Newport County, Rhode Island
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Posted Queries for Newport County, RI
           October thru December 1997


Surnames: BACKUS, CLARK
Researcher: Virginia Rose
Email: rosesrv@centuryinter.net
Date posted: Sunday, October 5, 1997

Looking for information on Jabez CLARK b. RI before 1800 m. Deborah BACKUS, they had five children. One child was Jabez Clark, Jr. who went to college in Rhode Island. It may have been a medical school c.1836. County unknown.


Surnames: KELLY
Researcher: Carole Kelly
Email: ckelly@southwestern.cc.or.us
Date posted: Thursday, October 16, 1997

I am looking for the family of my grandfather Martin Francis KELLY he was born in Pawtucket or Ireland on July 01 ????. He left to go to Gonzaga University in Washington State. He moved to Portland OR where my father Robert Edward Kelly was born. The family then moved to North Bend OR. I know my grandfather had many brothers and sisters. Any help would be appreciated in locating any family members. They lived in Pawtucket, Newport County.


Surnames: BATES, GARDINER
Researcher: Lisa Ringwald
Email: Ringwald6@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, October 17, 1997

I am seeking info. on Maria GARDINER. Maria was born Jan. 25, 1793 in Newport Co.,RI, died Dec. 12, 1868 in NY. She married Isaac BATES (b- 1785,MA-d-1875,PA) They lived in Monticello, Sullivan Co., NY from 1816 to 1870. They had 10 chidren: Julia, Albert, Alpheus, William, Maria, Eli, Elijah, Pheobe, George, and Isaac. I am particularly interested in finding out who Maria's parents were. Any info. would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Lisa Ringwald


Surnames: HALL
Researcher: Richard C Hall
Email: RHALL84767@AOL.COM
Date posted: Thursday, November 13, 1997

HALL ---- I'm looking for imformation on John HALL b. Abt 1605 -1611 in England. He came to Newport around 1630. He appears as an inhabitant of newport on May 20,1638. Portsmouth records mention his land on Dec 23,1644. Two of his children was James HALL b Abt 1635. And Henry HALL Abt 1637. I'm looking for his parents or other children.


Surnames: CROSS, HEWITT
Researcher: Andrew Bond
Email: Andrew.Bond@banyan.ummed.edu
Date posted: Thursday, November 13, 1997

I am looking for any information about Albert H. HEWITT and Freeborn P. CROSS. He was from CT and she was from Newport, RI. They were born cir. 1810 and married cir. 1830. Albert died cir. 1855. They had seven children:Caroline, Mary, Albert M. Harriet, Henry, George and Charles. Thank you.


Surnames: GARRETTSON
Researcher: George Garrettson
Email: GWGPhila@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, November 17, 1997

I am looking for the ancesters of Frederick GARRETTSON who wrote [feb 25, 1901 letter]" I came to Newport some sixteen years ago, am engaged in business both here and in New York as a merchant and was elected this fall the Mayor of Newport [,RI]" I believe that his father was Francis T. GARRETTSON. Frederick claimed to be descended from Garrett GARRETTSON of MD through his son John but, I have never found the linkage.


Surnames: CARR, REMINGTON
Researcher: Susan Ewers
Email: SPCE@twlakes.net
Date posted: Wednesday, November 19, 1997

Looking for the parents of Abigail REMINGTON b. 31 March 1686 in Jamestown, RI: died 06 March 1763, married 15 Dec 1704 John CARR b.04 Jan 1681 Jamestown, RI. John Carr's parents were Deborah Sayles and Caleb Carr. John and Abigail had a son Caleb b. 15 June 1707 in Jamestown. Any and all information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Sue Ewers


Surnames: PECKHAM, PERRY
Researcher: John R. Larazlere
Email: JLarzal733@aol.com
Date posted: Saturday, November 22, 1997

I am trying to establish a link between my gg grandmother who was named Mercy PERRY and was born in So. Kingstown in 1753 and was married to William PECKHAM, the family that contained both Oliver Hazard PERRY and Mathew C. PERRY. Does anyone have any information on the PERRY family?


Surnames: SPRINGER
Researcher: nikib
Email: sebyram@eaglenet.com
Date posted: Sunday, November 23, 1997

Seek info on Lawrence SPRINGER who supposedly settled in Tiverton. Need list of his descendants to verify if my David SPRINGER, born in Bath, Maine, is my ancestor. Thanks for any info you may be able to share--I also would share info.


Surnames: BURROUGHS
Researcher: Dennis Swann
Email: DSwann2398@aol.com
Date posted: Sunday, November 23, 1997

Looking for info on BURROUGHS of Tiverton, Newport. William b, 1742 to Samuel and Mary. Samuel b, 1746 to Samuel and Mary. Any record of Thomas BURROUGHS m Abagail.


Surnames: ARNOLD, COLE, LEWIS, ROACH
Researcher: Gail Moran
Email: morang@ride.ri.net
Date posted: Friday, November 28, 1997

Need parents of Harriet ROACH,born about 1820 in " South Kingstown". I have seen the place of birth on various documents as Jamestown, and Newport, RI. She was the daughter of John W. ROACH, "an Englishman", and Betsey ?, an "American". I believe her mother may have been from the ARNOLD family. Harriet married first John LEWIS of Smithfield about 1838, then Joseph COLE from Seekonk in 1847. The given names of Oliver and Arnold were used for Harriet's sons, both which pertain to the ARNOLD family.


