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New Hampshire’s Favorite Irish Son: Somersworth’s General John Sullivan (1740-1795)

Who else could I write about on Saint Patrick’s Day?   New Hampshire’s favorite Irish son, General John Sullivan, was a patriot of the American Revolution.  Though some researchers say he was born in Berwick, Maine, there is much evidence … Continue reading

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Portsmouth New Hampshire’s Patriot, Tutor, Secretary, and Peace Envoy: Col. Tobias Lear, Esq. (1762-1816)

Through his journal and correspondence, Tobias Lear is probably responsible for much of what we know about the personal life … Continue reading

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Samuel Downing

Samuel Downing, son of David & Susanna (Beacham) Downing was born 30 Nov 1761 in Exeter New Hampshire. Beginning at … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis as a Patriot

Do Bruce Willis and General John Stark of Live Free or Die fame have anything in common?  Look for my … Continue reading

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Gen. John Stark (1728-1822)

Gen. John Stark (1728-1822) born Londonderry, NH; military hero of the American Revolution Continue reading

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