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Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - W. A. Stewart General Store

Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA

Historically, Stoddard was known for its manufacturing of wood products, such as ox yokes, pails and clothespins, and glass manufacturing, particularly the collectible brown Stoddard bottles, which supplemented agriculture and the raising of sheep and other animals.


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W. A. Stewart General Store
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Town Hall, Stoddard, N.H. Built on the site of the Universalist brick Church.
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Town Hall, Stoddard, N.H. Built on the site of the Universalist brick Church.
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1839 - Stoddard
Stoddard, New Hampshire
Cheshire county. This town is bounded N. by Washington, E. by Windsor and Antrim, S. by Nelson and Sullivan, and W. by Gilsum and Marlow. It is 14 miles N.N.E. from Keene and 42 W.S.W. from Concord.

This town is situated on the height of land between Merrimack and Connecticut rivers. It is mountainous and very rocky. The soil is better adapted to grazing than tillage. The south branch of Ashuelot river has its source near the centre of the town. The streams in the east section fall into the Merrimack; those on the west, into the Connecticut. There are fourteen ponds, some of which are of considerable magnitude.

This town was formerly called Limerick. It was incorporated in 1774, when it received the name of Stoddard, from Col. Samson Stoddard, of Chelmsford, to whom with several others it was granted. The settlement commenced in June, 1769. The first family was that of John Taggard, whose privations and hardships were very great. Their grain was procured ... Read MORE...

1895 - Stoddard
Stoddard, a post-village in Stoddard township, Cheshire co., N.H., about 14 miles N.E. of Keene, and 33 miles W. by S. of Concord. Pop, of the township, 667.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
1906
Stoddard, a post-village in Stoddard township (town), Cheshire co., N.H., about 14 miles NE. of Keene. Pop. of the town in 1900, 367.
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
2023 - Here's a list of places to go and things to do in and around Stoddard, New Hampshire:
Hiking and Nature Trails: Stoddard is surrounded by pristine wilderness. You can explore the town's many hiking trails, like the Pitcher Mountain Trail. The summit of Pitcher Mountain offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, especially breathtaking during the fall foliage season.

Pillsbury State Park: Located just a short drive from Stoddard, Pillsbury State Park is a hidden gem for outdoor enthusiasts. The park features numerous hiking trails, fishing ponds, and camping areas. It's a fantastic spot for a day of picnicking or an overnight camping trip.

Highland Lake: This beautiful lake is perfect for swimming, kayaking, or simply relaxing by the shore. Highland Lake is known for its clear waters and scenic views. Bring your fishing gear along if you're an angler.

Autumn Foliage Tour: Stoddard and the surrounding areas boast stunning foliage during the fall months. Take a leisurely drive or bike ride along the winding country roads to soak in the vibrant colors of ... Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born or Died in Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA

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female ancestorLucy BARDEN (31 July 1784, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - 23 April 1852, Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA)
female ancestorPolley HARDY (17 June 1792, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )
male ancestorElishar STEVENS (18 January 1797, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )
male ancestorGardner T. RING (1817, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - 16 October 1863, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)
male ancestorWilliam J HARNDEN (7 January 1828, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )
male ancestorDaniel E. SWETT (1839, - 24 September 1922, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA)
male ancestorHarry D. HOLT (1858, - 2 June 1884, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA)
female ancestorEmma SHOULTS (November 1865, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - 16 March 1960, )
female ancestorClara E SCOTT (29 June 1879, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Ancestors Who Were Married in Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA

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male ancestorBenjamin KNIGHT (1785 - 27 May 1849) and female ancestorLucy BARDEN (31 July 1784 - 23 April 1852) married 10 December 1805

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