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===Town Histories===
 
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Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Gorham%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:
 
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====
 
====Town Clerk====
 
The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
 
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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Gorham Town Office<br>20 Park Street<br>Gorham, NH 03581<br>[http://www.gorhamnh.org Website]
 
===Vital Records===
 
===Vital Records===
 
====Births====
 
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====Town Reports====
===References===
 
=== Town Clerk ===
 
 
 
Gorham Town Office<br>20 Park Street<br>Gorham, NH 03581<br>[http://www.gorhamnh.org Website]
 
 
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
 
 
=== Historical Data  ===
 
 
 
=== Town Histories  ===
 
Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Gorham%20n.h.%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town
 
 
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
 
The town of Gorham kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Gorham 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.)
 
The town of Gorham kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Gorham 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.)
  
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===References===
=== Probate Records  ===
 
 
 
=== City Directories  ===
 
 
 
=== Maps  ===
 
 
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
 
 
=== Churches  ===
 
 
 
=== Town Records  ===
 
 
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
 
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
 
 
=== References ===
 
  
 
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Modern town borders of Gorham 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 Gorham, 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 Gorham:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Gorham:

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 Gorham:

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 Gorham 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.

Gorham Town Office
20 Park Street
Gorham, NH 03581
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

Town Reports[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]