Newport County, Rhode Island
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Posted Queries for Newport County, RI
           May thru June 1999


Surnames: BORDON, DURFEE, GARDINER, GARDNER
Researcher: Barbara Aspenleiter
Email: Jpa92048@aol.com
Date posted: Sunday, May 2, 1999

I am looking for Capt. Joseph GARDINER of Newport married Prudence DURFEE, daughter of Thomas & Patience (BORDON) Durfee,b. in Tiverton 26 Sep 1756,m Freetown 3Feb 1783. They had a daughter Harriet Emily. Capt. Joseph Gardiner (GARDNER) of Newport died at sea in his 46th year Nov 1799. I am looking for his parents, birthdate,and place of birth.


Surnames: CHASE, PIERCE
Researcher: Richard Pierce
Email: Walker3333@Webtv.net
Date posted: Monday, May 3, 1999

I am seeking information on the parents of Thomas PIERCE. He was married in Newport at Trinity Church in Nov. 1748 to Almy CHASE. He emigrated to Nova Scotia around 1762, settlng in Sable River and died around 1787.His children were, Persis, Thomas, John, Josiah, James, Amy.


Surnames: FISH, WILKIE
Researcher: Verna Westhaver
Email: nightsong@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Monday, May 10, 1999

Need much help! Does anyone out there have any info re WILKIE family. I can't get back any further than William Wilkie who m.1810ish to a Sallie FISH. Tiverton, Little Compton, RI? or Westport MA. Help. I'm really stuck. Thanks nightsong@worldnet.att.net


Surnames: WEST
Researcher: Karen West-Federico
Email: kwest@banet.net
Date posted: Thursday, May 13, 1999

Mathew WEST - b. abt. 1598 in England. Lived in Lynn, Mass. abt 1636 - 1646. Moved to Newport around 1646 because of religious opposition in Mass. He was declared a Freeman in Newport (1655). Died 1677? He deeded his grandson, Nathaniel, his dwelling and 40 acres in Newport (Jan.16, 1677) Children were: A) Nathaniel, b? d. 1659 (he drowned), B) John, b.? d.? declared a Freeman in Newport,1655, C) Robert,b.? d. 1697 in Monmouth, NJ D) Bartholomew, b.? d.1703 in Monmouth, NJ, D) Francis b.1631 in Duxbury, Mass., d. Jan.2, 1696 in North Kingston, RI. When did Matthew arrive in Mass? which ship? what town in England is he from? Any information is appreciated.


Surnames: CLINTON, GAREDO, GIBBS, MABRAY
Researcher: Nancy-Jo Nunez
Email: NJNUNEZ@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, May 14, 1999

CLINTON, Clara b 10/17/1900 in Johnston, Rhode Island. (Providence County) Died: 8/5/1978 in Providence Rhode Island (Providence County). Clara's married surnames were GAREDO and MABRAY. Children of Clara and Juan E. Garedo: Lola Evangelista Willis; Juanita Evangelita Johnson; Claire Frances Montrond; Anna Mae Lowman; Juan Apolonio Garedo, Jr.; Pedro Garedo (deceased); George Francesco Garedo; Robert Jesus Garedo. GIBBS, Julia Anna born: 1877 in Providence, Providence County, RI, died 1934 in Providence, RI resident of Tobey Street, Providence. Julia was the mother of Clara.


Surnames: RAMLOSE, WARD
Researcher: Diane Conner
Email: midiconn@gis.net
Date posted: Monday, May 17, 1999

I have found a calender with the name James S. RAMLOSE dated 1896, from Thames St. It has some water damage but it can stil be read ane the calender is in tact. It also has the name WARD as the printed from Newport. I will send this to anyone who is related or has an interest. I would want it if it was my grandfathers.


Surnames: FISH, LAKE, WILKIE
Researcher: Verna Westhaver
Email: nightsong@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Monday, May 17, 1999

Looking for LAKE, FISH, WILKIE connections in Tiverton RI 1820 and earlier. Thanks. nightsong@worldnet.att.net


Surnames: COGGESHALL, DURFEE, MANCHESTER
Researcher: Verna Westhaver
Email: nightsong@worldnet.att.net
Date posted: Monday, May 17, 1999

Looking for parents of Isaac MANCHESTER b Little Compton m 03 Oct 1830 Tiverton to Mary DURFEE (dau. of George and Sarah COGGESHALL) Isaac and Mary had a son Levi b. Tiverton. Any help greatly appreciated.


Surnames: GILL, MCCORMICK, SPOONER, WALSH
Researcher: George E Spooner, Sr.
Email: george.spooner@verizon.net
Date posted: Sunday, May 23, 1999

MCCORMICK, Roger B. Nov 1, 1797 Roscommon Ireland d. Newport, RI m. Bridget GILL b. 1796 Ireland, d. November 2, 1863 Newport, RI children John b abt 1821; Michael b. abt 1823; Hannah b abt 1825; Roger V. b. 1842 Newport, RI. d. July 5, 1881 Boston, Mass. m. abt 1867 Margaret J WALSH. Children Margaret J. b. abt 1868, Thomas F, b abt 1871, Mary A, b, abt 1872; Catherine E b. abt 1874; Walter P. b. abt 1876; Christina Amelia b. November 10, 1877 Boston, Mass. d. January 26, 1957 Newport, RI m. June 25, 1902 George Hazard SPOONER. Any additional information would be appreciated.


