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1. IGI (hereafter cited as IGI).
2. igi (hereafter cited as igi).
3. IGI.
4. VRs, RI State Archives Rhode Island State Archives, Deaths, 00:233 (hereafter cited as VRs, RI State Archives); and VRs, RI State Archives Rhode Island State Archives, Marriages, 58:696 (hereafter cited as VRs, RI State Archives).
5. VRs, RI State Archives, Deaths, 00:233.
6. RD VR D Bk.1, p.5, died in childbed (hereafter cited as RD VR D Bk.1, p.5, died in chi).
7. RD VR B Bk.1, p.4 (hereafter cited as RD VR B Bk.1, p').
8. VRs, Exeter, RI Exeter, RI Vital Records, Marriages, 1:5 (hereafter cited as VRs, Exeter, RI).
9. VRs, Richmond, RI Richmond, RI Vital Records, Deaths 1:27 (hereafter cited as VRs, Richmond, RI); and VRs, Exeter, RI Exeter, RI Vital Records, Marriages, 1:5 (hereafter cited as VRs, Exeter, RI).
10. VRs, Richmond, RI, 1:27.
11. U.S. Census, Population Schedule (1850) Entry ID: dwelling 965, family 1080 (hereafter cited as Preserved Green, 1850 US Censu).
12. VRs, RI State Archives, Marriages, 69:690.
13. Ibid., Marriages, 69:690.
14. RD VR D Bk.1, p.5, of Consumption (hereafter cited as RD VR D Bk.1, p.5, of Consumpt).
15. from headstone (hereafter cited as from headstone).
16. Ibid.
17. from Straight Genealogy (hereafter cited as from Straight Genealogy).
18. Ibid.
19. VRs, West Greenwich West Greenwich, RI Vital Records, Bk 1853-1905:31 (hereafter cited as VRs, West Greenwich).
20. Ibid., 1:31.
21. Perry Arnold, Tombstone, Record Type: tombstone inscription Chestnut Hill Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Perry Arnold, Tombstone).
22. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 57:414.
23. VRs, North Kingstown, RI North Kingstown, RI VRs, Deaths, 3:5 (hereafter cited as VRs, North Kingstown, RI).
24. Ibid., Deaths, 5:29A.
25. Ibid., Deaths, 5:29A; and VRs, East Greenwich, RI East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI, v.6, p.9 (hereafter cited as VRs, East Greenwich, RI).
26. VRs, East Greenwich, RI East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI, Marriages v. 4, p. 43 (hereafter cited as VRs, East Greenwich, RI).
27. from census (hereafter cited as from census).
28. from Straight Genealogy.
29. State Census (1865) (hereafter cited as Perry Arnold, 1865 RI State Ce).
30. VRs, Exeter, RI, v.1, p.59.
31. VRs, East Greenwich, RI, v.4, p. 32.
32. VRs, North Kingstown, RI, v.6, p.63.
33. Perry Arnold, 1865 RI State Ce.
34. Rhode Island Cemetery Database (hereafter cited as Rhode Island Cemetery Database).
35. VRs, Exeter, RI, Marriages v. 1, p. 55.
36. 1880 Census, East Greenwich, p.177C (hereafter cited as 1880 Census, East Greenwich, p).
37. VRs, RI State Archives, Deaths, 1905 CR.
38. Ibid., Deaths, 1905 CR.
39. Ibid., Marriages, 61:548.
40. Ibid., Briths, 63:123.
41. Ibid., Marriages, 89:494.
42. Ibid., Births, 67:136.
43. Ibid., Marriages, 93:308.
44. Ibid., Marriages, 93:308.
45. Ibid., Births, 73:118.
46. Ibid., Deaths, 79:1048.
47. Ibid., Births, 79:124.
48. Ibid., Births, 85:75.
49. EX VR D Bk. 1, p. 39 of Pneumonia (hereafter cited as EX VR D Bk. 1, p. 39 of Pneumo).
50. Dr. Bill Eddleman and John E. Sterling, Coventry, Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc., 1998) (hereafter cited as Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr).
51. VRs, RI State Archives, Marriages, 60:762.
52. VRs, Warwick, RI Warwick, RI VRs, Deaths, 3:133 (hereafter cited as VRs, Warwick, RI).
53. Ibid., Deaths 3:133.
54. Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr.
55. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 62:328.
56. George Straight, The Rhode Island Straight Family (S.l. : George Straight, 1971) (hereafter cited as Straight, RI Straight Family).
57. Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr.
58. from IGI (hereafter cited as from IGI).
59. VRs, RI State Archives, 00:59.
60. VRs, Exeter, RI, 1:8.
61. Ibid., Deaths 1:15; and William Rathburn, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription John Rathbun Lot NK085, (hereafter cited as William Rathburn, Tombstone).
62. VRs, Exeter, RI, Deaths, 1:15.
63. William Rathburn, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription John Rathbun Lot NK085, (hereafter cited as William Rathburn, Tombstone).
64. VRs, Westerly, RI Westerly, RI Vrs, 2:90 (hereafter cited as VRs, Westerly, RI).
65. from IGI.
66. VRs, Exeter, RI, 2:4.
67. Ibid., 2:4.
68. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 62:345.
69. from census.
70. from 1900 census (hereafter cited as from 1900 census).
71. U.S. Census, Population Schedule (1900) Entry ID: Enumeration District 65, Supervisor's District RI, sheet 17, dw elling 346, family 398 (hereafter cited as Sheldon Knight, 1900 US Census).
72. VRs, RI State Archives, Deaths, 1924 Cranston.
73. Ibid., Deaths, 1924 Cranston.
74. Ibid., Marriages, 61:722.
75. from IGI.
76. VRs, Warwick, RI, Deaths, 4:5.
77. Frederick Knight, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone inscription Elmgrove Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Frederick Knight, Tombstone).
78. Potter, Nellie Brownell, Knight Genealogy p. 215 (hereafter cited as Potter, Knight Genealogy).
79. Ibid.
80. Ibid., p.215.
81. from IGI.
82. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 69:118.
83. from IGI.
84. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 80:368.
85. Rhode Island Cemetery Database.
86. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 85:260.
87. from IGI.
88. VRs, RI State Archives, Deaths, 1915 CR.
89. Ibid., Marriages, 77:734.
90. Ibid., Marriages, 77:734.
91. Ancestry RI Vital Records CD (hereafter cited as Ancestry RI Vital Records CD).
92. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 80:300.
93. Preserved Green, 1850 US Censu; and U.S. Census, Population Schedule (1860) Entry ID: dwelling 110, family 118 (hereafter cited as Preserved Greene, 1860 US Cens).
94. from marriage record (hereafter cited as from marriage record).
95. from daughter's birth record (hereafter cited as from daughter's birth record).
96. Charles Greene, Family Bible, Family Info: Charles Greene Family Bible, P Rhode Island, (hereafter cited as Charles Greene, Family Bible).
97. Ibid.; and VRs, RI State Archives Rhode Island State Archives, Deaths, WAR 1926 (hereafter cited as VRs, RI State Archives).
98. Charles and Phebe Greene, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Middletown Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Charles and Phebe Greene, Tomb); and Providence Journal (13 December 1926) (hereafter cited as Charles Greene obit, Providenc).
99. VRs, RI State Archives, Marriages, 76:580.
100. Charles Greene, Family Bible; and VRs, Providence, RI Providence, RI VRs, 7:34 (hereafter cited as VRs, Providence, RI).
101. VRs, RI State Archives, Deaths, WAR 1936.
102. Charles and Phebe Greene, Tomb; and Providence Journal (14 February 1936) (hereafter cited as Phebe Greene obit, Providence).
103. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
104. Ibid.
105. Luies W. Greene, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Middletown Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Luies W. Greene, Tombstone).
106. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
107. Ibid.
108. Ibid.
109. Providence Journal (28 March 1978) (hereafter cited as Elsie Greene Day obit, Provide).
110. Providence Journal (5 January 1981) (hereafter cited as Edwin Day obit, Providence Jou).
111. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
112. Ibid.
113. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 57:414.
114. VRs, West Warwick VRs West Warwick VRs, Deaths, 2:27 (hereafter cited as VRs, West Warwick VRs).
115. Ibid., Deaths, 2:27.
116. VRs, RI State Archives, Marriages, 73:564.
117. Ibid., Deaths 1915 COV:26; and State Census (1865) (hereafter cited as Perry Arnold, 1865 RI State Ce).
118. VRs, RI State Archives, Deaths, 1915 COV:26.
119. Ibid., Deaths, 1915 COV:26.
120. Ibid., Deaths, West Warwick, p.14.
121. Ibid., Deaths 1922 WW:14.
122. 1900 Federal Census, RI, Kent County, West Greenwich P. 311A (hereafter cited as 1900 Federal Census, RI, Kent).
123. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 73:6.
124. Ibid., Births, 73:026.
125. Ibid., Births, 73:26.
126. Ibid., Briths, 77:26.
127. 1900 Census (hereafter cited as 1900 Census).
128. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 86:32.
129. VRs, North Kingstown, RI, V.3, p.22 (92-3).
130. VRs, Richmond, RI, Deaths, 4:9; and VRs, North Kingstown, RI North Kingstown, RI VRs, v.6, p.47 (hereafter cited as VRs, North Kingstown, RI).
131. VRs, Richmond, RI, Deaths, 4:9.
132. VRs, North Kingstown, RI, v.4, p. 6-7.
133. VRs, Narragansett, RI Narragansett, RI Vital Records, v.3, p.4 (hereafter cited as VRs, Narragansett, RI).
134. VRs, RI State Archives, Marriages, 80-756; and VRs, North Kingstown, RI North Kingstown, RI VRs, v.4, p.44-45 (hereafter cited as VRs, North Kingstown, RI).
135. VRs, North Kingstown, RI, v.5, pl47A.
136. State Census (1875) Entry ID: p. 82 (hereafter cited as Gilbert Arnold, 1875 State Cen).
137. Ibid.
138. RI Cemetery Database (hereafter cited as RI Cemetery Database).
139. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 57:414.
140. Ibid., Deaths 1922 RD:37.
141. Ibid., Deaths 1922 RD:37; and VRs, East Greenwich, RI East Greenwich, Kent Co., RI, v.4, p. 41 (hereafter cited as VRs, East Greenwich, RI).
142. U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Film: Micropublication T623, Reel 1508 (1900) Entry ID: Enumeration district 78, Ward 8, sheet 2, dwelling 26, famil y 32 (hereafter cited as Arnold, Albert, 1900 US Census).
143. 1880 Census, North Kingstown, p.368D (hereafter cited as 1880 Census, North Kingstown); and U.S. Census, Population Schedule, Film: Micropublication T623, Reel 1508 (1900) Entry ID: Enumeration district 78, Ward 8, sheet 2, dwelling 26, famil y 32 (hereafter cited as Arnold, Albert, 1900 US Census).
144. Arnold, Albert, 1900 US Census.
145. Ibid.
146. Ibid.
147. Ibid.
148. Ibid.
149. Ibid.
150. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 57:414; and VRs, North Kingstown, RI North Kingstown, RI VRs, v.3, p.22 (hereafter cited as VRs, North Kingstown, RI).
151. VRs, RI State Archives, Marriages, 74-492; and VRs, Coventry, RI Coventry, RI Vital Records, v.1, p. 46 (hereafter cited as VRs, Coventry, RI).
152. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 74:56.
153. Ibid., Births, 65:186.
154. Perry Arnold, 1865 RI State Ce.
155. Ibid., p. 44, line 31.
156. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 74:52.
157. 1900 Federal Census, RI Kent Co, West Greenwich p. 311A (hereafter cited as 1900 Federal Census, RI Kent C).
158. 1900 Federal Census, RI Kent Co, West Greenwich p.311A (hereafter cited as 1900 Federal Census, RI Kent C).
159. 1900 Federal Census, RI Kent C.
160. SK-Deaths 3-77 (hereafter cited as SK-Deaths 3-77).
161. RI Cemetery Database.
162. Rhode Island Cemetery Database.
163. James Newell Arnold, Vital Records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, Volume Info: 21 volumes (Providence, RI : Narragansett Publishing Co., 1891.Good) Riverside Cemetery SK043, Condition: COND Good (hereafter cited as Arnold, Vital Records of RI).
164. Rhode Island Cemetery Database.
165. VRs, Exeter, RI, Marriages v.1, p. 56.
166. Providence Journal (21 May 1987) p. C-03 (hereafter cited as Annie Parkhurst Obit, Prov. Jo).
167. Ibid., p. C-3.
168. Ibid., p. C-3.
169. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 76:118.
170. Ibid., Births, 60:374.
171. Straight, RI Straight Family, p.280.
172. Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr.
173. Straight, RI Straight Family.
174. Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr.
175. Ibid.
176. Ibid.
177. Straight, RI Straight Family.
178. Ibid.
179. from Straight Genealogy.
180. Straight, RI Straight Family.
181. from IGI.
