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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

Community mourns death of business owner found shot dead in car … – WAVY-TV


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Community mourns death of business owner found shot dead in car …
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HERTFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – Deputies are investigating the apparent ambush of a business owner found dead inside his vehicle on Highway 561.
Businessman murdered | The Roanoke-Chowan News-HeraldRoanoke Chowan News Herald

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Hertford County deputies find father, son dead from gunshot wounds – WITN


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Hertford County deputies find father, son dead from gunshot wounds
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HERTFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Two bodies have been found with gun shot wounds early Thursday morning in Hertford County and now the hunt is on for who is responsible, according to the sheriff.
Father, son found shot to death inside home in Hertford County13newsnow.com
Father, son found dead inside mobile home in double homicideWAVY-TV
Double homicide in MurfreesboroRoanoke Chowan News Herald

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Hertford County sheriff retiring after 18 years on the job – WNCT


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Hertford County sheriff retiring after 18 years on the job
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“I can not say thank you enough. I really appreciate it. They've been behind me. The stood by me since day one. I've been sheriff for five terms, unopposed, and that's a blessing.” The Hertford County Board Commissions will appoint a new sheriff to
Sheriff applicants solicitedRoanoke Chowan News Herald

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Flooding issues may persist – Roanoke Chowan News Herald

Flooding issues may persist
Roanoke Chowan News Herald
Chris Smith, Hertford County's Emergency Management Director, told the R-C News-Herald this morning that isolated pockets of flash flooding could develop later today and tonight. “The flooding over in Bertie County, particularly around Colerain, could




Hertford County community ‘hoping for a breakthrough’ after recent violence – WAVY-TV


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Hertford County community 'hoping for a breakthrough' after recent violence
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AHOSKIE, N.C. (WAVY) — Neighbors in Hertford County are calling for peace after a month of 'unnecessary' violence. The Ahoskie Police Department and the Hertford County Sheriff's Office say eight people were shot between Aug. 3 and Sept. 5 in three …

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State of emergency lifted for 11 northeastern NC counties after flooding – WAVY-TV


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State of emergency lifted for 11 northeastern NC counties after flooding
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Since flooding began, the Red Cross has given northeastern North Carolina residents almost 600 meals, more than 300 snacks, and more than 50 clean-up kits. The Red Cross has set up a Disaster Recovery Center at Bertie County Department of Social …
Gov. Pat McCrory lifts state of emergency for 11 North Carolina countiesVirginian-Pilot
McCrory, other state leaders tour flood-ravaged parts of northeastern NCWRAL.com
State of Emergency lifted for 11 northeastern countiesFOX 46 Charlotte

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