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Get ready for July- and lots of great genealogy and local history events in New England!  Check out this calendar! 
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Are you a descendant of John FRIEND (1605 - about 1655) an early settler at Manchester, Massachusetts? 
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My 2x great grandfather, Abijah Franklin Hitchings (1841 - 1910) was the deputy customs collector at Salem, Massachusetts, and he worked in this beautiful building.  Click here to read the story and see all the photos of the interior.
Salem, Massachusetts is famous for the witch trials and the hysteria of 1692, but it is more important for its role in role as one of the most lucrative ports during the age of clipper ships to the Far East, importing porcela...
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Photographs of our visit to Portsmouth, New Hampshire's new memorial for the African Burial Ground.  The hidden history of black people in Northern New England.  
Yes, New Hampshire has a long history of African American heritage. Believe it or not.  You can even take a walking tour on the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, which will open your eyes to history that has been all around yo...
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Weathervane #214 is located somewhere in New Hampshire.  Do you know the location? Click here for the full story...
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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From Bedford, New Hampshire - A Scots Irish settler with his two wives (both named Ann) - a triple tombstone! 
This tombstone was photographed at the Old Burial Ground in Bedford, New Hampshire Our glass is run ERECTED                      LIKEWISE                  ALSO     In Memory of                 In Memory              ...
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July 2015 Genealogy and Local History Calendar
July 1 to 5, The Boston Harborfest 2015  http://www.bostonusa.com/harborfest/ This festival includes historical re-enactments, concerts, fireworks,
historical tours, and much, much more. 
Over 200 daily events in Boston’s historic downtown and waterfront
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Surname Saturday ~ FRIEND of Salem and Manchester, Massachusetts
John Friend was in New England around 1637 and became a
church member in Salem, Massachusetts in 1640. 
He resided in the part of Salem that became Manchester, and he was a
farmer, grist mill operator and a builder. 
  On 16 March 1640 several
landowners, i...
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My Great Great Grandfather, the Deputy Customs Collector
Salem, Massachusetts is famous for the witch trials and the
hysteria of 1692, but it is more important for its role in role as one of the
most lucrative ports during the age of clipper ships to the Far East, importing
porcelains, tea and spices.  This age o...
Salem, Massachusetts is famous for the witch trials and the hysteria of 1692, but it is more important for its role in role as one of the most lucrative ports during the age of clipper ships to the Far East, importing porcela...
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Our Juneteenth visit to Portsmouth’s African Burial Ground
Yes, New Hampshire has a long history of African American
heritage. Believe it or not.  You can even
take a walking tour on the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, which will open
your eyes to history that has been all around you all along, but you never
notic...
Yes, New Hampshire has a long history of African American heritage. Believe it or not.  You can even take a walking tour on the Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, which will open your eyes to history that has been all around yo...
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Weathervane Wednesday ~ A Running Horse
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 ~ A triple tombstone! Mr. John Burns and two wives named Ann
This tombstone was photographed at the Old Burial Ground in Bedford, New Hampshire Our glass is run ERECTED                      LIKEWISE                  ALSO     In Memory of                 In Memory                In Memory Mrs. Ann                     ...
This tombstone was photographed at the Old Burial Ground in Bedford, New Hampshire Our glass is run ERECTED                      LIKEWISE                  ALSO     In Memory of                 In Memory              ...
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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