Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Main St., Mapleville, R.I.
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Main St., Mapleville, R.I.
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Compound Curve at Mount Pleasant, Harrisville, R.I.
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Compound Curve at Mount Pleasant, Harrisville, R.I.
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Oakland Centre Railroad Station
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Oakland Centre Railroad Station
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Harrisville School, Harrisville, R.I.
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Harrisville School, Harrisville, R.I.
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Anker Mills, Pascoag Herald and Railroad Station
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Anker Mills, Pascoag Herald and Railroad Station
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Pascoag Village, 1909
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Pascoag Village, 1909
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Park Street, Harrisville
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Park Street, Harrisville
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Tarklin Train Station
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

Tarklin Train Station
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Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)
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Where is Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA? 

Burrillville is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.

It was incorporated as an independent municipality on November 17, 1806 when the Rhode Island General Assembly authorized the residents of then North Glocester to elect its own officers. The town was named for 19th century United States senator James Burrill, Jr. who was then the Rhode Island Attorney General.

Burrillville is further divided into villages: Glendale, Harrisville, Mapleville, Mohegan, Nasonville, Oakland, and Pascoag

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1806 - Burrillville was incorporated as an independent municipality on November 17, 1806

www.wikipedia.org
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1819 - Burrellville
Burrellville, a town of recent date, is situated in the northwest corner of the State, about 20 miles northwest from Providence; bounded north on Massachusetts, west on Connecticut, south on Gloucester, and east on Smithfield. It is about 12 miles in length from east to west, and about 5 miles in...Read MORE...


News  1894 - WOOLEN MILL GONE. Harrisville, R.I., Suffers a Loss of $445,000 by Devouring Flames.
HARRISVILLE, R.I., Jan. 14. - The large woolen mill owned by William Tinkham and operated by William Tinkham & Son, was destroyed by fire Saturday morning soon after midnight.

The buildings destroyed include the main mill, a 4-story stone structure, 165x40, with a 2-story stone L., 80x40,...Read MORE...



News  1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., May 5. - Part of the plant of the Mapleville Woolen Mills, near Harrisville, in the town of Burrillville, was burned to-day, causing a loss estimated at $23,000, covered by insurance. The property has been idle for several months.
The New York Times
New York, New York
May 6, 1899
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News  1900 - Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26. - Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned out five stores and a society hall, destroying in all fourteen buildings, with a total loss of $25,000. The insurance is $18,000. The village has no Fire Department or apparatus.
The New York Times
New York, New York
April 27, 1900
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1916
Burrillville, a township (town) of Providence co., R.I., about 22 miles NW. of Providence. It has manufactures of cotton and woollen goods, etc. Pop. in 1900, 6317. Here is Wallum Lake.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Inman
America/USA  Giletta Inman (20 August 1848, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA - 23 May 1932, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)

Laplante
America/USA  Donat Joseph Laplante (12 September 1913, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA - 23 February 2001, Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Moore
America/USA  Luke Jerome Moore (05 July 1884, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA - 1950, Webster, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Lataille
Canada/New France  Napoleon Lataille (May 9, 1862, Richelieu, Quebec, Canada - Aug, 24, 1939, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA )

Lawton
 America/USA  Arthur Presby Lawton (16 December 1883, Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - 6 March 1975, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA ) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1891
Napoleon Lataille (May 9, 1862 - Aug, 24, 1939) & Celima Labossiere (Feb. 12, 1870 - July 17, 1962)
married 1 June 1891
 




Cemeteries in Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)








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