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Cemetery records often include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes have insignia or symbols that provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in a service or fraternal organization. Nearby markers may help identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in family or government documents.
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The New Hampshire Historical Society has an extensive collection of cemetery records. Use the historical society’s Internet site for a catalog listing of this collection. Some records have been microfilmed and are at the Family History Library. Two FHL microfilms, 15566 and 165996, contain some of these cemetery records with various authors, publishers, and computer numbers. Other collections include:<br />
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Cemetery records often include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes have insignia or symbols that provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in a service or fraternal organization. Nearby markers may help identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in family or government documents.  
  
* Goss, Mrs. Charles C. ''Colonial Gravestone Inscriptions in the State of New Hampshire: Published by the Historic Activities Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire, From Collections Made by Committees From 1913 to 1942''. Dover, New Hampshire: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire, 1942. (FHL book 974.2 V3g; film 823810 item 3.) It is indexed in:
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The New Hampshire Historical Society has an extensive collection of cemetery records. Use the historical society’s [http://nhhistory.library.net/ Internet site] for a catalog listing of this collection. In the search box you can type the name of the city or town plus the word cemetery. Some records have been microfilmed and are at the Family History Library. {{FHL|165996|film|disp=Two Family History Library microfilms, 15566 and 165996}}, contain some of these cemetery records with various authors, publishers, and computer numbers. Other collections include:  
* Hazelton, Mrs. Frances Herber. ''Colonial Gravestones, State of New Hampshire, Index''. Typescript, 1991. (FHL book 974.2 V3g index; fiche 6110667.)
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* Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, New England Mission. ''Cemetery Records of New Hampshire''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960. (FHL 974.2 V3c; film 908584 item 2.) Names are alphabetically arranged within each cemetery listed.
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<br />A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts, and the book and film numbers to locate them at the Family History Library as of 1988, is: <br />
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*Goss, Mrs. Charles C. ''Colonial Gravestone Inscriptions in the State of New Hampshire: Published by the Historic Activities Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire, From Collections Made by Committees From 1913 to 1942''. (Dover, New Hampshire: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire, 1942). ({{FHL|174903|title-id|disp=Family History Library book 974.2 V3g; film 823810 item 3.}}) It is indexed in:
  
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah.) ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (FHL films 1206468-94.) New Hampshire is on film 1206479. <br />
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:*Hazelton, Mrs. Frances Herber. ''Colonial Gravestones, State of New Hampshire, Index''. Typescript, 1991. ({{FHL|439562|item|disp=Family History Library book 974.2 V3g index; fiche 6110667}}.)
  
