Genealogy Resources

The town history collection is located in the main reference room on the first floor.  It is open to the public during regular library hours.  The materials in this collection do not circulate.  Included in this collection are approximately 50 town histories, mostly from New Hampshire donated in 1954 by Miss Ethel Muzzy.  Additionally, we hold the complete set of The Antrim Reporter donated by Mrs. H. W. Eldredge.

Researching Your NH Family History Online from Home
Online resources compiled by Rebecca Stockbridge, a Reference Librarian at the NH State Library.  Some selections include maps, familiy histories, town reports, and much more.

Subscription Databases

Ancestry Library Edition (log into our catalog and click on the Ancestry tab on the left)
Deliver hundreds of millions of names from sources such as federal and U.S. censuses; birth, death, and marriage records including the Social Security Death Index; and U.S. border crossing and trans-ocean ship records.

Heritage Quest (remote access please call the library for user name and password)
Search thousands of family and local history books and the complete US Federal Census from 1790 to 1940. Census records can be searched by name, place of birth, age, ethnicity, and more. User name and password provided by the library (603) 588-6786.

Antrim Cemeteries

Plot Key: Centre, Meeting House Hill, and Over East Cemeteries
A comprehensive list of Antrim, NH cemeteries

War Veterans Buried in Antrim
A list of war veterans buried in Antrim, NH (compiled by Boy Scout Troop 2)

Historical Regional Newspapers and Digitaized Books on Antrim, NH

Historical Regional Newspapers
Peterborough Town Library Digital Archive. Includes the following newspapers that are fully indexed and searchable online Peterborough Transcript (1854-1971), The Peterborough Transcript (1972-1989), Monadnock Ledger Transcript (2018-2018), Contoocook Transcript (1849-1854), Peterborough Messenger (1847-1848), Transcript, (1965-1966), and Jaffrey Recorder Transcript (1958-1960).

History of the town of Antrim, New Hampshire, from its earliest settlement to June 27, 1877, with a brief genealogical record of all the Antrim families

By: Cochrane, W.R. (Warren Robert)
Publication Date: 1880
Publisher: Manchester, NH: Mirror Steam Printing Press
Digitizing Sponser: MSN
Contributor: Cornell University Library

History of the town of Antrim, N.H. for a period of one century : from 1744 to 1844

By: John Milton Whiton
Publication Date: 1852
Publisher: Concord, NH: McFarland & Jenks
Digitizing Sponser: Internet Archives
Contributor: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center

Internet Resources

Family Search
Family Search is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations.

Find a Grave
Search millions of cemetery records by either name or location.

Genealogy Calculators & Tools
Use these date, money, relationship, and surname calculators to help build your family history. 

National Archives Start Your Genealogy Research
A great place to start your research.  The National Archives has finding aids to guide you in your search. Records in their holdings are census, military, ship passenger lists, naturalization records, land records, and much more.  Free video workshops are also available.

Nationwide Gravesite Locator for Veterans
From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.


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