Hillsborough County New Hampshire - History & Genealogy

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(ABBOTT) COBURN, Eleanor Hallowell
1872-1958 b Cambridge MA; resided Wilton NH in 1908 after her marriage; writer of poems, short stories and novels including "Little Eva Edgarton," and "Molly Make-Believe" (on 1910-1911 list best fiction) under her maiden name of Eleanor Hallowell Abbott; wife of Dr. Fordyce Coburn
b. 1830 AMHERST NH; res Erie PA
ADAMS, Col. Phinehas
Biography & Likeness
1814-?; In 1833 moved to Hooksett NH; early settler and businessman of Manchester NH
ADDISON FAMILY George Addison and his descendants of GOFFSTOWN NH
AMHERST, Jeffrey (General) aka Sir Jeffrey aka Lord Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Lord Amherst KB
Biography & Likeness | 2nd Bio & Likeness | Lord Jeffrey and smallpox
1717-1797 b Sevenoaks, England. The town of AMHERST is named for him. British Field Marshall and Commander-in-Chief, North America 1758.
ANDERSON, Clarence William
Biography | List of Books | Photograph | Lithograph Print | 2nd Biography and also of his wife
1891-1971, b in Wahoo, Nebraska; lived in MASON NH, author/illustrator, beloved for his "Billy and Blaze" novels, was also a noted painter of Western subjects. Also wrote "Complete Book of Horses and Horsemanship". Often listed as C.W. Anderson; married MASON native, Madalena Paltenghi, poet and author [SEE]
APPLETON, Jane Means
(Mrs. Franklin Pierce)
Biography & Portrait | Biography & Likeness
1806-1863. b Hampton NH; Jane met her future husband, Franklin Pierce, in AMHERST NH, living there with her family at the MEANS homestead (uncle of Jane), resided HILLSBOROUGH NH after her marriage.
Biography | Henry B. Atherton Collection
1835-1906 b Cavendish VT; resided and d NASHUA NH
BAILEY, Caroline Sherwin
Biography | "For The Childrens Hour" (book online) | Book List
1875–1961 b in Hoosick Falls, NY; wrote more than 60 children's books during her career. In 1947 she was honored with the prestigious Newbery Medal for ‘Miss Hickory' (1946); other titles include: 'For the Childrens Hour' (1906). Resided in TEMPLE NH
Biography - FindAGrave
paymaster during American Revolution; resided AMHERST NH
BALL, John (Deacon)
Family Tree
Family History
1732-1815; resided TEMPLE NH; d HANCOCK NH
BARNES, Thomas
General Family History
b Plymouth Co MA; resided MERRIMACK NH by 1746.
BARTLETT, Charles H.
Biography & Portrait
1833-1900; b Sunapee NH; died MANCHESTER NH
BASS, Robert P.
Biography & Portrait
1873- 1960; b. Chicago, moved to PETERBOROUGH at age 9 (1882)
BEACH, Amy M. Cheney
Biography (detailed) Information on her Music
1867-1944. b Henniker NH. Pianist and musical composer. Starting in 1921 attended the MacDowell Artists Colony in PETERBOROUGH NH for two decades.
BEAN, Fred Seneca
Biography - USGenWeb Archives
BELL, Samuel
Biography & Portrait
1770-1850; born Londonderry NH; practiced law at AMHERST, FRANCESTOWN and Chester NH.Governor of NH 1819-1823.
BENOIT, Josaphat T.
Biography & Photograph
1900-1976. b St. Madeline, Quebec, Canada; Mayor of MANCHESTER NH 1944-1961 (nine consecutive terms), editor-in-chief of "L'Avenir National", a French daily newspaper; author of books about French-Canadians.
BLANCHARD, Deacon John & Hannah (Brackett)
Genealogy (Family Tree)
1643-1693. b. in Massachusetts; resided in Salem, Charlestown, Chelmsford and "Old Dunstable"; several of his descendants resided in New Hampshire including Merrimack, Amherst, Bedford and Wilton; and also in Massachusetts including Groton, and Chelmsford (to name just a few locations)
BLANCHARD, Joshua Moore
Family History
b 1775 HOLLIS NH; m. Rhoda Colby
Partial Family Tree
1724-1807 b Woburn MA: d GOFFSTOWN NH
BLOOD, Aretas
b. 8 Oct 1816 Weathersfield VT; Manchester NH manufacturer
BRANCH, Oliver Winslow
Biography & Portrait
1878-1955 b NYC, educated WEARE NH; resident MANCHESTER NH
BROWN, Dr. Esther Lucile - Article 1 (Brief) | Nursing 101

1898-1990. b MANCHESTER NH. Resided in San Francisco CA; college professor, author of many articles and books, mostly medical/nursing related;social anthropologist employed by the Russell Sage Foundation.

