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The term genealogy is used to describe a variety of records containing family information previously gathered by other researchers, societies, or archives. These records can include pedigree charts, compiled data on families, correspondence, ancestor lists, record abstracts, and collections of original or copied documents. Most archives, historical societies, and genealogical societies have special collections and indexes of genealogical value. These collections and indexes generally must be researched in person. These sources can save time, but because they are compiled from other sources, they must be carefully evaluated for accuracy.
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[New Hampshire|New Hampshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] New Hampshire Genealogy''
  
=== Nationwide Indexes ===
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The term genealogy is used to describe a variety of records containing family information previously gathered by other researchers, societies, or archives. These records can include pedigree charts, compiled data on families, correspondence, ancestor lists, record abstracts, and collections of original or copied documents. Most archives, historical societies, and genealogical societies have special collections and indexes of genealogical value. These collections and indexes generally must be researched in person. These sources can save time, but because they are compiled from other sources, they must be carefully evaluated for accuracy.
  
You will find information about some of your ancestors in the following important nationwide genealogical indexes. These indexes are described in the [http://www.familysearchwiki.org/../united-states-research-outline United States Research Outline] in the sections indicated.
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=== Statewide and Regional Collections  ===
  
'''Ancestral File''' ("Genealogy" section. Also available on the FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service.)
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==== Manuscript Collections  ====
  
'''FamilyFinder Index''' ("Census" section. Also on the Internet at [http://www.familytreemaker.com/allsearch.html www.familytreemaker.com/allsearch.html] .)
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Many genealogies have been researched and published for the colonial states. Names of the earliest immigrants and settlers have been identified. Many important manuscript collections are at the New England Historic Genealogical Society and the New Hampshire Historical Society. For the addresses of these societies, see [[New Hampshire Societies]].  
  
'''Family History Library Catalog Surname Search''' ("Introduction" and "Genealogy" sections. Also available on the FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service.)
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*'''New Hampshire Society of Genealogists'''. ''The New Hampshire Family Register, 1623–1910''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987. ({{FHL|480287|title-id|disp=On 10 Family History Library films beginning with 1532156}}.) This register includes family group sheets, names of grooms and brides, and all other persons listed on the family group sheets. These are arranged bysurname.
  
'''International Genealogical Index''' ("Genealogy" section. Also partially available on the FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service.)
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*'''Daughters of the American Revolution''' (New Hampshire). ''Genealogical Collection''. Washington, D.C.: DAR Library, 1971. ({{FHL|293092|title-id|disp=On 15 Family History Library films beginning with 870152}}.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by towns, then subject. This collection contains transcripts of Bible, cemetery, church, and vital records.
  
'''Index to National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)''' ("Genealogy" section. Also on the Internet at http://lcweb.loc.gov/coll/nucmc/nucmc.html .)
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*'''The New Hampshire Notables Card File''', cited in the [[New Hampshire Biography]], has over 30,000 cards that contain the names of New Hampshire residents with the date and place of birth and a source title.
  
'''Old Surname Index File''' ("Genealogy" section.)
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==== Published Indexes and Guides  ====
  
'''Pedigree Resource File''' consists of unedited, lineage-linked pedigrees submitted over the Internet to the Family History Department since 1999. It also includes the associated family groups, descendancy charts, and sometimes notes or sources. It is available for purchase at the Family History Library for use on personal computers.
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*Copeley, William N. ''Index to Genealogies in New Hampshire Town Histories.'' Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1988. This is an index to early families listed in over 260 town histories. It includes family names from many town histories published before 1980. ({{FHL|400390|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 974.2 D22c; fiche 6010808}}.)<br>
  
'''Periodical Source Index (PERSI)''' ("Periodicals" section. Also available on the Internet at [http://www.ancestry.com/ancestry/search/3165.htm www.ancestry.com/ancestry/search/3165.htm] for a subscription fee.)
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*Greenlaw, William Prescott. ''The Greenlaw Index of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.'' 2 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1979. This source is an index of genealogical information acquired by the New England Historic Genealogical Society after 1900. It is arranged by family names. Any family carried through three or more generations is included. (Family History Library {{FHL|159544|item|disp=book Q 974 D22g}}.) ([http://books.google.com/books?id=M80UAAAAYAAJ Google Books Vol 1].) ([http://books.google.com/books?id=cfoI0UIOCKQC Google Books Vol 2].)<br>
  
