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Guide to '''Hertford County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Guide to '''Hertford County North Carolina genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1911</center>
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[http://www.hertfordcountync.gov/ Hertford County Courthouse]<br>King Street P O Box 36<br>Winton, NC 27986<br>Phone: 252-358-7850<br>  
 
[http://www.hertfordcountync.gov/ Hertford County Courthouse]<br>King Street P O Box 36<br>Winton, NC 27986<br>Phone: 252-358-7850<br>  
  
Courthouse burned 1832 and 1862<br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records and&nbsp;burial records from 1913<br>marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1866 <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1883<br>and probate records rec from 1869 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hertford County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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Courthouse burned 1832 and 1862<br>Register of Deeds has birth and death records and&nbsp;burial records from 1913<br>marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1866 <br>Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1883<br>and probate records rec from 1869 <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hertford County, North Carolina. Page 509 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
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'''Register of Deeds'''<br> 119 Justice Dr., Suite 9<br> Winton, NC 27986<br> Phone: 252-358-7850<br> Fax: 252-358-0222<br> [http://www.hertfordrod.net Website]
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'''Clerk Superior Court'''<br> P.O. Box 86 <br> Winton, NC 27986<br> Phone: (252) 358-7100<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1754'''--Hertford County was created 12 December 1754&nbsp;from [[Chowan County, North Carolina|Chowan]], [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie]], and [[Northampton County, North Carolina|Northampton]] Counties. <br>'''County seat''': Winton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1754'''--Hertford County was created 12 December 1754&nbsp;from [[Chowan County, North Carolina|Chowan]], [[Bertie County, North Carolina|Bertie]], and [[Northampton County, North Carolina|Northampton]] Counties. <br>'''County seat''': Winton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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In 1779 the northeastern part of Hertford County was combined with parts of Chowan County and Perquimans County to form Gates County.<br>  
 
In 1779 the northeastern part of Hertford County was combined with parts of Chowan County and Perquimans County to form Gates County.<br>  
  
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For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/northcarolina/ "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps"] (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1830, 1862--'''Courthouse fires destroyed the majority of the county's records.  
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'''1822, 1830--'''Courthouse fires destroyed the majority of the county's records.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
[[Image:Nchertford.png|thumb|right|400px|Nchertford.png]]  
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[[Image:Nchertford.png|thumb|right|250px|Nchertford.png]]  
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{| width="72%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="1"
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="24%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=1696&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|465332|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=29&CScnty=1696 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.ncgenweb.us/hertford/hertfordcemetery.html NCGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Hertford+North+Carolina&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=North%20Carolina&county=Hertford&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/hertford/hertfordcemetery.htm NCGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/northcarolina/hertford.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cemeterycensus.com/nc/hert/index.htm North Carolina Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*'''Mr. Arthur Cotten's.''' Established by 1782.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:478, 488. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
 
*'''Mr. Arthur Cotten's.''' Established by 1782.<ref name="bap">George Washington Paschal, ''History of North Carolina Baptists,'' 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:478, 488. {{FHL|561274|item|disp=FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990}}.</ref>  
*'''Old Meherrin,''' Murfreesboro, N.C. Established 1735.<ref name="bap" />
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*'''Old Meherrin,''' Murfreesboro, N.C. Established 1735.<ref name="bap" />
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*'''Buckhorn Baptist''', Como, N.C. &nbsp;Established 1835.&nbsp;<ref>Minutes 1835-1963. Buckhorn Baptist Church (Murfreesboro, NC); FHL microfilm #314012</ref>
  