Family Group Sheet

BROWN, Rosellen
Biography & Photograph

1939-still living; born Philadelphia PA; lived in PETERBOROUGH NH from 1974-1982; resided later in Houston TX, now in Chicago IL; poet, novelist. Novels include: The Autobiography of My Mother, Tender Mercies, Civil Wars, Before And After, and Half A Heart. She was named one of Ms. Magazine's twelve Women of the Year in 1984
BROWN, Titus
Biography & Likeness
1786-1854; b Alstead NH; died FRANCESTOWN NH
BROWNE, George Waldo
Biography & Photograph | 2nd Biography

1851-1930. b DEERFIELD NH; novelist, poet, historian, lecturer, and public speaker. Resided in MANCHESTER NH. Among his writings were: The History of Hillsborough, New Hampshire,
1735-1921, Derryfield (Now Manchester, N.H.) in the Revolution, Proprietors Records of Tyng Township 1735-1741 with notes and Sketches, Early Records of Londonderry, Windham and Derry, N.H. 1719-1762 Comprising Vol I Volume V,
and others.
Book List & Biography |
1941-still living. Resides MERRIMACK NH area; professor, teacher, writer of horror novels. Novels include: Flute Song, Four Shadowings, more.
Family Tree
1748-1821; b. Reading MA; first pastor in Merrimack, NH
BUTLER, Francis "Frank" W. (Captain)
Biography & Portrait
Biography [note popups]
Genealogy of Butterfield Family [archived version]
settled 1706 in GOFFSTOWN NH
Biography & Portrait
1827-1895; born AMHERST NH, died NASHUA NH
Carleton, Hill, Holt, Nichols,
Wilkins, Parker and more...
Family genealogies
MONT VERNON NH family genealogies
Brief Family Tree
1734 - from Groton MA to MERRIMACK NH
CHANDLER, Zachariah
Biography & Portrait
1813-1879; b BEDFORD NH; d Chicago IL
CLARK, Daniel
Brief Biography & Portrait | Second Biography
(1809-1891) born in Stratham NH, he removed to MANCHESTER NH in 1839; was a United States senator from New Hampshire during the period of the Civil War. After the war, President Andrew Johnson appointed him judge for the district of New Hampshire and he served there until his death.
CLOUES, Ensign Edward Blanchard
Biography, Photograph & Cloues Family Tree
(1917-1941) Casualty of Pearl Harbor (aboard the Arizona); born in Warner, New Hampshire
CLOUGH, Lucien Bonaparte
1823-1895 b Northfield NH; Judge; MANCHESTER NH
CLOUGH, William Oliver
Biography - USGenWeb Archives
1840-1906; b Grey, ME, d NASHUA NH; m 1868 MANCHESTER NH
Likeness & Brief Bio
(1837-1912), b. June 1837 in Williamstown, Vermont. was a Union soldier who served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 10th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry and was brevetted Brigadier General, Volunteers. He received the Medal of Honor for gallantry in a night attack upon Burnham's Brigade at Swift's Creek, Virginia, on May 9, 1864. In 1860, a grocer in Manchester NH; later removed to MD and Washington DC area; Never Married (single in 1910)

