Category Archives: New Hampshire Women

Nashua New Hampshire’s First Women Physicians: Ella (Blaylock) Atherton and Katherine E. (Prichard) Hoyt

In 1897 when the updated History of Nashua was published, the medical history (authored by Evan B. Hammond) reported the following: “Dr. Ella Blaylock and Dr. Katherine E. Prichard are the only two lady physicians of whom Nashua can boast, … Continue reading

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Still More Manchester (NH) High School Graduates of 1888 and 1890

Today I finish my presentation of photographs and partial genealogies of members of the Manchester (New Hampshire) High School graduating class of 1888 and 1890.  All members of the 1888 Manchester High School graduating class was noted in the 1888 … Continue reading

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The Face of Vera Althea Tryon aka Mrs. Harold M. Walker of Manchester NH (1892-1942)

Vera Althea Tryon stands frozen in time, with her hands clasped delicately around a diploma.  She wears a white, ruffled summer dress.  Her hair is pulled back, and tied with a large white silk bow. She wears elbow high white … Continue reading

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The Face of Oriseville Sarah (Fisher) Frost of Peterborough NH (1848-1929)

At first I thought the handwriting on the back of a lovely gem-sized tintype photo read Drusilla.  The other side with the actual photograph was entitled “Mrs. Frost,” in pencil.  The face that looked out at me was lovely, and … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Mother on Mothers Day 2015

Mary was born into a large Irish family in Manchester, New Hampshire, the youngest girl, and next to the youngest child of thirteen.  She had polio as a youngster, but felt lucky rather than upset.  She said that though she … Continue reading

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