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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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Weathervane #223 was submitted by reader +Sharon Gillis  and it is located somewhere in Maine.  Do you know the location? 
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A fancy tombstone for John Reid, age 14, who died in 1738 in Londonderry, New Hampshire. Buried at the Forest Hill Cemetery (now in the town of Derry, New Hampshire). 
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire.   In 1738 this was the town of Londonderry.  HERE LYETH THE BODY OF JOHN REID WHO DEPARTED  THIS LIFE IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 173...
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Who will right toppled gravestones? Is the responsibility of the cemetery? What if there are no "next of kin"?  What is "perpetual care"? 
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I'm honored to be on +Elizabeth O'Neal 's list of interesting blog posts this week! 
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Thank you for the shout-out, +Heather Wilkinson Rojo!
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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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Weathervane Wednesday ~ A replacement Eagle
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  I first started by publishing posts about weathervanes from the Nutfield area, but now I've been finding interesting and historical weathervanes from all over New Hampshire and New E...
Weathervane Wednesday is an on-going series of photographs I post weekly.  I first started by publishing posts about weathervanes from the Nutfield area, but now I've been finding interesting and historical weathervanes from ...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ 14 year old John Reid, died 1738, Londonderry, New Hampshire
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire.   In 1738 this was the town of Londonderry.  HERE LYETH THE BODY OF JOHN REID WHO DEPARTED  THIS LIFE IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1738 BEING 14 YEARS OLD.  Ledger stones (which...
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire.   In 1738 this was the town of Londonderry.  HERE LYETH THE BODY OF JOHN REID WHO DEPARTED  THIS LIFE IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 173...
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Cemetery Perpetual Care? What does it cover?
These photos were taken at the Riverside Cemetery in Hooksett, New Hampshire. Can you read the tiny sign next to the toppled gravestone? PERPETUAL CARE TOWN OF HOOKSETT RUHAMAH Wife of Stephen C. Eastman DIED Aug. 16, 1892 AEt. 88 yrs, 9 mos. 20 ds. I have ...
These photos were taken at the Riverside Cemetery in Hooksett, New Hampshire. Can you read the tiny sign next to the toppled gravestone? PERPETUAL CARE TOWN OF HOOKSETT RUHAMAH Wife of Stephen C. Eastman ...
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Thanks, +John D. Tew for having me on your list of interesting genealogy blog posts this week! 
The following are a few recommendations for inclusion on your reading list this weekend.  1.  Starting (as we often do) with news and stories from NEHGS, notice was given this week that NEHGS will be taking over publication...
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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