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Surname Saturday ~ KENDALL
Middlesex County, Massachusetts Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/item/2012592351/ KENDALL The Kendall Family goes back for many generations in
Cambridgeshire, England.  John Kendall
(1580 – 1660) had ten children, and seven came to Massachusetts.   Th...
Middlesex County, Massachusetts Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/item/2012592351/ KENDALL The Kendall Family goes back for many generations in Cambridgeshire, England.  John Kendall (1580 – 1660) had ten children,...
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Francis Kendall is in my genes too!
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Before and After
before restoration after restoration, hanging in our house in New Hampshire We call her "Madonna of the Half Moon"! We have no date for this painting, and the artist is unknown detail of the Madonna's face My husband and I brought many pieces of art, books,...
before restoration after restoration, hanging in our house in New Hampshire We call her "Madonna of the Half Moon"! We have no date for this painting, and the artist is unknown detail of the Madonna's face My husband and ...
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Weathervane Wednesday ~ Above the fire station
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  I started by publishing weather vanes from the Londonderry area, but now I've been finding interesting weather vanes all across New England.  Sometimes my weather vanes are whimsical...
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  I started by publishing weather vanes from the Londonderry area, but now I've been finding interesting weather vanes all across New England.  Sometime...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ STEEL, buried at Derry, New Hampshire (then Londonderry)
These tombstones were photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. HERE LYES THE BODY OF NAOMI STEEL.  SHE DIED OCTOBER 28 1759 AGED 18 MONTHS HERE LYES THE BODY OF MR THOMAS STEEL JUNR WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE OCTR 3RD AD 1746 IN THE 25T...
These tombstones were photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. HERE LYES THE BODY OF NAOMI STEEL.  SHE DIED OCTOBER 28 1759 AGED 18 MONTHS HERE LYES THE BODY OF MR THOMAS STEEL JUNR ...
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Cochecho Massacre, 27 June 1689, Dover, New Hampshire
The Damm Garrison House in Dover, New Hampshire is located inside this pavilion at the Woodman Institute This map is located inside the Damm Garrison at the Woodman Institute in Dover, New Hampshire It explains the events of Cochecho Massacre, and maps out ...
The Damm Garrison House in Dover, New Hampshire is located inside this pavilion at the Woodman Institute This map is located inside the Damm Garrison at the Woodman Institute in Dover, New Hampshire It explains the events ...
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Surname Saturday ~ TOWNSEND of Lynn, Massachusetts
TOWNSEND / TOWNSHEND The Townsend family has published genealogies going back in
time to Roger de Townshende and his wife Catherine Atherton who were born about
1325 AD.  It is a noble lineage that includes
knights and ladies.  One Roger Townshend
was knigh...
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Conserving art objects passed down in the family tree can be a daunting task.  How do you find a reputable conservator? 
before restoration after restoration, hanging in our house in New Hampshire We call her "Madonna of the Half Moon"! We have no date for this painting, and the artist is unknown detail of the Madonna's face My husband and ...
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Weathervane #209 can be found somewhere in Bedford, New Hampshire... Do you know the location of this weather vane? 
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  I started by publishing weather vanes from the Londonderry area, but now I've been finding interesting weather vanes all across New England.  Sometime...
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Two early Scots Irish gravestones with the name STEEL, buried at Londonderry (now Derry), New Hampshire in the mid 1700s. 
These tombstones were photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. HERE LYES THE BODY OF NAOMI STEEL.  SHE DIED OCTOBER 28 1759 AGED 18 MONTHS HERE LYES THE BODY OF MR THOMAS STEEL JUNR ...
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The first recorded event in New England history where captives were carried to Canada was the Cochecho Massacre in Dover, New Hampshire in 1689. 
The Damm Garrison House in Dover, New Hampshire is located inside this pavilion at the Woodman Institute This map is located inside the Damm Garrison at the Woodman Institute in Dover, New Hampshire It explains the events ...
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Are you descended of Thomas TOWNSEND (about 1636 - abt 1700) of Lynn, Massachusetts?  
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Click here to learn the tricks and tips I use to prepare my weekly surname stories for my genealogy blog.  
As of this week I've written more than 165 Surname Saturday posts.  I've made it a habit to re-examine my research on all the immigrant ancestors in my family tree, starting at the top of my 15 generation chart with my patern...
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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