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Concord, New Hampshire, USA

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Where is Concord, New Hampshire, USA? 

Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA
On January 17, 1725, the Province of Massachusetts Bay, which then claimed territories west of the Merrimack River, granted the Concord area as the Plantation of Penacook. It was settled between 1725 and 1727 by Captain Ebenezer Eastman and others from Haverhill, Massachusetts. On February 9, 1734, the town was incorporated as Rumford, from which Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford would take his title. It was renamed Concord in 1765 by Governor Benning Wentworth following a bitter boundary dispute between Rumford and the town of Bow; the city name was meant to reflect the new concord, or harmony, between the disputant towns...wikipedia


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Concord, New Hampshire, USA - Main Street looking South, Concord, N.H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA

Main Street looking South, Concord, N.H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA - Park Street showing Historical Society Bldg., State House and Library, Concord, N.H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA

Park Street showing Historical Society Bldg., State House and Library, Concord, N.H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA - Main Street looking South from Memorial Arch, Concord, N.H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA

Main Street looking South from Memorial Arch, Concord, N.H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA - North State Street, Concord, N. H.
Concord, New Hampshire, USA

North State Street, Concord, N. H.

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1725 - Concord, New Hampshire founded

www.wikipedia.org
1787 - Levi Hutchins of Concord invented the first alarm clock.

www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ new-hampshire.html
1808 - Capital established
State capital established in Concord
1859
CONCORD, the cap. of Merrimac co, and the state of New Hampshire, situated on both sides of the...Read MORE...

News  1866 - LARGE FIRE AT CONCORD.
Concord has had a narrow escape from a disastrous conflagration, but fortunately there was little...Read MORE...

News  1867 - Burning of the American House at Concord, N. H. - The Democratic Headquarters.
A correspondent of the Boston Transcript write as follows of the American House at Concord, N. H.,...Read MORE...

News  1870 - Saw-Mill and Railroad Bridge Burned at Concord, N. H.
SAW-MILL AND RAILROAD BRIDGE BURNED.

CONCORD, N. H., Aug. 19.- FARNUM & MARTIN'S steam saw-mill, ...Read MORE...

News  1874 - Fire on State Street.
An alarm of fire was given last Monday morning at 15 minutes past 12 o'clock, which brought out the ...Read MORE...

News  1875 - Accident.
On Tuesday last Mr. Harry Bartlett was loading a heavy trunk upon his baggage express wagon, when,...Read MORE...

News  1896 - SEVERAL PASSENGERS INJURED - And Three May Die as the Result of a Railroad Accident.
CONCORD, N. H., Aug. 27. - The down express on the Concord Division of the Boston and Maine...Read MORE...

1916
Concord, a city, the capital of New Hampshire and of Merrimack co., is pleasantly situated on the...Read MORE...

News  1920 - $150,000 FIRE AT CONCORD, N.H.
WHITE'S OPERA HOUSE BLOCK PRACTICALLY DESTROYED THIS MORNING.

BULK OF LOSS FELL UPON E. J....Read MORE...

News  1932 - September 16-17 - Concord NH was drenched with 5.97 inches of rain in 24 hours to establish a record for that location.

The Weather Channel
September 17, 1932
News  February 16, 1943 - Record cold prevailed in the northeastern U.S. The mercury plunged to 43 degrees below zero at Concord NH.

The Weather Channel
February 16, 1943
News  1950 - November 25-26 - Wind gusts to 110 mph recorded at Concord NH

The Weather Channel
November 26, 1950

Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Abbot
flag  Abigail L. ABBOT (1791, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 5 December 1856, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)

Bemis
flag  Henry BEMIS (16 June 1803, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 1825, Littleton, New Hampshire, USA (Chiswick))

Buss
flag  Hannah BUSS (18 February 1641, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - March 1694, Concord, Massachusetts, USA)

Grandmont
flag  Honore GRANDMONT (30 August 1864, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 30 January 1918, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA )

Hoyt
flag  Prudence HOYT (1802, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 5 October 1886, Canton, Massachusetts, USA)

Marsha
flag  Mildred MARSHA (10/06/1906, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - , Salem, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Minot
flag  Elizabeth MINOT (1761, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 4 April 1832, Woodbury, Connecticut, USA) gravestone
flag  James MINOT (1758, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 1776, )
flag  Joseph MINOT (abt. 1757, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 27 August 1776, )
flag  Sarah MINOT (1760, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Osgood
flag  James OSGOOD (1707, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 6 April 1757, Concord, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Porter
flag  George Loring PORTER (29 April 1838, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 24 February 1919, Stuart, Florida, USA (Potsdam))

Simpson
flag  Hiram W. SIMPSON (1810, Concord, New Hampshire, USA - 29 July 1886, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 39 ancestors who died in Concord, New Hampshire, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1761
Andrew MCMILLAN (12 August 1731 - 6 November 1800) & Hannah Hazen OSGOOD (1 August 1743 - 23 December 1827)
married 12 November 1761

1781
Unknown UPTON ( - ) & Sarah MINOT (1760 - )
married 1781

1913
Daniel Joseph BOMBARD (16 July 1884 - 30 December 1961) & Lillian CARR ( - )
married 28 January 1913

1925
Sumner Christopher ERSKINE (3 November 1878 - October 1960) & Etta Carrie WHITCHER ( - )
married 21 February 1925

1932
Flavius B HUBBARD (abt. 1909 - 31 August 1992) & Gertrude Helen MALENFANT (26 September 1912 - 25 January 1998)
married 16 June 1932
 

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