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NEW HAMPSHIRE GENEALOGY

Find your New Hampshire ancestors and search New Hampshire surnames New Hampshire became a state on June 21, 1788. It had been ninth of the original 13 colonies.

Keene was settled after 1736. Keene has been a county seat since New Hampshire was divided into counties in 1769. The town was attacked and burned during the French & Indian War. It was originally known as Upper Ashuelot, was chartered in 1753 and became a city in 1874. It is named in honor of British diplomat Sir Benjamin Keene. Keene is in Cheshire County, 17 miles northeast of Brattleboro between Marlborough and Spofford along Highway 10.

Cheshire County New Hampshire USGenWeb Databases

Archives

New Hampshire Division of Records Management & Archives

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Biographies

 Capt. Jeremiah Stiles from A List of The Revolutionary Soldiers of Dublin, N.H (in Keene) by Samuel Carroll Derby (1901, 1904)
 Col. Isaac Wyman from A List of The Revolutionary Soldiers of Dublin, N.H. (in Keene) by Samuel Carroll Derby (1901, 1904)
 Thomas M. Edwards 1795
 Francis Beattie Brewer 1820
 George E. Adams 1840
 Philip H. Faulkner 1883

Cemetery Records

 Keene City Cemeteries
 Find-A-Grave, Keene NH Famous People buried in Keene
 Coffin Plates, A Source for Birth & Death Information on GenHelp.org

Census Records

 1880 Census Online
 1732 Keene Proprietors List for Town Lots (a Census Subsitute)
 Census Records Online for Cheshire County
 New Hampshire USGenWeb Census Project

Citizenship Records

 Naturalization Records for New Hampshire
 Passport Applications all states

City Directories

 Keene, New Hampshire 1895-1896 City Directory

Court Records

Cheshire County Court House
P.O. Box 444
Keene, NH 03431-0444

Family Bibles

 KEYES family of Keene New Hampshire Scroll down to find the entry

Funeral Homes

 Coffin Plate of Jessie Gillman 1869~1891

GenTips

 Salt Lake City Library: Ready, Set, Go!
 Using PERSI (PERiodical Source Index)
 Cousin Relationships
 The Homestead Act of 1862

Historical Letters & Documents

 New Hampshire Store Ledger 1813-1815 (is your ancestor's name here?)

Land Records

 Cheshire County Registry of Deeds, 1980-2004 You must click on ACCEPT AGREEMENT before you can search the online index (free to search)
 Legal Land Descriptions in the USA
 USGS Land Mapping System
 Rootsweb Article - How to Find Land Records

Libraries

 Keene Public Library
 New Hampshire State Library
  Fiske Genealogical Library - New Hampshire Materials

Links

  Rootsweb.com New Hampshire Web Pages

 Cyndis List: New Hampshire

Lookups

 Telephone directory for Keene, NH. and vicinity - 1939
 Vital Statistics of Keene, NH, Births: 1742-1877, Marriages: 1753-1854, Deaths: 1742-1881

Mailing Lists

 Cheshire County Mailing Lists

Maps

 New Hampshire Digital Map Library
 New Hampshire Map

Message Boards

 Cheshire County Message Board

Military Records

  New Hampshire Union Regimental Index
 Sons of Union Veterans in the Civil War, S. G. Griffin Camp #10 Keene, NH Many searchable databases
  Military Resources all states

Miscellaneous

  Historic Sites Marked by The D.A.R. Ashuelot Chapter, Keene, New Hampshire Many memorials and lists of names
 Welcome to Keene

Newspapers

 The Keene Sentinel

Obituaries

 Obituary Index

Organizations

 Historical Society of Cheshire County

Vital Statistics

 Social Security Death Index (SSDI)
  Births 1753-1858 for the Town of Keene, New Hampshire
  Births 1888-1900 for the Town of Keene, New Hampshire
  Marriages 1762-1855 for the Town of Keene, New Hampshire
 Marriages 1888-1909 for the Town of Keene, New Hampshire
 Deaths 1742-1881for the Town of Keene, New Hampshire
  Deaths 1888-1909 for the Town of Keene, New Hampshire

For more Keene NH Vital Stats write to :

City Clerk's Office
3 Washington Street
Keene, NH 03431

 

 

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