Rye, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Genealogy

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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.[1] For more details about these early records see Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts Genealogy.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

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.

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]

The town of Rye kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Rye 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]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Churches[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

Rye Town Office
10 Central Road
Rye, NH 03870

Website

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Old Norfolk County Records," Essex Antiquarian 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20. Part of NEHGS American Ancestors Search. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a.

Adjacent towns: Rockingham Co.: Greenland | New Castle | North Hampton | Portsmouth | Maine: York Co.: Kittery