Category Archives: New Hampshire Men

The Face of Eldred Louis Sanborn of Sanbornton NH (1890-1967)

A 1917-era postcard shows a handsome young man seated before a table. He is dressed in a WWI uniform. On the back of the card in dark ink is inscribed: “Eldred L. Sanborn, Lochmere, N.H.” Lochmere, for those not well … Continue reading

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Manchester NH Athlete, Legendary Skiing Coach and Promoter, Sports Commentator & Hall of Famer: Robert P. “Bob” Beattie (1933-still living)

Robert P. “Bob” Beattie was born 24 January 1933 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Robert A. & Katherine S. (Prime) Beattie. He was raised in Manchester, attending the local schools, and graduating from Central High School in 1950. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Maurice H. Roberts of Derry NH (1900-1918)

Maurice Herbert Roberts was born 2 May 1900 in Derry, Rockingham Co. NH, son of Albert Burton & Carrie (Nutter) Roberts.  He had siblings Rena B., Alvin B., and Melissa M.  In 1900 and 1910 censuses he is living in … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Signers and the U.S. Constitution–17 September 1787

September 17, 2016 is the 229th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, that occurred on 17 September 1787. This event is completely different than the earlier signing of New Hampshire’s state constitution (established October 31, 1783, that … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private William M. Bourdeau of Concord, NH

William Moses Bourdeau was born on 16 July 1895 in Concord, Merrimack Co., New Hampshire, son of Frank & Josephine (Gouthier) Bourdeau. Frank had been born in Canada, and stated he had been naturalized to become a citizen. William was … Continue reading

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