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Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA

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Where is Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA? 

Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA

This territory was first granted in 1752 to Colonel Sampson Stoddard of Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and others as Monadnock Number 7. It was known locally as Limerick before being incorporated as Stoddard in 1774, in honor of Colonel Stoddard.

Colonel Stoddard was appointed to survey southwestern New Hampshire by the colonial government, receiving several land grants for the service. One of his surveying assistants was Benjamin Pierce, father of U.S. President Franklin Pierce. Colonel Stoddard never lived in the town of Stoddard.

The town was first settled in 1768 by John and Martha Taggart, immigrants from Derry, Ireland. Three years later, the Richardson family joined the Taggarts in Stoddard. By 1774, the town had 24 residents...wikipedia


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

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

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Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - Town Hall, Stoddard, N.H. Built on the site of the Universalist brick Church.
Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA

Town Hall, Stoddard, N.H. Built on the site of the Universalist brick Church.

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1906
Stoddard, a post-village in Stoddard township (town), Cheshire co., N.H., about 14 miles NE. of...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Barden
flag  Lucy BARDEN (31 July 1784, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - 23 April 1852, Peterborough, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Bean
flag  Harry Edward BEAN (24 May 1886, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - aft. 1942, , Massachusetts, USA)

Hardy
flag  Polley HARDY (17 June 1792, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Harnden
flag  William J HARNDEN (7 January 1828, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )

Ring
flag  Gardner T. RING (1817, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - 16 October 1863, Somerville, Massachusetts, USA)

Stevens
flag  Elishar STEVENS (18 January 1797, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Cress
  Fred E. CRESS (1890, - 5 February 1932, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA)

Holt
  Harry D. HOLT (1858, - 2 June 1884, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA)

Swett
  Daniel E. SWETT (1839, - 24 September 1922, Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1805
Benjamin KNIGHT (abt. 1785 - 27 May 1849) & Lucy BARDEN (31 July 1784 - 23 April 1852)
married 10 December 1805
 

Cemeteries in Stoddard, New Hampshire, USA

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