Monthly Archives: July 2018

New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Charlestown

In front of the Silsby Pubic Library in Charlestown, New Hampshire sits a memorial to both the Civil War and World War I.  The Civil War monument was placed earlier, unveiled on 6 October 1911. At that time there was … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Joseph Arthur Irene Brisebois aka Rene Woods of Sandown

The town of Sandown New Hampshire sent more than its share of heroes to serve during World War I. In fact that small place sent the highest percentage of men based on population. Among those men was one who would … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Missing Places: Riverside Inn of Hooksett

Riverside Inn, the focus of this story, was not the first public lodging to be famous in Hooksett. Before the American Revolution travel to this part of New Hampshire was often accomplished by boat. The boatmen and passengers would stop … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Nurse and First Woman Delegate to American Legion Convention: Ruth Ferris Corey of Manchester

World War I has many unsung heroes, and the war nurses are among them.   Ruth Ferris Corey was born 20 October 1894 in Manchester, New Hampshire, daughter of Charles R. & Emma Cynthia (Ferris) Corey. She grew up at #12 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Wagoner Ray Elhanan Cooper of Sunapee

Ray Elhanan Cooper was born 30 November 1895 in the small town of Sunapee NH, son of Henry Remington & Fannie Day (Young) Cooper. The 1900 U.S. Census shows him living with his parents in Sunapee with siblings Eva M. … Continue reading

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