Category Archives: Places

Knock on WOOD

Funny thing about genealogy – the harder I search, the luckier I get. My husband and I each have the surname Wood in the branches of our family tree and I’m trying to find out a little more about each … Continue reading

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Nottingham West – Hudson, New Hampshire

John Mitchell, pioneer from Ulster Scotland, was an original settler of Nottingham West, now Hudson, New Hampshire. At that time, Hudson originally was part of Dunstable, Mass. In 1741, it became Nottingham, Mass.; in 1746, Nottingham West, N.H.; and finally, … Continue reading

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Ancestors of John Mitchel (to Nelson Mitchell)

Our first generation of Mitchells in America from Nelson B. Mitchell’s line settled in Nottingham West (now Hudson), New Hampshire.  John Mitchel (as it was then spelled) was one of the 16 Ulster-Scot families who came from Ireland (Scottish decent).  … Continue reading

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