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RESEARCH LINKS

 

If you know of Halifax County related sources or websites that would be helpful to researchers, please let us know and they will be added to our pages.    See also:  Links to Family Websites and African American Pages

 

Halifax County Register of Deeds
Court Services Building
P. O. Box 67
357 Ferrell Lane
Halifax, NC 27839
Tel: 259-583-2101
Access the Property Index Search on their website
 

Halifax County Courthouse
Clerk of the Superior Court
357 Ferrell Lane
Halifax, NC 27839
(252) 583-5061

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 66
Halifax, NC 27839

The Halifax Library - Local History
33 Granville Street/P.O. Box 97
Halifax, NC 27839
252-583-3631
 

North Carolina State Archives
109 E. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
Mail:
4614 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4614
Tel: 919-807-7310

Pitt County Historical Society
P. O. Box 1554
Greenville, NC 27835-1554

Tar River Connections Genealogical Society
P O Box 8764
Rocky Mount, N.C. 27804

Dallas Jones Veterans Museum
1620 East 10th Street
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870
Tel:(252) 537-2514
Toll Free U.S.:(800) 522-4282

Email: rrvetcenter@yahoo.com

 

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society, North Carolina Chapter
P.O. Box 36254
Greensboro, NC 27416


 

 

 

 

Halifax County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 447
Halifax, NC 27839

North Carolina Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 30815
Raleigh, NC 27622-0815

Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies
109 East Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27607-2807
 

Edgecombe County Genealogical Society
PO Box 656
Pinetops, North Carolina 27864

Martin County Historical Society
P.O. Box 468
Williamston, NC 27892

Pitt County Family Researchers
P. O. Box 20339
Greenville, NC 27858-0339
 

Halifax County Government Official  Website

Halifax County Arts Council

North Carolina Society Addresses

 

NCPedia  - everything about North Carolina from Biographies to Histories

North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources

North Carolina Civil War Sesquicentennial - the State's celebration of all things fm the Civil War, many resources
 

North Carolina African-American Historical Society
P.O. Box 26334
Raleigh, NC 27611


North Carolina Museum of History
See their latest exhibits on the website

 

 

 

 

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See  FAMILYSEARCH Records
Including Probate Records (Wills, County Books);  Estate Records, State Supreme Court Cases, Civil Action Papers, Birth, Marriage and Death Records, Freedmen's Bureau, Civil War Service Records and more

 

 

(See also our Vital Records Page and our Marriage Page for FamilySearch records)

 

 

FamilySearch offers free access to many records online through their new revised website.
Do a search from the page, or click "Browse by Location" or  "All Records Collections" to see what is available for your area of interest.

 

 

 

**SEE ALSO ON THIS SITE:

GUIDE TO RESEARCH MATERIAL IN THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE ARCHIVES

HALIFAX COUNTY FAMILY PAGES

HALIFAX COUNTY HISTORY PAGES

 

 

The State Library of North Carolina has a number of Resources, here are a few:

Newspaper Collection Project

Getting Started in Genealogy

Finding Slave Records

Request Genealogy Information

 

 

 

BOOKS

 

"Halifax County, North Carolina's Coroner's Inquests 1840-1891" by: Florence Hargrave Curtis

"Daughter, Be Somebody" by: Florence Hargrave Curtis

"Landonia Epps: A Paper Trail of Her Times and Travels" by: Florence Hargrave Curtis

"In the Footsteps of Our Forefathers: The Churches Where they Worshipped, The Graves in Which They Slumber" by: F.H.Curtis

"Forgotten Men" by: Florence Hargrave Curtis

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"North Carolina and the Two World Wars" new publication (2013) by Sarah McCulloh Lemmon and Nancy Smith Midgette

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Read online:

"Wheeler's Reminiscences"- published in 1884, tells the story of early North Carolina history, including spotlights on many of the well-known residents of the State.

 

 

 

 

"Looking Back On Littleton, A Northeastern Warren/Halifax County town, 1774-1994", by Rebecca L. Dozier. For more detailed information visit: Warren County Books Page  or contact directly: Becky Dozier
 

"Town Leaders, Littleton, North Carolina, 1790-1920", by Rebecca L. Dozier. For more detailed information visit: Warren County Books Page- or  contact directly: Becky Dozier

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"Journal of a Secesh Lady": The Diary of Catherine Ann Devereux Edmondston, 1860-1866. Edited by Beth G. Crabtree & James W. Patton. Civil War diary of  the daughter of a wealthy eastern North Carolina planter. In 1846 she married Patrick Muir Edmondston, a South Carolinian, and they eventually settled on a plantation in Halifax County, North Carolina, where they were living in 1860. NC Historical Publications

 

 

Books with Halifax County Material can be found:

NCNatural Selections

Golden West Marketing
(includes many genealogical related books for Halifax & other NC Counties)

 

Read these online:

The History of Halifax County

The History of Edgecombe County

Edgecombe County Naturalization Records

 

 Visit GEN-BOOKS and GEN-MAT where you'll find lists of genealogical books & materials for sale directly to you

 

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE USGENWEB ARCHIVES:

There are many additional Halifax County records available there as well as

NCGenWeb Archives Statewide Files

 

 

LINKS TO MORE RESOURCES

 

On NCGenWeb Pages:

Consolidated List of North Carolina Resources
Lots of additional NC Research Links

North Carolina Executions/Halifax County
Did your ancestor disappear suddenly from the records? Check out this list and those for other counties, too.

Illnesses Reported to NC Board of Health-1896
If your ancestor disappeared around 1900, see the list of illnesses reported by each County

Justices of the Peace Appointed in NC-1778
from the USGenWeb Archives

History of Vital Records in North Carolina

Listing of Available Vital Records Online by County

North Carolina Governors, 1585-1998

Edgecombe County Deed Books
Includes 1st 6 Deed Books which covers area now in Halifax County

 

 

On Other Websites:

  Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Perpetual Calendar Converter

Epidemics in the U.S. 1633-1952

List of Epidemics in World History

Encyclopedia of Genealogy: Epidemics

Influenza Outbreak 1918-1919

History of Public Health Issues in North Carolina

Archaic Medical Terminology

Medical Glossary from Genealogy Quest

GenDisasters: Events That Touched Our Ancestors Lives

Officer Down Memorial Pages: Officers killed in the line of duty

Ellis Island Passenger Search

Steve Morse's One-Step Webpages for Research

Glossary of Old Occupations

NC Current Offenders on Death Row

Halifax County Court Directory

Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Search this huge digital collection from the UNC-CH of material from the State's earliest days; first published in 1886

Naturalization Records for North Carolina

The 1752 Calendar Change

Guilford College Quaker Records Collections

The Quaker Corner

Cyndi's List of Quaker Records

A Tithable Primer
Explanation of early tithable/tax laws in VA & NC

Genealogy Encyclopedia

Newspaper Abstracts-Halifax County
Read old newspaper stories from the 1800s

Old Homes of Halifax County: History Rambler
Wonderful photos of some of the county's old plantation homes

Bible Records Online
Thousands of family bibles in a searchable database

Naming Traditions
Our ancestors procedures for naming children

Into the Light
Research blog of the Yarborough, Green, Hawkins, Dunstan, Brown, Davis & Ross Families

Early Virginia Immigrants 1623-1666
Complete listing of 1st immigrants by name, date, vessel, Country

Northeastern NC Stories
Stories of our NC Ancestors

Finding Their Stories
 Articles from the 1800s, "The Commonwealth" newspaper in  Halifax Co. 
 

 

 

LOCAL NEWSPAPERS:

 

Roanoke Daily Herald

The Warren Record

The Lake Gaston Observer

Littleton News

 

 

 

 

 

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