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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

Special thank-you! – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Special thank-you!
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
The family of the late, retired Hertford County Sheriff Winfred Hardy Jr. would like to express lots of thanks to Mr. Cal Bryant and the Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald, current Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes and the Hertford County Sheriff's




Fifth-ranked NC WR and Wake Forest commit Jaquarii Roberson shows concentration, ball skills and playmaking ability – Scout


Scout
Fifth-ranked NC WR and Wake Forest commit Jaquarii Roberson shows concentration, ball skills and playmaking ability
Scout
The Hertford County standout showed good concentration and did a nice job high-pointing the football. Roberson showed the ability to make the tough catch to move the chains or beat the defense down field. He also continued to be a major weapon in the …




Local projects included in DOT plans – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Local projects included in DOT plans
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Hertford County – NC 461 to the end of State Maintenance (Nucor); widen (from 21' to 25'), pave and repair shoulders on existing two lane road. Right-of-way acquisition for this $4 million project is scheduled for 2023 with construction beginning in 2025;.




Icy Aftermath – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Icy Aftermath
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
That was the same case on the majority of secondary roads in the county, as well as some slick spots along NC 11 and NC 561. That led officials with Hertford County Public Schools to cancel classes for students and staff again today (Tuesday

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Senior Advocates Pushing for More PACE Slots in 2017 – North Carolina Health News


North Carolina Health News
Senior Advocates Pushing for More PACE Slots in 2017
North Carolina Health News
It's tough to put in place all the resources to help seniors stay at home as they age, but Kim Schwartz, head of the Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center, felt like she had an answer for many of the folks who live in rural Hertford County, where she




2016 ends on sour note – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

2016 ends on sour note
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
30), an Ahoskie man died as the result of a single vehicle on NC 11 in Hertford County. Walter Lee Lassiter, 50, whose address was listed on Liverman Mill Road, died at the scene of the 3:12 p.m. wreck that occurred 3.5 miles southwest of Ahoskie


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