New Hampshire Family History Societies(I-Z)

This section lists county associations from Jackson to Washington providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Jackson Historical Society

The association was established in 1977. Their aims are to encourage and promote interest in the history of Jackson and to preserve this history for future generations.

A number of databases are available on the site, including Index of Tombstone Inscriptions from Village Cemetery Grave Sites and Dundee Cemetery Grave Sites.  They also have a list of Obituaries.

They also have a wide range of archives relating to people in Jackson, which include:

  • Articles
  • Biographies
  • Books
  • Deeds
  • Documents
  • Letters
  • Maps
  • Photographs

Further information is available on the site.

They also have a number of publications available for sale, including:

  • Brush and Pen: Artists and Writers of the White Mountains
  • Jackson 1771-1865
  • Yesterdays: Lodging Places of Jackson and their Recipes
Website:
http://www.jacksonhistory.org


Madison Historical Society

A number of databases are on the site, which include Births 1887-1901, Deaths 1887-1901 and Marriages 1853-1947.

Website:
http://madisonhistorical.us


Northwood Historical Society

The association was established in 1968.  There are several databases on the site, including:

  • Births, Deaths and Marriages 1892-1910
  • Civil War Veterans
  • Index to the Heads of Families on the Rockingham County
  • Northwood Town 1790 Census
  • Veterans of the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812
  • World War I Veterans

They also have a list of archives available at Chesley Memorial Library, which include:

  • Guide to the Old Dwelling Places of Northwood
  • History of Nottingham, Deerfield and Northwood
  • Northwood 1878-1946
  • Old Maps of Rockingham County in 1892
  • The Town Register: Canterbury, Epsom, Chichester, Northwood, Loudon, Deerfield published in 1909

They also have a Mailing List which is hosted by Rootsweb.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nhnhs/?cj=1&netid=cj&o_xid=0001231185&o_lid=0001231185&o_sch=Affiliate+External


Peterborough Historical Society

The association has a Library and Archives where a number of resources are available, including:

  • Books
  • Charles Wilder Factory Collection 1860-1903
  • Genealogical Collections
  • Governor John Hardy Steele Papers
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Morison Family Collection

They also have:

  • Newspapers from 1876 to the present
  • Peterborough Players Collection
  • Photograph Collection
  • Prints
  • Smith Family Papers
  • Tax Records

A number of publications are available, which include:

  • 1900 Print of Peterborough
  • Early Roads of Peterborough 1760-1860
  • Inscriptions on Gravestones in the Two Old Cemeteries on East Hill
  • Our Changing Town: Peterborough 1939-1989
  • Our Town Cookbook
  • Stained Glass of All Saints Parish Church
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/PeterboroughHS


Warner Historical Society

The association has an extensive collection of resources, including:

  • Cemetery Records
  • Church and Baptismal Records
  • Civil War Letters
  • Deeds
  • Diaries
  • Early Tax Records
  • Family Bibles
  • Gazetteers
  • Genealogical Files for some Families

They also have:

  • Magazine Articles
  • Manuscripts from the 18-20th Centuries
  • Military Records
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Photographs
  • Portraits of Early Settlers
  • Postcards
  • Regimental Histories
  • School Reports
  • Town Reports
  • Warner and surrounding Town Histories

A list of Cemeteries in the town of Warner is on the site, along with an index of Tombstone Inscriptions.

Website:
http://www.warnerhistorical.org


Washington Historical Society

An All Cemetery Index to Tombstone Inscriptions is on the site.  These Graveyards include East Washington, Old Cemetery, New Cemetery and Seventh Day Adventist.  These are also indexed by Cemetery.

Website:
http://www.ultimate.com/washington/whs