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Human and Animal Rights Advocate, Cheshire County NH Deputy Sheriff Jennie Belle (Carter) Powers (1864-1936)

The Boston Sunday Globe newspaper called her “a fearless woman.”  At her death the National Humane review said of her: “For in all the state there was no one like Jennie Belle Powers. Mrs. Powers was humane agent for the … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Suffragist, Civic Leader, and Philanthropist: Julia Beatrice (Ball) Thayer of Winchester and Keene (1835-1905)

She was born Julia Beatrice Ball on 19 January 1835 in Winchester NH, daughter of David & Fanny Parker (Capron) Ball. She would have attended the local Winchester NH schools, and possibly either an academy or a music school, for … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: More Heroes of Cheshire County

The WWI soldiers in these biographies were credited to a town in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. WWI deaths were attributed to a specific town based on a variety of criteria that was not always consistent from town to town. Their … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Heroes of Westmoreland

When the United States entered the World War (now called WWI), the town of Westmoreland, in Cheshire County, New Hampshire had between 600 and 750 residents.  The town sent its full complement of men to service in the military, with … Continue reading

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New Hampshire in WWI: Heroes of Dublin

I have been writing about the towns in New Hampshire that had reported deaths in World War I, focusing on those places with residents who made the supreme sacrifice. I am making an exception for Dublin, New Hampshire. This is … Continue reading

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