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Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of 2000, the population was 22,086. Its county seat is Jackson.

Northampton County is part of the Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The county was formed in 1741 from Bertie County. It was named for James Compton, 5th Earl of Northampton.

In 1759 parts of Northampton County, Bertie County, and Chowan County were combined to form Hertford County.

The county is divided into nine townships: Conway, Gaston, Jackson, Lasker, Pleasant Hill, Rich Square, Seaboard, Severn and Woodland.

Source: Wikipedia.

Northampton County Genealogy Resources

Northampton County NCGenweb site

Northampton County NCGenWeb Archives

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Northampton County Government

Official Site for Northampton County

Register of Deeds
Thomas Bragg Street
Jasper Eley Annex Building
PO Box 128
Jackson, NC 27845

Phone: (252)534-2511
Fax: (252)534-1580

Albemarle Regional Library – Serving Northampton, Gates, Hertford and Bertie Counties
Northampton County Memorial Library
207 West Jefferson Street; PO Box 427
Jackson, North Carolina 27845

Census

1850 Federal Census Index – (Broken into 9 text files)

1850 Federal Census Transcription – Partial (Looks like about 8 pages transcribed)

Cemeteries

USGS listing of cemeteries in Northampton County

Cemetery Transcriptions

Northampton County Cemetery Census

Cities and Towns of Northampton County

* Conway
* Garysburg
* Gaston
* Jackson
* Lasker
* Rich Square
* Seaboard
* Severn
* Woodland

Query Forums

Northampton County, NC Query Forum

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North Carolina Genealogy Forum: Forum: Northampton County NC Genealogy Queries – Recent Topics

southern4eva on “African American ancestors: Ransom, Sykes, Hollomon”

I am searching for ancestors in Northampton County, NC. My great great great grandmother Emma was a slave of Matthew Ransom (wife Martha “Patty” Exum). She was a slave of Exum’s and went with Martha when she married Matt Ransom. Some of her children were Daniel, Mary, and Ned.
Mary Ransom (my great grandmother) married Matthew Walker from VA.
Searching for any information relating to Ransom, Sykes, and Hollomon.
Benjamin Sykes maried Emma Hollomon (Harmon).
Any help will be appreciated.




Rustie on “William Vaughan b. abt 1720 d. 1799 Northampton Co.”

William Vaughan b. abt 1720 d. 1799 Northampton Co. m. first Catherine Hall and died leaving widow, Sarah. He is listed in the DAR Patriot Index as a soldier in the Am. Rev. His children:

Mildred m. Collier
Jeremiah
William, Jr.
Catherine Hall m. William Rainey* my line
Mary m. Christenberry
Elizabeth m. Rawls
Thomas
Nancy Patience
James

Would love to hear from others interested in the Vaughans anywhere in NC or VA particularly!

Jeanette
pjkh@comcast.net
http://home.comcast.net/~pjkh – lines I am researching.


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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
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, N.C. – Four more people have been arrested in connection to the September 22 murder of 49-year-old Edward Phipps. Deputies with the Northampton County Sheriff's Office responded to the Arrowhead Mobile Home Park in …




4 more suspects arrested in deadly Northampton home invasion – WAVY-TV


WAVY-TV
4 more suspects arrested in deadly Northampton home invasion
WAVY-TV
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – The Northampton County Sheriff's Office says they have four more suspects in custody in a case involving a deadly home invasion in Woodland. On October 2, authorities arrested and charged the following people:.
Murder suspect arrestedRoanoke Chowan News Herald

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One charged in fatal NC home invasion, more arrests expected – WNCN


WNCN
One charged in fatal NC home invasion, more arrests expected
WNCN
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, N.C. (WAVY) – A suspect has been arrested in a case involving a home invasion and murder in Woodland. The Northampton County Sheriff's Office says that on Sunday, deputies were called to the Arrowhead Mobile Home Park …
Northampton County man dies from gunshot woundswtkr.com
1 dead in shootingRoanoke Rapids Daily Herald

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Transportation is a key to desegregating charters, legislators say – News & Observer


News & Observer
Transportation is a key to desegregating charters, legislators say
News & Observer
Erica Smith-Ingram, a Democrat from Northampton County. Smith-Ingram is a member of the Legislative Black Caucus who supports school choice, including charters and vouchers. “We need to promote greater inclusion in our charter schools,” said …




State official recommends Robeson County elementary—excludes Durham, Rocky Mount, Northampton schools—for … – The Progressive Pulse


The Progressive Pulse
State official recommends Robeson County elementary—excludes Durham, Rocky Mount, Northampton schools—for …
The Progressive Pulse
(Note: This is a developing story; check back for updates.) The leader of North Carolina's Innovative School District (ISD) will recommend a Robeson County elementary for the first year of the state's Innovative School District, Policy Watch has learned.

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Developer: Atlantic Coast Pipeline could lure 2 manufacturers to NC – Charlotte Business Journal


Charlotte Business Journal
Developer: Atlantic Coast Pipeline could lure 2 manufacturers to NC
Charlotte Business Journal
The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality is also in the public comments phase regarding an air quality permit associated with a planned ACP compressor station in Northampton County. But that permit isn't required to begin construction on the


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