Sunday, March 2, 2014

Research at the New Hampshire State Archives

The New Hampshire State Archives has a wealth of sources to assist you in researching your 1790 families. Below are a few of their holdings.
  • Provincial court records
  • Land records
  • Probate records
  • Original petitions, with an online index
  • Warnings Out
  • Revolutionary War rolls
For a full description of their holdings, check out the "Guide to Archives" on their website. Just pick a letter and scroll through it to get a general idea of how the guide is arranged. Then, search by town, county, or subject, and you're off and running!

During your visit, take advantage of the card indexes to probate and land records. You'll be amazed at the amount of information on those cards!

Visit the archives at 71 South Fruit Street in Concord.