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It's Weathervane Wednesday!  Today's weather vane is brought to you thanks to genealogy blogger +Carol Stevens 
Every Wednesday for two years Vincent and I have been photographing weather vanes located in or near the Nutfield area (the land where the towns of Londonderry, Derry, Windham and Manchester are now located).  Most are histor...
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I'm reposting this blog post about the Munroe Family and their kin at the Battle of Lexington, for Patriot's Day, which is celebrated today although the battle took place on 19 April 1775. 
A view of Jonathan Harrington's house, he crawled across Lexington Green to die in his wife's arms 19 April 1775 My 5x great grandfather, Andrew Munroe was not at the Battle of Lexington. He had died in 1766, and his wife ha...
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An old photo from an Easter morning in Puerto Rico, 1992. Did you ever spend a holiday in another country or culture? 
Easter Morning Old San Juan, Puerto Rico 1992 This photo was taken at La Plaza de la Barandilla. The statue is a bust of Patricio Rijos "Toribio", famous for playing the "guicharo" (a hollow gourd played as a musical i...
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Terrifically spooky skulls and crossbones on these old gravestones at Portsmouth, New Hampshire's Point of Graves. 
These tombstones were photographed at the Point of Graves, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Here lies Interred the Body of Mrs. MARY MARCH Relict of Dctr. CLEMENT MARCH who Departed this Life April 7  1759 AEatis 80 ...
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The Samuel Forster flag, dating from the Lexington alarm in 1775, was up for auction yesterday in New York City.  What happened? 
The Forster Flag, 1775 Over the past few years I have blogged several posts about my cousin's long renovation project of the Israel Forster house.  You can read some of the posts at this link HERE.  A few months ago she told ...
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There is a mystery behind this tombstone with the names of my WILKINSON great grandparents and their children. 
This tombstone was photographed at the Monumental Cemetery in Peabody, Massachusetts This gravestone is also a family mystery 1830    ROBERT W. WILKINSON 1874 1831    PHEBE C.  HIS WIFE          1895 1856    WALTE...
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An old family photo of the Easter parade, 1963, on Fifth Avenue, New York City.  Did your hometown have any Easter traditions? 
In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it,  You'll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade.  I'll be all in clover and when they look you over,  I'll be the proudest fellow in the Easter Parade.  On the avenue...
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Are you a descendant of Lawrence Leach (1589 - 1662), settler at Beverly, Massachusetts?
Lawrence Leach was born in England in 1589 and died in Salem, Massachusetts in 1662.  He was one of the “Old Planters”, who came to Cape Ann before Roger Conant and Endicott settled Salem. His farm and land are located in wha...
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Rev. James McGregor (1677-1729), the "Moses" of the Scots Irish who brought the first wave of immigrants to America, is to be honored with a plaque on his home church in Aghadowey, Northern Ireland.  A press release by the Derry, New Hampshire town historian Rick Holmes. 
Richard Holmes, Derry Town Historian, thanks to the Union Leader newspaper A Press Release by Rick Holmes, the Town Historian of Derry, New Hampshire: Blue Plaque Presentation, 2014 On July 28, 2014 the Rev. James McGrego...
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It's Weathervane Wednesday!  Today's weathervane was brought to you thanks to reader Gerry Savard, genealogist and bird watcher.
Every Wednesday for more than two years Vincent and I have been photographing weather vanes located in or near the Nutfield area (Londonderry, Derry, Windham and Manchester, New Hampshire).  Today's weather vane was photograp...
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Genealogist from Londonderry, New Hampshire, author of Nutfield Genealogy blog at http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com
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Author of the Nutfield Genealogy blog. 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 recording secretary of the New Hampshire Mayflower Society, 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