Browse the founding figures of the Fernald Family
In 1630, Renald (aka Reginald) Fernald landed aboard Capt. John Mason's Ship at Kittery, Maine adjacent to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Thomas and William Fernald owned Seavy and Lay Claim Islands.
Old Kittery and Her Families
by E. S. Stackpole.
This map was marked up in 1986 by C. Geoffrey E. Fernald to show the location of family members over the 2 centuries they lived in the Wolfeboro/Brookfield area. John Fernald lived in the later Cottle home near the 200 acres given to him as Secretary to Governor John Wentworth in 1774.
Google Earth and other KML viewers:
Wolfeboro Map (kmz)
Wolfeboro by the Wolfeboro Historical Society is a great source for the history of the town on Lake Winnipesaukee and Lake Wentworth. Amazon.com provides the best searchable version of Wolfeboro. Google Books has their own version of Wolfeboro, too.