Colebrook, Coös County, New Hampshire Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Colebrook in Coös County, New Hampshire.


Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in New Hampshire were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about New Hampshire denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in Colebrook, visit.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of Colebrook:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of Colebrook:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Colebrook:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Colebrook:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In New Hampshire, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Colebrook town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Colebrook Town Office
17 Bridge Street
Colebrook, NH 03576
Website


Brief History[edit | edit source]

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Colebrook Town Office has original records from 1874. Earlier records burned in a town hall fire.

Obituaries are available at the town library

The town of Colebrook kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Colebrook kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Colebrook Main Street NH.jpg

Maps[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

A compilation of cemetery transcription in the town is available in the book Northern New Hampshire graveyards and cemeteries: transcriptions and indexes of burial sites in the towns of Clarksville, Colebrook, Columbia, Dixville, Pittsburg, Stewartstown, and Stratford

A copy of this book is at the local library.

Churches[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Colebrook Public Library Colebrook Historical Society is housed on the second floor of the Town Hall

References[edit | edit source]