Seabrook, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in New Hampshire were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about New Hampshire denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in Seabrook, visit FamilySearch Places.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of Seabrook:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Early Records[edit | edit source]

Information about early residents of Seabrook before 1680 may be found in Norfolk (old) County records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available.[1] For more details about these early records see Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts.

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of Seabrook:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Seabrook:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

New Hampshire Probate Records contains detailed information on New Hampshire probate records.

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In New Hampshire, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Seabrook town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Seabrook Town Office
PO Box 456
Seabrook, NH 03874

Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Town Reports[edit | edit source]

The town of Seabrook kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Seabrook kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)


References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Old Norfolk County Records," Essex Antiquarian 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20. Part of NEHGS American Ancestors Search. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a.

Adjacent towns: Rockingham Co.: Hampton | Hampton Falls | Kensington | South Hampton | Massachusetts: Essex Co.: Amesbury | Salisbury