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2 edition of Newport, Rhode Island colonial burial grounds found in the catalog.

Newport, Rhode Island colonial burial grounds

John E. Sterling

Newport, Rhode Island colonial burial grounds

by John E. Sterling

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Published by Rhode Island Genealogical Society in Hope, RI .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

StatementJohn Eylers Sterling, Barbara J. Austin, Letty R. Champion ; edited by Cherry Fletcher Bamberg
SeriesSpecial publication / Rhode Island Genealogical Society -- no. 10
ContributionsAustin, Barbara J. (Barbara Jean), 1926-, Champion, Letty R., Bamberg, Cherry Fletcher, Rhode Island Genealogical Society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF89.N5 S835 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 546 p. :
Number of Pages546
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24491979M
ISBN 109780960414499
LC Control Number2009921105
OCLC/WorldCa663457348

Welcome to Newport County RIGenWeb, a part of the Rhode Island USGenWeb Genealogy and History Project, which is under the umbrella of the USGenWeb Project.. Although Newport County is a small county in the smallest state, it is a treasure trove of original documents which date back to the 's. A Plan of the Town of Newport in Rhode Island. Surveyed by Charles Blaskowitz and published by William Faden, Trade and the export of rum, candles, fish, furniture, silver, and other goods were the main engines of economic growth during the 18th century, activities inexorably linked to Newport’s participation in the slave trade and.

While his father was an original legatee of the town of East Greenwich, he and his family remained in Newport. With his wife, Elizabeth, the daughter of Robert and Mary (Wodell) Lawton, he had eight children born from to Nichols is buried in the Nichols-Hassard Burial Ground in . Touro Synagogue Cemetery (also known as the Jewish Cemetery at Newport), dedicated in , is located in the colonial historic district of Newport, Rhode Island, not far from the Touro Jewish graves are found nearby as part of the Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery on Farewell Street.

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Newport, Rhode Island colonial burial grounds by John E. Sterling Download PDF EPUB FB2

Newport, Rhode Island Colonial Burying Grounds [John Eylers et al (Bamberg, ed.) Sterling, illus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Researchers who have used the Rhode Island Historic Cemetery Database over the last twenty years or any of the cemetery books inspired by it can rejoice over this new publication.

Although Newport was the most important city in colonial Rhode Island5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. DVD-ROMs contain over gravestone photographs, covering every extant gravestone in each of the fifteen colonial burial grounds in Newport.

Many stones are dedicated the memory of old sea captains. Within this cemetery is "God's Little Acre", which is the Colonial African Burial Ground. It is considered a separate cemetery. The "Common Ground," so called, is the oldest public cemetery in Newport.

It was laid out about It contains many of the quaint headstones of common on: Farewell Street, Newport, Newport County. Quamino’s weather-worn marker, along with nearly others, comprise a section of Newport’s Common Burial Ground known as “God’s Little Acre,” one of the oldest and largest colonial African burial grounds in the United States.

Dating from the late s, “God’s Little Acre” offers insight into the lives of Skip to main content. Vicki Stallworth added a new photo to God's Little Acre - America's Colonial African Cemetery's timeline — at Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery.

March 21 Newport, RI Thanks a great day we had here, so much history buried on: Newport, Rhode Island Newport, Rhode Island colonial burial grounds WorldCat North burial (city cemetery) records and Trinity Church cemetery records Newport, Newport County Rhode Island Family History Library Saint Mary's Cemetery [NT] Billion Graves.

Josephs Cemetery -Barney Street Cemetery. Clifton Burying Ground, Newport, Rhode Island. 2 likes 13 were here. The Clifton Burying Ground is an early colonial cemetery located in Newport, Rhode /5(22). The Arnold Burying Ground was founded in by Governor Benedict Arnold, the first Governor of the State of Rhode Island.

Today, the burying ground contains the graves of Governor Arnold and his wife and more than 50 of their relatives; the last burial occurred in The European Slave Trade and Newport, Rhode Island, share common origins.

Newport, one of the most prosperous of Colonial American seaports, experienced unprecedented growth throughout the 18th century; mostly from the export and trade of rum, spermaceti candles and slaves.

Common Burying Ground, Newport, Rhode Island Newport was founded in and thus its cemeteries have their roots deeply intertwined with early colonial history. On a frigid January afternoon, I stepped off my sailing vessel on Bowen’s Warf to take in the sights and sounds of historic Newport, Rhode Island.

Longfellow was not the only poet inspired by the Synagogue and its burial ground. Emma Lazarus, best known for her sonnet “The New Colossus” that adorns the Statue of Liberty, also frequented Newport at her family’s summer home.

Inat the age of eighteen, she was inspired to write “In the Jewish Synagogue of Newport.”. It's tucked into a corner of the Common Burying Ground in the small city of Newport, Rhode Island. Known as God's Little Acre, the burial site contains a. Newport, Rhode Island colonial burial grounds WorldCat Newport, Rhode Island, death, marriage, birth indexes ca.

Family History Library Records of births, marriages, and deaths of the Friends Meeting at Newport, R.I (Society of Friends. Rhode Island Monthly Meeting (Newport, Rhode Island)) Family History Library.

38 cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island. Colonial Jewish Cemetery of Rhode Island. Common Burying Ground. Fort Adams Cemetery. Friends Cemetery. Governor Arnold Burying Ground. Island Cemetery. John Clarke Cemetery. Bliss-Pierce Lot. Bois Dore Estate Burial Site. Coasters Harbor Cemetery.

Coggeshall Cemetery. Dixon Burial Place. Dyre Family. The Newport Historic District is a historic district that covers acres ( ha) in the center of Newport in the U.S. state of Rhode was designated a National Historic Landmark (NHL) in due to its extensive and well-preserved assortment of intact colonial buildings dating from the early and midth century.

Six of those buildings are themselves NHLs in their own right. Hotels near Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery: ( mi) Beech Tree Inn and Cottage ( mi) La Farge Perry House ( mi) Hilltop Inn ( mi) Sarah Kendall House ( mi) Armistead Cottage; View all hotels near Common Burying Ground and Island Cemetery on Tripadvisor5/5(3).

Couple’s burial ground research details black life in Colonial Newport. whose baking skills led her to be known as the Pastry Queen of Rhode Island: Colonial Newport was a thriving. The Common Burial Ground was established in on land given to city of Newport by John Clarke.

It features what is probably the largest number of colonial era headstones in a single cemetery, including the largest number of colonial African American headstones in the United States. The Clifton Burying Ground is located in Newport, Rhode Island where Golden Hill Street bends and becomes Thomas Street.

The cemetery is named for Thomas Clifton, who gave the land to the Society of Friends for a burial ground inthough some who. Note:John and Mary Sayles lived on Aquidneck Island and are buried near Easton's Beach, Middletown, Rhode Island.

Burial: Easton Burial Grounds, Middletown, Rhoda Island; Additional note: Both buried on farm of Peter Easton, Paradise Road, Middletown, R.I. Gravestone still standing. () Residence: Aquidneck Island AFT. The Beautiful, Forgotten and Moving Graves of New England’s Slaves This photo project reveals the powerful history tucked into Rhode Island’s cemeteries.

Unlike the African Burial Ground.COVID Information Please note that the City of Newport has issued a State of Emergency to help more effectively address the threat presented by the COVID virus. Residents, visitors, and business owners are advised that City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice.

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