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===Town Histories===
 
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Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Dover%20n.h.%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town
 
===Town Records===
 
===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:
 
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====Town Clerk====
 
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The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
 
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Dover City Clerk<br>288 Central Avenue<br>Dover, NH 03820<br>[http://www.ci.dover.nh.us Website]
 
===Vital Records===
 
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[http://genealogytrails.com/newham/strafford/baptismsdover1717-1766.html Genealogy Trails Historical Group] Baptisms, 1717 - 1766 Performed by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.
 
===References===
 
===References===
 
'''Early records. ''' Information before 1680 about early residents of '''Dover''' (aka Cochecho) may be found in [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts Genealogy|Norfolk (old) County]] records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available.<ref>"Old Norfolk County Records," ''Essex Antiquarian'' 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20.  Part of NEHGS [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx American Ancestors Search]. {{WorldCat|18623145|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|53754|item|disp=FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a}}.</ref> For more details about these early records see [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts]].  
 
'''Early records. ''' Information before 1680 about early residents of '''Dover''' (aka Cochecho) may be found in [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts Genealogy|Norfolk (old) County]] records. Norfolk (old) County was discontinued in 1680, but her records are still available.<ref>"Old Norfolk County Records," ''Essex Antiquarian'' 1, no. 2 (February 1897), 19-20.  Part of NEHGS [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx American Ancestors Search]. {{WorldCat|18623145|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|53754|item|disp=FHL Film 599729 Item 2; Book 974.45 B2a}}.</ref> For more details about these early records see [[Norfolk (old) County, Massachusetts]].  
 
=== Town Clerk ===
 
 
Dover City Clerk<br>288 Central Avenue<br>Dover, NH 03820<br>[http://www.ci.dover.nh.us Website]
 
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
 
=== Town Histories  ===
 
Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Dover%20n.h.%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town
 
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
[http://genealogytrails.com/newham/strafford/baptismsdover1717-1766.html Genealogy Trails Historical Group] Baptisms, 1717 - 1766 Performed by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.
 
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
 
=== City Directories  ===
 
 
=== Maps  ===
 
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
 
=== Churches  ===
 
 
=== Town Records  ===
 
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
 
=== References  ===
 
  
 
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Revision as of 12:59, 15 January 2021

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 Dover, 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 Dover:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Dover:

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 Dover:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

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

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 Dover 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.

Dover City Clerk
288 Central Avenue
Dover, NH 03820
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Town Reports[edit | edit source]

Genealogy Trails Historical Group Baptisms, 1717 - 1766 Performed by Rev. Jonathan Cushing.

References[edit | edit source]

Early records. Information before 1680 about early residents of Dover (aka Cochecho) 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.


  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: Strafford Co.: Durham | Greenland | Madbury | Rollinsford | Somersworth | Rockingham Co.: New Castle | Newfields | Newington | Newmarket | Portsmouth | Stratham | Maine: York Co.: Eliot | Kittery | South Berwick


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