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Heather Wilkinson Rojo's Blog – January 2011 Archive (3)

Deadline Approaching for 2011 NH Mayflower Society Memorial Scholarships

Deadline February 15, 2011

The 2010 New Hampshire Mayflower Society Memorial Scholarships are available to any college student (undergraduate or graduate) or high school senior. You don’t need to be a member of the Mayflower Society, but members and relatives of members will receive preference (defined as members, junior members, siblings, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren). Applicants with no affiliation to the NH Mayflower Society are also invited to apply.

This is…


Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on January 28, 2011 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Matthew Taylor Descendants Reunion in Derry, August 2011

Matthew Taylor and his wife Janet Wilson came from Northern Ireland in 1721 and settled in Nutfield, now Derry, New Hampshire.   Matthew was one of the original proprietors of the settlement.  He was born in 1690 and he died 26 January 1770 near Beaver Lake.  They had ten children and many descendants who lived in New Hampshire and Nova Scotia.  Matthew and his sons, Adam and Samuel Taylor, are buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Derry.

The descendants are planning a reunion for August…


Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on January 17, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments

One Letter from 1867= Dozens of New Names for the Family Tree

Boston July 24. 1867

Dear Aunt,

I received your letter dated May 22/67 and

It was gladly received day before yesterday.

We are having pretty warm weather here now

although it Is not quite as warm today as it usually

is. Sara has been married just one year ago last

Thursday, her husband’s name is William Pierce.

Grandma was very much opposed to the…


Added by Heather Wilkinson Rojo on January 11, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments




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