Category Archives: New Hampshire Men

Frank O. Foster of Manchester NH and His Connection to Gen. John Gray Foster

I started off preparing this story, with just a pair of matching photographs, of Frank O. Foster, and his wife, Alice. As is often the case I acquired these on Ebay, happening to notice they had spent some time in … Continue reading

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The Early History of Manchester New Hampshire’s Hesser Business College (now Mount Washington College) and the Hesser Family

The small business school started in Manchester, New Hampshire by Joel Harter Hesser on 1 June 1900 (for the first few years  called simply “Hesser School”) still exists, though it no longer bears its founder’s name. In 2013 Hesser College … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Premier Baseball Family: Fred and Robert “Curly” Clement

In 1939 the Merrimack Valley Baseball League consisted of 11 baseball clubs, namely: Hillsboro, Peterboro, Milford, Merrimack, Londonderry, Derry [Merchants], Goffs Falls, Noa Club, [Manchester] Cardinals, International Shoe of Manchester, and the Bay State entry, Pepperell [MA]. The league officials … Continue reading

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The Hammond Family and Their Home in Nashua, New Hampshire

Usually the photograph of a human face spurs me to write a story, but in this case it was one of an ivy covered building.  The Ebay description hinted that it might be located in Nashua, New Hampshire, for that … Continue reading

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The Colby and Phelps Families of Bow and Northfield, New Hampshire

It is remarkable how many families I find myself connected with in New Hampshire.  Here is yet another case where I purchased a lot of identified gem-sized tintypes on ebay, researched them, and found that they were related, albeit distantly, … Continue reading

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