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Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

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Where is Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA? 

Westmoreland, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA
Once known as Great Meadow, this town was first granted in 1735 by Governor Jonathan Belcher of Massachusetts as Number 2, second in a line of Connecticut River fort towns designed to protect the colonies from Indian attack. This part of the river was a favorite Indian campsite, and the settlers who came beginning in 1741 were several times victims of attack. When the border between Massachusetts and the Province of New Hampshire was fixed (with Number 2 on the New Hampshire side), the town was regranted in 1752 by Governor Benning Wentworth as Westmoreland, named for John Fane, 7th Earl of Westmorland...wikipedia


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Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - Town Hall and New Schoolhouse
Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

Town Hall and New Schoolhouse
Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - B. and M. Station, Westmoreland Depot, N.H.
Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

B. and M. Station, Westmoreland Depot, N.H.
Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - Entering Village
Westmoreland, N.H.
Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA

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Westmoreland, N.H.

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Brooks
flag  William BROOKS (1807, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 16 August 1880, Battle Creek, Michigan, USA)

Clark
flag  Lucinda S CLARK (1830, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 5 July 1888, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)

Cole
flag  Nancy G. COLE (1802, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 13 December 1872, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Cooley
flag  Aaron COOLEY (28 September 1753, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag  Moses COOLEY (28 September 1753, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Esty
 flag  Isaac ESTY (24 April 1796, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 31 July 1875, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst)) gravestone

Hildreth
flag  Olive HILDRETH (1803, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 11 March 1867, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA (North Amherst) (South Amherst))

Mcdonald
flag  Hugh J. MCDONALD (1858, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 3 November 1881, Littleton, Massachusetts, USA)

Payne
flag  Maria N. PAYNE (1823, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 14 July 1851, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)

Temple
flag  Reuben TEMPLE (1831, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 10 August 1869, Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA)

Willard
flag  Charlotte WILLARD (1780, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA - 28 July 1848, Malden, Massachusetts, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Baker
flag  Earl Raymond BAKER (3 December 1909, Revere, Massachusetts, USA - 5 March 1997, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Cummings
  Robert CUMMINGS (1912, - 30 March 1930, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)

Gibson
  Jonathan GIBSON (11 May 1769, Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire - 1843, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)

Gilbert
flag  Gideon GILBERT (15 October 1748, Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - 29 June 1810, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)
flag  Thankful GILBERT (10 March 1738, Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - 22 September 1811, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)

Jones
flag  Frank Ashley JONES (21 November 1853, Keene, New Hampshire, USA - 20 July 1930, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Knight
flag  Josiah KNIGHT (10 April 1741, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA - 2 May 1817, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)

Nurse
flag  Silas NURSE (4 November 1776, Nelson, New Hampshire, USA - 13 June 1846, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)

White
flag  Samuel WHITE (9 February 1738, Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - 1812, Westmoreland, New Hampshire, USA)
 

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