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Nesmith Library

Windham, NH  03087

Genealogy


NewsBank

Includes The Manchester Union Leader.

America's GenealogyBank and America's Obituaries and Death Notices are now available through NewsBank!

Available to all Nesmith Library card  holders.

Full-text database of articles from 500 regional, national and international newspapers 1991-current, plus retrospective articles  1970-1991. Plus, over 10 million obituaries and death notices.


Genealogists have been awaiting the 1940 Census! Go to the Stephen P. Morse site and scroll down to the US Census (1790-1940) for helpful information on locating ancestors in the 1940 census.

The Nesmith Library collection includes Morrison's History of Windham, NH as well as The Rural Oasis. In addition, the cemetery listing of graves in the Cemetery on the Plains and the Cemetery on the Hill is quite helpful. The links below are recommended for researching your family tree.

Bloggers - What a wonderful resource bloggers can be!  The Nutfield Genealogy blogger is one of them.  Scroll down the right side of the display for links to people, places, and things, and other bloggers. An informative entry about the Windham Historical Society's 2012 Mystery tour is here as well.

Canadian Genealogy Records Online

Fold Three - Military Records - some areas are free, and others required membership

National Archives Records Administration Ethnic Heritage links

Digital collection at the University of New Hampshire - New Hampshire-related material (work in progress).

National Archives Records Administration of the Federal Government offers links to genealogical information, including how to research the 1940 Census, and how to conduct genealogical research.

New Hampshire Counties Registry of Deeds - Lists links to 7 counties with online access to deed information and lots of historical information as well.

The New Hampshire Society of Genealogists web site also includes links to many online genealogical resources including graveyards.

Ellis Island Foundation is a fascinating place to research immigrants' entry into America. For many entries one can even see a picture of the ship on which the immigrant sailed. This site requires a username and password, but use of the site is free.

Births, Marriages, and Deaths in the United Kingdom You will find a lot of free information along with some "value added" (costs involved).

Vital Records Information offers information, costs, and vital record request forms for each state, plus American Samoa, Canal Zone, District of Columbia, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. In addition there is a link to how to obtain vital records from abroad, along with the necessary form, under "Event Occurred Abroad."

Vital Records are also available through the CDC government site.

The New Hampshire State Library's Historical and Genealogical Resources Section includes many links to New Hampshire and general genealogical resources, and is ready to help you with your research.

Black Sheep Ancestors

Find a Grave offers some interesting information.

In case of delayed opening or closing due to inclement weather, check WMUR-TV or WMUR.com for information.

Calendar Internet Research Favorite Websites Web Search Engines
Business Resources Museum Passes Genealogy Just for Fun College Bound
FLOW Services Resources NH Government Nesmith History
Library Newsletter Windham Schools Salem High Town of Windham Library Information
Windham Info Website
     Index to the Windham Independent 1969 -           Windham Vital Records 1887 -  



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