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===Brief History===
  
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===Cemeteries===
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===Church Records===
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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.<br><br>
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To see the churches in Groton, visit.<br><br>
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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 Groton:<br><br>
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===City Directories===
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===Land Records===
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The following are online land records for the town of Groton:
  
=== Town Clerk ===
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
  
Groton Town Office<br>63 North Groton Road, Unit 3<br>Hebron, NH 03241<br>
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===Maps===
[http://www.grotonnh.org/ Website]
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The following are online maps of the town of Groton:
  
=== Brief History  ===
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===Newspapers===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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===Probate Records===
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In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Groton:
  
=== Town Histories ===
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===Town Histories===
 
Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Groton%20n.h.%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town
 
Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Groton%20n.h.%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town
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===Town Records===
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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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    <li>Births</li>
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    <li>Marriages</li>
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    <li>Deaths</li>
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    <li>Burials</li>
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    <li>Cemetery records</li>
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    <li>Appointments</li>
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    <li>Earmarks</li>
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    <li>Estrays (stray animals)</li>
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    <li>Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)</li>
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    <li>Land records</li>
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    <li>Mortgages</li>
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    <li>Name changes</li>
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    <li>Care of the poor</li>
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    <li>School records</li>
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    <li>Surveys</li>
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    <li>Tax lists</li>
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    <li>Town meeting minutes</li>
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    <li>Voter registrations</li>
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    <li>Warning outs (of town)</li>
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The following are Groton town records available online:
  
=== Vital Records ===
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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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Groton Town Office<br>63 North Groton Road, Unit 3<br>Hebron, NH 03241<br>
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[http://www.grotonnh.org/ Website]
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===Vital Records===
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====Births====
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*'''1901-1915''' {{RecordSearch|1876928|New Hampshire Birth Certificates, 1901-1915}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] - [[New Hampshire, Birth Records - FamilySearch Historical Records|How to use this collection]]; index and images
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====Marriages====
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====Deaths====
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====Town Reports====
 
The town of Groton kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Groton 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 Groton kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Groton 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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=== Probate Records  ===
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===References===
 
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=== City Directories  ===
 
 
 
=== Maps  ===
 
 
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
 
 
=== Churches  ===
 
 
 
=== Town Records  ===
 
 
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
 
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
 
 
=== References  ===
 
  
 
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Revision as of 10:06, 2 February 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 Groton, 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 Groton:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Groton:

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 Groton:

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 Groton 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.

Groton Town Office
63 North Groton Road, Unit 3
Hebron, NH 03241
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 Groton kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Groton 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]