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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

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Body of missing tow boat captain found in Pungo River – WAVY-TV

Body of missing tow boat captain found in Pungo River
WAVY-TV
PUNGO RIVER, N.C. (WAVY) — The body of a 45-year-old tow boat captain that went missing was recovered Saturday evening, two days after his boat capsized. The U.S. Coast Guard says the Hertford County dive team recovered the body around 4 p.m

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One dead, one injured, in Gates County shooting – WAVY-TV

One dead, one injured, in Gates County shooting
WAVY-TV
GATES COUNTY, N.C (WAVY) – The Gates County Sheriff's Office is investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead and another injured. Gates County Sheriff Randy Hathaway told 10 On Your Side the call came in around 2 a.m. on January 14




Plunging temps lead to hazardous travel – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Plunging temps lead to hazardous travel
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Meanwhile, local government offices in Hertford County are closed Thursday. Bertie County and Northampton County local government offices will open on a three-hour delay. The Ahoskie Town Hall will open on a four-hour delay. If you must travel on




Saturday’s Scores – SFGate

Saturday's Scores
SFGate
Amherst County 62, Holy Cross Regional 13. Bishop Sullivan 41, Kill Devil Hills First Flight, N.C. 22. Cosby 78, Franklin County 40. Episcopal 62, St. Catherine's 44. Flint Hill 62, Holton Arms, Md. 32. Gate City 54, Sullivan East, Tenn. 47. Grafton 58

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Snow storm wipes out basketball, swimming – The Daily Advance


The Daily Advance
Snow storm wipes out basketball, swimming
The Daily Advance
A new date for Currituck to host Hertford County has not been finalized. Bertie, Hertford, Perquimans, Currituck, Camden, Gates and Edenton-Chowan schools announced on Thursday that they would close their school systems on Friday. The swimming meet at


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