Belknap County NH

Biography of William Leavitt Bennett

William Leavitt Bennett, a prominent resident of Andover, was born in the town of Loudon, this State, January 16, 1837. His grandfather, Jeremiah Bennett, formerly of Kingston, accompanied Clough, journeyed from there to Loudon, carrying his luggage and implements on a hand-barrow. Having chosen a tract of timbered land favorably situated, he felled a few …

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Biography of John Shackford Kimball

John Shackford Kimball was an enterprising lawyer of Boston and a business man of Burlington, Ia. A son of David and Abigail (Perkins) Kimball, Pembroke, N.H., April 28, 1812. His descent from Michael Kimball, who married Bettie Runnells, came through David Kimball of the second generation and David Kimball of the third, who married Abigail …

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Lakeport, Belknap County, New Hampshire Obituaries

Obituaries extracted from various editions of the Lake Village Times, 1928-1930. Jan 1929 Alburtis S. Gordon Alburtis S. Gordon was found dead in a chair at his home, 103 Court St. yesterday morning by neighbors who summoned Dr. L. R. Brown, medical referee. Dr. Brown pronounced death due to natural causes. Mr. Gordon suffered a …

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Biography of Dr. Clark W. Sylvester

Dr. Clark W. Sylvester, one of Riverside’s wealthy and most esteemed citizens, was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1850, son of Sewell and Mary J. (Foster) Sylvester, both natives of Maine. The father was an iron founder by trade, and although a hard-working man, with nothing but his daily labor to depend upon for the …

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The Belknap County Gazette Transcriptions for Saturday August 12, 1854

The Belknap County Gazette. Meredith Bridge, N. H., Saturday August 12, 1854. VOL. 8. NO. 22 Marriages In New Hampton, Cap. Stephen B. Poor, to Miss Frances M. Harris, both of N.H. In Barnstead, Mr. Joseph M. Howard to Miss Hannah A. Hill. In Milton, Mr. Charles C. Durgin, of Gilmanton, to Miss Christine H. …

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12th N.H. Regiment

Point Lookout, Md., August 11th, 1863 ____________ Mr. Editor: I suppose that long before this you have heard of the whereabouts of the 12th, and know something of our situation; but perhaps a few lines, relative to our proceedings of late, and of our present good fortune may prove acceptable. My last letter to the …

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