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East Kingston, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Genealogy

Brief History

Cemeteries

Church Records

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 East Kingston, 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 East Kingston:

City Directories

Land Records

The following are online land records for the town of East Kingston:

Libraries and Historical Societies

Maps

The following are online maps of the town of East Kingston:

Newspapers

Probate Records

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

Town Histories

Town Records

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 East Kingston town records available online:

Town Clerk

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

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

Deaths

References

Early records. Information about early residents of East Kingston 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.

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Historical Data

Town Histories

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Vital Records

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

City Directories

Maps

Cemeteries

Churches

Town Records

Town Clerk

East Kingston Town Office
24 Depot Road
East Kingston, NH 03827



Newspapers

Libraries and Historical Societies

References

References

  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.: Exeter | Kensington | Kingston | Newton | South Hampton