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Milford, New Hampshire, USA


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Milford, New Hampshire, USA
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Where is Milford, New Hampshire, USA? 

Milford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA
Milford is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA, on the Souhegan River. As of the 2000 census, it had a population of 13,575. It is the retail and manufacturing center of a six-town area known informally as the Souhegan Valley.

The town center of Milford, where over 61% of the population resides, is defined as the Milford census-designated place (CDP), and is located at the junction of New Hampshire routes 13 and 101A.wikipedia

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News  1865 - Drowning
Mr. Ephraim Crosby, a son of Rufus Crosby of Milford, was drowned last week. He was subject to fits, and having gone out for chestnuts, stopped at a brook, and probably in a fit fell in and was drowned. His age was twenty-five years. - Farmer's Cabinet Newspaper
New-Hampshire Sentinel
Keene, New Hampshire
October 26, 1865
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News  Flood - 1869

We learn from Milford that the damage there is great. The double arch granite bridge over the Souhegan at the village was affected. Both foot bridges were carried away, and the County Bridge, as it is termed, near East Wilton line, made impassable. The dam and canal of the Pine Valley...Read MORE...

News  1869 - Parsonage Problem
A church society in Milford, N.H., having repaired its church and raised its pastor's salary, set about providing him with a parsonage. Contributions of five thousand dollars were made, and a house bought, the deed drawn up, and the money ready to be paid, when it was found that the former deed was ...Read MORE...

Milford, a banking post-village in Milford township (town), Hillsboro co., N.H., on the Souhegan River and on the Boston and Maine R., 25 miles NW. of Lowell. It has cotton-mills, granite-quarries, etc. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3739.
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
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News  1910 Schoolhouse and Farm Buildings Are Burned
Milford, N. H., March 25. - Two forest fires that raged here simultaneously today destroyed the Shedd schoolhouse and the buildings on the Totterman estate in West Milford and the buildings on the Charles Penault farm in South Milford. Students from Milford Academy aided in fighting the flames,...Read MORE...

News  1914 - Carrier Pigeon is Bridal Messenger
NEW YORK, Nov. 3 - Ever since a Belgian rabbit escaped from one of the rooms on the fifth floor of the Prince George hotel, A. M. Gutterson, the assistant manager, has been especially on alert to see that no persons take animals to their rooms. Yesterday Mr. Gutterson observed a man carrying a...Read MORE...

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  William Arlin (1853, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 8 December 1874, Ayer, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Catherine Blanchard (18 July 1796, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag  George Blanchard (16 August 1783, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag  James Blanchard (25 February 1781, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 18 March 1798, Milford, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag  Jonathan Blanchard (9 April 1793, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag  Jonathan Blanchard (1785, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 29 September 1788, Milford, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag  Porter Blanchard (16 August 1788, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - , )
flag  Rebecca Blanchard (23 June 1778, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - , )

flag  Daniel Burns (15 November 1764, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 29 November 1860, Milford, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag  Elizabeth Burns (13 September 1767, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 7 February 1857, Milford, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag  John Burns (28 March 1762, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 17 February 1828, Milford, New Hampshire, USA)
flag  Joseph Burns (4 March 1771, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 1 December 1852, Milford, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
flag  Mary Burns (10 August 1774, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 25 August 1795, Milford, New Hampshire, USA)
flag  Moses Burns (10 September 1768, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 16 January 1841, Milford, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

flag  Alburn Morton Gutterson (19 September 1877, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 20 April 1946, Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)) gravestone

flag  William H Moore (1860, Milford, New Hampshire, USA - 19 November 1886, Holbrook, Massachusetts, USA (East Randolph))

Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 38 ancestors who died in Milford, New Hampshire, USA.
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here

John Burns (28 March 1732 - 16 January 1825) & Elizabeth Jones (1 March 1740 - 26 April 1782)
married 1761

James H Walsh (25 July 1862 - 24 June 1943) & Rita Dwyer (abt. 1879 - )
married 25 January 1930

Phillip David Walsh (5 July 1909 - 10 June 1967) & Elsie H Johnson (12 March 1916 - 2 August 2010)
married 8 June 1938

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