'''Social Security Death Index''' ("Vital Records" section.) This index is also available on the Internet at http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/ or on compact disc from several companies. The Internet version sometimes includes a few more recently reported deaths than compact disc versions. For details about the FamilySearch compact disc version, see the research guide at http://genealogy.about.com/od/vital_records/a/ssdi.htm
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*Historical Records Survey (New Hampshire). ''Guide to Depositories of Manuscript Collections in the United States: New Hampshire.'' Manchester, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Records Survey, 1940. (Family History Library {{FHL|165712|title-id|disp=book 974.2 A3hr; film 2055358 item 3.}})<br>
  
'''U.S. Military Death Index''' lists deaths of service men and women in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. It is available at most Family History Centers as part of FamilySearch. For details, see the Military Index Resource Guide.
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*New Hampshire Historical Society. ''Card Index to Genealogies.'' Published and Manuscript. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1975. This is a catalog, indexed by surname, of thousands of published and manuscript New Hampshire and New England genealogies. (Family History Library {{FHL|312172|title-id|disp=films 1001440–41.)}}
  
These indexes are available at the Family History Library and many libraries with family history collections. For another nationwide index important to New Hampshire, see:
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==== Family Histories  ====
  
''American Genealogical-Biographical Index''. Vols.1–198+. Middletown, Connecticut: Godfrey Memorial Library, 1952–. (FHL book 973 D22am ser. 2; on 31 films beginning with 1698167.) This is a continuing series. An earlier edition of 48 volumes was published as ''The American Genealogical Index, 1942–1951''. The expanded edition consists of 198+ volumes indexing over 12 million brief citations (name, date, and source) to over 1,150 manuscripts, periodicals, or books. This index is also available through:
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*Cutter, William Richard. ''New England Families: Genealogical and Memorial.'' 4 vols. 1913. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1914. These volumes include portraits and detailed biographical information of the achievements of New England families. Each volume has an every-name index. ({{FHL|290452|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 974 D2c 1914; films 962340–41; vols.1–3 on fiche 6051510–512}}.) A consolidated surname index to Cutter’s Nine Genealogy Series is:
  
"American Genealogical Biographical Index (AGBI)." In Ancestry.com. [Orem, Utah]: Ancestry, 1999. Available at .[http://www.ancestry.com/ www.ancestry.com]
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:*Ireland, Norma Olin and Winifred Irving. ''Cutter Index: A Consolidated Index of Cutter’s Nine Genealogy Series.'' Fallbrook, California: Ireland Indexing Service, 197–?. It includes an index to genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and central and western New York and an index to historic homes and memoirs of families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ({{FHL|75530|item|disp=Family History Library book 974 D22i; film 1036507, item6; fiche 6046737}}.)
  
This online database is available only to Ancestry.com members for a subscription fee. It is also available on CD-ROM.
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*''English Origins of New England Families: From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register,'' First Series. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984. ({{FHL|974 D2e|disp=Family History Library book 974 D2e; fiche 6047919-21}}.) Second series. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1985. (Family History Library book 974 D2en; fiche 6047922-24.) These volumes contain articles and genealogies of New England families, and the sources are well documented. Each volume is individually indexed.<br>
  
To help interpret citations and locate the original sources, use the colored pages in some volumes, or:
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*Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. ''Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire.'' 1928–1939. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1983. This dictionary is an extensive list of inhabitants from the first settlements through 1700 and includes three generations of the families listed. Alphabetically arranged by surname. Information on each family includes dates of birth, marriage, and death, sometimes to the 1770s. The children and their marriages are listed, and historical information is given on some of the families. For an on-line search, go to ancestry’s Card Catalog, type in Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. On ancestry.com you can see two indexed versions. You can do name searches in each of them.&nbsp;(Family History Library {{FHL|84933|title-id|disp=book 974 D2n; films 476892 and 599337 item4; fiche 6046621;}}.)<br>
  
''Key Title Index to the American Genealogical Biographical Index: Register of Family History Library Call Numbers''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990. (FHL book 973 D22am index; film 1698167, item 4; fiche 6088377.) This shows which sources are at the Family History Library and their call numbers.
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*Pope, Charles H. ''The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660.'' 1908. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. This source contains a descriptive list of pioneers that was taken from records of the colonies, towns, churches, courts, and other sources. It includes an index. (Family History Library {{FHL|289221|item|disp=book 974 D2po 1965; fiche 6049825; film 9724}}.)<br>
  
=== Web Sites about Your Family ===
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*Savage, James. ''A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England.'' 4 vols. 1860– 1862. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. This dictionary shows the settlers of New England through the first three generations of those who came before May 1692. Information on each family includes names and dates of birth, marriage, and sometimes death. The genealogies are arranged alphabetically through the four volumes. (Family History Library {{FHL|267942|item|disp=Online version}}; {{FHL|1138700|item|disp=book 974 D2s 1986}}; {{FHL|283037|item|disp=fiche 6019972; films 1351–53}}.)<br>
  
Search the Internet for family history web sites about your surname. Use the "Search for Ancestors" feature of the FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service at [http://www.familysearch.org/default.asp www.familysearch.org/default.asp] to help you find such sites.
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*Stearns, Ezra S. ''Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire''. 4 vols. New York: Lewis Publishing, 1908. This genealogical history is a record of the achievements of the people in the making of the commonwealth. The volumes include illustrations, portraits, and an index. (Family History Library {{FHL|246156|item|disp=Online Version; book 974.2 D2s; film 1000198; fiche 6046857}}.)<br>
  
=== Statewide and Regional Collections ===
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*Towle, Glenn C. ''New Hampshire Genealogical Digest, 1623-1900.'' Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986. This is an alphabetical index to many New Hampshire books. (Family History Library {{FHL|462346|title-id|disp=book 974.2 D32t}}.)
  
Manuscript Collections. Many genealogies have been researched and published for the colonial states. Names of the earliest immigrants and settlers have been identified.
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=== Nationwide Indexes  ===
  
'''New Hampshire Society of Genealogists'''. ''The New Hampshire Family Register, 1623–1910''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987. (On 10 FHL films beginning with 1532156.) This register includes family group sheets, names of grooms and brides, and all other persons listed on the family group sheets. These are arranged by surname.
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You will find information about some of your ancestors in important nationwide genealogical indexes. These indexes are described in the following Wiki articles:
  
'''Daughters of the American Revolution''' (New Hampshire). ''Genealogical Collection''. Washington, D.C.: DAR Library, 1971. (On 15 FHL films beginning with 870152.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by towns, then subject. This collection contains transcripts of Bible, cemetery, church, and vital records.
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*[[United States Genealogy]]
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*[[United States Census]]
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*[[United States Periodicals]]
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*[[United States Vital Records]]
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*[https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch]
  
'''The New Hampshire Notables Card File''', cited in the [[New Hampshire Biography]], has over 30,000 cards that contain the names of New Hampshire residents with the date and place of birth and a source title.
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=== Writing and Sharing Your Family History  ===
  
Other important manuscript collections are at the New England Historic Genealogical Society and the New Hampshire Historical Society. For the addresses of these societies, see the "Societies" section of this outline.
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Sharing your own family history is valuable for several reasons:<br>
  
Published Collections. Indexes and major published genealogical collections for New Hampshire are:
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*It helps you see gaps in your own research and raises opportunities to find new information.
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*It helps other researchers progress in researching ancestors you share in common.
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*It draws other researchers to you who already have information about your family that you do not yet possess.  
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*It draws together researchers with common interests, sparking collaboration opportunities. For instance, researchers in various localities might choose to do lookups for each other in remote repositories. Your readers may also share photos of your ancestors that you have never seen before.<br>
  
Copeley, William N. ''Index to Genealogies in New Hampshire Town Histories.'' Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1988. (FHL book 974.2 D22c; fiche 6010808.) This is an index to early families listed in over 260 town histories. It includes family names from many town histories published before 1980.
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:See also:
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:*[[Create a Family History]]
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:*[[Writing Your Family and Personal History]]
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:*[[A Guide to Printing Your Family History]]
  
Cutter, William Richard. ''New England Families: Genealogical and Memorial.'' 4 vols. 1913. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing, 1914. (FHL book 974 D2c 1914; films 962340–41; vols.1–3 on fiche 6051510–512.) These volumes include portraits and detailed biographical information of the achievements of New England families. Each volume has an every-name index. A consolidated surname index to Cutter’s Nine Genealogy Series is:
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=== Web Sites about Your Family  ===
  
Ireland, Norma Olin and Winifred Irving. ''Cutter Index: A Consolidated Index of Cutter’s Nine Genealogy Series.'' Fallbrook, California: Ireland Indexing Service, 197–? (FHL book 974 D22i; film 1036507, item6; fiche 6046737.) It includes an index to genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and central and western New York and an index to historic homes and memoirs of families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
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Search the Internet for family history web sites about your surname.&nbsp; A [http://www.google.com/ Google] search or a [http://www.yippy.com/ Yippy] search may find several sites about your surname.  
  
