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

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

Oakland Centre Railroad Station

Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - Harrisville School, Harrisville, R.I.
Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville)

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

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

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

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

Tarklin Train Station

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

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1819 - Burrellville
Burrellville, a town of recent date, is situated in the northwest corner of the State, about 20...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...Read MORE...

News  1899 - LOSSES BY FIRE.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., May 5. - Part of the plant of the Mapleville Woolen Mills, near Harrisville, in...Read MORE...

News  1900 - Fire Leaves Fourteen Families Homeless.
WOONSOCKET, R. I., April 26. - Fire at Harrisville to-day left fourteen families homeless, burned...Read MORE...

1916
Burrillville, a township (town) of Providence co., R.I., about 22 miles NW. of Providence. It has...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Inman
flag  Giletta INMAN (20 August 1848, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - 23 May 1932, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)

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

Moore
flag  Luke Jerome MOORE (05 July 1884, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - 1950, Webster, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone

Phetteplace
flag  Fenner PHETTEPLACE (12 March 1822, Burrillville, Rhode Island, USA (Harrisville) - 23 October 1846, Blackstone, Massachusetts, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here

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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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