Family name resources

Looking for a relative? Here's a list of family name resources at the Grantham Historical Society.

ONE: Filing cabinet folders

These folders contain varying amounts of information on families (the last name listed on the folder).

  • Residents (various articles)
  • Residents 2001-2009 (separate folders by year)
  • Residents prior to 2001
  • Undated material about residents

TWO: File boxes with individual family folders

BOX #1  A through G

  • Alexander                                                   
  • Austin/Hayward                                       
  • Barton                                                         
  • Bartons of Croydon                                   
  • Bean                                                           
  • Buswell                                                         
  • Carr                                                              
  • Carver                                                          
  • Church                                                          
  • Clement                                                       
  • Clifford 
  • Clough
  • Colton
  • Cote
  • Crane
  • Crossy
  • Cyrus Jefferson (1880s)
  • Davis 
  • Dunbar
  • Eastman
  • Eaton
  • Fay
  • Fischer                                                       
  • Flanders                                                    
  • Foss                                                              
  • Fowler
  • Gault
  • Gile
  • Gleason

BOX #2   H through K

  • Hall                                                                           
  • Harriman                                                                 
  • Hastings (Wilfred and Paul; others)                  
  • Hastings (Jonas)
  • Hastings (Merton)
  • Hastings (Frances)
  • Hastings/Thornton
  • Hayward
  • Hersey
  • Hook
  • Horton-Forest
  • Howard
  • Howard (Abiel)
  • Humphrey/Sawyer
  • Huntington
  • Jenney
  • Johnson
  • Kidder
  • Kimball (Samuel)

BOX #3  L through Shurtleff

  • Leavitt (2 folders)
  • Loverin
  • Merrill
  • Miller
  • Mission
  • Mutney
  • Newell
  • Newton
  • Nichols
  • Phetteplace
  • Pillsbury
  • Reney
  • Sanders/Saunders
  • Sanborn
  • Sargent
  • Scott
  • Shaw
  • Shedd
  • Shurtleff

BOX #4  SMITH through YOUNG

  • Smith
  • Spiller
  • Spooner
  • Stebbins
  • Stocker
  • Stockwell
  • Stone
  • Strong (Strachen)
  • Tautrie
  • Thornton
  • Walker (Allen)
  • Walker (Ira)
  • Wells
  • Wheeler
  • Whitaker
  • Winter
  • Young

THREE: Three-ring binders

  • Hastings Family, 1037–1654
  • Descendants of Robert Hastings

FOUR: Boxes

  • Hastings/Merrill Civil War letters
  • Alexander letters
  • Reney brothers (Isaac and Donas)
  • Howe family
  • Shaw family
  • Currier family