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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

Autopsy results pending after 2 NC prison workers killed – WRAL.com

Autopsy results pending after 2 NC prison workers killed
WRAL.com
Darden is survived by a husband and two daughters. She was known as "Miss Ronnie" in her Hertford County community, and many of her co-workers, friends and family posted condolences on her Facebook page. Smith relocated to North Carolina from New …

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Three NC counties call for end to solar tax incentives after rapid spread of sun-soaking energy panels – Virginian-Pilot


Virginian-Pilot
Three NC counties call for end to solar tax incentives after rapid spread of sun-soaking energy panels
Virginian-Pilot
Rows of solar panels, 20,000 in all, on 37 acres in Hertford County near Murfreesboro. With a capacity of 6.4 megawatts, enough to power 700 homes, the project is one of the largest of its kind in North Carolina.

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Five now arrested in home invasion, homicide in Northampton County – wtkr.com


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Five now arrested in home invasion, homicide in Northampton County
wtkr.com
Deputies with the Northampton County Sheriff's Office responded to the Arrowhead Mobile Home Park in Woodland, NC just before midnight that night in response to a call about shots being fired. Deputies found Phipps suffering from gunshot wounds and he




Sheriff makes four more arrests in shooting death – Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald


Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
Sheriff makes four more arrests in shooting death
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald
The sheriff's office, along with the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation and Hertford County Sheriff's Office arrested Shirley Williams, 22, of Murfreesboro, at her residence Monday without incident. The same agencies also arrested Deshawn Lamont
Four more charged in murder caseRoanoke Chowan News Herald

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Despite regular flooding, Windsor community spirit won’t sink – WRAL.com


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Despite regular flooding, Windsor community spirit won't sink
WRAL.com
That community spirit extends to newcomers too. Joyner grew up in neighboring Hertford County and worked in Raleigh after college, yet marriage brought her to Windsor. She initially worried about how her arrival to the … This might be the time that




State Takeover? – Roanoke Chowan News Herald


Roanoke Chowan News Herald
State Takeover?
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
PENDLETON – The Innovative School District (ISD) is a program implemented by the NC General Assembly for the goal of improving low performing schools. After the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) released their school performance …


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