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Warren, Rhode Island, USA

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Where is Warren, Rhode Island, USA? 

Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island, USA
Warren is a town in Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States.

In 1668, the township was officially incorporated with the name Sowams. In 1691, the Plymouth Colony merged with the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Warren was ceded to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in 1747. The town was named "Warren" after a British naval hero, Admiral Sir Peter Warren, after a victory at Louisburg in 1745. At the time of cession in 1747, Barrington, Rhode Island was unified with Warren, until it was separated again in 1770.Wikipedia


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Warren, Rhode Island, USA - Train Station
Warren, Rhode Island, USA

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Warren, Rhode Island, USA - Industrial Trust Co., Warren Branch, Warren, R. I.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA

Industrial Trust Co., Warren Branch, Warren, R. I.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA - Main Street West From Town Hall, Warren, R. I.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA

Main Street West From Town Hall, Warren, R. I.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA - Warren Manufacturing Co.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA

Warren Manufacturing Co.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA - Greetings from Warren, R. I.
Warren, Rhode Island, USA

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1668 - (Warren) - In 1668, the township was officially incorporated with the name Sowams.

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Warren was ceded to Rhode Island from Massachusetts in 1747.

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Warren was the original home of Brown University, founded in 1764 as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

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1819 - Warren
Warren, a small but pleasant & populous post township, is located upon the southeast side of Warren ...Read MORE...

Warren's first cotton mill was erected by the Warren Manufacturing Company in 1847.

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Three notable ships were built in Warren by Chase & Davis: the 1853 clipper Lookout, the 1853 clipper bark Gem of the Sea, and the 1854 clipper bark Mary Ogden.

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News  1868 - Captain Pierce, of Warren, R.I., has made three voyages yearly to Cuba for fifty-five years, without a single loss to himself or the insurance companies.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 5, 1868
1906
Warren, a banking post-village in Warren township (town), Bristol co., R.I., on the E or NE. shore...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

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Ancestors Who Died Here

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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1747
John SALISBURY (12 April 1725 - 22 March 1817) & Rebecca GOFF (1729 - 6 September 1804)
married 8 November 1747

1757
Samuel HICKS (30 May 1735 - 13 July 1782) & Bethiah SALISBURY (4 March 1736 - )
married 3 February 1757

1758
Jonathan SALISBURY (13 November 1735 - 27 March 1817) & Mary CHILD (28 July 1739 - 28 August 1821)
married 11 MAY 1758

1761
George S SALISBURY (1736 - 22 January 1818) & Abigail SALISBURY (14 May 1738 - 29 August 1839)
married 12 March 1761

1770
Barnard SALISBURY (30 September 1746 - 21 November 1828) & Prudence CHILD (21 July 1749 - 12 June 1827)
married 21 October 1770

1771
Oliver ROUND (ROUNDS) (1 April 1747 - 6 December 1825) & Anna SALISBURY (25 September 1743 - 20 November 1821)
married 12 April 1771

1774
William SALISBURY (16 September 1745 - 25 August 1790) & Joyce EDDY (3 October 1745 - 19 August 1819)
married 20 March 1774

1783
Joshua ORMSBEE (17 November 1730 - 10 December 1810) & Keziah HICKS (HIX) (2 November 1757 - 1819)
married 10 April 1783

1804
Jonathan SALISBURY (18 April 1775 - bef. 1846) & Hannah BUTTERFIELD (abt. 1775 - )
married 20 September 1804
 

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