182. Straight, RI Straight Family.
183. Ibid.
184. John E. Sterling, Warwick, Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries (Baltimore, MD : Gateway Press, Inc., 1997) (hereafter cited as Sterling, Warwick Cemeteries).
185. Ibid.
186. Ibid.
187. Ibid.
188. Ibid.
189. from Straight Genealogy.
190. Ibid.
191. Sterling, Warwick Cemeteries.
192. Ibid.
193. Ibid.
194. Straight, RI Straight Family.
195. Eva Gaddis, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Record RI Veterans Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Eva Gaddis, Tombstone).
196. Clifford Straight, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Record RI Veterans Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Clifford Straight, Tombstone).
197. Ibid.
198. Ibid.
199. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 66:24.
200. Daniel P Straight, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Oak Hill Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Daniel P Straight, Tombstone).
201. Ibid.
202. Straight, RI Straight Family.
203. Ibid.
204. Ibid.
205. Ibid.
206. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 70:52.
207. Straight, RI Straight Family; and Charles Wilde, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone record Brayton Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Charles Wilde, Tombstone).
208. Charles Wilde, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone record Brayton Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Charles Wilde, Tombstone).
209. Ibid.
210. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 73:46.
211. Sterling, Warwick Cemeteries.
212. Ibid.
213. Straight, RI Straight Family.
214. Sterling, Warwick Cemeteries.
215. Ibid.
216. Ibid.
217. Ibid.
218. Straight, RI Straight Family.
219. Sterling, Warwick Cemeteries.
220. from Straight Genealogy.
221. Ibid.
222. from marriage record.
223. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 76:244.
224. Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr.
225. Ibid.
226. Ancestry RI Vital Records CD.
227. U.S. Census, Population Schedule (1870) Entry ID: p.177, dwelling 190, family 220 (hereafter cited as William B. Rathbun, 1870 US Ce).
228. VRs, RI State Archives, Births, 88:19.
229. Providence Journal (22 November 1992) B-10 (hereafter cited as Forrest Mowry obit, Providence).
230. Ibid.
231. Ibid.
232. Providence Journal (20 November 1997) D-07 (hereafter cited as Marion Rathbun obit, Providenc).
233. Ibid.
234. Ibid.
235. Providence Journal (8 July 1996) (hereafter cited as Arlene Mowry obit, Providence).
236. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
237. Ibid.; Providence Journal (28 August 1953) (hereafter cited as Clara V. Darling, Obit, Provid); and Jay & Clara Darling, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Middletown Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Jay & Clara Darling, Tombston).
238. Jay & Clara Darling, Tombston.
239. Ibid.
240. Ibid.
241. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
242. Joe & Abbie Longley, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Middletown Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Joe & Abbie Longley, Tombstone); and Abbie Longley (hereafter cited as Abbie Longley, Funeral Card).
243. Joe & Abbie Longley, Tombstone; and Abbie Longley (hereafter cited as Abbie Longley, Funeral Card).
244. Joe & Abbie Longley, Tombstone.
245. Ibid.
246. Ibid.
247. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
248. Ibid.; and Lewis W. Longley, tombstone, Record Type: Cemetery Inscription Middletown Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Lewis W. Longley, tombstone).
249. Lewis W. Longley, tombstone, Record Type: Cemetery Inscription Middletown Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Lewis W. Longley, tombstone).
250. Providence Journal (12 March 1984) (hereafter cited as Margaret Houlker Obit, Provide).
251. Ibid.
252. Ibid.
253. Eddleman and Sterling, Coventr.
254. Ibid.
255. Ibid.
256. Ibid.
257. Ibid.
258. Ibid.
259. Charles Greene, Family Bible.
260. Providence Journal (27 May 1970) (hereafter cited as Laura (Greene) Briggs obit, Pr).
261. Ibid.; and Laura (Greene) Briggs, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Brayton Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Laura (Greene) Briggs, Tombsto).
262. WA VR B Bk.2, p.22 (hereafter cited as WA VR B Bk.2, p.22).
263. PA VR D (hereafter cited as PA VR D).
264. VRs, Warwick, RI, 3:143.
265. Ibid., 3:192.
266. Ibid., 3:93.
267. Phebe Ann Briggs, Tombstone, Record Type: Tombstone Inscription Brayton Cemetery, (hereafter cited as Phebe Ann Briggs, Tombstone).
268. Charles Greene, Family Bible.

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