Location: Kent County RI

Descendants of Captain Michael Pierce

The Pierce family is one of the ancient Colonial families of the Commonwealth, the forerunners of the name playing a conspicuous part as masters of vessels bringing hither emigrants from England. For several generations there has lived in New Bedford a branch of the old Rehoboth and Swansea Pierce family, descendants of Capt. Michael Pierce, who have been leading-spirits in the community — names especially conspicuous in the industrial life of the town and vicinity. Reference is made particularly to some of the descendants of the late Otis Norton Pierce, whose son, the late Hon. Andrew Granville Pierce, was...

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Biographical Sketch of Edgar E. Strong

Strong, Edgar E.; merchant; born, Connecticut, 1841; son of William C. and Lucy M. Nicholas Strong; educated, Seminary at East Greenwich, R. I.; left school to enter the army in 1862; married, Cleveland, January, 1869, Mary Ella Clarke; issue, four children, two living; entered the army in 1862, as a private in the 16th Regiment, Conn. Vol. Infantry; promoted to 2nd lieut., Dec. 25, 1862, and to 1st Lieut., May 2, 1863; further promotions impossible, owing to requirements being reduced in numbers to a point which prohibited promotions; honorably discharged at close of war; in 1887, engaged in the mill supply business in a co-partnership, under the firm name of Strong, Carlise & Turney; in 1893, incorporated under the name of The Strong, Carlise & Turney Co.; in 1898, the Corporation name was changed to the Strong, Carlise & Hammond Co.; in 1908, organized and incorporated The Clark Mnfg. Co.; pres. The Strong, Carlise & Hammond Co., and The Clark Mnfg. Co.; veteran member of Tyrian Lodge, F. & A. M., and Cleveland Chapter, R. A. M.; Military Order The Loyal Legion and the Grand Army of the Republic; member Cleveland Yacht Club. Recreations: Fishing and Motor...

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Kent County, Rhode Island Census

1774 Kent County, Rhode Island State Census Free 1774 Census Index Coventry Town East Greenwich Town Warwick Town West Greenwich Town 1790 Kent County, Rhode Island Census Free 1790 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial 1790 Kent County, Census (images and index) $ Free 1790 Census Index Coventry Town East Greenwich Town Warwick Town West Greenwich Town Free 1790 Census Images All Counties Hosted at Census Guide 1790 U.S. Census Guide 1800 Kent County, Rhode Island Census Free 1800 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1800 Kent County, Census (images and index) $ Free 1800 Census Index Surname A-Z Heads of Household A-C Heads of Household D-J Heads of Household K-R Heads of Household S-Y Free 1800 Census Images Kent County Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1810 Kent County, Rhode Island Census Free 1810 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1810 Kent County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1810 U.S. Census Guide 1820 Kent County, Rhode Island Census Free 1820 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1820 Kent County, Census (images and index) $ 1810-1890 Accelerated Indexing Systems $ Hosted at Census Guide 1820 U.S. Census Guide 1830 Kent County, Rhode Island Census...

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