An area in the US comprised of the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Rhode Island

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Where can I find information on buildings that have been demolished?

I'd appreciate suggestions from anyone who has traced the history of houses, multi-family residences, and commercial buildings, on how to find more information about buildings which no longer exist. ...
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How can I locate a New England telegraph man ca1850? (Lemuel Keyser Preston seems to be hiding.)

Charles H. Dillion, a 20th-century Texas telegraph man and author, called Lemuel Keyser "L. K." Preston the "pioneer of the telegraph in Texas."1 According to his earlier 1852 marriage record ...
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Who were the children of Jacob Fisher and Sarah Hodges? [closed]

Page 27 of the Sharon, Massachusetts Vital Records show Jacob Fisher and his wife Sarah had a son Jacob born 30 Apr 1776: Jacob, s. of Jacob and Sarah, Apr. 30, 1776 Page 94 of those records ...
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Ancestry of Christian Penn (d. 1684) (married 1st Francis Eaton and 2nd Francis Billington, both of Mayflower)

Does anyone know the ancestry of Christian (or Christina) Penn, who came to Plymouth colony on the Ann in 1623? She married first Francis Eaton (Mayflower) then Francis Billington (another Mayflower ...
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Seeking info on Phoebe Paine, born 9 Aug 1762

I am seeking information on my 5*great grandmother, Phoebe Paine. She was born 9 Aug 1762 and married Elijah Hannum in Belchertown, MA on 4 Mar 1792. I already have information on her husband, his ...
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How to find wife's maiden name in New England in the 1700s?

All too often it seems I have a family in New England in the 1700s where I know the father and several children but only have a given name for the mother in the family. (The children's birth records ...
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Migration from New Hampshire to Ohio ca1810-1816

My ancestor, William Preston, resided Rumney, Grafton County, New Hampshire in 1808. By about 1816, he had removed to and settled at Fort Winchester in the area of now Defiance, Defiance County, Ohio. ...