Necrology

The following members have been reported deceased since the printing of the 2019 roster (click here for 2016)

Bernard Bailyn, Ph.D., L.H.D., Litt.D., L.L.D. (2006)
born Hartford, Connecticut, 10 September 1922
died Belmont, Massachusetts, 7 August 2020
Adams University Professor of History, and James Duncan Phillips Professor of Early American History, Harvard University, Emeritus

Horace Rollin Boynton III (1987)
born Los Angeles, California, 1 August 1924
died San Francisco, California, 29 May 2019
Sergeant, U.S. Army Intelligence; World War II
Great-great-great-great grandson of Capt. Daniel Moor, First Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line.

Pierce Kendall Bullen (2008)
born Worcester, Massachusetts, 24 July 1934
died Raleigh, North Carolina, 4 May 2020
Great-great-great-great grandson of Capt. Andrew Buntin, Col. Nahum Baldwin’s Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line. Killed in Action

David Barker Ford (2017)
born Providence, Rhode Island, 4 January 1946
died New York, New York, 20 September 2020
Collateral representative of Lt. Col. Joseph Wait, Col. Timothy Bedel’s New Hampshire Rangers. Died in service.

John Bertram Little, M.D. (1983)
born Boston, Massachusetts, 5 October 1929
died Brookline, Massachusetts, 24 May 2020
Captain, U.S. Army, 1956-58
Collateral representative of Lt. Peletiah Whittemore, Second Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line.

Willis Carleton Merrill , Jr. (1996)
born Boston, Massachusetts, 28 September 1930
died Pensacola, Florida, 16 March 2020
Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps, Marine Aircraft Wing, 1954-58 
Great-great-great-great-great grandnephew of Capt. Reuben Dow, First Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line. Wounded in action at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Henry Adams Pillsbury (2001)
born Chicago, Illinois, 12 January 1937
died Paris, France 17 August 2019
Great-great-great-great-great grandson of First Lieutenant Moses Little, First Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line.

Benedict Joseph Semmes III, M.D. (2004)
born Bremerhaven, Germany, 20 October 1949
died Wonalancet, New Hampshire, 18 June 2020
U.S. Army, 1969-1971; Vietnam
Great-great-great-great-great grandson of Purser Jacob Walden, Frigate Ranger, Continental Navy.

John Lowell Thorndike (1998)
born Boston, Massachusetts, 17 October 1926
died Needham, Massachusetts, 20 May 2020
Cadet, U.S. Army Air Corps; World War II
Great-great-great grandson of Capt. Israel Thorndike, Schooners Warren and Scorpion; Lieutenant of the Brig Tyrannicide and the ship Resource.

Arthur Bryant Whitcomb , Jr. (2017)
born New York, New York, 6 May 1965
died Pawling, New York, 17 May 2020
Collateral representative of Maj. Edward Sherburne, Aide-de-Camp to General Sullivan, Continental Army.

Edward Franklin Woods, D.M.D. (1973)
born Boston, Massachusetts, 25 August 1920
died Weymouth, Massachusetts, 5 January 2020
Sergeant, Chemical Warfare Service, U.S. Army; World War II
Marshal of the General Society, 2004-2010
Great-great grandson of Ensign Josiah Magoun, Second Regiment, New Hampshire Continental line.