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New Hampshire Genealogy Resources

  • 1640-1900 New Hampshire Vital Records Indexes. Microfilm of original card files of the Register of Vital Statistics, Department of Health, Concord, NH. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1974, with the following FHL film titles: Index to Births, Early to 1900, 98 rolls, beginning with FHL film #1000480 (Surnames Abair to Aldrich). Index to Deaths, Early to 1900, 60 rolls, beginning with FHL film #1001058 (surnames Ash to Blake). Bride's Index, 1640-1900, 17 rolls, beginning with FHL film #975678 (surnames A-Baker).
     
  • 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Census (New Hampshire People). Published serially in the New Hampshire Genealogical Record. Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Society of Genealogists, beginning with Vol. 10, No. 4 (Oct. 1993).
     
  • Card Index to Genealogies, Published and Manuscript. Microfilm of original card file at the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975, 2 rolls, FHL film #1001440 (Surnames A-M); and FHL film #1001441 (Surnames N-Z).
     
  • Card File Index to Publishments of Marriage Intention Prior to 1900. Microfilm of original records at the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975, 1 roll, FHL film #1001439. Cards arranged alphabetically by first letter of last name of groom.
     
  • Copeley, William, compiler. Index to Genealogies in New Hampshire Town Histories. Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1988. 103 pages. FHL book 974.2 D22c. Also on microfiche, FHL fiches #6010808.
     
  • Index to Divorces and Annulments Prior to 1938. Microfilm of original records at the New Hampshire State Archives. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975, 8 rolls, beginning with FHL film #1001323 (Index to divorces -- Abare to Browne). The records are indexed by surname.
     
  • Internal Revenue Assessment Lists for New Hampshire, 1862-1866. Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C. NARA publication M780, 10 rolls. FHL film #1534780-1534789.
     
  • Jackson, Ronald Vern, editor. 1890 New Hampshire Census Index: Special Schedule of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and of Union Veterans of the Civil War. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1985. 169 pages.

  • New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900. Name index and images of New Hampshire birth records. Records consist of index cards that give the town and date of the event and often much more information. With the town and date, the original records can usually be located. Normally there is only one index card per child, but occasionally there is a corrected card before or after the original card. FamilySearch.

  • New Hampshire Births and Christenings, 1714-1904 – Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of New Hampshire. FamilySearch.
     
  • New Hampshire Census: 1776. This is an alphabetized list from the "New Hampshire Association Test of 1776" found in "Miscellaneous Revolutionary Documents of New Hampshire" published in Manchester, New Hampshire, 1910. Published as: Holbrook, Jay Mack. New Hampshire 1776 Census. Oxford, Massachusetts: Holbrook Research Institute, 1976.
     
  • The New Hampshire Civil War History and Genealogy Project.  This site is an attempt to tell the story of the Men and Women from New Hampshire who served in the Civil War.

  • New Hampshire, County Naturalization Records, 1771-2001. Naturalization records and digitized indexes from Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, and Sullivan counties. FamilySearch.

  • New Hampshire, County Probate Estate Files, 1769-1936. County probate estate files for Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, and Rockingham counties. This collection is being published as images become available. FamilySearch.

  • New Hampshire, County Probate Records, 1660-1973. Probate records from Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, and Sullivan counties. FamilySearch.
     
  • New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947. Name index and images of New Hampshire death records. Records consist of index cards that give the name of the deceased, date and place of death, plus often much more information, such as age, place of birth and names of parents. With the town and date of death, the original records can usually be located. FamilySearch.

  • New Hampshire Deaths and Burials, 1784-1949 – Name index to death and burial records from the state of New Hampshire. FamilySearch.

  • New Hampshire Gazette. The first newspaper printed in New Hampshire. Four pages from 1756.
     
  • New Hampshire GenWeb Project.
     
  • New Hampshire Heritage, 1861-1865. This site is a place to submit information about a New Hampshire Civil War participant, with emphasis on copies of rosters, photos, diaries, letters, or papers that refer to NH people who served in the Civil War. There are regimental histories, and links to related subjects.

  • New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007. Cemetery records from the Pine Grove, Valley and other cemeteries in the Manchester area. FamilySearch.
     
  • New Hampshire Historical Society --Tuck Library. Has links to descriptions of the Printed Collection and Special Collections, and a link to the Online Catalog of the New Hampsire Historical Society Library and Museum Collections.

  • New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947. Index and images of New Hampshire marriage records. These records consist of cards giving the names of the bride and groom with the town and date of the marriage and often much more information. With the town and date, the original records can usually be located. Note – there are two images for each marriage. FamilySearch.

  • New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920. Name index to marriage records from the state of New Hampshire. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  FamilySearch.
     
  • New Hampshire Society of Genealogists.
     
  • New Hampshire State Archives--Genealogical and Family History Information. This webpage presents an outline of the New Hampshire Archives' collections from probate, deeds, military, census, town records, and more.
     
  • New Hampshire State Library (NHSL)--Genealogy and New Hampshire History. The New Hampshire State Library houses approximately 2400 titles of published family histories for New Hampshire and New England. This collection is enhanced by the unique name index to early town records on microfilm (sometimes referred to as the "Sargent" Name Index). The town records, ranging in years for each town but falling roughly between the years 1640 to 1830/40, can provide birth and marriage dates, as well as listings of such items as tax inventories.

  • New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947. Vital and town records acquired from local town clerk offices. FamilySearch.
     
  • Non-Resident Tax Lists, 1849-1874. Microfilm of original records at the New Hampshire Historical Society, Concord, NH. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975, 9 rolls, with tax lists 1861-1863 on FHL film #980944; 1864-1866, FHL film #980945; and 1867-1870, FHL film #98094.
     
  • Register of Convicts Committed to the State Prison in Concord, New Hampshire, 1812-1883. Microfilm of original records at the New Hampshire State Archives. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975, 1 roll, FHL film #980930. Includes names, ages, birthplaces, when convicted, crime, when committed, term of confinement, when discharged.
     
  • Roberts, Richard P., compiler. New Hampshire Name Changes, 1768-1923. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage books, 1996. FHL book 974.2 D4r. Contains a list of name changes in the State of New Hampshire taken from the state court records.
     
  • Union Regimental Index: New Hampshire. Histories of all New Hampshire regiments of the Civil War.

  • Wilson, Emily S. Inhabitants of New Hampshire, 1776. Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Pub, 1993.