Newport County, Rhode Island
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Posted Queries for Newport County, RI
           October thru November 2000


Surnames: MCMANUS
Researcher: Terry McManus
Email: QualsysTM@aol.com
Date posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2000

Looking for any and all info on McMANUS family in Rhode Island and elsewhere. Trying to help my father (Francis "Frank" "Mac" T. McManus) complete his remaining entries. ALL info is solicited and appreciated.


Surnames: MIILER
Researcher: Philip Hunkins
Email: phunkins@artelco.com
Date posted: Sunday, October 15, 2000

MIILER,Daniel; The Master Index for the R.I. Historical Cemeteries Project contains this entry; "Miller, D. (no entry for date of birth) 17 Jul 1862 PO046". This cemetery is for the Lovell General Hospital in Portsmouth. I ask that someone please access this data base and forward to me any data for this entry. I am want to ascertain if this is the grave of Daniel Miller, born 1817, Pawtucket, RI, died 28 Feb 1862, Taunton, MA.


Surnames: BRADLEY, CRAGEN
Researcher: Lauren MacKenzie Petit
Email: lpetit@acmnet.net
Date posted: Sunday, October 15, 2000

BRADLEY - Seeking info on Theresa (CRAGEN) Bradley, born Aug. 9, 1867 in Worcester, MA. Parents were Stephen Cragen & Anna Delaney. Married Henry (Edwin?) Bradley & lived at 18 High Street, Newport, RI. Husband's relatives were dentists. Theresa died 1950. Please contact me at lpetit@acmnet.net.


Surnames: HEADLEY, HEDLEY, TURNER
Researcher: Barry Hale Browning
Email: barrybro@twave.net
Date posted: Monday, October 16, 2000

Seek HEDLEY/HEADLEY/TURNER Portsmouth-Prudence Island lines of James Olney Turner d. 1880, bur. "PV001", Portsmouth, RI, m. Eliza He(a)dley, b. 1820, d. 1879, bur. "PV001", Portsmouth, RI, she the dau. of...Prudence Island Quaker He(a)dleys....does anyone know the parentage of these two?


Surnames: LECLAIRE
Researcher: Sabra LeClaire Mugnolo
Email: swmugs_2@hotmail .com
Date posted: Sunday, October 29, 2000

LeCLAIRE Arthur born 1895 in Ogdensburg New York. His parent's names were Wilfred H. LeCLAIRE and Matilda LeCLAIRE. He had three siblings Henry, Marguerite and Bernadette. He was listed as living in Newport RI in 1928 but after that the trail gets cold. He may have spent some time in Casper Wy. Don't know if he married, had children or when he may have passed away.


Surnames: MOSELEY, PERRY
Researcher: Walter Nieber
Email: Dude50s@aol.com
Date posted: Saturday, November 4, 2000

Searching for family of Oliver Hazard PERRY, Jr. b. Feb 23, 1815, Newport, RI, m. Mary Anne MOSELEY, Mar 3, 1849


Surnames: DEDRICK, DIMICK, LASSELL
Researcher: Loretta Rolison
Email: rolison@iserv,net
Date posted: Monday, November 6, 2000

Looking for confirmation that Giles and Joseph LASSELL are one and the same. Born/christened 1780 in Providence. Parents are Ralph LASSELL and Catherine DEDRICK. Married Elizabeth (DIMICK) in New York (possibly). Died in Ohio in 1865. had the following children- Giles B., Abigail, Milton, Electa, Catherine, Augustus D., and Mary. Thanks.