 
===== Church of England  =====
 
===== Church of England  =====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Revolutionary War =====
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*'''1779 - 1782''' - {{RecordSearch|1498361|North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers 1779-1782}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.  
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''Online Records''
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932376|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932416|North Carolina, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861 - 1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1885 - 1953''' - {{RecordSearch|1911763|North Carolina, Confederate Soldiers and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1953}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — images
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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:- [[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company F<br>
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:- [[17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization)|17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization)]], Company D<br>
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:- [[1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves - Confederate|1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves]], Company K<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]], Company F<br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves|1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves]], Company K<br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry|2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry]], Company C<br>
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:- [[3rd Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery|3rd Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery]], Company C<br>
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:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)|4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)]], Company D<br>
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:- [[4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)|4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops)]], Company E<br>
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===== World War I =====
  
:-[[1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]  
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*'''1917 - 1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2568864|North Carolina, World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
:-[[11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry|11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry]]
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===== World War II =====
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*'''1940 - 1948''' - {{RecordSearch|2053639|North Carolina, Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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''Online Probate Records''
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*'''1660 - 1790''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4197 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1660-1790] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1663 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1911121|North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1665 - 1998''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9061 North Carolina Wills and Probate Records 1665-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1735 - 1970''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|North Carolina Probate Records 1735-1970}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1760 - 1800''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3945 North Carolina Will Abstracts 1760-1800] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images
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*'''Pre - 1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1830 - 1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to G (1830-1963)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1800 - 2000''' - {{RecordSearch|1949336|North Carolina Birth Index 1800-2000}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1866 - 1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1675484|North Carolina Births and Christenings 1866-1964}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Death  =====
  
*'''Pre-1790''' - [http://mars.archives.ncdcr.gov/BasicSearch.aspx Pre-1790 {{PAGENAME}} Wills] stored at the North Carolina State Archives are online - free. [[North Carolina Probate Records#Proved_in_North_Carolina|Website tips]].
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*'''1898 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1675510|North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1906 - 1930''' - {{RecordSearch|1609799|North Carolina Deaths 1906-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index and images
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*'''1908 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8908 North Carolina Death Indexes 1908-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1909 - 1975''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1121 North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1931 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|1584959|North Carolina Deaths 1931-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
*'''1830-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1867501|Will Books A to G (1830-1963)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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===== Divorce  =====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*'''1958 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1115 North Carolina Divorce Index 1958-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
  
==== Vital Records ====
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===== Marriage  =====
  
*'''1868-1872''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/hertford/resources.htm Hertford Marriages 1868-1872] at USGenWeb - free.
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*'''1868 - 1872''' - [http://www.ncgenweb.us/hertford/resources.htm Hertford Marriages 1868-1872] at USGenWeb - free.  
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*'''1868 - 1963''' - Hertford County Marriage Index 1868-1963. Batch {{IGI|M752555}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at [[Media:Iginorthcarolinag.pdf|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf]].</ref>
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*'''1741 - 2004''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8909 North Carolina Marriage Index 1741-2004] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*'''1759 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1675514|North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*'''1762 - 1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1726957|North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1763 - 1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2524877|North Carolina, Civil Marriages, 1763-1868}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
  
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
 
==== Yearbooks  ====
  
*Chowan College: [http://goo.gl/MUt1U 1911-2006]  
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*'''1911-2006''' - [http://goo.gl/MUt1U 1911-2006 Chowan College]  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=hertford&state=NC Hertford County students at NC colleges] - via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb-data.com/ybook/resultlist.php?county=hertford&state=NC Hertford County students at NC colleges] - via the NCGenWeb Yearbook Index
  
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
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'''Hertford County Public library genealogy Room'''<br> PO Box 68<br> Winton NC 27986 <br>[http://www.arlnc.org/specialcollections/genealogy%20list%20by%20branch/hegen.htm Website]<br><br>
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/northcarolina/hertford-county/ Hertford County, NC History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Genealogy Inc)
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/hertford/ NCGenWeb: Hertford County] - part of the USGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/hertford/ NCGenWeb: Hertford County] - part of the USGenWeb Project  
*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Hertford|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|North+Carolina%2C+Hertford|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/hertford.htm USGenWeb Archives] - many additional records for Hertford
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/nc/hertford.htm USGenWeb Archives] - many additional records for Hertford
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Latest revision as of 17:12, 3 October 2017

