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Rockingham County, New Hampshire

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  • Pvt Peter Bragg (1750 - 1838)
    BRAGG, PETER DAR Ancestor #: A013639 Service: NEW HAMPSHIRE - MASSACHUSETTS Rank(s): PRIVATE Birth: 7-15-1750 GOSPORT NEW HAMPSHIRE Death: 11-30-1838 THETFORD ORANGE CO VERMONT Pension Number: *S19222 ...
  • John Hill, of Wakefield (c.1723 - d.)
    John Hill FamilySearch Family Tree Birth: 1732 - Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States Death: Wakefield, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States Parents: Joseph Hill, Sarah Larrabee...
  • Ebenezer Hill (1758 - 1853)
    Ebenezer Hill Gender: Male Birth: January 28, 1758 - Greenland, Rockingham, New Hampshire Death: March 20, 1853 (95) - Wakefield, Carroll, New Hampshire Place of Burial: Perkins-Hill Cemetery, ...
  • Benjamin Eaton (1718 - 1784)
    Benjamin was said to hav been at the capture of Louisburg in 1745 and is probably the benjamin Eaton listed with first cousin David Eaton in Capt. John Goffe's Co at dover in Dec 1746. It is also said ...
  • Robert Blake (1751 - 1841)
    GEDCOM Source ===@R1101123765@ New Hampshire, Birth Records, 1659-1900 Operations. Inc. “New Hampshire, Birth Records, through 1900.” Online index and digital images. New Engl...

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The area that today is Rockingham County was first settled by Europeans moving north from the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts as early as 1623. The government was linked tightly with Massachusetts until New Hampshire became a separate colony in 1679, but counties were not introduced until 1769.

Rockingham was identified in 1769 as one of five original counties for the colony. It is named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, who had been Prime Minister from 1765 to 1766. The county was organized in 1771, with its county seat at Exeter. In 1823, a portion of Hillsborough Country became part of the formation of Merrimack County. In 1844, its area was further reduced by the formation of Belknap County to the northwest. In 1997, the county court facilities were moved to Brentwood, a rural town adjacent to Exeter.

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