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Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

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Where is Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA? 

Lincoln, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Lincoln is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. Lincoln is located in northeastern Rhode Island, north of Providence.

Lincoln was settled in the 17th century and several colonial stone-enders still exist in the town. Lincoln Woods State Park is located within the town. The Hassaquansett tribe originally inhabited the area.

Limestone quarrying has occurred there since colonial times at the village of Lime Rock. Lincoln was a part of the town of Smithfield until 1871, when it was split off and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln became an important mill town in the late 19th century, with many textile factories running along the Blackstone River. Lincoln's villages include Manville, Albion, Lime Rock, Londsdale, Fairlawn, Quinnville, and Saylesville.


Albion is a village and historic district in Lincoln, Rhode Island in the United States. Albion was home to several mills and the Kirbrae Country Club golf course. The Blackstone River flows through the mill village.

Manville is a village in the town of Lincoln in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.Wikipedia


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Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - Garrison House
Great Road, Built 1687
Lincoln, R.I.
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

Garrison House
Great Road, Built 1687
Lincoln, R.I.
  
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - Manville Depot, 1896
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

Manville Depot, 1896
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - The Jencks Colonial Mansion, Lincoln, R.I. (Model taken for State Bldg at World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo.) (1907)
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

The Jencks Colonial Mansion, Lincoln, R.I. (Model taken for State Bldg at World's Fair, St. Louis, Mo.) (1907)
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - Butterfly Factory, Lincoln, R.I. (1910)
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

Butterfly Factory, Lincoln, R.I. (1910)
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - Albion Depot, 1930
Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn)

Albion Depot, 1930

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News  1881 - Crushed by Train
Wednesday night, at Albion, R. I., Geo. Gordon, a brakeman on the Worcester freight train, fell and ...Read MORE...

News  1898 - Rhode Island Mills Will Cut. Wages Already Too Small Properly to Support the Families.
The directors of the Valley Falls company at Albion, R. I., and the Albion company at Valley Falls, ...Read MORE...

1916
Lincoln, a township (town) of Providence co., R.I. Pop. in 1900, 8937.
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
News  1921 - Two Could Play That Game.
A hundred years ago a wealthy bachelor, named Paige, who lived near Albion, R. I., gave a party;...Read MORE...

News  1930 - ALBION, R. I. - Edward W. Theinert, 71, Socialist gubernatorial candidate in 1896, 1911, 1914, and 1924, dies.

Fitchburg Sentinel
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
September 9, 1930
News  1947 - Berkshire Spinning Concern Builds For 204 Families
ALBION, R.I. (AP) - Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates, Inc. to-day started a program to revive the ...Read MORE...

"Discover Rhode Island" Premier • Episode 1: Lincoln/Cumberland, RI


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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Chauvin
flag  Josephine CHAUVIN (25 January 1889, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - February 1965, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
flag  Rose Alma CHAUVIN (10 June 1891, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - 24 April 1892, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn))

Robb
flag  Francis Everett ROBB (1 October 1874, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - 16 April 1941, Los Angeles, California, USA)

Theinert
 flag  Lillian THEINERT (22 March 1908, Lincoln, Rhode Island, USA (Albion) (Manville) (Fairlawn) - 14 March 1995, Lake Wales, Florida, USA)
 

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