New Hampshire Genealogists

Our New Hampshire genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in New Hampshire, including:

  • American-Canadian Genealogical Society Library
    One of the largest resource facilities for French Canadian research in the U.S. Contains parih repetories, including New Hampshire church records (1850s-present), vital records of New Hampshire to 1900 and Vermont (1760-1908), Massachusetts births and marriages (1840-1895), Quebecois marriages, vast collection of obituaries, city directories incluidng Manchester (back to 1866) and Concord (back to 1880), family histories/genealogies (600+)
  • Carroll County Registry of Deeds
    Real estate records (1840-present) for the 19 towns and locations in Carroll County. Includes deeds, survey plans, powers of attorney, mortgages, town tax liens, State of NH liens, Federal IRS liens, writs of attachment, association liens and releases of discharges
  • Concord Public Library
    The most comprehensive archive of primary and secondary source material related to Concord history, life, landscape, literature, people, and influence from 1635 to present
  • Conway Public Library
    Large collection of notes, documents, letters, and other items arranged by family surname, family histories, family GEDCOM files

  • Dartmouth College Libraries
    Largest public library system in the state. Includes historical periodicals, New England histories and biographies, newspapers, maps, city directories, New Hampshire and Vermont census schedules, and many unique manuscripts
  • National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)
    Naturalization records, passenger arrivals, Canadian border entry records, customs records, post-Civil War tax records, military records, pensions, bounty land applications, Chinese Exclusion Act case files, Freedmen’s Bureau, African American records, Dawes Commission final cards
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
    Largest collection of vital records for New England states (1600s-1915) city directories, wills, probates, deeds, newspapers, published genealogies, journals, pensions, books, naturalizations, Canadian records, Irish records, Portuguese/Azorean records, Scottish records
  • New Hampshire State Archives
    Probates, deeds, petitions, state and provincial papers, military, name changes, photographs, portraits, naturalizations, voter lists (1904-2004), prisoners, town records, government rosters, marriage licenses (1709-1961), maps, county and town histories, court records
  • New Hampshire State Library
    Houses 2,500 family histories for New Hampshire and New England. Also unique name index to early town records on microfilm (sometimes referred to as the “Sargent” Name Index) (1640-1835), town and county histories, town reports, NH newspapers, legislative biographies (1890+), city and county directories, military indexes to 1900
  • New Hampshire Vital Records Administration
    Birth, marriage, divorce, and death records, genealogical research vault with records dating back to 1640
  • Plymouth State University Library
    Largest publicly accessible library in central/northern New Hampshire, second largest overall. Contains over 900,000 volumes and 10,000 cataloged non-print items, and over 325,000 microfilms
  • University of New Hampshire Library
    Contains 2 million print and electronic volumes and over 36,000 print and electronic serial subscriptions

New Hampshire Historical Society (Concord, New Hampshire)
The collections include:
3,200 manuscript collections
Includes papers of New Hampshire notables (Josiah Bartlett, Daniel Webster, and Mary Baker Eddy)
Diaries, account books, and business records
Corporate and organizational records
Manuscripts related to the Civil War as documented by Gettysburg historian, John Badger Bachelder
Manuscripts related to other US officials from New Hampshire
250,000 images and photographs, organized by town, subject, and individual persons
2,200 maps
Thousands of ephemera collections
View the New Hampshire Special Collections section of the New Hampshire’s Historical Society’s webpage for your own research.

Henney History Room at the Conway Public Library (Conway, New Hampshire)
This archive contains:
Large collection of notes
Documents and letters
Items arranged by family surnames
Family histories
Family GEDCOM files

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you want to know more about how our genealogists can further your research, you can request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in New Hampshire include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records from early 1600s to present
  • Divorce records
  • Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1790
  • State census and population records from 1633
  • Land records from 1630s were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records from 1630s were kept by the local courts from 1636 to the present
  • Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods which contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Town and county histories from 1629 about the settlers and their families; many family genealogies of the settlers of New Hampshire have also been written
  • State and provincial papers from 1600s
  • Naturalization and citizenship records recorded by courts as early as 1773
  • Military records from early 1600s
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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