CRAGIN, Daniel
Photograph & Biography

1837-1922, Frye's Measure Mill founder in WILTON NH

Biography & Portrait
Governor Biography

1806-1898; born Boscawen NH; lad law practice at MANCHESTER NH; Governor of NH 1885-1887
Genealogy (mostly his descendants in Merrimack NH)
b. 1600/1601; resided Mistley, England; married Anne --; d. May 1677 Topsfield MA. His descendants resided in many townships including Merrimack, Hudson, Hollis, Lyndeboro, Litchfield in Hillsborough Co NH, and other locations
DAVID, Barnabas Brodt (Deacon)
Genealogy & Biography
Connections to Amherst & Peterborough NH
Jonathan S. Lewis, James E. Perkins, Edumund B. Hull, Ansel C. Smart, Orville D. Fessenden, Harland C. Smith, Edwin W. Farnum, Benjamin F. Greer, Frank A. Parker, Edwin C. Hopkins, Louis O. Boisvert, Cristy H. Duncan, Stillman H. Baker, George W. Haslet, Daniel W. Hayden, John J. Baker, Norris C. Griffin, Charles H. Tarbell, Allan M. Wilson, Robert R. Chase, Robert E. Wheeler, Jesse B. Pattee, Fred S. Pillsbury, Victor W. Roy, Harry Wadsworth Spaulding, Albert O. Brown, Ludger Deschenes, Frank Edward Farrell, Frank C. Livingston, Horace Alden Redfield, Carl Edwin Redid, Marshall O. Blanchard, John B. Cavanaugh, Hertel Pariseau, Herman Arnold Schellenberg, Eugene B. Worthen, Frank X. Carroll, James H. Collins, William B. Eagan, William F. Glancy, John J. Gorham, Richard H. Horan, Peter J. Magan, Daniel J. MCcarthy, Daniel J. McCarthy, Michael J. McNulty, Richard R. Allen, Andrew B. Bunton, George I. McAllister, John J. McAllister Jr., Frank P. Newman, Martin L. Mahoney, John J. Ryan, Patrick J. Ryan, Joseph Chevrette, John J. Connor, Mark B. Flanders, Cornelius J. Sullivan Jr., Charles E. Chapman, Samuel F. Davis, Clinton I. Dow, Robert D. Edgar, James A. Sayers, Frank H. Emerson, William McElroy, Henry Weber, George H. Gingras, Charles J. McLaughlin, John G. Welpley, Cyprien J. Belanger, Henry Hebert, Joseph Laberge, Charles A. Pecor, Eugene Bailly, Noel Devost, Adelard J. Francoeur, Remi Gagnon, William M. McCarthy, Tracy A. Eaton, J.C.F. Hodgman, Charles S. Emerson, Arthur L. Keyes, Benjamin Franklin Prescott, Frank O. Lamson, Marshall D. Cobleigh, Charles J. Hamblett, Leon F. Robichaud, E. Ray Shaw, John P. Lampron, Toussaint Ledoux, Narcisse H. Salvail, William E. Foisie, Frederick J. Gaffney, Stephen L. Hallinan, William J. O'Neil, Curtis R. Bresnahan, Fred J. Crowell, Jeremiah J. Doyle, Edward Everett Clark, Ralph W. Holt, John T. Winn, Cleophas Cote, Charles Dionne, Napoleon Laplante, George Theriault, George A. Prince, Philip F. Gordon, Forest E. Kelley, James F. Brennan, Mortier L. Morrison, Calvin A. Hurd, Charles W. Tobey, George H. Eastman, Joshua F. Frye, Charles I. Nelson.
DELEGATES to the 1918 NH Constitutional Convention - Hillsborough County
List and Brief Biographies
EDWARDS. Supply W. (Major)
Family History - USGenWeb Archives
1817-? b and resided TEMPLE NH
Biography - USGenWeb Archives
1746-1821 resided HOLLIS NH
FARRAR, Timothy (2)
Biographies   | Likeness

