Rye, New Hampshire
Early records. Information about early residents of Rye before 1680 may be found in Norfolk (old) County records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available. For more details about these early records see Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts.
The town of Rye now includes the islands six miles offshore in the Isles of Shoals on the New Hampshire side of the New Hampshire-Maine border there.
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