Littleton, Grafton 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 Littleton, visit FamilySearch Places.

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 Littleton:

City Directories

Land Records

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

Libraries and Historical Societies

Maps

The following are online maps of the town of Littleton:

Newspapers

Probate Records

In New Hampshire, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Littleton:

Town Histories

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

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 Littleton 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.

Littleton Town Office
125 Main Street, Suite 200
Littleton, NH 03561
Website

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

Deaths

Town Reports

The town of Littleton kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. For this particular town, Littleton recorded many delayed vital statistics in their town reports. This means that although your ancestor may have been born in a certain year, that event may not have been recorded until several years later. The table below lists the available years with statistic info along with all the reports that record that year.

Year Report
1850 1932
1853 1932
1862 1938
1865 1936
1866 1932
1868 1932, 1938, 1943
1870 1936
1871 1936,1937
1872 1931,1940
1873 1936,1942,1944
1874 1940,1942
1875 1921,1931,1932,1941
1876 1923,1928,1934,1937,1939
1877 1931,1942
1878 1929
1879 1944,1944
1880 1927,1931,1936
1881 1937
1882 1931
1884 1943,1944
1885 1950
1886 1940,1943
1887 1929,1931,1949
1889 1943
1890 1944
1893 1939
1894 1925
1896 1943
1897 1951
1899 1931
1900 1940
1901 1928,1938,1939
1902 1943
1903 1929,1931,1942
1904 1938,1943,1944
1905 1935
1907 1929,1935
1908 1954
1910 1929,1941
1912 1928,1937
1913 1925,1931,1938,1941
1914 1921,1929,1962
1915 1931,1942
1916 1917,1931
1917 1918,1919,1937
1918 1919,1921,1929,1935,1937
1919 1920,1941
1920 1921,1923,1939,1942,1943
1921 1923,1924
1922 1923,1931
1923 1924,1925,1937
1924 1925,1929,1938
1925 1927,1929,1940,1947,1950
1926 19271929193919411944
1927 1928,1929
1928 1929,1944,1944,1945,1949
1929 1931,1934,1935,1937,1944
1930 1931,1934,1947,1952
1931 1932,1935,1942
1932 1933
1933 1934
'1934 1935,1936,1951
1935 1936,1937
1936 1937,1939,1942,1944,1955
1937 193819451948
1938 1939,1949
1939 1940,1941,1943, 1944,1949,1950
1940 1941,1943,1945
1941 1942,1944,1956
1942 1943,1947
1943 1944,1944,1948, 1949,1952
1944 1944
1945 1945,1948,1949,1950,1952
1946 1946,1947,1948,1949
1947 1947,1949
1948 1948,1949,1951
1949 1950,1954
1950 1950,1951,1952
1951 1951,1954
1952 1952
1953 1953
1954 1954
1955 1955,1957
1956 1956
1957 1957
1958 1958
1959 1959
1960 1960
1961 1961
1962 1962
1963 1963
1964 1964
1965 1965
1966 1966
1967 1967
1968 1968,1972
1969 1969
1970 1970
1971 1971
1972 1972
1973 1973
1974 1974
1975 1975
1976 1976
1977 1977
1978 1978
1979 1979
1980 1980
1981 1981
1982 1982
1983 1983
1984 1984
1985 1985
1986 1986
1987 1987
1988 1988
1989 1989
1990 1990
1991 1991
1992 1992
1993 1993
1994 1994
1995 1995
1996 1996
1997 1997
1998 1998
2000 2000
2010 2010

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