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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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Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - Goff's Angora Braid
D. Goff & Sons, Pawtucket, R.I.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

Goff's Angora Braid
D. Goff & Sons, Pawtucket, R.I.

The Ladies' Home Journal
September 1898
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - East Avenue
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

East Avenue
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
Revolving Flat Cards
Drawing Frames
Slubbing Frames
Intermediate and Roving Frames
Improved Spinning Frames
Twisters
Cone Winders
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... Read MORE...
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - Pawtucket-Central Falls Station, Pawtucket, R.I.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA

Pawtucket-Central Falls Station, Pawtucket, R.I.

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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...Read MORE...

1824 - Women weavers from Pawtucket struck

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...Read MORE...

News  1864 - Fire in Pawtucket.
PROVIDENCE, Thursday, Nov. 17. - A fire in Pawtucket this afternoon destroyed the Congregational...Read MORE...

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...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...Read MORE...

News  1894 - Fire
Lumber Street, on the west, which is the first highway running parallel with the water front, is...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...Read MORE...

1906
Pawtucket, a city of Providence CO., R.I., on the Pawtucket (Blackstone) River and on the New York, ...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


ANTHONY
 flag  James ANTHONY (29 August 1784, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 9 December 1857, Newport, Rhode Island, USA) gravestone

Babbitt
flag  Edward Peterson BABBITT (21 July 1828, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 24 April 1880, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

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

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

Carpenter
flag  Oliver CARPENTER (abt. 1670, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - abt. 1729, North Kingstown, Rhode Island, USA (North Kingston) (Wickford) (Davisville))

Curtis
flag  Dorothy Isabella CURTIS (16 May 1915, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 27 July 1996, Warwick, Rhode Island, USA (Hillsgrove) (Pontiac))

Eno (Heneault)
flag  Urbain Joseph ENO (HENEAULT) (15 June 1892, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 21 January 1943, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA)

Fournier
flag  Camille FOURNIER (7 December 1888, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - , )

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

Granger
flag  Mary Elizabeth GRANGER (1867, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 15 September 1886, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA)

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

Jenks
American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  George JENKS (26 November 1757, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 25 May 1825, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA) gravestone

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

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

Sheldon
flag  Nicholas SHELDON (1670, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 22 November 1747, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

Warren
flag  George Dean WARREN (21 October 1837, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - 16 June 1914, Key West, Florida, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

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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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