Author Archives: Teresa Hamilton/Pepper Rust

About Teresa Hamilton/Pepper Rust

Married to Brad Rust for 41 years. Mother of two lads and two lasses and the gran of Aidan and Jacob Wesley. My current hobbies are family history research and blogging. I love reading, especially history, and British 18th and 19th Century literature. I really like traveling and look forward to new travel adventures!

Hilton Point, New Hampshire and Brad’s Ancestor William Hilton

Heather Wilkinson Rojo’s blog post today is about Hilton Point in New Hampshire which Brad’s 10th Great-Grandfather, William Hilton, helped to settle: “In the year 1623, William Hilton settled on Hilton Point…” Take a look and read the complete article … Continue reading

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20 Free Credits at Scotland’s People Today!

It’s a GRAND Day! I just purchased my 20 FREE credits at Scotland’s People! There is a special promotion at ScotlandsPeople…Sign in, click on ‘Buy Credits’ enter promotional code: “scotlandnow” and receive 20 credits free! Let me know if you … Continue reading

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You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton

Originally posted on John Hamilton of Charlestown, Massachusetts (c1636-c1681):
Elm Hill Farm, East Main Street, Brookfield, Massachusetts Hi, I’m Dan Hamilton. I grew up feeling rather a mutt. I never knew my mother, and family history was not a…

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You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton

You Can Go Home Again, A Guest Post by Dan Hamilton.

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My Dad, Wes Pepper, as a Custom Wheat Cutter

I’ve recently been in touch with a man in Kansas who is helping me to identify the men, my dad was working with in the late 1940s and early 1950s, in this photo. I met him through Yesterday’s Tractor Company … Continue reading

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Our Shoemaking Ancestors in Massachusetts

(Hamilton/Pepper) One of the titles of a chapter in my Biographical Sketch of John Prouty Pepper is “Shoemaker.” Shoe-making became a huge activity in parts of Massachusetts beginning in the 18th century. In the 1850 US Census my 3rd Great-Grandfather … Continue reading

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Isn’t Amy a Modern Name?…NOT

Which of you, after doing family history research for years, has come across a name that seems odd or somehow doesn’t seem to fit in with the family or time period? I have a few of those. I have a … Continue reading

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