Tag Archives: speaker

Education Champion and Elocutionist: Professor William Russell of Merrimack New Hampshire (1798-1873)

In researching the teacher’s college (later the high school) of Merrimack New Hampshire, I discovered that the man who founded it is little known in that town. ? His focus was to develop and nurture educators, with the school board … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, History, New Hampshire Men | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Hampshire WWI Military: “Hello Girl” Lydia C. Gelinas of Nashua

In a previous story 2 years ago I wrote about Agnes Theresa (Houley) O’Brien, a Groveton NH woman who moved to Boston and eventually ended up in Europe working for the United States Army as an telephone operator there. Agnes … Continue reading

Posted in History, Lost Faces of WW1, Military of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Hampshire Suffragist, Clubwoman, Publicist, Civic Leader: Mary Inez (Stevens) Wood of Portsmouth (1866-1945)

Mary Inez Stevens was born 18 January 1866 in Woodstock/Ludlow VT. She was the daughter of? John L. and Jean Ainsworth (Brand) Stevens. She was a remarkable, active woman who served her community, state, and country through active participation in … Continue reading

Posted in History, New Hampshire Women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments