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Genealogy Resources
Looking for some tips about researching your family's history? The library has lots of resources to help you out.  Take a look at our Genealogy Resources brochure online, or print it out. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (which is available to download for free here). To look at the genealogy brochure, click here.

Ancestry Library Edition
We offer in-library access to Library Edition.  The login information is posted on each of the library's public access computer stations. If you have trouble logging on, don't hesitate to ask a staff member for assistance.

Library Collections
The Library has collections of how-to genealogical materials as well as some town and family histories.  The how-to books and regional books are all located together in the nonfiction collection (929).  Family histories can be found in our Reference collection.  

Why can't you just give me the User ID & Password on the Web site?
This service is only available to NH library users through a contract between the database providers and the NH State Library. For that reason, we can't make the User ID & Password available via the Web, where anyone could access that information. For more information on the services that the NH State Library make available, please visit

Search birth, marriage, death, census, church and other indexes in this free online resource.
If you can wade through the sponsor ads you will find this a useful free site for research. You will find more than 292,000 records from over 1,800 cemeteries worldwide. This site also links to related resources.
This is the largest collection of genealogy links anywhere on the Web.
You can get to Cyndi's complete list from the NH GenWeb Page, but this will get you right to the NH stuff.
A chart of titles for relationships, such as 2nd cousin twice removed, etc.
This is the spot for genealogy info and historical documents.
This is the home of the NH Genealogy Project. You can get information by county from volunteers who will look up specific genealogical questions or you can take advantage of all the links to other sites that have been collected here.
A cooperative effort of volunteers from around the country, this project seeks to have a Web page and linked info about every state and county in the U.S.