father 1747-1849
son 1788-1874
NEW IPSWICH NH residents

Family Treet
1805-1882; of Townsend, MA; father of Anson D. Fessenden; manufacturer in Reeds Ferry (MERRIMACK NH)
FIELDS, Samuel Jr.
Family Tree
1719-c1776; of Andover, MA; six of his children, Henry, John, Joshua, Marsten, Samuel and Sarah settled in MERRIMACK, NH
FORREST, Theodore
FRENCH, Nellie/Ellen Stephens
Photographs & Family History
Ellen 1876-1956 resided GOFFSTOWN & MANCHESTER NH
FOSTER, Herman
Biography & Portrait
1800-1875; b Andover MA; died MANCHESTER NH
FOSTER, John G. (General)
Biography & Portrait
1823-1874; b Whitefield NH; died NASHUA NH
FRENCH, Edward
Family Tree
1590-1674 Settled Salisbury MA. Some descendants removed to New Hampshire.
FRENCH, Stephen Youngman
Biography - USGenWeb Archives
1781-1858 b HOLLIS NH d Exeter NH
GAGE, Aaron
Brief Family Tree
from Methuen MA in 1773 to MERRIMACK NH
GAGNON, Rene Arthur (Corp. USMC)
Biography & Photograph
1926-1979. b MANCHESTER NH; participant in the famous flag-raising at Iwo Jima. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery.
GAMBLE, William
early settler of MANCHESTER NH
Extensive Family Tree!
early settler BEDFORD NH
Biography & Likeness
1834-1915. Born HILLSBOROUGH NH; manufacturer in ANTRIM NH.Governor of NH 1889/91.
GOVE, Jesse Augustus (Col.)
Biography & Portrait
b WEARE, NH; d Gaines' Mill VA
Biography | Biography/Portrait
1811–72, American newspaper editor, founder of the New York Tribune, b. AMHERST NH
Biography & Portrait
1917-2003. Born NASHUA NH. 1952-1956 Governor of NH.
HALL, John
Brief Biography
immigrated c1730; res Londonderry NH and early settler of MANCHESTER NH
Biography & Portrait
1878-1922; b and d at MANCHESTER NH
Family Tree
HAYDEN family of HOLLIS NH and allied lines
HILL, Ebenezer, REV
Likeness Sketch |
1766-1854. born in Cambridge, Mass. graduated at Harvard College in 1786, and was ordained pastor of the church and minister of the town of MASON NH, November 3, 1790 .
Earl of Hillsborough for whom Hillsborough County was named
Biography & Likeness
30 May 1718 - 7 October 1793 - a British politician of the Georgian era. He was usually called the Earl of Hillsborough in America when he served as Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1768-1772, a critical period leading toward the American Revolution.
HODGMAN Josiah, et al
Family History
early settlers of MERRIMACK NH
INGALLS, Daniel (Deacon), et al
Family History
1758-1832; revolutionary war patriot; from Andover MA; early settlers of MERRIMACK NH
1896-1990. Took photo portraits of famous people. In 1995 moved to DEERING, NH where she had a studio.
JONES, Joshua
Family Tree
1758-1830 b Dracut MA; settled and died in NEW BOSTON NH; descendants also located in GOFFSTOWN and MONT VERNON NH
Brief Biography - USGenWeb Archives
b HUDSON NH; d 1906 MERRIMACK NH, author
KELLY / KELLEY, Moses (Col).
Ancestry, Life and Some Descendents
1739-1826 b Newbury MA
Sheriff 1755-1808; GOFFSTOWN NH resident (in addition to Atkinson and Hopkinton)
KIDDER, Benjamin
Brief Biography
Arrived MANCHESTER NH area c1772 with his father-in-law JOHN GOFFE.
KIDDER, Frederick
Biography |
1804-1885 b. in NEW IPSWICH NH
KING, John W.
Biography & Portrait
1918-1994 b. in MANCHESTER NH. Governor of NH 1963-1969.
King George III of England
George William Frederick Guelph
Genealogy | Biography
4 Jun 1738 - 29 Jan 1820. Although the 13 colonies did break free, George's reign was noted by many other important events. During his reign, Britain defeated France in three wars, most notably the Napoleonic conflicts. Territories across the globe became British, including Australia. It was also during his reign that the English system of constitutional monarchy assumed its modern form.
of Merrimack, Mont Vernon, Bedford, and other locations
LANGLEY, Samuel G.
Photograph & Brief Biography [the name on the web page is incorrect]
(1813-?) Lieutenant-Colonel, enlisted Oct 26 1861, age 36; resided and credited to Manchester, Hillsborough; resigned Dec 1 1862; died Washington, DC, Jan 13 1911. In 1850 US Census living in Berrien MI with wife Sarah A. (b abt 1823 NY), son John (b abt 1844 MI) and son Samuel (b abt 1846 MI).
LAWS, Thomas
Family Tree
b 1761 Billerica MA; In 1801 removed to PETERBOROUGH NH. Descendants PETERBOROUGH, WILTON and other locations.
Brief Biography
settled MANCHESTER NH c1722; married daughter of JOHN GOFFE
LORD, Harry True
Biography & Portrait
1863-1923 b and d MANCHESTER NH
Family Tree
of Old Dunstable
Family Tree
1839-1914; b. Rindge NH, resided Brookline NH; manufacturer in Reeds Ferry (MERRIMACK) NH
LYNCH, Maurice
Family Tree (scroll down)
1738-1779 b County Antrim IRE; d NEW BOSTON NH; descendants in NEW BOSTON, MONT VERNON, MILFORD, LYNDEBOROUGH, and other locations
McALLASTER, Richard and (wife) MILLER, Ann
Early settlers of Londonderry NH and Bedford NH
MACMURPHY, Alexander Jr.
Biography & Genealogy
1722-1763 Londonderry & "Nutfield" NH
MANN, Benjamin
Biography - USGenWeb Archives
1740-1831 b Troy NY; resided MASON NH; removed from MASON c1800
Transcript of 1629 grant |
1586–1635, b. England; founder of New Hampshire. In 1629 divided a grant, Mason taking the portion that would become New Hampshire. He never visited the area.
MacDOWELL, Edward
NEVINS, Marian Griswold (Mrs. Edward MacDowell)
MacDowell Colony web site |
Photo: Edward
Photo & Biography: Marian
Edward MacDowell: 1861-1908
Marian G. (Nevins) MacDowell: 1857 - 1956
Edward was a composer and concert pianist. In 1896 the couple bought a farm in PETERBOROUGH NH. The MacDowell Colony was founded here by Marian MacDowell in 1906 for artists.
McALLISTER, John Wentworth
Family tree, Biography, Photographs
b. 1784 AMHERST NH, died 1849 Rochester VT
Brief Biography
early settler of Londonderry NH
McGAW, Jacob
Family Tree
b 1837 IRE, early settlers of MERRIMACK NH
Brief Family Tree
b Scotland; early pre-American Revolution settlers of MERRIMACK NH

