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Surname Saturday ~ MEARS of Essex, Massachusetts
MEARS Alexander Mears, my 5 th great grandfather,
was born about 1750 in England and it seems that he came to Massachusetts as a very
young man.  His arrival coincides with
the beginning rumbles of the Revolutionary War. 
He married Martha Poland in 1773 in...
MEARS Alexander Mears, my 5th great grandfather, was born about 1750 in England and it seems that he came to Massachusetts as a very young man.  His arrival coincides with the beginning rumbles of the Revolutionary War.  ...
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Photo Friday ~ Twins from Beverly, Massachusetts
My Uncle Richard Wilkinson gave me a scan of this photo, front and back.  Four generations of our family lived in the same house in Beverly, Massachusetts, at 7 Dearborn Avenue, from my great grandparents when they immigrated from Yorkshire, England in 1915...
My Uncle Richard Wilkinson gave me a scan of this photo, front and back.  Four generations of our family lived in the same house in Beverly, Massachusetts, at 7 Dearborn Avenue, from my great grandparents when they immigrated...
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Robert Frost’s Birthday ~ 16 March 1874
The Frost Farm, Derry, New Hampshire Although we all think of him as a New England poet,
did you know that Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on 26
March 1874?  His father was a Southern sympathizer during the Civil War, and so
he was named ...
The Frost Farm, Derry, New Hampshire Although we all think of him as a New England poet, did you know that Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on 26 March 1874?  His father was a Southern sympathizer during...
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Weathervane Wednesday ~ A collection of Weathervanes from a famous Amusement Park
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 Crosby child on Cape Cod, died 1840
ELLEN P. dau. of Hatsel and J. H. CROSBY died Oct. 18, 1840 AEt. 3ys.  8 ms. I saw this little tombstone when I was looking for CROSBY
ancestors at the Ancient Burying Ground in Brewster, Massachusetts.  This one intrigued me with the name “Hatsel”.  Who wa...
ELLEN P. dau. of Hatsel and J. H. CROSBY died Oct. 18, 1840 AEt. 3ys.  8 ms. I saw this little tombstone when I was looking for CROSBY ancestors at the Ancient Burying Ground in Brewster, Massachusetts.  This one intr...
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The Woeful Life of a Colonial Woman
My 5 th great grandmother, Mary (also known as
Lucy) Mixer was born 21 November 1727 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.   Her parents, Joseph Mixer and Mary Ball,
were from Watertown (near Boston), married there, and had eight children in
Shrewsbury, thirty mile...
My 5th great grandmother, Mary (also known as Lucy) Mixer was born 21 November 1727 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.   Her parents, Joseph Mixer and Mary Ball, were from Watertown (near Boston), married there, and had eight chil...
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A reminder of the Baby Boom!  All these twins lived on the same street in Beverly, Massachusetts 1951
My Uncle Richard Wilkinson gave me a scan of this photo, front and back.  Four generations of our family lived in the same house in Beverly, Massachusetts, at 7 Dearborn Avenue, from my great grandparents when they immigrated...
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Did you know that Robert Frost was not born in New England? 
The Frost Farm, Derry, New Hampshire Although we all think of him as a New England poet, did you know that Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on 26 March 1874?  His father was a Southern sympathizer during...
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Can you guess where this collection of weather vanes is located? It is supposed to be the "Happiest Place on Earth"... but who ever notices the great weather vanes there?
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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Ellen P. CROSBY, died 1840, three years old, daughter of Hatsel Crosby and Jerusha Homer, buried at the Ancient Burying Ground, Brewster, Massachusetts (Cape Cod). 
ELLEN P. dau. of Hatsel and J. H. CROSBY died Oct. 18, 1840 AEt. 3ys.  8 ms. I saw this little tombstone when I was looking for CROSBY ancestors at the Ancient Burying Ground in Brewster, Massachusetts.  This one intr...
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The sad life of Mary (Mixer) (Simonds) (Munroe) Simonds  (1727 - 1783) - my 5th great grandmother. 
My 5th great grandmother, Mary (also known as Lucy) Mixer was born 21 November 1727 in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.   Her parents, Joseph Mixer and Mary Ball, were from Watertown (near Boston), married there, and had eight chil...
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My ancestor John Lennox (1765 - 1817) had an inn at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia that is still open!  We stayed there for a few nights and explored the area, and researched the family tree.  It is the oldest operating inn in Canada. 
The Lennox Inn, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Today's Innkeeper, Robert Cram, and the tavern room The house across the street, where John Lennox actually lived.... The Lennox Inn, a bed and breakfast, is located at 69 Fox ...
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That's really something! We were there in 2012. We did not stay at that inn but we drove past it and I took a photo of it. It's a small world.
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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