United States
North Carolina
Hertford County

Guide to Hertford County, North Carolina ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Hertford County, North Carolina
Map
Map of North Carolina highlighting Hertford County
Location in the state of North Carolina
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Facts
Founded December 12, 1754
County Seat Winton
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hertford County, North Carolina Genealogy Government Records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1911
1868
1790
1862
1868

Hertford County Courthouse
King Street P O Box 36
Winton, NC 27986
Phone: 252-358-7850

Courthouse burned 1832 and 1862
Register of Deeds has birth and death records and burial records from 1913
marriage records from 1884 and land records from 1866
Clerk Superior Court has divorce and court records from 1883
and probate records rec from 1869 [1]

Register of Deeds
119 Justice Dr., Suite 9
Winton, NC 27986
Phone: 252-358-7850
Fax: 252-358-0222
Website

Clerk Superior Court
P.O. Box 86
Winton, NC 27986
Phone: (252) 358-7100

History

1759 Hertford County named in honor of the Marquis of Hertford, Francis Seymour Conway, was officially formed from Bertie, Chowan and Northampton Counties by an act of legislature effective May 1, 1760.

The first official court proceedings in the area were held at Cotton's Ferry. In 1766 Assembly Representative Benjamin Wynn donated fifty acres for a town to be properly established and it was briefly called "Wynntown". Shortly following the 1766 incorporation of the town "Winton" became the county seat of government as it proudly remains today.


Parent County

1754--Hertford County was created 12 December 1754 from Chowan, Bertie, and Northampton Counties.
County seat: Winton [2]

Boundary Changes

In 1779 the northeastern part of Hertford County was combined with parts of Chowan County and Perquimans County to form Gates County.

For animated maps illustrating North Carolina county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation North Carolina County Boundary Maps" (1664-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1822, 1830--Courthouse fires destroyed the majority of the county's records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Nchertford.png

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
NCGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
NCGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
North Carolina Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See North Carolina Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Hertford County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.

Church Records

Baptist
  • Mr. Arthur Cotten's. Established by 1782.[3]
  • Old Meherrin, Murfreesboro, N.C. Established 1735.[3]
  • Buckhorn Baptist, Como, N.C.  Established 1835. [4]
Church of England
  • St. John's Chapel. Established by 1782.[5]

Court

The first court was held at Cotton's Ferry.

Land

Local Histories


Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Hertford County for European settlers included:[6]

Military

Revolutionary War
Civil War

Online Records

Regiments. Service men in Hertford County, North Carolina Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Hertford County, North Carolina Genealogy:

- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry
- 11th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company F
- 17th Regiment, North Carolina Infantry (1st Organization), Company D
- 1st Brigade, North Carolina Reserves, Company K
- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry, Company F
- 1st Regiment, North Carolina Junior Reserves, Company K
- 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry, Company C
- 3rd Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery, Company C
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops), Company D
- 4th Regiment, North Carolina Cavalry (59th North Carolina State Troops), Company E
World War I
World War II

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Death
Divorce
Marriage

Yearbooks

Societies and Libraries 

Hertford County Public library genealogy Room
PO Box 68
Winton NC 27986
Website

Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hertford County, North Carolina. Page 509 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:478, 488. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  4. Minutes 1835-1963. Buckhorn Baptist Church (Murfreesboro, NC); FHL microfilm #314012
  5. George Washington Paschal, History of North Carolina Baptists, 2 vols. (1930; reprint, Gallatin, Tenn.: Church History Research and Archives, 1990), 1:488. FHL Book 975.6 K2p 1990.
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry., and William E. Myer, Indian Trails of the Southeast. (Nashville, Tenn.: Blue and Gray Press, 1971), 12-14, and the book's pocket map "The Trail System of the Southeastern United States in the early Colonial Period" (1923). (FHL Book 970.1 M992i) WorldCat entry.
  7. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/9/91/Iginorthcarolinag.pdf.