McLANE, John
Biography & Likeness

1852-1911. b British Isles; MILFORD NH manufacturer. Governor of NH 1905-1907.
Family Research
1718 Londonderry and MANCHESTER NH - early settlers
McNEIL, John (Brigadier General)
Biography & Portrait
1784-1850 b HILLSBOROUGH NH, died Washington DC
McQUESTEN, William and Descendants
[EXTENSIVE genealogy, also known by McQuestion, McQueston, McQuestin, MacQuesten, etc.]
1684-1769, Ireland (Scotch-Irish) to Litchfield NH. Descendants lived in New Hampshire, i.e. Litchfield, Merrimack, Bedford, Mont Vernon (prominently) and removed to other parts of NH, Massachusetts, and other States
METALIOUS, Marie Grace (de Repentigny)
writer of book "Peyton Place"; born in Manchester NH
MILLER, James (Brigadier General
Biography & Portrait
1776-1850; b PETERBOROUGH NH; died TEMPLE NH
- Genealogy of the Moore family : of Londonderry, New Hampshire, and Peterborough, New Hampshire, 1648-1924. - Ancestry.com
MORRIL, David L.
Biography & Likeness
1772-1849. Born Epping NH. 1802-1811 Pastor of Presbyterian Church in GOFFSTOWN NH. Governor of NH from 1824 - 1827.
MURPHY, Francis P.
Biography & Likeness
1877-1958. b Winchester NH; NASHUA NH manufacturer. Governor of NH 1937-1941.
1740-1790 b Reading MA; physician of AMHERST NH
NUTT, William
Family Tree (Genealogy)
1698-1771 early settler of Derryfield [later Manchester] NH; many descendants, including "Commodore" George Washington Nutt
NUTT, "Commodore" George Washington Morrison
Photograph & Bio | 2nd Bio/Photo
3rd biography/Photo
1844-1881. b MANCHESTER NH. 29 inch tall performer for P.T. Barnum. d. NYC

PALTENGHI, Madalena [Madeleine]
(Mrs. Charles William Anderson-also an artist SEE)
Biography |