Surnames: CARR, CHAPIN, CONGDAL, SHELDON, TAYLOR
Researcher: Vern Sheldon
Email: vern58@banet.net
Date posted: Thursday, May 27, 1999

Seeking any information on Johnathan SHELDON b.1725 Providence, d.1757 at sea. Probable Father: Timothy SHELDON b.1689, Johnstown d. 1741 Providence Mother: Ann CHAPIN or Rebecca CARR. Spouse: Mary TAYLOR b. July 16,1727 in Middletown, Newport RI. d. 1776 in Middletown, Newport, RI. Father: John TAYLOR of Middletown, Newport RI, d.1772, Spouse Mary Taylor: Sons John Taylor SHELDON b. May 24,1753 Middletown, Newport RI and Johnathan SHELDON dob. Unk, Middletown, Newport, RI. Will of John TAYLOR probated in 1772 mentions wife Mary TAYLOR; Daughters Freelove CONGDAL & Mary SHELDON, widow of Johnathan, and grandsons. Am seeking information to ancestry of Johnathan SHELDON. All info appreciated.


Surnames: BROWNELL, MUNRO
Researcher: Ellwood V Stafford
Email: staff71@gateway.net
Date posted: Friday, May 28, 1999

Seeking information on the parents of Abby BROWNELL who married David E MUNRO of Bristol, R.I. circa 1835?. Abby BROWNELL died 5 Jun 1881 in Portsmouth, R.I. David MUNRO died 21 Aug 1890 in Portsmouth, R.I. Would appriciate any info that you can pass on to me regarding David E MUNRO and Abby BROWNELL.


Surnames: AYARS, MUMFORD
Researcher: Walt Ayars
Email: waltayars@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, June 8, 1999

Seeking to find copy of the will of Stephen MUMFORD, died Jul 1707 at Newport, RI. Wife, Ann, had died in 1698 at Newport. Children: John, Capt Stephen, Ann. Stephen Mumford believed to have been a merchant in Newport. He was one of the original founders of the Seventh Day Baptist Church at Newport. He and Robert AYARS (and their wives) purchased Brace's Farm at Ochre Point, Newport in 1687. [Robert Ayars is my ancestor] Seeking to establish Stephen Mumford's ancestry. It is believed that a William Mumford is mentioned as executor in his will...is this the William who was a gravestone cutter at Boston? (or a brother William?) Will be happy to exchange other data with interested parties. Walt Ayars, Box 279, Summerdale, PA 17093 [email= waltayars@aol.com]


Surnames: NADDY, OFARRELL
Researcher: Jeanne Baldwin
Email: dbaldwin@ix.netcom.com
Date posted: Thursday, June 10, 1999

O'FARRELL, John Born in Kilkenny, Ireland about 1790-98 Lived in Newport, RI. about 1828. Left to live in Iowa Spouse: Julia NADDY They were married in Ireland and had 2 children in R.I.


Surnames: ALBRO, HART, WILCOX
Researcher: Norma Wilcox Barnes
Email: nnwbarnes@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, June 15, 1999

Seeking information on line of descendants of Daniel WILCOX, born 25 Feb 1701, Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island (parents John WILCOX and Rebecca ?). Daniel WILCOX married Sarah HART in 1723 at Tiverton, Newport, RI. Need birthplace and date of their son Daniel WILCOX born about 1734. Son Daniel WILCOX married Hannah Wilbur on 31 Dec 1761, location unknown. They had eleven children, of which I am interested in Noah WILCOX, who is listed on one web site as the seventh born. I would like any data on his birthplace and date. I believe he married a Martha ALBRO, but I have no other information. Thank you to anyone who has some data.


Surnames: SINKINS, TILLEY
Researcher: Peggy Close
Email: fourokies@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, June 22, 1999

TILLEY, Thomas b.10 Mar 1767; m. 7 Sep 1788 to Mary SINKINS; d. 16 Jun 1814? Children: William, Catherine, George, Eleazer, Rebecca, James, Elizabeth, Thomas Remington, Mary Ann.


Surnames: CRAPON, DUNFEE, HUMPHREY
Researcher: Jean Savage
Email: fjsavage@somtel.com
Date posted: Sunday, June 27, 1999

Need parents of George Washington HUMPHREY and Mary DUNFEE, married in Tiverton (Newport Co.) 2 Jan 1831. Had daughter Ruth Almy who married Amos Alexander CRAPON 4 Mar 1851.


Surnames: DAVOL
Researcher: Alan Nielsen
Email: anielsen@pacbell.net
Date posted: Sunday, June 27, 1999

Searching for information on Elizabeth DAVOL who lived in Little Compton, RI. in the 1860's. She had or raised a child, Henry Linwood DAVOL, who was born May 11,1870 in Little Compton, and lived and raised his family in Tiverton RI.



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