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New Hampshire WWI Nurse: Margaret Mary Tymon of Rumney

Margaret Mary Tymon was born 21 March 1879 in the small town of Rumney, New Hampshire, daughter of Andrew & Margaret (Mayer/ Meagher/Mahar) Tymon. Her parents were Irish immigrants who came to the United States about 1856 and settled at … Continue reading

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New Hampshire WWI Military: Private 1C James Catsavos of Nashua

It would be a tragedy to forget any of the brave American soldiers who died during World War I. In this particular case it seems that one man almost was. The name of James Catsavos appears on the New Hampshire … Continue reading

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Manchester New Hampshire’s Professional Wrestler, Restaraunteur, Wild Circus Owner, Amusement Park Operator, Real Estate Investor: John Demetrious Kilonis (1885-1965)

John Demetrious Kilonis is probably best remembered for his wrestling career, being considered the “terror” of the light-heavyweight wrestlers of his day, at one time winning the middleweight wrestling championship of the world. He was born in 1885 in Salonika … Continue reading

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Manchester NH’s First Greek-American to die in WW1: Pvt. Christos N. Kalivas

Today  a lovely spot, first called Park Common, and bordered by Cedar, Lake Ave, Pine and Chestnut Streets, is known as Kalivas Park. It was first dedicated in 1940 in memory of Christos N. Kalivas, who was killed during World … Continue reading

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