''English Origins of New England Families: From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register,'' First Series. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984. (FHL book 974 D2e; fiche 6047919-21.) Second series. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1985. (FHL book 974 D2en; fiche 6047922-24.) These volumes contain articles and genealogies of New England families, and the sources are well documented. Each volume is individually indexed.
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=== Family History Library  ===
  
''Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire.'' 4 vols. New York: Lewis Publishing, 1908. (FHL book 974.2 D2s; film 1000198; fiche 6046857.) This genealogical history of is a record of the achievements of the people in the making of the commonwealth. The volumes include illustrations, portraits, and an index.
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Family History Library Catalog, [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=surname Last name Search], allows a search of the family histories in the Family History Library, and gives information about the book with its FHL book or film number.<br>
  
Greenlaw, William Prescott. ''The Greenlaw Index of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.'' 2 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1979. (FHL book Q 974 D22g.) This source is an index of genealogical information acquired by the New England Historic Genealogical Society after 1900. It is arranged by family names. Any family carried through three or more generations is included.
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Other genealogical records of New Hampshire can be found in the Locality Search of the Family History Library [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Catalog] under:
  
Historical Records Survey (New Hampshire). ''Guide to Depositories of Manuscript Collections in the United States: New Hampshire.'' Manchester, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Records Survey, 1940. (FHL book 974.2 A3hr; film 2055358 item 3.)
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NEW HAMPSHIRE- GENEALOGY
  
New Hampshire Historical Society. ''Card Index to Genealogies,'' Published and Manuscript. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1975. (FHL films 1001440–41.) This is a catalog, indexed by surname, of thousands of published and manuscript New Hampshire and New England genealogies.
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NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY]- GENEALOGY
  
Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. ''Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire.'' 1928–1939. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1983. (FHL book 974 D2n; films 476892 and 599337 item4; fiche 6046621; .) This dictionary is an extensive list of inhabitants from the first settlements through 1700 and includes three generations of the families listed. Alphabetically arranged by surname, information on each family includes dates of birth, marriage, and death. The children and their marriages are listed, and historical information is given on some of the families.
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NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], TOWN]- GENEALOGY
  
Pope, Charles H. ''The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660.'' 1908. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. (FHL book 974 D2po 1965; fiche 6049825; film 9724.) This source contains a descriptive list of pioneers that was taken from records of the colonies, towns, churches, courts, and other sources. It includes an index.
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{{New_Hampshire|New_Hampshire}}
  
Savage, James. ''A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England.'' 4 vols. 1860– 1862. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. (FHL book 974 D2s 1981; fiche 6019972; films 1351–53.) This dictionary shows the settlers of New England through the first three generations of those who came before May 1692. Information on each family includes names and dates of birth, marriage, and sometimes death. The genealogies are arranged alphabetically through the four volumes.
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[[Category:New_Hampshire|Genealogy]]
 
 
Towle, Glenn C. ''New Hampshire Genealogical Digest, 1623-1900.'' Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986. (FHL book 974.2 D32t.) This is an alphabetical index to many New Hampshire books.
 
 
 
Other genealogical records of New Hampshire can be found in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:
 
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE- GENEALOGY
 
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY]- GENEALOGY
 
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], TOWN]- GENEALOGY
 
 
 
[[Category:New Hampshire]]<br>
 

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The term genealogy is used to describe a variety of records containing family information previously gathered by other researchers, societies, or archives. These records can include pedigree charts, compiled data on families, correspondence, ancestor lists, record abstracts, and collections of original or copied documents. Most archives, historical societies, and genealogical societies have special collections and indexes of genealogical value. These collections and indexes generally must be researched in person. These sources can save time, but because they are compiled from other sources, they must be carefully evaluated for accuracy.

Statewide and Regional Collections

Manuscript Collections

Many genealogies have been researched and published for the colonial states. Names of the earliest immigrants and settlers have been identified. Many important manuscript collections are at the New England Historic Genealogical Society and the New Hampshire Historical Society. For the addresses of these societies, see New Hampshire Societies.

  • New Hampshire Society of Genealogists. The New Hampshire Family Register, 1623–1910. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1987. (On 10 Family History Library films beginning with 1532156.) This register includes family group sheets, names of grooms and brides, and all other persons listed on the family group sheets. These are arranged bysurname.
  • Daughters of the American Revolution (New Hampshire). Genealogical Collection. Washington, D.C.: DAR Library, 1971. (On 15 Family History Library films beginning with 870152.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by towns, then subject. This collection contains transcripts of Bible, cemetery, church, and vital records.
  • The New Hampshire Notables Card File, cited in the New Hampshire Biography, has over 30,000 cards that contain the names of New Hampshire residents with the date and place of birth and a source title.

