Places

  • Portsmouth is also known as: Rockingham County / Portsmouth city and Portsmouth, N.H..

  • Their current mayor is Mayor John P. Bohenko, who took office August 11th, 2016.

  • Portsmouth tourist attractions include: Wentworth-Gardner House, Portsmouth Athenæum, and Water Country.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Zack Conroy (actor), Andre Ramsey (american football player), Jean Kasem (actor and voice actor), Michael Bolten (actor), James F. Bowring (software engineer), Crystal Lisbon (actor), and Juston McKinney (actor).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: The New Hampshire Gazette and Foster's Daily Democrat.

History

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire in the United States. It is the largest city but only the fourth-largest community in the county, with a population of 21,233 at the 2010 census. A historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination, Portsmouth is served by Portsmouth International Airport at Pease, formerly the Strategic Air Command's Pease Air Force Base. Native Americans of the Abenaki and other Algonquian-speaking nations inhabited the territory of coastal New Hampshire for thousands of years before European contact. The first known European to explore and write about the area was Martin Pring in 1603. The village was settled by English immigrants in 1630 and named Piscataqua, after the Abenaki name for the river. Then the village was called Strawberry Banke, after the many wild strawberries growing beside the Piscataqua River, a tidal estuary with a swift current. Strategically located for trade between upstream industries and mercantile interests abroad, the port prospered. Fishing, lumber and shipbuilding were principal businesses of the region. Enslaved Africans were imported as early as 1645 and were an integral part of building the city's...

The official website for the city of Portsmouth is http://www.cityofportsmouth.com/.

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Portsmouth Obituaries

It was disclosed on April 19th, 2016 that Kenneth A Triemstra passed on in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Triemstra was 76 years old and was born in Kalamazoo, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Kenneth A's life.

It was noted by Tri-City Herald on March 6th, 2016 that Martin Chelberg Jr "Marty" Arntzen died in Richland, Washington.  Arntzen was 73 years old and was born in Portsmouth, NH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Martin Chelberg Jr "Marty"'s life.

It was disclosed on January 7th, 2016 that Ann Ury (Donovan) passed away in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Ms. Ury was 80 years old and was born in Foxboro, MA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ann's life.

It was revealed by Daily Press on November 9th, 2015 that Timothy Ayer passed away in California.  Ayer was 50 years old and was born in Portsmouth, NH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Timothy's life.

It was disclosed by West Central Tribune on September 18th, 2015 that Wanda Bergstrom (Young) passed away in Willmar, Minnesota.  Ms. Bergstrom was 58 years old and was born in Portsmouth, NH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Wanda's life.

It was noted by The Issaquah Press on September 1st, 2015 that Stanley Earl "Stan" Bump perished in Sammamish, Washington.  Bump was 79 years old and was born in Portsmouth, NH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Stanley Earl "Stan"'s life.

It was revealed by Seattle Times (2000-present) on August 30th, 2015 that Stanley Earl Bump passed on in Issaquah, Washington.  Bump was 78 years old and was born in Portsmouth, NH.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Stanley Earl's life.

It was written by The Issaquah Press on August 25th, 2015 that Staney Earl Bump passed away in Sammamish, Washington.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Staney Earl's life.

It was written by The Foxboro Reporter on August 13th, 2015 that Pauline B Hadley (Holman) died in Norwood, Massachusetts.  Ms. Hadley was 87 years old and was born in Portsmouth, NH.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Pauline B's life.

It was written on June 27th, 2015 that Randy Alan Rudolph passed on in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  Rudolph was 55 years old and was born in Bismarck, ND.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Randy Alan's life.

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Calvery & St Mary's Cemeteries
98 Summer St
Portsmouth, NH 03804

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George H. Perkins Jr.
Portsmouth. Burial with military honors will be held Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. at Calvary Cemetery, Greenland Road, Portsmouth. Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 70 Christmas Fund, 169 Walton Road, Seabrook, NH 03874.
http://www.seacoastonline.com/articles/20101107-PUBLICRECORDS04-11070324

Mary W. Sullivan, 96
Sullivan who passed away in 1985, her family members include: her daughters, Patricia Lavallee and her husband Michael of Lawrence, and Mary Vangile and her husband Alan of Portsmouth ... Business Administration from New Hampshire College.
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Donald A. LaPlante, Sr., 97
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