Find your ancestors in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, vital records 1706-1895

What can these records tell me?

This collection contains vital event records for births, marriages, and deaths reported in newspapers and town record transcripts from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It is important to note that the event in question may not have occurred in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, however. For instance, a death may have happened in New Jersey but was reported in a Portsmouth newspaper like The Oracle of the Day.

Each transcript will offer some or all of the following details, depending on the register type and what was recorded on the original forms:

  • First name(s)
  • Last name
  • Event year
  • Spouse’s first name(s)
  • Spouse’s last name
  • City
  • County
  • State
  • Country
  • Abstract – this may include additional details such as your ancestor’s occupation and where the event took place
  • Register type
  • Source

Data in this collection has been provided by Sean Furniss.