at Hertford County High, Blackwell was pursued by some of the top track programs in the region (East Carolina, NC State, West Virginia, and Winston-Salem State). She considered playing




‘Impact’ Funds – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
'Impact' Funds
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
WINDSOR – The Heritage Center at historic Hope Plantation hosted the Bertie-Hertford Community Foundation and the Bertie-Hertford Women's Fund on Wednesday, June 21 as the group made their annual scholarship and grant presentations for 2017.

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NC House votes 77-40 to OK budget as Democrats blast ‘pork’ projects – News & Observer


News & Observer
NC House votes 77-40 to OK budget as Democrats blast 'pork' projects
News & Observer
The N.C. House voted 77-40 Wednesday to approve the final compromise budget, despite objections from Democrats that the spending plan includes millions in “pork” projects for mostly Republican districts. The budget would give teachers an average pay
Behind the secret budget deal that drove conservatives madPolitico
Ryan, Murray announce bipartisan budget dealMcClatchy Washington Bureau

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