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An infant grave of a Scots Irish settler in Londonderry, New Hampshire, buried in 1768. Her father, was a famous British spy during the Revolutionary War! Click here to read all about it...
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. HERE LYES THE BODY OF JEAN HOLLAND DAUGHTER TO STEPH^N HOLLAND AND JEAN HOLLAND DE- PARTED THIS LIFE JANRY 10TH 1768 AGED 7 MO...
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A transcription of the land laid out to Scots Irish settlers in Nutfield, New Hampshire (Derry, Londonderry and Windham) in 1719 and 1720. Many surnames of very early families are included on this map.
Last week I published a blog post about the first plots of land granted to families in Nutfield. It was an extremely popular post, generating over 1000 hits in just a few days. There were lots of comments on Facebook and em...
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Are you a descendant of Rev. John Fiske (1608 - 1677), the early Puritan minister at both Wenham and Chelmsford, Massachusetts?
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It's Weathervane Wednesday! #269 is a very unique chopper weathervane. Do you know the location of this weather vane?
It's Weathervane Wednesday! I post a series of weather vane photographs every Wednesday. This started with images of weathervanes from the Londonderry, New Hampshire area, but now I've found interesting weather vanes all acr...
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Susan Julia (Morrison) Cutting, d. 1831 in Derry, New Hampshire, was a descendant of a Scots Irish settler and great granddaughter of a Revolutionary War patriot at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. SUSAN JULIA Wife of MR. LEWIS CUTTING Who died Sep. 25, 1831 AEt. 24 A wife so true, there are but few, And difficult to find;...
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Is your Scots Irish ancestor on this list of grantees to land in Nutfield (now the towns of Londonderry, Derry and Windham, New Hampshire) written in 1719?
A lot map of Nutfield from Willey's Book of Nutfield Nutfield, June 1719 Laid out by order of the Commite of the above said town to William Humphery a Lott of Land in said Town Containing sixty acres and is bounded as followe...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ Jean HOLLAND, died 1768 in Londonderry (now Derry), New Hampshire
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. HERE LYES THE BODY OF JEAN HOLLAND DAUGHTER TO STEPH^N HOLLAND AND JEAN HOLLAND DE- PARTED THIS LIFE JANRY 10 TH 1768 AGED 7 MONTHS 7 DAYS Stephen Holland was born about 17...
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. HERE LYES THE BODY OF JEAN HOLLAND DAUGHTER TO STEPH^N HOLLAND AND JEAN HOLLAND DE- PARTED THIS LIFE JANRY 10TH 1768 AGED 7 MO...
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Transcription of an Early Nutfield Map
Last week I published a blog post about the first plots of
land granted to families in Nutfield.  A
reader asked about the names on the map I used to illustrate this post.  This map was taken from Willey’s Book of
Nutfield.  She couldn’t read the tiny handw...
Last week I published a blog post about the first plots of land granted to families in Nutfield. A reader asked about the names on the map I used to illustrate this post. This map was taken from Willey’s Book of Nutfield. ...
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Surname Saturday ~ FISKE of Salem, Wenham and Chelmsford, Massachusetts
FISKE, FISK John Fiske, my 9 th great grandfather, was born in
South Elmham, Suffolk, England and attended King’s College in Cambridge where
he studied medicine and was received a diploma in 1625.  He married Ann Gipps and removed to Massachusetts
in 1637 o...
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Weathervane Wednesday ~ Vroom! Vroom!
It's Weathervane Wednesday! I post a series of weather vane photographs every Wednesday.  This started with images of weathervanes from the Londonderry, New Hampshire area, but now I've found interesting weather vanes all across New England and across the g...
It's Weathervane Wednesday! I post a series of weather vane photographs every Wednesday. This started with images of weathervanes from the Londonderry, New Hampshire area, but now I've found interesting weather vanes all acr...
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Tombstone Tuesday ~ Susan Julia (Morrison) Cutting (1807- 1831) of Derry, New Hampshire
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. SUSAN JULIA Wife of MR. LEWIS CUTTING Who died Sep. 25, 1831 AEt. 24 A wife so true, there
are but few, And difficult to find; A wife more just, and
true to trust There is ...
This tombstone was photographed at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry, New Hampshire. SUSAN JULIA Wife of MR. LEWIS CUTTING Who died Sep. 25, 1831 AEt. 24 A wife so true, there are but few, And difficult to find;...
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First grant of land in Nutfield, June 1719
A lot map of Nutfield from Willey's Book of Nutfield Nutfield, June 1719 Laid out by order of the Commite of the above said town to William Humphery a Lott of Land in said Town Containing sixty acres and is bounded as followeth begining at a pine tree marke...
A lot map of Nutfield from Willey's Book of Nutfield Nutfield, June 1719 Laid out by order of the Commite of the above said town to William Humphery a Lott of Land in said Town Containing sixty acres and is bounded as followe...
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Genealogist from Manchester, 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