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Belknap County, New Hampshire
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Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

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We regret that we are unable to
perform personal research for anybody.

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Belknap County

1906 Panorama from Mt. Belknap,
Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H..


Belknap County was organized in 1840 by removing parts of northeastern Merrimack County and northwestern Strafford County.
It is named for Dr. Jeremy Belknap, a renowned preacher, historian, and author of The History of New Hampshire. The first County Court was held within the town of Meredith, at a village known as Merideth Bridge on the Winnipesaukee River. In 1855, the town of Laconia was separated from Meredith.


Cities and Towns
Alton * Barnstead * Belmont * Center Harbor * Gilford * Gilmanton
Meredith * New Hampton * Sanbornton * Tilton * --  Northfield CDP (shared with Northfield in Merrimack Co.)

The only city is the county seat, Laconia.


 
1906
Kimball's castle, Belknap Point,
Lake Winnipesaukee, N.H..


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We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here
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Belknap County Data


Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
June 2014:  Obits for BADGER, BLAKE, BOYNTON, BREWSTER, BUSIEL, BUZZELL, CHAMBERLINE, CHESLEY, CLARK, CLEMENT, COGSWELL, DRAKE, GILMAN, GOULD, HIBBARD, JEWELL, KELLEY, KNIGHT, MELIFANT, MERRILL, MOORE, PITMAN, ROBINSON, SANBORN, SMART, SWAIN, TRUE, TUTTLE, WELCH, WEYMOUTH WHEELER

May 2014: bios for COLBY, DRAKE; obit for CROCKETT;  1836 Census of Laconia
Sep 2013:  1883 Pensioners

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Since February 1, 2007