New Hampshire

Records from Rockingham County, NH

1903 – 50th Wedding Anniversary of Waterman PRYOR and Lydia Messer. The article states they were both 70 years old and that he was from Duxbury, MA. She was the daughter of Capt. Joshua Messer and her husband had learned the ship building trade at Badger’s Island. (Portsmouth Herald, March 30, 1903. Another article in the same newspaper from 1899 gives his name as Waterman K Pryor.)