Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - East Avenue
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - H. & B. AMERICAN MACHINE CO.
Pawtucket, R. I.
Builders of COTTON MACHINERY
Hopper Bale Openers
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Breaker Intermediate and Finisher Lappers
Revolving Flat Cards
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Warpers and Slashers

New Bedford ... directory : of the inhabitants, business firms, institutions, streets, societies (1912) Author: W.A. Greenough & Co Volume: 1912 Publisher: Boston : W.A. Greenough & Co.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

H. & B. AMERICAN MACHINE CO.
Pawtucket, R. I.
Builders of COTTON MACHINERY
Hopper Bale Openers
Feeders
Self Feeding Openers
Breaker Intermediate and Finisher Lappers
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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - Pawtucket-Central Falls Station, Pawtucket, R.I.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
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Where is Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA? 

Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
Pawtucket borders Providence, Rhode Island.

Pawtucket was a major contributor of cotton textiles during the American Industrial Revolution. Slater Mill, built in 1793 by Samuel Slater on the Blackstone River falls in downtown Pawtucket, was the first fully mechanized cotton-spinning mill in America.Wikipedia


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News  1790 - December 20 - 1st successful US cotton mill to spin yarn (Pawtucket, RI)


Reinvent Rhode Island: The Industrial Revolution started in Rhode Island
Providence Journal (www.youtube.com)

The first American cotton mill began operation on December...Read MORE...



1824 - Women weavers from Pawtucket struck

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News  1853 - AWFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT. FOURTEEN LIVES LOST -- THIRTY OR FORTY SERIOUSLY INJURED.
By Telegraph to the New York Daily Times.

Disagreeable necessity obliges us to shock the sensibilities of our readers, by the reciatal of another terrible calamity from a collision of Railway trains.

At 8 o'clock, yesterday morning, a collision occurred on the Providence and Worcester...Read MORE...



News  1864 - Fire in Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE, Thursday, Nov. 17. - A fire in Pawtucket this afternoon destroyed the Congregational church, John Dexter's dwelling-house, two stables, a storehouse, a paint-shop, and other buildings. Loss about $40,000. The church and organ were insured for $10,000.
The New York Times
New York, New York
November 19, 1864
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News  1883 - LARGE FIRE IN PAWTUCKET. SEVERAL BUILDINGS DESTROYED, CAUSING A LOSS OF OVER $100,000.
PROVIDENCE, R. I., July 1. - Pawtucket was visited this morning by the most destructive fire for many years. The flames were discovered at 5:30 o'clock by a new-vendor in an unoccupied building known as the "Old Arcade," on the rear of East-avenue. The whole Fire Department was called out but the...Read MORE...


News  1890 - LARGE PRINT WORKS BURNED. THE DUNNELL ESTABLISHMENT AT PAWTUCKET DESTROYED BY FIRE.
PAWTUCKET, R. I. Aug. 16. - The Dunnell Print Works were destroyed by fire to-day. The loss is roughly estimated at from $150,000 to $200,000, and is fully covered by insurance in Manufacturer's Mutual companies. The companies, with the amounts of the policies and the names of the commission houses ...Read MORE...


News  1894 - Fire
Lumber Street, on the west, which is the first highway running parallel with the water front, is lined with tenement houses. The occupants of these dwellings became panic stricken, and took out their household goods in great haste. Fortunately, but a few of the dwelling were reached by the...Read MORE...


News  1903 - PAWTUCKET STATION BURNED. Two Firemen Seriously Hurt and the Damage About $25,000.
PAWTUCKET, R. I., Nov. 21. - The Pawtucket station of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad, a three-story brick structure, was damaged by fire to-day, the loss being estimated at $25,000.

There were several narrow escapes from injury by the falling of the roof and third floor, and,...Read MORE...



1906
Pawtucket, a city of Providence CO., R.I., on the Pawtucket (Blackstone) River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 4} miles NNE. of Providence. The river here falls 50 feet, giving abundant water-power to the city's manufactures, which comprise cotton, woollen, and silk goods, prints,...Read MORE...



Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Boisclair
 America/USA  Joseph Leonard Boisclair (12/31/1927, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 7/2/2006, Pamona, California, USA) gravestone

Bowman
America/USA  Alonzo Earle Bowman (12 January 1902, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - March 1972, , Rhode Island, USA)

Carpenter
America/USA  Oliver Carpenter (1670, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 1729, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA )

Eno (Heneault)
America/USA  Urbain Joseph Eno (Heneault) (15 June 1892, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 21 January 1943, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA)

Gordon
America/USA  George Henry Gordon (17 July 1865, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 26 June 1952, East Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

Jackson
America/USA  Frank Leslie Jackson (17 October 1857, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 24 July 1933, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)

Locklin
America/USA  Mary H Locklin (22 Feb 1902, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - Sept. 1989, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA) gravestone

Schwarze
 World War II Soldier America/USA  Erdman P Schwarze (26 March 1927, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 23 May 2009, Newtown, Pennsylvania, USA) gravestone

Sheldon
America/USA  Nicholas Sheldon (1670, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 22 November 1747, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)
 


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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1914
Urbain Joseph Eno (Heneault) (15 June 1892 - 21 January 1943) & Valida Mayer (Maille) (6 March 1891 - 7 November 1972)
married 7 May 1914
 




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