An additional source for New Hampshire cemetery records is: <br />New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association<br />Portsmouth Atheneum Library <br />9 Market Square <br />Portsmouth, NH 03801 <br />Telephone: 603-431-2538Internet address: [http://www.rootsweb.com/~nhoga www.rootsweb.com/~nhoga <br />]
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*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The New England Mission. ''Cemetery Records of New Hampshire''. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960). Names are alphabetically arranged within each cemetery listed. (Family History Library {{FHL|293088|title-id|disp=book 974.2 V3c; film 908584 item 2}}.)
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A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts, and the book and film numbers to locate them at the Family History Library as of 1988, is:
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*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah). ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988). (Family History Library films 1206468-94.) {{FHL|613269|item|disp=New Hampshire is on film 1206479}}.
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An additional source for New Hampshire cemetery records is:  
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[http://www.rootsweb.com/~nhoga New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association]<br>Portsmouth Atheneum Library <br>9 Market Square <br>Portsmouth, NH 03801 <br>Telephone: 603-431-2538
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=== Online Resources  ===
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*[http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/cemetery-records-new-hampshire.htm New Hampshire Cemetery Records] A growing collection of New Hampshire Cemetery Records organized by location.
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find a Grave] can be searched by the name of a person, family or cemetery. Usually gives birth and death dates and often with a picture of the tombstone. May also give obituaries, biographical information and names of family members. One of the largest cemetery databases.<br>
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery Billion Graves] has gravestone photos by name, surname, or cemetery, with GPS location. Can also filter or search by state, county, or even a specific cemetery if it has been photographed to any extent.<br>
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*[http://www.gravematter.com/ A Very Grave Matter]&nbsp;has photographs and documentation&nbsp;of gravestones of local Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire cemeteries with history and genealogy of early ancestors who settled New England. <br>
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*[http://newhampshire-genealogy.com/New-Hampshire-Cemetery-Records.htm New Hampshire Cemetery Records] (at New Hampshire Genealogy): Cemetery inscriptions organized by county and city.<br>
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*[http://www.namesinstone.com/Default.aspx Names in Stone] allows you to search for graves alphabetically or by cemetery; see grave photos and surrounding burials together on a map; flag records of interest to receive e-mail update notices. <br>
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-NH-NDX.html D'Addezio] lists cemeteries alphabetically with links to other New Hampshire cemetery sites.<br>
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/nh/index.htm Interment.net] is arranged by county, then by cemetery, with alphabetical grave transcripts. Often incomplete lists. <br>
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/newhamp/newhamp.html Tombstone Transcription Project (NHGenWeb)] gives cemetery locations and grave transcripts arranged by county. May have several lists per county. Most names indexed in a county search engine on a separate page. <br>
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*FamilySearch Historical Records. [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1930346 New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records] has digitized books of several cemeteries in Manchester. [[New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Description of records.]]
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*[[Worldcat Online Catalog|WorldCat]] has a billion catalog records in 57,000 libraries worldwide on many subjects.<br>
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*[[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] describes items in the FHL collection. Most microfilms and microfiche can be ordered at thousands of [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] worldwide. <br>
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''<br>
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Cemetery records often include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes have insignia or symbols that provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in a service or fraternal organization. Nearby markers may help identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in family or government documents.

The New Hampshire Historical Society has an extensive collection of cemetery records. Use the historical society’s Internet site for a catalog listing of this collection. In the search box you can type the name of the city or town plus the word cemetery. Some records have been microfilmed and are at the Family History Library. Two Family History Library microfilms, 15566 and 165996, contain some of these cemetery records with various authors, publishers, and computer numbers. Other collections include:

  • Goss, Mrs. Charles C. Colonial Gravestone Inscriptions in the State of New Hampshire: Published by the Historic Activities Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire, From Collections Made by Committees From 1913 to 1942. (Dover, New Hampshire: National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire, 1942). (Family History Library book 974.2 V3g; film 823810 item 3.) It is indexed in:
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The New England Mission. Cemetery Records of New Hampshire. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960). Names are alphabetically arranged within each cemetery listed. (Family History Library book 974.2 V3c; film 908584 item 2.)

A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts, and the book and film numbers to locate them at the Family History Library as of 1988, is:

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library (Salt Lake City, Utah). Index to United States Cemeteries. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988). (Family History Library films 1206468-94.) New Hampshire is on film 1206479.

An additional source for New Hampshire cemetery records is:

New Hampshire Old Graveyard Association
Portsmouth Atheneum Library
9 Market Square
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Telephone: 603-431-2538

Online Resources

  • Find a Grave can be searched by the name of a person, family or cemetery. Usually gives birth and death dates and often with a picture of the tombstone. May also give obituaries, biographical information and names of family members. One of the largest cemetery databases.
  • Billion Graves has gravestone photos by name, surname, or cemetery, with GPS location. Can also filter or search by state, county, or even a specific cemetery if it has been photographed to any extent.
  • A Very Grave Matter has photographs and documentation of gravestones of local Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire cemeteries with history and genealogy of early ancestors who settled New England.
  • Names in Stone allows you to search for graves alphabetically or by cemetery; see grave photos and surrounding burials together on a map; flag records of interest to receive e-mail update notices.
  • D'Addezio lists cemeteries alphabetically with links to other New Hampshire cemetery sites.
  • Interment.net is arranged by county, then by cemetery, with alphabetical grave transcripts. Often incomplete lists.
  • Tombstone Transcription Project (NHGenWeb) gives cemetery locations and grave transcripts arranged by county. May have several lists per county. Most names indexed in a county search engine on a separate page.
  • WorldCat has a billion catalog records in 57,000 libraries worldwide on many subjects.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)



 

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