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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private Earl Bodge Clark of Barnstead

Earl Bodge Clark was born 26 April 1896 in Barnstead, Belknap Co. NH, son and only child of Frank H. & Ethel (Bodge) Clark. He grew up there, attending the local schools. Earl registered for the WWI Draft on 5 … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Deadly Thunder-Boomers

No one seems to be certain when the term “thunder boomer” was first used. 

Cassell's dictionary of slang (Jonathon Green) … Continue reading

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North Barnstead New Hampshire’s Harriet P. Dame: the "Florence Nightingale" of The Civil War (1815-1900)

Harriet Patience Dame

daughter of James Chadbourne and Phebe (Ayers) Dame, was born at North Barnstead, New Hampshire on 5 … Continue reading

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