Monthly Archives: May 2019

A New Hampshire Mother: Evelina “Eva” (Rollins) Sykes of Manchester (1870-1942)

It all started with one photograph.  Shown on the left the graphic is identified as: “Sykes family, from left to right: Kenneth, their mother, Irma, and Basiel.” [Based on the real birth dates I tend to think that instead it … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Tidbits: The Best Mother

Regular readers of my Cow Hampshire blog know I’ve written many times about New Hampshire agriculture, and in particular about heirloom apple history. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I thought I’d present a tidbit story that combines both … Continue reading

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Another Heroine of WWI: Pauline Hildreth Field (1885-1919)

Pauline Hildreth Field was not born in New Hampshire, but her paternal grandmother was. Pauline  was one of over 160 women World War I Red Cross workers who died during service during World War I. She did not work as … Continue reading

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