Epping

  • Special Collections
    The Milne Special Collections and Archives is located at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH. The repository collects materials related the history and culture of New Hampshire and greater New England. The collection contains financial…
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    Mead Folsom was born in 1785 in Amesbury, MA. At some point he moved to Epping, NH. where he married Delia Dow on Oct 1, 1811. They had a daughter Lucinda, born in 1818 (d. 1896, in Epping). Folsom died in 1864 and is buried in the Jones Hill cemetery…
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    Members of the Sterns Family of Epping NH included: Rev. Josiah Stearns (1732-1788), wife Sarah (Ruggles) Stearns (1731-1808), their son Rev. Samuel Stearns (1770-1834), Jonathan Stearns of Andover, MA, and Ebenezer S. Stearns. Also included is…
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    The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was created under President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal program in 1935. The Historical Records Survey of New Hampshire, established in 1936, was one of its public works projects. The University of New Hampshire assumed…
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    In 1925, Henry C. Burrows took over what was formerly The Star Brick Yard in Epping, N.H., originally opened in 1891 to manufacture a high grade sand struck brick. He renamed it Epping Brick Company (also known as Manchester Real Estate and…
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    Wholesale and retail merchant of Epping, N.H., who also worked as a lawyer, surveyor, and captain of the militia. Manuscript account book of Benjamin Brown of Epping, N.H. The ledger documents Brown’s sales of general goods (coffee, meats, spirits, grains…
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    Resident of Deerfield, N.H 1839 bankbook of John M. Hoit of Deerfield, N.H., which documents his deposits and withdrawals. The account book also contains four printed pages that explain the design and rules of the New Hampshire Savings Bank in Concord, N.H.
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    Free Will Baptist roots can be traced to England as early as 1611. In 1780, under the leadership of Benjamin Randall, Free Will Baptists were established in the northeast at New Durham, New Hampshire. Free Will Baptist churches voluntarily organized…