Grafton County, New Hampshire Genealogy

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County Courthouse

The Grafton County Complex
3855 Darmouth College Highway
North Haverhill, NH 03774

History

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  • Named for Augustus Henry FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, KG, PC (28 September 1735 – 14 March 1811), styled Earl of Euston between 1747 and 1757, was a British Whig statesman of the Georgian era. He was one of a handful of dukes who served as Prime Minister. He was a son of Lord Augustus FitzRoy and Elizabeth Cosby, daughter of Colonel William Cosby, who served as a colonial Governor of New York.

Parent County

  • Created 19 March 1771 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • Coos County set off 24 December 1803 from northern part. [1]

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City:

  • Lebanon

Towns:

  • Alexandria
  • Ashland
  • Bath
  • Benton
  • Bethlehem
  • Bridgewater
  • Bristol
  • Campton
  • Canaan
  • Dorchester
  • Easton
  • Ellsworth
  • Enfield
  • Franconia
  • Grafton
  • Groton
  • Hanover
  • Haverhill
  • Hebron
  • Holderness
  • Landaff
  • Lincoln
  • Lisbon
  • Littleton
  • Lyman
  • Lyme
  • Monroe
  • Orange
  • Orford
  • Piermont
  • Plymouth
  • Rumney
  • Sugar Hill
  • Thornton
  • Warren
  • Waterville Valley
  • Wentworth
  • Woodstock

Township:

  • Livermore

Villages:

  • Etna
  • Glencliff
  • Pike
  • West Lebanon
  • Woodsville

Neighboring Counties

Belknap | Carroll | Coos | Merrimack | Sullivan | Vermont counties: Caledonia | Essex | Orange | Windsor

Resources

Cemeteries 

Church

Court

  • CourthouseRecords Reference gives links to courthouse holdings

Gazetteers

  • Gazeteer Grafton County is found at Archive.org

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Certified copies of of birth, death, and marriage records are available from the State Division of Vital Records Administration or from the local city and town clerk where the event took place. Original records are kept by the city or town clerk and copies are sent to the state.

In 1905, when the state created the Bureau of Vital Records and Health, printed cards were distributed to the local clerks and earlier vital records were transcribed onto the cards and submitted to the state.

Births
Marriages
Deaths

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002]. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content