Newport County, Rhode Island
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           March 2002 thru February 2003

Surnames: DARROW
Researcher: Don Darrow
Date posted: Friday, March 1, 2002

I am seeking family and death date information on the following person who appears in the 1910 Newport, Newport, R.I. census, Ed44, page 6b, living at 32 High Street. Mary A. DARROW b. 1861 Indiana, father was born in Illinois and mother was born Swedan. She lists her occupation as a private nurse. I beleive this may be the daughter of Sidney Leonard Darrow and Christiana Alben. She may have married late to a Mr. Huck. Don Darrow

Researcher: Lisa Moss
Date posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2002

Any information available for the parntal linage of the following names would be very appreciated. A "Major" DENNIS of Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, 18, Feb 1778. A Obediah DENNIS, of the same, 7 Dec. 1731. A Benjamin KING of Gloucester, Provedence, Rhrode Island,1734. And A Margret SAWDRY of Newport, Rhode Island. Thanks in advance for any help.

Surnames: MCCUNE
Researcher: Don Stallions
Date posted: Sunday, March 10, 2002

I am seeking information on George marshall MCCUNE. George disappeared in 1920 while stationed in Newport RI aboard the USS Rochester.

Researcher: Danny Ross
Date posted: Thursday, March 14, 2002

I am searching for info. on John ROSS born 1737 in Newport.Married Mary ROACH in 1771 in Newport.Also his son John ROSS born Newport 1772 and married Ann CRAWFORD. One or both moved on to Nova Scotia.

Researcher: Jeff McPhail
Email: Jeffrey.
Date posted: Thursday, March 21, 2002

Looking for any info on JOHN BRIGGS, married to SARAH CORNELL, followed Anne Hutchinson to Portsmouth, RI in 1638, then went on to Newport in 1639.

Researcher: Jan Rose
Date posted: Wednesday, April 3, 2002

I need to find parents of Ms. DESIAH KENYON (my 3rd great grandmother) b. 3/1807 in RI, Desiah's place of death & date, and town in RI where she was born. She married LUCIUS POTTER MOWRY b. 1805 in 1827 in Guilford, VT; their child was ELLEN DESIAH MOWRY b. 1838 in Guilford, VT. Thanks, Jan in Northern Vermont

Surnames: WILCOX
Researcher: John WILCOX
Date posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2002

Barjona WILCOX born abt 1745, married 1769. father - Barjona WILCOX born 23 Nov, 1708 in little compton, newport, RI. mother ? child - Nathan WILCOX born abt 1774. father of the Barjona WILCOX b1745 was John WILCOX b1670 in Little Compton, RI. could you please confirm the above ancestry and their wives? Thank you, John Wilcox

Surnames: SLOCUM
Researcher: Linda Nelson
Date posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2002

SLOCUM line I am searching for information on the following line Mathew SLOCUM jr, Mathew SLOCUM, Giles 5,4,3,2, Philip. Mathew was born in Portsmouth Nobember 22, 1792, Mathew jr. moved to Easton New York. Any info would be appreciated.

Researcher: Sheree' Belanger
Date posted: Saturday, April 27, 2002

I am looking for information on a Raymond "Ed" BELANGER married to a Rose CARRERA. Raymond was born 3/17/1905 in Maine to Francis and Marie Louise (GUERIN) BELANGER. It is said that at the age of 16 he had a fight with his father, left his home in Biddeford, Maine and ended up living in Triverton, RI. If you have any information about him or his relatives, please email me at Thank you!

Researcher: George F. Pinkham III
Date posted: Thursday, May 2, 2002

Does anyone hace access to RI. marriage and birth records circa 1926-1927. I am looking for the Marriage of George Franklin PINKHAM Son of John Pinkham and Flora Effie CURTIS of Bath Maine and Carolyn CORNING, daughter of John Anthony Jr. Corning and Catherine SULLIVAN of RI. There son George Franklin Pinkham II (my Father) was born 22 June 1927 in Chepiwanoxet

Researcher: Lisa Waterman
Date posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2002

Searching for information on Great Great Grandparents William Holmes Chambers BARTLETT and Harriet Elizabeth WHITEHORNE, they married in 1830.I am searching for the parents of the groom, William Holmes Chambers Bartlett any infomation would be very helpful.

Researcher: ken
Date posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2002

BROWN, Tobias b. 22 Sept 1741 Middleton, Newport, RI son of Nicholas BROWN and Mary WEAVER. Tobias md @ Portsmouth, Newport, RI to Elizabeth CLARKE. Tobias and Elizabeth are found on the 1774 RI Census in Newport Co., (no town given), RI. I found no record of them in the 1790 census in Rhode Island, in either Newport or Kent Co. Tobias is apparently a brother of Nicholas BROWN, Jr. b. 1 November 1743 in Middleton/ Newport, RI the husband of Comfort LANGFORD who were residing in W. Greenwich, Kent, RI. I have children info. for both Nicholas's I'd like to learn about the Tobias and Elizabeth (CLARK) BROWN family. Tobias and Nicholas also had a brother Benjamin of which I know he was born 1 May 1746 also in Middleton/ Newport, Newport, RI. other siblings are Alice b 20 July 1737 md James Phillips; Mary b. 26 April 1739; Ruth b. 9 Nov 1748; and Ruamy b. 19 August 1751 all born in Middleton/Newport, Newport Co., RI.

Researcher: ken
Date posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2002

BROWN, Nicholas b. 1710 in Little Compton, Newport, RI, so of Tobias BROWN and Alice BURRINGTON, md. Mary WEAVER, b. 29 May 1737 @ Portsmouth, Newport, RI the daughter of John and Alice (BERRY) WEAVER of Newport, E. Greenwich and Cranston, RI. Would like more information, is she the sister of Elisha WEAVER of W. Greenwich in the mid 1700's? I have as many as 8 children all born Middleton/ Newport, Newport, RI.

Researcher: Joan Chadsey
Date posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2002

Searching for birth/marriage/death records and ancestors of TEF(F)T BROWN, born Newport, R.I.Married Susan NEGUS abt 1870. Daughter's name Ella Estelle BROWN married to Pardon W. S. BROWNELL.

Surnames: GYLES
Researcher: P Everly
Email: PEVERLY145
Date posted: Thursday, February 20, 2003

Looking fo information abouut charles GYLES born 1780 died 1849 in Newport, R.I.

Researcher: Lajuan Pruett Boyle
Date posted: Friday, February 28, 2003

WARREN: Looking for family of John Warren who died l808 and his house is still standing by the ocean in Newport. I need the name of his wife, his parents and his children. He was a merchant mariner. He may have been related in some way to my PERKINS family. He may have owned a large boat or ship named "The Scorpion". Thanks for any information you might have. Lajuan Pruett Boyle

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