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About johnbalser

I was born in Farmington, Maine in April of 1948. I lived on several farms in Maine, located in Chesterville, North Jay, and Limerick, until the age of 10. I moved to Durham, New Hampshire when I was in the fifth grade and later relocated to Manchester, New Hampshire where I resided through High School. I enter the Air Force in 1966 (two months after high school) and served one year (1968-1969) in Vietnam. I returned to school in the early 70's and received a BS in Business Management from New Hampshire College while working in the computer industry. I continued my computer career through 1990 at which time I left the computer industry and opened up my own business in the New Hampshire seacoast area. I remained self employed for 17 years. In 2007, I took a position with the Department of State, Passport Services, located in Portsmouth, NH. I continued there until my retirement in April of 2014. I did not finish my first book, Mystery on Macomber Hill (A Baker Boys Adventure), until I retired. I am currently writing a second book titled, ME, MYSELF AND I. It is a story about a boy who was raised in an orphanage, got adopted, and continued on into manhood. But wait, there was one small problem. While at the orphanage he developed a "VOICE" in his head that stayed with him right into manhood. They shared the good and bad times while the VOICE seemed to get him in trouble , more often than not. Hopefully it will be completed by year end. I haves been married for 45 years. My wife, Linda, and I relocated to Milo, Maine in July of 2014 to enjoy our retirement. I am an avid genealogist and have spent over 20 years researching my family history with my sister. I also do genealogy research for other individuals. My wife and I enjoy traveling and site seeing with our new family addition, Sprout, an Australian Cattle Dog that we adopted from a shelter in October of 2014. I hopes to continue writing other books in the Baker Boys Adventure series.

NEED HELP WITH ANCESTRY SEARCHES – READ THIS!!!

If you are having trouble finding records on Ancestry.com you can go to my Genealogy page on wordpress.com and contact me for some help… Meanwhile I have written some helpful suggestions  on how to find records quickly on Ancestry.com. BASICS OF … Continue reading

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HELP WITH ANCESTRY.COM SEARCHES

If you are having trouble finding records on Ancestry.com you can go to my Genealogy page on wordpress.com and contact me for some help… Meanwhile I have written some helpful suggestions  on how to find records quickly on Ancestry.com. BASICS OF … Continue reading

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EVERYTHING IS “FREE” TOMORROW!!!!!!

Don’t miss out!      Make sure you’re the first one in line to get whatever you want, FREE tomorrow……   You can always stay up until Midnight …..    What an exciting thought this is!!!!!   UNFORTUNATELY IT IS ONLY AND APRIL FOOLS WISH!!!   TOMORROW … Continue reading

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HELP WITH ANCESTRY.COM SEARCHES

If you are having trouble finding records on Ancestry.com you can go to my Genealogy page on wordpress.com and contact me for some help… Meanwhile I have written some helpful suggestions  on how to find records quickly on Ancestry.com. BASICS OF … Continue reading

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ANCESTRY SEARCH HELP FOR BEGINNERS

BASICS OF GENEALOGY: Get ready before starting – data sheets, family tree software, pedigree sheets – all online BEFORE STARTING ANYTHING – GET A GOOD MAGNIFYING GLASS !!!!!!!!!!!!! START WITH ONE SURNAME AND COMPLETE IT BEFORE YOU START ANOTHER.  This will … Continue reading

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THE SUN IS SETTING ON THIS DEAL!!! MYSTERY ON MACOMBER HILL – FREE!!!

WHEN THE CLOCK STRIKES MIDNIGHT,  THE FREE DOWNLOAD WILL END!!!    THIS WILL BE MY LAST BLOG POST FOR THIS EVENT (YEAAAAAAA)… THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HAS PARTICIPATED …  STILL PLENTY OF TIME!!!  Tell all your friends and neighbors!!   WHY WAIT!!!   GET YOURS BEFORE … Continue reading

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FINAL DAY HAS ARRIVED – DOWNLOAD NOW – MYSTERY ON MACOMBER HILL

THE DAY HAS FINALLY COME.   AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT IT IS OVER!!!   HOW TIME FLYS WHEN YOU’RE HAVING FUN!!!  YOU GUYS HAVE BEEN GREAT …  STILL PLENTY OF TIME!!!  Tell all your friends and neighbors!!   WHY WAIT!!!   GET YOURS BEFORE THEY ARE … Continue reading

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