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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

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Where is Warwick, Rhode Island, USA? 

Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, USA
"Warwick (pronounced WORR-ik) is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States. It is the second largest city in the state, with a population of 85,808 at the 2000 census. Its mayor has been Scott Avedisian since 2000. Founded by Samuel Gorton in 1642, Warwick has witnessed major events in American history."

"Warwick was decimated during King Philip's War (1675–76) and was the site of the first shot fired during the American Revolution, in June 1772, against the British schooner Gaspée. Warwick is also the home of revolutionary war general Nathanael Greene, George Washington's second-in-command, and the Civil War hero of the battle of Gettysburg, General George S. Greene."

"Warwick is home to Rhode Island's main airport, T. F. Green Airport, which serves the greater Providence area and also functions as a reliever for Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts. It is also the home of the 43rd Military Police Brigade of the Rhode Island Army National Guard."wikipedia


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Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Rocky Point, from Warwick Pier

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes... With Illustr. on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists, Volume 1
William C. Bryant
Appleton, 1872
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Rocky Point, from Warwick Pier

Picturesque America: Or, the Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...... Read MORE...
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Bathing Beach, Rocky Point, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Bathing Beach, Rocky Point, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Warwick Station, Warwick, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Warwick Station, Warwick, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Casino, Buttonwoods, Warwick, R. I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Casino, Buttonwoods, Warwick, R. I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Warwick Neck Light. Warwick, R. I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Warwick Neck Light. Warwick, R. I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Railroad Station, Pontiac, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

Railroad Station, Pontiac, R.I.
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac) - Rocky Point
Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac)

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1642 - Settled in 1642 Pawtuxet Village in Warwick lays claim to being New England's oldest village.

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1643 - Samuel Gorton founded Warwick named in honor of the Earl of Warwick

1819 - Warwick
Warwick is a flourishing manufacturing post township, situated five miles southwesterly of...Read MORE...

News  1821 - The Roger Williams Factory, in Warwick, Rhode-Island, was entirely destroyed by fire, on the 11th inst. together with all its valuable machinery. The loss is estimated at $25,000.

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New Hampshire Observer
New Hampshire
May 19, 1821
News  1868 - Derailed Train for Fun
The man who placed the rails on the Shore Line Railroad, on the 15th inst., which resulted in...Read MORE...

News  1900 - FATAL TROLLEY COLLISION. Four Persons Killed and Twenty-six Hurt at Warwick, R. I.
Providence, R. I. [Special]. - Four persons were killed and twenty-six injured in a collision on...Read MORE...

1906
Warwick, a post-village in Warwick township (town), Kent co., R.I., 5 miles S. of Providence. The...Read MORE...

News  1911 - CAR KILLS THREE IN AUTO. Bushes Prevented Menzel Seeing Trolley Going Forty Miles an Hour.
WARWICK, R. I., July 4.- His view cut off by dense bushes growing on both sides of the crossing,...Read MORE...

1954 - Hurricane Carol - HURRICANE ROARS ACROSS LONG ISLAND. FIVE KILLED BY STORM IN NEW ENGLAND.
At least five persons were killed today as Hurricane Carol swept across the heavily populated...Read MORE...

1995 - Rocky Point Amusement Park closes
Rocky Point Park was a highly popular amusement park on the Narragansett Bay side of Warwick, Rhode ...Read MORE...

"Discover Rhode Island" EP16: Warwick


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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 53 ancestors who were born in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac).
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Ancestors Who Died Here

We currently have information about 332 ancestors who died in Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac).
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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1648
John GREENE (15 August 1620 - 27 November 1708) & Anne ALMY (26 February 1627 - 17 May 1709)
married 1648

1664
David SHIPPEE (abt. 1640 - 8 November 1718) & Margaret SCRANTON (August 1643 - 1718)
married 15 August 1664

1668
Moses LIPPITT (1640 - 6 January 1703) & Mary KNOWLES (abt. 1649 - 28 December 1719)
married 19 November 1668

1675
Malachi RHODES (abt. 1650 - abt. November 1682) & Mary CARDER (abt. 1654 - 22 January 1693)
married 27 May 1675

1686
Thomas BURLINGAME (6 February 1667 - 9 July 1758) & Martha LIPPIT (1670 - 1723)
married 5 October 1686

1723
James COLVIN (24 November 1695 - 5 March 1755) & Anne LIPPETT (1702 - February 1767)
married 23 October 1723

1730
William RICE (25 March 1708 - ) & Phebe TRIPP (1710 - )
married 10 December 1730

1764
Miel SALISBURY (1741 - 24 December 1829) & Ruth GREENE (5 January 1745 - 15 May 1805)
married 9 December 1764

1880
Edward Louis LAFRENIERE (Oct 3,1857 - ) & Mary Rosalie LAPLUME (1863 - July 1933)
married Aug 8,1880

1885
John MCDERMOTT (1848 - 5 September 1923) & Addie J BUDLONG (11 August 1861 - 3 March 1890)
married 13 July 1885
 

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