Tag Archives: country

The Baldwin Family of Pittsburg, Coos County, New Hampshire

It would be a sad event if the Baldwin family of Pittsburg New Hampshire were only remembered for their trained deer. Though owning performing deer that jumped through hoops was an interesting part of this family’s history, they had a … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Female County Register of Probate in the U.S.: Marlow New Hampshire’s Ella F. Gee (1853-1937)

She was born in 1853 as Fannie Ella Gee, in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.  In 1899 she legally changed her name in Cheshire County (NH) Court from Fannie Ella Gee to Ella Fannie Gee. Ella’s father, Ebridge B. Gee, was from Marlow, … Continue reading

Posted in History, New Hampshire Politics, New Hampshire Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Boscawen New Hampshire: From Carter’s Tavern to The Kettle & Crane

Taverns, inns, and houses of entertainment were an integral part of early colonial America society. They were not only a resting place for travelers, but also an important gathering place where local and national news could be gained and shared. … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, Structures | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

He Taught Henry Ford How To Dance: Swanzey New Hampshire’s Benjamin B. Lovett (1876-1952)

Much is known about Henry Ford–as an inventor, developer of the production line, and history lover. He also was a … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, New Hampshire Entertainers, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The New Hampshire Gazette: the Oldest Newspaper in America

Portsmouth, the only port worthy of the name on New-Hampshire's eighteen miles of sea-coast, was originally planted as a mercantile … Continue reading

Posted in History | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment