Tag Archives: Purinton

Beyond the Grave: A Jury of Her Peers 

As so often happens, my research for the upcoming Love Well, Love War blogs is taking me in unexpected directions. While I find my way, please enjoy meeting one of the colonial women I was reminded of while researching the Location, … Continue reading

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The Fabric of Community

In the part of Brunswick once called New Meadows, farmers milked cows, millers ground grain, masons laid bricks, and carriage makers fashioned iron wheels. These were the men. Bakers made bread, weavers spun cloth, butchers cut chickens, healers nursed the … Continue reading

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It Happened in 1916

I’m always on the lookout for gravestones with variations of my mother’s maiden name, Purinton. I was particularly intrigued by a Maquoit Cemetery stone for a Purington family on which seven of the eight death dates were 1916. I speculated … Continue reading

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