Tag Archives: Sarah

Samuel Joy and His Spite Tombstone in Durham New Hampshire

I have to admit–I hesitated to write this story.  We probably will never know the entire truth behind Samuel Joy’s “spite” tombstone, and that bothers me. If a spite tombstone is new to you, know it is a cemetery monument … Continue reading

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Faces of the EVERETT FAMILY of New London, Salisbury and Concord New Hampshire

We have to start with the father in order to know the sons. Jonathan-5 Everett came from a long and well-traced line that I have included in the genealogy below. Jonathan moved from Attleboro, Massachusetts to New London NH before … Continue reading

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The Clark and Perkins Families of Londonderry, New Hampshire

I hold in my hand several beautiful tintype photographs identified as being of the Clark family, that I purchased on ebay.  The first was described as: “This is a great gem sized tintype of an older woman identified as Mrs. … Continue reading

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Newport New Hampshire Milliner, Author, Poet, Editor and "Mother of Thanksgiving": Sarah Josepha (Buell) Hale (1788-1879)

Born Sarah Josepha Buell, on a farm in the small town of Newport New Hampshire, she had a limited … Continue reading

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