1899-Mar 1971
Author and poet. Books include "Honey the City Bear" (1937), "Remus Goes to Town" (1938), "Honey on a Raft" (1941); married C.W. Anderson (see). Resided MASON, NH.
PARKER, John McGaw
Family History & Likeness
1822-? Early settlers of GOFFSTOWN NH
PARKER Family Genealogy of Goffstown, Mont Vernon, Merrimack, Amherst, Litchfield, Bedford and other locations in New Hampshire (this family originated in Massachusetts and before that in England)
PARKER, Marjorie Blanche "Maggie" Parker - Biography, Photographs & Family Tree of Merrimack, NH and Hawaii. Educator, Actress and Counselor [acted in Hawaii Five-O) from Cow Hampshire
Biography & Likeness Passaconaway Research
Book: Passaconaway in the White Mountains | Book: Indian Biography
c1575-1665, Native American Great Sachem (holy man) chief and warrior of one the Penacook tribes that inhabited what is now New Hampshire.
PATTEE, Lemuel Noyes
Biography & Portrait | 2nd Bio
1804-1870; b Massachusetts; died GOFFSTOWN NH
Biography & Portrait
1922-still living; b NASHUA NH; realtor in PETERBOROUGH NH; Governor of NH 1969-1973.
PIERCE, Benjamin
Biography & Likeness
1759-1839; b Chelmsford MA; resided HILLSBOROUGH NH; Governor of NH 1827-1828, 1829-1830; father of Franklin Pierce (see below)
PIERCE, Franklin
Bicentennial | Biography & Likeness | 3rd Bio & Likeness
Born: 11/23/1804 HILLSBOROUGH NH
14th President of the United States
PIERCE, Solomon
Genealogy & Ancestry
He b 1754 Groton MA
She b 1750 HOLLIS NH
Married 1771 HOLLIS NH - resided there
Biography & Portrait
1834-1900. b. MILFORD NH; lawyer in PETERBOROUGH NH, politician and businessman in NASHUA NH; Governor of NH 1879-99.
RIDDLE, John Aiken
Biography - USGenWeb Archives
1826-1906 b and resided BEDFORD NH - never married
ROPER, Sylvester Howard
Photograph | Ancestry (PDF)
Also see blog
1823-1896. Inventor of the motorcycle. Born in Francestown NH, lived in Roxbury MA and died in 1896 in Cambridge MA while demonstrating his steam motorcycle. The motorcyle is in the Smithsonian Institution.
SANDLER, Adam Richard
Biography & Photo | Adam Sandler's Official Web Site
1966-still living. comedian and actor
b 9 September 1966, son of Stanley A & Judy Sandler, in Brooklyn NY; moved when young to, resided and attended school in MANCHESTER NH (Central High School); siblings: Scott, Elizabeth, and Valerie
SHATTUCK, Adam Draper
Photograph & Brief Biography | Some of his paintings
1832-1928, b. FRANCESTOWN, was an American portrait and landscape painter from New Hampshire. He belonged to the second generation Hudson River School. He preferred small, detailed paintings. Shattuck's favorite subjects were sheep and cows. In 1861 he was elected a full member of the National Academy.
SHIRLEY Family Descendants of James Shirley of Ulster Co, Ireland
SMITH, Jeremiah
Biography & Likeness
2nd Biography, Genealogy
1759-1842. b PETERBOROUGH NH; Resided Exeter NH; Chief Justice of the NH Supreme Court.
SMITH, John B.
Biography & Portrait
b Saxton's River VT; manufacturer in HILLSBOROUGH NH. Governor of NH 1893-1895.
SMYTH, Fredrick
Biography & Portrait | Letters
Biography & genealogy
1819-1899. b Candia NH; MANCHESTER NH businessman and politician. Mayor of Manchester NH for several terms. Governor of NH 1865-1866.
Family Tree & Ancestry
1726-1797 b Chelmsford MA d and resided in MERRIMACK NH
STARK, Archibald

See Genealogy Below
1693-1758; born Glasgow, Scotland; resided Manchester NH; father of seven children including John (General) Stark
STARK, John (General)

