Hertford County, North Carolina Genealogy
|Hertford County, North Carolina|
Location in the state of North Carolina
Location of North Carolina in the U.S.
|Founded||December 12, 1754|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Hertford County North Carolina
King Street P O Box 36
Winton, NC 27986
Courthouse burned 1832 and 1862
(Reg of Deeds has b, d & bur rec from 1913
m rec from 1884 & land rec from 1866
Clk Sup Ct has div & ct rec from 1883 & pro rec from 1869
1830, 1862--Courthouse fires destroyed the majority of the county's records.
For tips on accessing Hertford County, North Carolina Genealogy census records online, see: North Carolina Census.
The first court was held at Cotton's Ferry.
- The colonial and state political history of Hertford County, N.C (1906) - by Benjamin Brodie Winborne; freely available at OpenLibrary
Early migration routes to and from Hertford County for European settlers included:
Civil War Confederate units - Brief history, counties where recruited, etc.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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.