Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - Post Office Square
Meredith, New Hampshire, USA

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Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - Road to Meredith Village
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Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - Across the Bay from Pleasant Street, Meredith, N. H.
Meredith, New Hampshire, USA

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Meredith, New Hampshire, USA
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Where is Meredith, New Hampshire, USA? 

Meredith, Belknap, New Hampshire, USA

Meredith was first known as Palmer's Town in honor of Samuel Palmer, a teacher of surveying and navigation who laid out much of the land surrounding Lake Winnipesaukee. In 1748, it was one of the first towns to have a charter granted by the Masonian Proprietors. Many grantees were from Salem, Massachusetts, so Palmer's Town was renamed New Salem. It was settled in 1766 by Jacob Eaton and Colonel Ebenezer Smith, then regranted in 1768 by Governor John Wentworth and named after Sir William Meredith, 3rd Baronet, a member of Parliament who opposed taxation on the colonies.wikipedia


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News  1823 - Fire
A cotton factory at Meredith, New-Hampshire was totally consumed on Thursday, the 12th inst; Such was the rapidity of the flames that the building was destroyed in 37 minutes, and of seven females, who were at work in the upper part of the building when the fire broke out and whose escape was cut...Read MORE...


News  1852 - DREADFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT - SIX LIVES LOST AND TWELVE TO SIXTEEN DANGEROUSLY INJURED.
Concord, N. H., Thursday, Oct. 7 - 8 P. M.
A terrible accident occurred to-day, on the Montreal Railroad, near the Weirs steamboat landing, by which six persons were killed and from twelve to sixteen dangerously injured. An extra train was coming from the steamboat Dover, at Meredith Village, with ...Read MORE...



News  1870 - SERIOUS FIRE AT MEREDITH.
A disastrous fire occurred at Meredith Bridge, Friday, the losses by which are as follows footing up nearly $23,000: J. Smith, Jr., building and goods, $4500, insured for $2500; W. E. S. Foss, building and goods, $4000 partially insured; T. B. Nichols, saloon $2000, insured for $1200; Oliver...Read MORE...


1876 - Meredith
Meredith Village “is pleasantly located at the head of the Northwest Bay of Lake Winnipesaukee, and on the BC&M Railroad. It has two churches and a savings-bank, with manufacturies of hosiery and lumber. It is nearly surrounded by the rich farming town of Meredith. The scenery in the vicinity is ...Read MORE...


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1906
Meredith, a post-village and township (town) of Belknap co., N.H., on the Boston and Maine R., 31 miles (direct) N. of Concord. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1713. The village is situated on the western shore of Lake Winnepesaukee and is surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Conner
America/USA  Polly Conner (1 April 1801, Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - 15 March 1896, Salem, Massachusetts, USA)

Fogg
America/USA  John Fogg (1823, Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - 26 July 1869, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Robinson
America/USA  Martha Robinson (1826, Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - 27 December 1871, Medford, Massachusetts, USA)

Senter
America/USA  Nellie B Senter (abt. 1810, Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - 8 November 1860, Laconia, New Hampshire, USA)

Sinclair
America/USA  Nathaniel Sinclair (1802, Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - 04 January 1874, Canton, Massachusetts, USA)

Swain
America/USA  Miriam A. Swain (1820, Meredith, New Hampshire, USA - 4 January 1879, Groton, Massachusetts, USA)
 


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