Surnames: ALLIN, COLE
Researcher: Gail Moran
Email: morang@ride.ri.net
Date posted: Friday, November 28, 1997

Need the parents of Joseph COLE born about 1695. He married Rebecca ALLIN in 1722/23 in Rehoboth, MA. Rebecca was the daughter of Thomas ALLIN born 1668 in Portsmouth, RI, son of William ALLIN of Prudence Island.


Surnames: KNIGHT, ROGERS
Researcher: Nick Knight
Email: grfxguy@ibm.net
Date posted: Sunday, November 30, 1997

Looking for any information relating to Richard KNIGHT, born in Norfolk, England and died in 1680 in Newport, RI. Married Sarah ROGERS, daughter of James ROGERS of Newport, RI) in 1648. Sons Johnathon (possibly Jonathon), John, David


Surnames: BURROUGHS, SANFORD
Researcher: Dennis Swann
Email: DSwann2398@aol.com
Date posted: Sunday, November 30, 1997

Looking for information on BURROUGHS, Frances, b 7-3-1750 d 4-27-1827 Newport R.I. Father- William b 1718 d 1776 Mother- Elizabeth (SANFORD) BURROUGHS b 1722 d 1794 m 9-16-1742 Newport R.I.


Surnames: HALL
Researcher: Richard C Hall
Email: RHALL84767@AOL.COM
Date posted: Sunday, December 7, 1997

Im trying to find out any information on Benajah HALL born abt 1732 in newport or that area. His children were Jesse HALL b.03-22- 1760, Asa HALL b.06-1758 Benajah HALL b abt 1762. Any info on his parents, brother, sisters would be help.


Surnames: CARLSON
Researcher: Christine Carlson
Email: katerpoo@aol.com
Date posted: Thursday, December 11, 1997

I am looking for Christian CARLSON (b. January 13, 1845 in Sweden and d. Abt. 1930), his wife Clara CARLSON (b. March 9, 1851 in Sweden and d. Abt. 1928) and their children, Clara Mathilda CARLSON (b. May 28,1874 in Halmstad, Sweden and d. June 14, 1943 in Rockford, Ill, USA), Ida CARLSON, Rudolph CARLSON and Charles CARLSON. They came to Rhode Island in 1878. Clara Mathilda was confirmed in the United Congregational Church in Newport, RI on July 7, 1889. Clara Mathilda married Ossian Waldemar CARLSON (b. August 31, 1859 in Westargatland (sp?), Sweden and d. Abt. 1939 in Rockford, Ill, USA). They were married in Providence, RI on July 15, 1891 and they moved to Rockford, Ill. in 1892. Any info on them or the United Congregational Church would be greatly appreciated. TIA.


Surnames: HART, JACKETT, JUCKETT
Researcher: David Conover
Email: conover@radix.net
Date posted: Tuesday, December 16, 1997

JACKETT, JUCKETT and various spellings. Trying to locate my ancestor William JACKETT married to Barbary HART. He Was probably a neighbor of Smiton Hart circa 1810 in Tiverton. Any help would be appreciated.


Surnames: BURGESS
Researcher: Diana Vincent
Email: Waltznut@webtv.net
Date posted: Wednesday, December 17, 1997

BURGESS, Emma A. born 1844, in Newport. R.I. Father: John H. Burgess. Mother Abbie m.?


Surnames: MARSH, REAPE, TAYLOR
Researcher: Anne Marshall Parker
Email: parkera@gte.net
Date posted: Sunday, December 21, 1997

Jonathan MARSH was born 29 Sep 1657 in Jamestown, RI and died 10 Jun 1704 Jamestown, RI. My line is through his first wife Sarah REAPE born 17 Apr 1664, died 26 Sep 1687. I am seeking info about their sons William MARSH and John MARSH. My grandmother's records show that William married Sarah TAYLOR of New York, and that they had a son William MARSH. Does anyone have more details


Surnames: HAVILAND, HICKS
Researcher: Ted Wallace
Email: teddie@worldchat.com
Date posted: Monday, December 22, 1997

William HAVILAND b Sept. 7 1606, Salibury Wiltshire England, died Oct 16 1688 Newport RI Married Hannah HICKS b 1639? d 1712? Children ; Jacob, John, Elizabeth, Joseph


Surnames: BROWNELL, MANCHESTER
Researcher: Kathy Heinrich
Email: kheinrich@cuyahoga.lib.oh.us
Date posted: Saturday, December 27, 1997

Looking for parents of Thomas MANCHESTER, believed to have been born in Little Compton or Tiverton in 1768. He left Rhode Island with Jonathan BROWNELL and settled in Cayuga Co., NY in 1790.


Surnames: CLARK, HARRINGTON, NEWMAN, WHITWELL
Researcher: Linda Stevens
Email: Sina28@aol.com
Date posted: Sunday, December 28, 1997

I looking for anyone who might be researching NEWMAN, CLARK, HARRINGTON, b. abt. 1766 in R.I.. I believe he married Sarah WHITWELL of Newport. Their children include: Charles C; William W. James J.; George Albert, Alexander; Edward V.; Sarah; Caroline D.; Almira T. and Harriet S.


Surnames: HARRINGTON, WHITWELL
Researcher: Linda Stevens
Email: Sina28@aol.com
Date posted: Sunday, December 28, 1997

I'm looking for anyone who might be researching William WHITWELL, b. abt. 1740. Was living in Newport on the 1790 and 1800 R.I. census. I believe he is the father of Sarah WHITWELL who married Newman Clark HARRINGTON in 1796. Any information appreciated.



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