Published Indexes and Guides

  • Copeley, William N. Index to Genealogies in New Hampshire Town Histories. Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1988. This is an index to early families listed in over 260 town histories. It includes family names from many town histories published before 1980. (Family History Library book 974.2 D22c; fiche 6010808.)
  • Greenlaw, William Prescott. The Greenlaw Index of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. 2 vols. Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1979. This source is an index of genealogical information acquired by the New England Historic Genealogical Society after 1900. It is arranged by family names. Any family carried through three or more generations is included. (Family History Library book Q 974 D22g.) (Google Books Vol 1.) (Google Books Vol 2.)
  • Historical Records Survey (New Hampshire). Guide to Depositories of Manuscript Collections in the United States: New Hampshire. Manchester, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Historical Records Survey, 1940. (Family History Library book 974.2 A3hr; film 2055358 item 3.)
  • New Hampshire Historical Society. Card Index to Genealogies. Published and Manuscript. Concord, NH: New Hampshire Historical Society, 1975. This is a catalog, indexed by surname, of thousands of published and manuscript New Hampshire and New England genealogies. (Family History Library films 1001440–41.)

Family Histories

  • Ireland, Norma Olin and Winifred Irving. Cutter Index: A Consolidated Index of Cutter’s Nine Genealogy Series. Fallbrook, California: Ireland Indexing Service, 197–?. It includes an index to genealogical and personal memoirs relating to the families in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and central and western New York and an index to historic homes and memoirs of families of Middlesex County, Massachusetts. (Family History Library book 974 D22i; film 1036507, item6; fiche 6046737.)
  • English Origins of New England Families: From the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, First Series. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1984. (Family History Library book 974 D2e; fiche 6047919-21.) Second series. 3 vols. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1985. (Family History Library book 974 D2en; fiche 6047922-24.) These volumes contain articles and genealogies of New England families, and the sources are well documented. Each volume is individually indexed.
  • Noyes, Sybil, Charles Thornton Libby, and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. 1928–1939. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1983. This dictionary is an extensive list of inhabitants from the first settlements through 1700 and includes three generations of the families listed. Alphabetically arranged by surname. Information on each family includes dates of birth, marriage, and death, sometimes to the 1770s. The children and their marriages are listed, and historical information is given on some of the families. For an on-line search, go to ancestry’s Card Catalog, type in Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. On ancestry.com you can see two indexed versions. You can do name searches in each of them. (Family History Library book 974 D2n; films 476892 and 599337 item4; fiche 6046621;.)
  • Pope, Charles H. The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire, 1623 to 1660. 1908. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. This source contains a descriptive list of pioneers that was taken from records of the colonies, towns, churches, courts, and other sources. It includes an index. (Family History Library book 974 D2po 1965; fiche 6049825; film 9724.)
  • Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England. 4 vols. 1860– 1862. Reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1965. This dictionary shows the settlers of New England through the first three generations of those who came before May 1692. Information on each family includes names and dates of birth, marriage, and sometimes death. The genealogies are arranged alphabetically through the four volumes. (Family History Library Online version; book 974 D2s 1986; fiche 6019972; films 1351–53.)
  • Stearns, Ezra S. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire. 4 vols. New York: Lewis Publishing, 1908. This genealogical history is a record of the achievements of the people in the making of the commonwealth. The volumes include illustrations, portraits, and an index. (Family History Library Online Version; book 974.2 D2s; film 1000198; fiche 6046857.)
  • Towle, Glenn C. New Hampshire Genealogical Digest, 1623-1900. Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1986. This is an alphabetical index to many New Hampshire books. (Family History Library book 974.2 D32t.)

Nationwide Indexes

You will find information about some of your ancestors in important nationwide genealogical indexes. These indexes are described in the following Wiki articles:

Writing and Sharing Your Family History

Sharing your own family history is valuable for several reasons:

  • It helps you see gaps in your own research and raises opportunities to find new information.
  • It helps other researchers progress in researching ancestors you share in common.
  • It draws other researchers to you who already have information about your family that you do not yet possess.
  • It draws together researchers with common interests, sparking collaboration opportunities. For instance, researchers in various localities might choose to do lookups for each other in remote repositories. Your readers may also share photos of your ancestors that you have never seen before.
See also:

Web Sites about Your Family

Search the Internet for family history web sites about your surname.  A Google search or a Yippy search may find several sites about your surname.

Family History Library

Family History Library Catalog, Last name Search, allows a search of the family histories in the Family History Library, and gives information about the book with its FHL book or film number.

Other genealogical records of New Hampshire can be found in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

NEW HAMPSHIRE- GENEALOGY

NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY]- GENEALOGY

NEW HAMPSHIRE, [COUNTY], TOWN]- GENEALOGY