Biography & Likeness | 2nd Bio
Grave of John Stark | Sheet Music: "The Tomb of Stark"
1728-1822.b Londonderry NH; resided "Derryfield" MANCHESTER NH. Commander of men at Battle of Breeds ("Bunker") Hill and other revolutionary war battles. A partial quote from him ("Live Free or Die") later became the New Hampshire state motto.
STARK, Caleb (son of General John)
Entire family genealogy | Biography | Poetry he wrote
1804-1864; lived in Manchester NH
STINSON, Charles 1810-1870, b. DUNBARTON, resided GOFFSTOWN
SWART, William D.
Biography & Portrait
1856-1936; b. Margaretville NH; d NASHUA NH
PAGE, Molly (Mrs. John Stark)
Biography | Molly Stark House
1737-1814. b Haverhill NH, dau of the first postmaster of NH; married John Stark.
Biography Links & Genealogy
1859-1953 b. Nashua, NH, dau of Stillman & Hannah/Anna Simonds. Clairvoyant
Biography & Likeness
1789-1865. b. Salisbury, NC; PETERBOROUGH NH manufacturer; Governor of NH 1844, 1845.
STRAW, Ezekiel
Biography & Portrait
1819-1882. b Salisbury NH; Engineer for Amoskeag Mfg Co MANCHESTER NH; founder Manchester Unitarian Society; NH State Senator; Governor of NH 1872, 1873.
STEVENS, Aaron Fletcher
Biography & Portrait
1819-1887; b Derry NH; died NASHUA NH
STINSON, Charles (Capt)
Biography & Likeness
1800-? b Dunbarton NH; early settlers of GOFFSTOWN. Some relatives in NEW BOSTON NH.
TAGGART, David Arthur
Biography & Portrait
Family Tree
1752 moved to PETERBOROUGH NH; descendants in SHARON, NEW IPSWICH, and other places.
THAYER, Jonathan, wife Betsey
Pension - USGenWeb Archives
revolutionary war soldier
THORNTON, James S. (Executive Officer)
Biography & Portrait | 2nd Bio
1817-1875; b MERRIMACK NH; d Germantown PA
Biography & Likeness | 2d Bio
Family Tree
1714-1803; b Ireland; physician practiced medicine in Londonderry NH; member of Continental Congress and signer of Declaration of Independence; buried MERRIMACK NH.
TOBEY, Charles W.
Biography & Portrait
1880-1953. b Roxbury MA; 1902 moved to TEMPLE NH; moved to MANCHESTER NH; President of F.J. Hoyt Shoe Company. Governor of NH 1929-1931.
TUTTLE, Jotham
Family Tree
1729-1810 b Medford MA; resided GOFFSTOWN and WEARE NH
WAITE, Nathan
Family Tree - PDF
b betw 1755-1765; resided PETERBOROUGH NH
WEARE, Meshech
1713-1786, Town of WEARE is named for him
Photograph & Brief Biography
b. Oct 4 1824 at Bolton Vt., and died Sept 22, 1906 in NASHUA NH; Member of New Hampshire state senate 17th District, 1883-84. Burial location unknown; was a colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War. In the 1870s Webster was a leading member of the Washington, DC, National Guard. Furniture manufacturer in Nashua NH; married Sept 1845 to Martha Annis, possibly at Londonderry NH; Children: Laura B., b. Sep 20, 1863 and Cleon L, b Sep 10, 1865.
Biography & Likeness | Portrait of Lady Wentworth
1698-1770; First Royal Governor of NH
WESTON, James A.
Biography & Portrait | 2nd Biography
1827-1895. b MANCHESTER NH; Governor of NH 1871-72, 1874-75. WESTON ROAD in Manchester NH is named for him.
WILDER, Thornton
Biography & Photo | Thornton Wilder Society
1897-1975. b Madison, WI; Playwright and novelist. His play, "Our Town," (that received a Pulitzer prize in 1938) is believed by some to be based on PETERBOROUGH NH.
WILKINS, Stephen Jr.
Family Tree
captain in American Revolution; early settler of MERRIMACK NH
WILSON, Joshua
Brief Bio & Tombstone
Biography & Likeness | Photograph and Brief Bio #2
1789 - 1851, born FRANCESTOWN NH., was governor of New Hampshire (1823-24) and then elected to the U.S. Senate (1825-31). Andrew Jackson appointed him secretary of the navy (1831-34) and then secretary of the treasury (1834-41). Woodbury was again elected to the Senate as a Democrat (1841-45) and served until he was appointed Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1845-51). This is a photographic print of a daguerreotype.
WOMEN OF MANCHESTER NH See biographies of several women who were influential in the history of Manchester NH
1758–1837, American Congregational clergyman, b. HOLLIS, NH


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