Tag Archives: Walford

Surprising Discoveries with mtDNA

If my mother was alive, she’d be 101 today. So it seemed the perfect time to write about her, and the DNA that she shared with me–haplogroup K1a4a1b,. I know she would be surprised with the findings of my matrilineal … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Matrilineality and Mothers Day

This year for Mother’s Day, I thought I’d try something different when it comes to story telling. I was looking at my personal matrilineality–the tracing of kinship through my female line. In some cultures people are identified through their “matriline” … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Lithobolia–The Stone Throwing Devil

Lithobolia, or the Stone-Throwing Devil, was a term used to describe a type of  poltergeist that reportedly harassed a New … Continue reading

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