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Joseph Wanton


Joseph Wanton (1705–1780) was a merchant and governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations from 1769 to 1775. Not wanting to go to ...

Governor Joseph Wanton - Gaspee.ORG


Governor Joseph Wanton was born in Newport, RI on August 15, 1705 and was the son of a wealthy merchant William Wanton who served as Rhode Island ...

Governor Wanton's Reward Offer - Gaspee Virtual Archives


Wanton for those reponsible for the burning of the Gaspee. The four known ... [ G.R]. (L.S.). By the HONOURABLE JOSEPH WANTON, ESQUIRE, Governor,

Tories - "King" Richard Greene and Governor Joseph Wanton


Two of the most infamous Tories were Richard Greene and Governor Joseph Wanton. Richard Greene, known as "King Richard" because of the extravagant ...

William Hunter House (Jonathan Nichols–Colonel Joseph Wanton ...


William Hunter House. (Jonathan Nichols–Colonel Joseph Wanton House). c. 1720. Between 1748 and 1758, alteration and enlargement. 54 Washington St.

William & Joseph Wanton House - Historic Houses - Newport ...


The William & Joseph Wanton House is a somewhat modified four-bay house with a gable roof. Built c.1770, it sits on the original site. The Newport Restoration  ...

Biography – MORRISON, JOSEPH WANTON – Volume VI (1821 ...


MORRISON, JOSEPH WANTON, army officer; b. 4 May 1783 in New York City, only son of John Morrison, deputy commissary general in North America, and ...

Morrison, Joseph Wanton - War of 1812


Joseph Wanton Morrison, British Army officer and field commander, military figure in the War of 1812 (b at New York, NY, 4 May 1783; d at sea, 15 Feb 1826).

Full text of "History of the Wanton family of Newport, Rhode Island"


The ^jenealoj^^lcal notices of faudlies of Wanton blood have ulsj been considerably ... ^^'illiam, John and Joseph are pre>erved in the lvedwof>d Lil) rarv at ...

HMS Gaspee Puts a Stain on the Character of RI Gov. Joseph Wanton


May 20, 2014 ... Wanton sympathized with the colony's merchants who were suddenly pushed around by rude and condescending British customs officials.

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Edward Wanton - Rootsweb - Ancestry.com


JOSEPH<sup>2</sup> WANTON (EDWARD<sup>1</sup>) was born May 09, 1664 in Scituate, MA, USA, and died March 03, 1754 in Tiverton, RI, USA. He married SARAH FREEBORN ...

A Reviviscent Newport Colonial: The Nichols-Wanton-Hunter House ...


Among the documents is a 1776 receipt signed by Joseph Wanton Jr. (1730- 1780) who embellished the house to its present form (Fig. 4). Wanton purchased the ...

Joseph Wanton (1705 - 1780) - Genealogy - Geni


Dec 4, 2014 ... Genealogy for Joseph Wanton (1705 - 1780) family tree on Geni, with over 150 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives.