We have several town histories and a few family histories available for use in the Library:
History of the Town of Dunbarton, NH, by Caleb Stark (1860) (read it for free or download a free copy)
(hint: choose the "plain text" version for easier reading. PDF is a scan of the original publication)
History of Dunbarton, NH: The Snowflake, by John Mills (1883)
A Sketch of Dunbarton, New Hampshire by Ella Mills (1902) (download a copy or read online)
Where the Winds Blow Free, by Alice M. Hadley (1976)
Where Settler's Feet Have Trod, by Bud Noyes (2004)
Old Town Reports from 1860 on (with a few gaps) Search and download here
(Search for "Dunbarton" and media type "Text")
A History of the Stinson Family by William S. Stinson
Hugh Jameson Descendants by M. H. Jameson
The Patten Families by Howard Parker Moore
We also have Alice Hadley's notes on the family histories of most families living in Dunbarton around 1930.
Can't make it to the Library? We can provide *limited* research service. Email us for details.
You may also wish to consult with:
New Hampshire State Library's Reference & Genealogy section
Association of Professional Genealogists
New Hampshire Historical Society
for additional research services and information.
Interested in hearing several Dunbarton natives tell their family histories?
The Dunbarton Historical Awareness Committee
loaded a few videos to YouTube.
Click to listen HERE
Interested in reading old Town of Dunbarton Annual Reports?
Click HERE to view UNH Digital Collections.
Ancestry Library Edition
The Dunbarton Public Library has a subscription to AncestryLibrary Edition. This resource is only available in-library. Please drop by the library during open hours to use this wonderful resource! Call ahead to block out a time period for your research. We even have a volunteer willing to help you with your searches.
Ancestry Library Edition provides access to genealogy resources, historical photos, local narratives, census records, oral histories, indexes and other resources in thousands of record sets that span from 1500 to 2000's, including Canadian Census data.