Showing posts with label New Hampshire. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Hampshire. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Edward Phelps and Grace Moore Garland

Edward Phelps (1871-1927) son Francis Henry Phelps (1840-1877) and Esther Antoinette Hall (1846-1938) direct descendant of Edward Phelps and Elizabeth Adams of Newbury, Massachusetts. He married Grace Moore Garland (1873-1963) daughter of Freeman Garland (1839-1907) and Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sarah Moore (1839-1911). Edward listed in NH census as Railroad mechanic.
Children Wallace E Phelps (1899-1980) married Alice Holt (1887-1980), Esther Elizabeth Phelps (1907-2002) married Louis Homer Bemis (1907-1972) of Connecticut.

Grace Garland Phelps
Woodland Cemetery Nashua, New Hampshire Find A Grave

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

William Stearns and Martha Winkley New Hampshire

Today I walked the in Proprietor's Cemetery on South Street in Portsmouth NH.  Photo of grave stone:  William Stearns (1804-1881) and wife Martha Winkley (180?-1879). William was the son of John Stearns and Sara Lane.
According to Stearns Genealogy and Memoirs, Volume 1 (Avis Stearns Van Wagenen) William was born August 5 1803 in Deerfield NH. He was a machinist, a representative in NH state legislature, and a Colonel. 
John Stearns son of Rev Joshua Stearns. They are from Isaac Stearns line. Martha could be daughter of John Winkley and Ruth Foy.