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Click here to find out how to research the passenger lists of the Scots Prisoners of War 1650 and 1651, exiled to New England and sold into bondage.  Is your ancestor on these lists?  
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Do you know the location of weathervane #224?  It used to be on a historic building in New Hampshire, and now resides in a museum. 
This is an on-going series of blog posts on local weathervanes I post every week on Wednesdays.  Some of the weather vanes are whimsical, some are historical, but all are interesting.  Often my readers tip me off to some very...
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The story of Capt. Alexander Todd shows the history of Scots Irish settlement in Nutfield and the surrounding towns in New Hampshire in the 1700s. 
This tombstone was photographed at the Riverside Cemetery,  on Route 3A, Hooksett, New Hampshire. This tombstone is located just inches behind the Mitchel family tombstone, and so I found it was difficult to photograp...
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Wow!  There is an extensive list of genealogy and local history events for this September 2015 on this list!  Something for everyone, young and old! 
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Are you a descendant of Henry Herrick (1598 - 1670), an early settler at Beverly, Massachusetts?
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Did you know you can use Ancestry images on your blog, but not GenealogyBank?  Were you aware of the difference? 
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Discovery of Scots Prisoners of War at Durham Cathedral in England! How is this important to New England Genealogical Research?
William Munroe, born in Scotland about 1625 Died in Lexington, Massachusetts 1718 The news hit the media just yesterday.  Two mass graves found next to Durham
cathedral in England were found to contain the skeletal remains of Scots
prisoners from the battle...
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Weathervane Wednesday ~ In a Museum
This is an on-going series of blog posts on local weathervanes I post every week on Wednesdays.  Some of the weather vanes are whimsical, some are historical, but all are interesting.  Often my readers tip me off to some very unique and unusual weathervanes...
This is an on-going series of blog posts on local weathervanes I post every week on Wednesdays.  Some of the weather vanes are whimsical, some are historical, but all are interesting.  Often my readers tip me off to some very...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ Captain Alexander Todd, d. 1807, Revolutionary War Veteran
This tombstone was photographed at the Riverside Cemetery,  on Route 3A, Hooksett, New Hampshire. This tombstone is located just inches behind the Mitchel family tombstone, and so I found it was difficult to photograph.   Check out the Find A Grave entry fo...
This tombstone was photographed at the Riverside Cemetery,  on Route 3A, Hooksett, New Hampshire. This tombstone is located just inches behind the Mitchel family tombstone, and so I found it was difficult to photograp...
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September 2015 Genealogy and Local History Calendar
September 2, Wednesday, 6pm, History
of Stepfamilies in Early America , at the New England Historic Genealogical
Society at 99 – 101 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts, Free to the
public.  A book talk by author Lisa
Wilson who examines the early stereot...
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Surname Saturday ~ HERRICK of Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts
Henry Herrick (1688 - 1755) Abbott Street Burial Ground (Ancient Burial Ground), Beverly, Massachusetts HERRICK There are lots of myths about Henry Herrick's origins.  He was not a Virginia planter, and he was not the son of an upper class gentleman in Leic...
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I’m removing a blog post image… because it was the right thing to do!
  Senate Patents & Copyright Committee, 4/9/24 Exactly one week ago I published a blog post about a
newspaper article I found via GenealogyBank.com.  You can see this blog post HERE .  It was a very popular blog piece seen by over
a thousand viewers, and I ...
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Trying to do the right thing is time consuming. Good on you for fixing it up. I have started paying for some blog images as it takes time to find ones that are free to use and then add the text and design it. (Inexpensive ones.)
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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