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Sewall D. Batchelder and Rebecca P. Kilborn of Concord New Hampshire and Other Places

The faces of Sewall D. Batchelder and his first wife, Rebecca Page Kilborn gaze out from their photographs with serious faces. Oh yes, I know that in those days people rarely smiled for their formal portrait, however the intensity of … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Epitaph: Killed With An Axe By An Insane Brother

An epitaph on a stone located in Central Cemetery in New Ipswich, New Hampshire is succinctly understated: “Mr. Gilman Spaulding was kill’d with an ax by an insane Brother, Sept. 19, 1842 AEt. 38.” I was recently contacted about this … Continue reading

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