Brooks' Side Farm: A Living History: Mathewson, Owen Danforth Brooks' Side Farm: A Living History: Mathewson, Owen Danforth Brooks' Side Farm: A Living History: Mathewson, Owen Danforth Brooks' Side Farm: A Living History: Mathewson, Owen Danforth

Brooks' Side Farm: A Living History

Mathewson, Owen Danforth

Verlag: Owen Danforth Mathewson, 2012
Zustand: Fair Softcover
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B01BRR2JLW 2012 signed first edition Owen Danforth Mathewson (Hancock, New Hampshire), 8 1/2 x 11 inches tall paperbound in slick full-color covers, copiously illustrated with black-and-white and full color photographs and drawings, 120 pp. Very slight soiling, rubbing and edgewear to covers. Six-inch corner crease to the upper tip of the rear cover and the last third of the book. Signed by the author on the title page. Otherwise, a very good copy - clean, bright and unmarked - of this outstanding, scarce local history / genealogy. OCLC has no listing. ~SP24~ Chronicles the development of Brooks' Side Farm in Hancock, New Hampshire, from its purchase by Lt. John Brooks in 1780 through the present time. In this compilation of historical accounts and memorable anecdotes, the author captures the genuine essence of 'life on the farm' in small town New England. Includes a genealogy of the family of Henry Brooks, made a freeman at Concord, Massachusetts on March 14, 1639, through Lt. John Brooks, born in Hollis, New Hampshire in 1760. It includes Lt. Brooks' description of his Revolutionary War experiences, and his post-war acquisition of the land that became Brooks' Side Farm, construction of a succession of buildings there and the growth of his family. There are chapters on descendants Zophar Willard Brooks, John Brooks, Washington Brooks, Xenophon Willard Brooks, Alvarez (Alvarey) Gordon Brooks, Sevi Eliza Brooks, Maro Spaulding Brooks, Major William Brooks. The construction of the house and barn at the farm is reviewed, with histories of successive eras at the property - The Wormelle Period (1932-1941), The Whitney Period (1941-1948) and the Waterbury Period (1948-1971). Numerous stories are related from various times in the property's history. Owen Danforth Mathewson is a retired pediatrician. Since 1971 he has lived at Brooks' Side Farm in Hancock, New Hampshire with his wife, Linda, and their family. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SP24-0261-5263

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Titel: Brooks' Side Farm: A Living History

Verlag: Owen Danforth Mathewson

Erscheinungsdatum: 2012

Einband: PAPERBACK

Zustand: Fair

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Auflage: First Edition.

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