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State of   NEW HAMPSHIRE -   (The Granite State)
      The 9th U.S. state to join the Union:   21-June-1788
Genealogy & History Resources

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Genealogical & Historical Societies
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    Black History in New Hampshire - Portsmouth Black History Trail.
    Franco-American Centre - (Manchester, NH) chartered in December 1990 as a non-
         profit, cultural organization in the State of New Hampshire. The Mission of the
         Franco-American Centre is to preserve the rich heritage of our French communities.

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Census  (& related Lists of various kinds):
    1840 Census - Pensioners, Revolutionary or Military Services.

Civil War Archive - New Hampshire Union Regimental Index Lists.
Civil War History and Genealogy Project - This site is an attempt to tell the story of the
         Men and Women from New Hampshire who served in the Civil War.

Department of Corrections - Inmate Locator..

Extinct New Hampshire Counties:: (not linked unless noted, ):
    (If you know of more to be added, please contact us.)
County Name
Norfolk -
Factual information
Part of the Massachusetts Colony (1643 1679) - became Essex Co., Massachusetts and the entire state of New Hampshire. Essex Co., MA.
More information here soon


Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click on graphic below, " " (if present)  for the entire GHLL Co. "package"
  (To list a local society, please contact us.)

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Grafton -
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Strafford -
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Society Name and Location

Conway Historical Society (Conway, NH)
Jackson Historical Society (Jackson, NH)
Madison Historical Society (Madison, NH)
Sandwich Historical Society (Sandwich, NH)
Wolfeboro Historical Society (Wolfeboro, NH)
Historical Society of Cheshire County (Keene, NH)
Berlin and Cos County Historical Society (Berlin, NH)

Ashland New Hampshire Historical Society (Ashland, NH)
Canaan Historical Society & Museum (Canaan, NH)
Chatham Historical Society & Museum (Chatham, NH)

American-Canadian Genealogical Society (Manchester, NH)
Goffstown Historical Society (Goffstown, NH)
Hancock Historical Society (Keene, NH)
Manchester Historic Association & Research Center (Manchester, NH)

Merrimack Valley Genelogical Society (Concord, NH)
Merrimack Historical Society (Merrimack, NH)
New Hampshire Historical Society Library & Museum (Merrimack, NH)

Northwood Historical Society (Northwood, NH)
Strawbery Banke Museum (Portsmouth, NH)

Strafford Co. Genealogical Society (Dover, NH)
Claremont Historical Society & Claremont History Museum (Claremont, NH)

— Serving multiple areas —
New Hampshire Society of Genealogists - Roots in Granite


Historical interest Items, etc.:
    Civil War History and Genealogy Project - Official Records have provided an outline of
         the events of the war, the real "story" is found in the letters and diaries of those
         who served and those whose lives were most affected.
    Division of Historical Resources - New Hampshire's "State Historic Preservation Office"
         was established in 1974 as the Division of Historical Resources.
    Historic Newspapers Online - multiple old newspaper articles about New Hampshire and
         New Hampshire families.
    New Hampshire Almanac - A Brief History of New Hampshire.
    New Hampshire History Blog - Cow Hampshire:  History, Genealogy, Photography
         & Humor
, Janice A. Brown.
    Volunteer Infantry - 1864 Diary of Farrin Cross


Libraries & Newspapers:
    Historic Newspapers Online - old newspaper articles about New Hampshire and
         New Hampshire families.


National Parks, Playgrounds, Recreational Areas etc.:
    Division of Historical Resources - They are what the green markers say along side of
         the road.

New Hampshire History and Genealogy - a genealogical and historical resource for
         your personal use.
New Hampshire Brief history - New Hampshire Almanac.
New Hampshire History Blog - Cow Hampshire:  History, Genealogy, Photography &
, by Janice A. Brown.

Penny Postcards from New Hampshire - Ten counties are listed.

  • State of New Hampshire
  • State Capital City Concord   (Capital since 1808 - located in   Merrimack Co.)

    The State name:  Named New Hampshire in 1629 after the English Co. of Hampshire.
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    Co. map of New Hampshire
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    New Hampshire Genealogy and History - listed counties (also see each individual county
             on the menu top of page.

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    Vital Records:
        County Registries of Deeds - These counties currently have index and/or image records
             and Co. information available on-line.


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