Genealogy Resources

Online Resources

Ancestry Library (in Library use only)

Search genealogical and historical documents including Census, Social Security, Military, Schools, Church Histories, City Directories, immigration, and other records. Ancestry | 5-minute Finds Series.

Cyndi's List

One of the largest collections of categorized genealogy links on the Internet. 

Family Search

This free website provides access to a large collection of genealogy resources from over 100 countries. 

How to Begin Researching Your Family History

The National Archives and Records Administration's simple guide to beginning genealogical research

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a non-profit organization that provides free online access to publicly crowd-sourced resources for research including archived internet websites, cultural artifacts, books, and other digitized items. Many town reports and vital statistics are available and have been digitized to be text searchable within the document.  

Laconia Annual Reports – University of New Hampshire Digital Repository

Laconia's annual reports dating 1877-1967 are digitized as part of the University of New Hampshire's digital collection and are available online.

New Hampshire State Library Family History Research Guide

Compiled by former Reference Librarian, Rebecca Stockbridge, this research guide provides a gateway to many sources for researching your family history.  

New Hampshire History Network

New Hampshire History Network is a voluntary group of organizations in New Hampshire that offer digital and on-site access to local history and genealogy records for research purposes.  

New Hampshire State Archives

The New Hampshire State Archives has a listing of resources that it houses in Concord to assist people conducting genealogy research. These items are not available digitally but are worth scheduling a visit if you are conducting in-depth family history research.

Additional Resources

Laconia Historical and Museum Society

P.O. Box 1126
Laconia, NH 03247
(603) 527-1278

New Hampshire Historical Society

30 Park Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 228-6688

New Hampshire State Library

20 Park Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2144

New Hampshire Vital Records

71 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-4650

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