Abiquiu, NM

Abiquiu, NM
36.228336 -106.395991

7.05.2014

History Runs Deep in New Hampshire

Linda's lovely home was built in1780 by revolutionary war veteran Ensign John Foster. John received  this wilderness land near Hancock, NH in payment for his revolutionary war service. Upon John's death, his son from his first marriage sued for ownership from John's pregnant second wife. The court said they would not throw a pregnant woman out into the street and decried that the son and stepmother share in the farm equally.
















We went to the Hancock cemetery to look for John's grave.


Twofer, two wives, one stone



















Women were not referred to as widows,
but as "relict of" the husband
SUCCESS  the Foster family
Ensign John Foster was
laid to rest in 1810

Note: I flew from the west coast to spend the summer with Linda. Serenity is spending a restful summer in Carson City, NV

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