Strafford County, New Hampshire Genealogy

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County Courthouse

250 County Farm Road
Dover, NH 03820

History

  • It was named for William Wentworth, 2nd Earl of Strafford in the mistaken belief that he was the ancestor of governor John Wentworth. Although they were distantly related, William had no descendants.

Parent County

  • Created 10 March 1771 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Cities:

  • Dover
  • Rochester
  • Somersworth

Towns:

  • Barrington
  • Durham
  • Farmington
  • Lee
  • Madbury
  • Middleton
  • Milton
  • New Durham
  • Rollinsford
  • Strafford

Village:

  • East Rochester

Neighboring Counties

Belknap | Carroll | Merrimack | Rockingham | York County, Maine

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 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