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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

60 Dogs Seized At Registered Sex Offender’s Home In Hertford County – WITN


Burlington Times News
60 Dogs Seized At Registered Sex Offender's Home In Hertford County
WITN
Kim Alboum, North Carolina state director for the Humane Society, said, "We are grateful that the breeder made the humane choice to surrender these dogs so that they may have a chance at a happy life. Sadly, these situations are not uncommon in our state.
60 dogs found in NC hoarding caseWAVY-TV
60 Dogs Rescued from NC Puppy MillHSUS News
More than 50 dogs found at Hertford Co. home, owner charged with animal crueltywtkr.com
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NC search for missing Suffolk man ends happily – Suffolk News-Herald


Suffolk News-Herald
NC search for missing Suffolk man ends happily
Suffolk News-Herald
A Suffolk man who went missing late Sunday afternoon in North Carolina was found unharmed by mid-afternoon Monday following a massive ground and air search near the St. John community. Hertford County Sheriff Juan Vaughan reported that 77-year-old …




Easter Events – The Virginian-Pilot

Easter Events
The Virginian-Pilot
PAWS of Hertford County will have adoptable pets out to meet you tomorrow. They'll be at the Greenbrier PetsMart from 10 to 3. … Life's A Beach is located at 1240 Duck Road in Duck, North Carolina. And volunteers will have some more adoptable pets

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New ABC store waits to clear final hurdle – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

New ABC store waits to clear final hurdle
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
That government entity will have the final say on the plans to construct the new Gates County store, according to Agnes Stevens, Public Affairs Director for the NC Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. The state's involvement in this project has been




RCCC appeals for funds – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

RCCC appeals for funds
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Elam spoke about RCCC's mission, vision, and values and said Bertie is the second largest student population served by the college, with only Hertford County – where the college is located – providing more students. Elam further cited the agreement




Your vote should consider puppy mills – Jacksonville Daily News

Your vote should consider puppy mills
Jacksonville Daily News
Three days later, WCTI reported another puppy mill investigation where 60 dogs, mostly Australian shepherds, were rescued in Hertford County. … This was the 16th puppy-mill rescue since June 2011 that the HSUS assisted with in North Carolina. It is a


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