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New Hampshire Colonial People: Benjamin Thompson, John Stark, Robert Rogers, Susannah Willard Johnson, Moses Leavitt, Josiah Bartlett

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Published August 15th 2011
ISBN : 9781156853832
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44 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Benjamin Thompson, John Stark, Robert Rogers, Susannah Willard Johnson, Moses Leavitt, JosiahMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 42. Chapters: Benjamin Thompson, John Stark, Robert Rogers, Susannah Willard Johnson, Moses Leavitt, Josiah Bartlett, Samuel Leavitt, Thomas Leavitt, John Langdon, Matthew Thornton, David McGregore, John Wheelwright, Nathaniel Folsom, James Rogers, John Lovewell, Jonathan Moulton, Enoch Poor, Woodbury Langdon, Eleazar Wheelock, Eunice Cole, George Vaughan, William Whipple, Darby Field, John Wentworth, Joseph Cilley, Stephen Mack, Molly Stark, John Goffe, Pierse Long, Nathaniel Peabody, Hercules Mooney, James Reed, William Stark, Thomas Stickney, Joseph Blanchard, Jonathan Blanchard, Isaac Wyman, Daniel Fowle, Nathaniel Meserve, Abraham Drake, Enoch Hale, Moses Nichols, John Hart, Matthew Patten, Captain Samuel Richards. Excerpt: Pontiacs Rebellion American Revolutionary WarRobert Rogers (7 November 1731 - 18 May 1795) was an American colonial frontiersman. Rogers served in the British army during both the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. During the French and Indian War Rogers raised and commanded the famous Rogers Rangers. Robert Rogers was born to James and Mary McFatridge Rogers on 7 November 1731, in Methuen, a small town in northeastern Massachusetts. At that time, the town served as a staging point for Ulster-Scots settlers bound for the untamed wilderness of New Hampshire. In 1739, when Rogers was eight years old, his family relocated to the Great Meadow district of New Hampshire near present-day Concord, where James, an Irish immigrant, founded a settlement on 2,190 acres (8.9 km) of land, which he called Munterloney after a hilly place in Derry, Ireland. Rogers referred to this childhood residence as Mountalona. It was later renamed Dunbarton, New Hampshire. In 1740 the War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) broke out in Europe and in 1744 the war spread to North America where it was known as Ki...