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New Hampshire Marriage Records

New Hampshire marriage records are NOT open to the public until 50 years after the event .

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Frequently Asked Questions about New Hampshire Marriage Records:

Q. When did New Hampshire start recording marriages?

Q. How do I verify a New Hampshire marriage record?

Q. How to get married in New Hampshire

Q. How is New Hampshire different than other states?

New Hampshire does not have a dedicated database yet but there are contributed NH marriages here:

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New Hampshire Counties:

New Hampshire counties were formed in 1769 before it achieved statehood. The Five original counties of New Hampshire were Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Rockingham, and Strafford Counties.

Belknap

Formed in 1840 from parts of Merrimack and Strafford Counties.
County Seat=Laconia

Cities in Belknap County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Alton, Barnstead, Belmont, Center Harbor, Gilford, Gilmanton, Laconia, Meredith, New Hampton, Sanbornton, Tilton.

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Carroll

Formed in 1840 from part of Strafford County.
County Seat=Ossipee

Cities in Carroll County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Albany, Bartlett, Brookfield, Chatham, Conway, Eaton, Effingham, Freedom, Hart's Location, Jackson, Madison, Moultonborough, Ossipee, Sandwich, Tamworth, Tuftonboro, Wakefield, Wolfeboro.

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Cheshire

Formed in 1769, original county.
County Seat=Keene

Cities in Cheshire County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Alstead, Chesterfield, Dublin, Fitzwilliam, Gilsum, Harrisville, Hinsdale, Jaffrey, Keene, Marlborough, Marlow, Nelson, Richmond, Rindge, Roxbury, Stoddard, Sullivan, Surry, Swanzey, Troy, Walpole, Westmoreland, Winchester.

Chesire County / Town Clerks

  • Marriages from the day book of Thompson Barron, Unitarian Minister 1838-1860, Windsor County, VT, Cheshire and Merrimack Counties
  • Ware/Nichols/Kent/Dinsmore Bible from Alstead, Cheshire County ...
    files.usgwarchives.net/nh/cheshire/bibles/warebible.txt
  • Trow-Davis Family Bible from Alstead, Cheshire County, New ...
    files.usgwarchives.net/nh/cheshire/bibles/trowdavisbible.txt
  • Crain-Marvin Bible from Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
    files.usgwarchives.net/nh/cheshire/bibles/crainmarvinbible.txt
  • Noah Porter Family Marriages

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Coos

Formed in 1803 from part of Grafton County.
County Seat=Lancaster

Cities in Coos County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Berlin, Carroll, Clarksville, Colebrook, Columbia, Dalton, Dummer, Errol, Gorham, Jefferson, Lancaster, Milan, Northumberland, Pittsburg, Randolph, Shelburne, Stark, Stewartstown, Stratford, Whitefield.

Coos County / Town Clerks

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Grafton

Formed in 1769-original county.
County Seat=North Haverhill

Cities in Grafton County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Alexandria, Ashland, Bath, Benton, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Canaan, Dorchester, Easton, Ellsworth, Enfield, Franconia, Grafton, Groton, Hanover, Haverhill, Hebron, Holderness, Landaff, Lebanon, Lincoln, Lisbon, Littleton, Lyman, Lyme, Monroe, Orange, Orford, Piermont, Plymouth, Rumney, Sugar Hill, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth, Woodstock.

Grafton County / Town Clerks

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Hillsborough

Formed in 1769-original county.
County Seat=Manchester and Nashua

Cities in Hillsborough County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Amherst, Antrim, Bedford, Bennington, Brookline, Deering, Francestown, Goffstown, Greenfield, Greenville, Hancock, Hillsborough, Hollis, Hudson, Litchfield, Lyndeborough, Manchester, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, New Boston, New Ipswich, Pelham, Peterborough, Sharon, Temple, Weare, Wilton, Windsor.

Hillsborough County / Town Clerks

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Merrimack

Formed in 1823 from parts of Hillsborough and Rockingham Counties.
County Seat=Concord

Cities in Merrimack County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Allenstown, Andover, Boscawen, Bow, Bradford, Canterbury, Chichester, Concord, Danbury, Dunbarton, Epsom, Franklin, Henniker, Hill, Hooksett, Hopkinton, Loudon, New London, Newbury, Northfield, Pembroke, Pittsfield, Salisbury, Sutton, Warner, Webster, Wilmot.

Merrimack County / Town Clerks

  • 1888 - 1890 Epsom New Hampshire Marriage Records
  • Marriages from the day book of Thompson Barron, Unitarian Minister 1838-1860, Windsor County, VT, Cheshire and Merrimack Counties

Town of Franklin:

  • 1869-1870 Marriages (A-M)
  • 1869-1870 Marriages (N-Z)
  • 1887 Marriages
  • 1889 Franklin New Hampshire Marriage Records
  • 1890 Franklin New Hampshire Marriage Records
  • 1891 Marriages

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Rockingham

Formed in 1769-original county.
County Seat=Brentwood

Cities in Rockingham County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Atkinson, Auburn, Brentwood, Candia, Chester, Danville, Deerfield, Derry, East Kingston, Epping, Exeter, Fremont, Greenland, Hampstead, Hampton, Hampton Falls, Kensington, Kingston, Londonderry, New Castle, Newfields, Newington, Newmarket, Newton, North Hampton, Northwood, Nottingham, Plaistow, Portsmouth, Raymond, Rye, Salem, Sandown, Seabrook, South Hampton, Stratham, Windham.

Rockingham County / Town Clerks

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Strafford

Formed in 1769-original county.
County Seat=Dover

Cities in Strafford County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Dover, Barrington, Durham, Farmington, Lee, Madbury, Middleton, Milton, New Durham, Rochester, Rollinsford, Somersworth, Strafford.

Strafford County / Town Clerks

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Sullivan

Formed in 1827 from part of Cheshire County.
County Seat=Newport

Cities in Sullivan County where your ancestors may have had a wedding or lived: Acworth, Charlestown, Claremont, Cornish, Croydon, Goshen, Grantham, Langdon, Lempster, Newport, Plainfield, Springfield, Sunapee, Unity, Washington.

Sullivan County / Town Clerks