Surnames: DRISCOLL, DUNN
Researcher: Marge Caswell
Email: mcasw37334@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2000

Seeking information On John J DUNN who married Johanna DRISCOLL. Both were from Ireland ( Possibly Cork). Came to US around 1862 via NY. Lived in Michigan, Fall River, Ma and then Newport, RI. Had the following children: Patrick Henry DUNN b 1865 Michigan, d Dec 1950 in Brooklyn, NY Margaret Theresa b Michigan died 1942 Newport,RI Mary Ann b 1871 Portsmouth,RI Elizabeth Aloysius b 1881 Fall River, MA d Newport, RI Catherine B1878 D 1945 Johanna Gertrude b 1863 Michigan Daniel b 1869 Michigan James died in Boston in house fire Edward Pancratius DUNN b 1/14/1884 Newport died June 28, 1968 in Newport,RI


Surnames: BRADISH
Researcher: Kevin Jack
Email: kevin_jack@yahoo.com
Date posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2000

Hello Newport Co. Researchers: I am trying to determine if Luther BRADISH (1783-1863), originally of Malone, New York (who served as New York's lt. governor between 1837 and 1842) is buried in Newport County. I do know that he died in Newport, but have no further information. Thanks in advance for your help.


Surnames: BOOTH, BRENNAN, CHASE, SULLIVAN
Researcher: Courtney Velasco
Email: cvelasco@bu.edu
Date posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2000

I am searching for information regarding the CHASE famliy of Newport. My mother is Deborah CHASE born June 29, 1955, the daughter second of six children of Dolores and John "Cliff" CHASE. I have heard that we are related to the SULLIVAN, the BRENNAN, and the BOOTH families. Any information would be appreciated, as I am trying to get a famliy tree together as a present for my mother.


Surnames: AMBROSE, TANNER
Researcher: Colby Thompson
Email: colbythompson@prodigy.net
Date posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2000

I seek the parents of Mary AMBROSE born abt 1777, of Newport [source; Beaman Vol.11, page 393]; m.10 Dec1797, Newport to John TANNER II;d. 18Nov1818, Newport [source;"Wm Tanner, Sr. of S. Kingston, RI" by Geo Tanner (1910); p 466]. Children: Elizabeth, Isabella, Caroline, John, William, Mary TANNER, b. Newport. Thanks,


Surnames: COREY, CORY
Researcher: Ruth Corey
Email: RCorey1998@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, November 17, 2000

COREY OR CORY Seeking information on John Corey. Middle initial could be W. or possibly H. John would have been born in 1793-1795. We as yet have no solid information on his parents. He was born in RI. Married Mary "Polly" Travis. Together they had numerous children while residing in Montgomery Co., NY including Dorcas, Smith P., Abram T., and others. They are believed to have had 10-14 children. John was 57 in the 1850 census of Northampton. Any information that might help us find documentation on this man would be greatly appreciated. Please email responses to RCorey1998@aol.com


Surnames: AUSTIN, GRINNELL, WOOD
Researcher: Kel Ellis
Email: carpentry_teach@yahoo.com
Date posted: Monday, November 27, 2000

I'm looking for any info on a Sarah AUSTIN and her parents John AUSTIN and Alice WOOD. No records at all on John and Alice as far as birth, death or marriage. I do know that Sarah was married to Isaiah GRINNELL in 1759 in W. Greenwich, RI. Thanks


Surnames: PAINE, TRYPE
Researcher: Frank H. Campbell
Email: campbellfh@aol.com
Date posted: Monday, November 27, 2000

Need info re John TRYPE: b. 1610, Northumberland, England; d. 28 Oct 1678, Portsmouth, Newport, RI; m. aft 1630, Portsmouth, Newport, RI to Mary PAINE: d. aft 15 Jan 1685, Portsmouth, Newport, RI. Their children were John, Peleg, Joseph, Mary, Elizabeth, Alice, Isabel, Ariel, James, Martha and Sylvanus. Did John's son, Sylvanus, remove to Kittery, York, ME? Has anyone traced John and Mary back to England and found their birthdates and parents?


Surnames: YOUNG
Researcher: Michael Gendrin
Email: killian@prodigy.net
Date posted: Thursday, November 30, 2000

John S. and Minnie YOUNG Looking for any information on John S. Young and his wife Minnie. They had a daughter named Mary who was born in 1876 in Newport. John and Minnie are buried in Little Compton's Common Burial. Both died in 1920.



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