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Guide to '''New Hampshire genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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New Hampshire is a state in the northeast part of the United States.   It is divided into 10 counties.
=== Welcome to New Hampshire, The Granite State  ===
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New Hampshire was the 9th State to join the Union on June 21, 1788.  It was created from the Crown Colony of New Hampshire. The Capital city is Concord. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
 
 
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New Hampshire has a total area of 9,304 sq miles (24,097 sq km), comprising 9,027 sq miles (23,380 sq km) of land and 277 sq miles (717 sq km) of inland water. New Hampshire has 1300 lakes or ponds and about 40 rivers with a total mileage of about 41,800 miles. The highest point is Mount Washington at 6,288 feet (1,918 m); lowest point is sea level; approximate mean elevation is 1,000 feet (305 m).  
 
  
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[http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html The New Hampshire State Papers] is a 40 volume set of resources with information for New Hampshire researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource [http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html click here].
 
 
 
== Did You Know?  ==
 
 
 
*Of the thirteen original colonies, New Hampshire was the first to declare its independence from Mother England -- a full six months before the Declaration of Independence was signed.
 
*The highest wind speed recorded at ground level is at Mt. Washington, on April 12, 1934. The winds were three times as fast as those in most hurricanes.
 
*New Hampshire is the only state that ever played host at the formal conclusion of a foreign war. In 1905, Portsmouth was the scene of the treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War.
 
*The first potato planted in the United States was at Londonderry Common Field in 1719.
 
*In 1833 the first free public library in the United States was established in Peterborough.
 
 
 
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*[[Belknap County, New Hampshire|Belknap]]
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<h3>Getting Started with New Hampshire Research</h3>
*[[Carroll County, New Hampshire|Carroll]]
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Links to articles on getting started with New Hampshire research.
*[[Cheshire County, New Hampshire|Cheshire]]
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*[[How to Find New Hampshire Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*[[Coos County, New Hampshire|Coos]]
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*[[How to Find New Hampshire Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
 
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*[[How to Find New Hampshire Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
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*[[New Hampshire Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
*[[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton]]
 
*[[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough]]
 
*[[Merrimack County, New Hampshire|Merrimack]]  
 
*[[Rockingham County, New Hampshire|Rockingham]]
 
 
 
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*[[Strafford County, New Hampshire|Strafford]]  
 
*[[Sullivan County, New Hampshire|Sullivan]]
 
  
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<h3>New Hampshire Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.
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*[[Step-by-Step New Hampshire Research, 1880-Present]]
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*[[New Hampshire Record Finder|Record Finder]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/newhampshire Boundary Changes Maps]
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*[[New Hampshire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://www.usroots.com/usgwnhus/ NHGenWeb]
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in New Hampshire.
 
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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==New Hampshire Clickable Map==
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/New_Hampshire/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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Genealogy records are kept on the county level in New Hampshire  Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/nh/nhfiles.htm The New Hampshire GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*Research Guide:&nbsp; [http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/NewHampshire.pdf BYU Research Outline for New Hampshire]
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Genealogy records are kept on the county level in New Hampshire. Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.
  
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*[[Belknap County, New Hampshire Genealogy|Belknap]]
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:<br>
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*[[Carroll County, New Hampshire Genealogy|Carroll]]
 
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*[[Cheshire County, New Hampshire Genealogy|Cheshire]]
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*[[Rockingham County, New Hampshire Genealogy|Rockingham]]
 
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*[[Albany County, New Hampshire|Albany]]
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*[[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts|Norfolk (old)]]
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*If you are interested in being the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] for New Hampshire, {{please contact a Sysop}}.
 
  
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*[[New Hampshire Record Selection Table|New Hampshire Record Selection Table]]  
 
*[[Indians of New Hampshire|American Indians]]  
 
*[[New Hampshire Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[New Hampshire Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
 
*[[New Hampshire Biography|Biographies]]  
 
*[[New Hampshire Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Census|Census]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Church Records|Church Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Colonial Census|Colonial Census]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Court Records|Court Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Divorce Records|Divorce Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[New Hampshire History|History]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Town Records|Town Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
*[[New Hampshire Voting Registers|Voting Registers]]
 
  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/location/41?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records]
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/help#localResource Family History Center locator map]
  
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==Additional Resources==
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*'''2001-2014''' - {{RecordSearch|2311973|Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/nh/ Cyndi's List] - New Hampshire genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/newham/ New Hampshire Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of New Hampshire
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/New-Hampshire-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for New Hampshire
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/NewHampshire-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for New Hampshire genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/NewHampshire-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for New Hampshire
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/NewHampshire.pdf New Hampshire Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.nh.searchroots.com/ New Hampshire Genealogy and History ]website is an extensive guide which provides a clickable map taking you to detailed resources f[http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html The New Hampshire State Papers] is a 40 volume set of resources with information for New Hampshire researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource [http://www.sos.nh.gov/archives/nhstatepapers.html click here].
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*The&nbsp;[http://gedcomindex.com/Reference/new_hampshire_1875.html Statistics and Gazetteer of New Hampshire, 1875]&nbsp;has been scanned and is available online. This has an abundance of information on the early history of the state. &nbsp;Starting on page 47, it has a short description of every town in the state as it was in 1875. or every county in New Hampshire as well as many of the towns. It also provides links to online resources, maps, gazetteers, message boards, surname lists, vital records, land records, cemetery records and much more.
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*[http://sos.nh.gov/arch_rec_mgmt.aspx State of New Hampshire Archives and Records Management] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for New Hampshire researchers.
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*[[New Hampshire County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]][[Image:New Hampshire flag.png|right|180px|New Hampshire flag.png]]
  
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Guide to New Hampshire genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


New Hampshire Information

New Hampshire is a state in the northeast part of the United States. It is divided into 10 counties. New Hampshire was the 9th State to join the Union on June 21, 1788. It was created from the Crown Colony of New Hampshire. The Capital city is Concord. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with New Hampshire Research

Links to articles on getting started with New Hampshire research.

New Hampshire Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.


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New Hampshire Clickable Map

Genealogy records are kept on the county level in New Hampshire Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.

Cheshire CountyHillsborough CountyRockingham CountyMerrimackSullivan CountyStrafford CountyBelknap CountyGrafton CountyCarroll CountyCoos CountyNew-hampshire-county-map.gif

Counties

Genealogy records are kept on the county level in New Hampshire. Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.

Extinct or Renamed Jurisdictions:

New Hampshire Migration Routes

Connecticut River  · Merrimack River  · Saco River  · Kennebunk Road  · King's Highway

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources

  • Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.
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