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My 9th great grandfather, John WILDES (1619 = 1705) of Topsfield, MA,  lost his 2nd wife when she was hung as a witch, then married a third time to my other 9th great grandmother, Mary Jacobs, who had lost her husband (my other 9th great grandfather George Jacobs) when he was hung as a witch.  The daughter, Sarah Wildes (b. 1651) married the son of a man who lost his wife as a witch (Edward Bishop).  The WILDES family suffered great losses during the 1692 witch hysteria in Massachusetts. 
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Check out all the fun genealogy and local history events happening in August 2015, including lots of historical re-enactments, genealogy classes, historic garden and cemetery tours, living history presentations,  and more! 
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If you visit the beach in New Hampshire you might have passed this weathervane and never noticed it! Where is weathervane #219 located, and what does this symbol mean? 
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  The first weathervanes I published were from the Nutfield (Londonderry) area, but now I've found interesting weather vanes from all over New England. ...
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Another Scots Irish settler, born in Northern Ireland, settled in Worcester county, and later removed to Bedford, New Hampshire where he was buried with his wife - Robert Peebles d. 1772 and Sarah Gray d. 1760
This double tombstone was photographed at the Old Bedford Cemetery, established 1737 in Bedford, New Hampshire Death like an over flowing flood      Doth sweep us all away The old the young the middle age      To D...
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Time flies when you are having fun! 
Several years ago I started to write local history stories for the Londonderry news website. I didn’t know it was a blog.  I didn’t even know what the word blog meant.  After my first few posts, the editor gave me a password ...
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Are you a descendant of Joseph METCALF (1598/9 - 1665), an early settler at Ipswich, Massachusetts? 
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Surname Saturday ~ WILDES of Topsfield and Salem, Massachusetts
WILDES/WILD/WILDE John Wild (1619 – 1705), my 9 th great
grandfather, and his brother, William, arrived in New England on board the ship Elizabeth on 10 April 1635.  John was listed as 17 years old, William was
age 30.  They both first lived in
Ipswich, and...
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August 2015 Genealogy and Local Events Calendar
August 1, Saturday and August 2, Sunday, 9am – 5pm  17 th Century Encampment , an outdoor interpretive weekend at Colonial Pemaquid in
Maine.  Re-enactors showcase civilian and
military life with equipment, crafts, cooking, games, etc.  Sponsored jointly by...
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Weathervane Wednesday ~ A Fraternal Organization
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  The first weathervanes I published were from the Nutfield (Londonderry) area, but now I've found interesting weather vanes from all over New England.  Some weathervanes are historica...
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  The first weathervanes I published were from the Nutfield (Londonderry) area, but now I've found interesting weather vanes from all over New England. ...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ Robert and Sarah Peebles, double tombstone, d. 1760 and 1772, Bedford, New Hampshire
This double tombstone was photographed at the Old Bedford Cemetery, established 1737 in Bedford, New Hampshire Death like an over flowing flood      Doth sweep us all away The old the young the middle age      To Death becomes a Prey. Here lies             ...
This double tombstone was photographed at the Old Bedford Cemetery, established 1737 in Bedford, New Hampshire Death like an over flowing flood      Doth sweep us all away The old the young the middle age      To D...
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Happy 6th Blogoversary to me!
Several years ago I started to write local history stories
for the Londonderry news website. I didn’t know it was a blog.  I didn’t even know what the word blog meant.  After my first few posts, the
editor gave me a password to edit my own stories in Wordpr...
Several years ago I started to write local history stories for the Londonderry news website. I didn’t know it was a blog.  I didn’t even know what the word blog meant.  After my first few posts, the editor gave me a password ...
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Surname Saturday ~ Joseph METCALF of Ipswich, Massachusetts
METCALF Joseph Metcalf (1598/9- 1665), my 11 th great
grandfather, is another ancestor who has a lengthy sketch in The
Great Migration series, and an equally lengthy sketch in the compiled
genealogy The Driver Family , so it seems very silly to repeat it al...
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Genealogist from Londonderry, New Hampshire, author of Nutfield Genealogy blog at http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com
Introduction
Author of the Nutfield Genealogy blog and occasional genealogy speaker. My family research includes Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine, with a smattering of Nova Scotia. Please contact me if you see your ancestors on this blog. I would love to share information. I am the  former secretary of the New Hampshire Mayflower Society, former President of the Londonderry Historical Society, member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Mass. Society of Genealogists, The National Genealogical Society, and the New Hampshire Society of Genealogists. 

Surnames I am researching:
Wilkinson
Roberts
Bill
Bollman
Munroe
Wilson
Flint
Simonds
Lyons
Rand
Allen
Hitchings
Hoogerzeil
Batchelder
Emerson
Younger (also Jones and Dominis)
Locke
Burnham
Mears
Poland

Education
  • Lesley University
    Elementary Education, 1979 - 1983
  • Lesley University
    Technology Education, 1983 - 1985