Thomas Russell Devol and Emily Frances Munroe

Thomas Russell Devol was born 25 November 1814 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island to George Washington Devol and Mary Bosworth. He was christened 25 May 1815 at St. Michael's Church, Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, on the same day as several of his siblings. Thomas married Emily Frances Munroe. Emily was born 3 April 1819 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island to Benjamin Munroe and Rebecca Munro.

Thomas and Emily were living in Bristol in 1840, along with a male under 5 (probably son George) and a female in her sixties. Both of their mothers were in their fifties and Thomas' mother Mary was living on her own. The older woman could possibly be Emily's mother Rebecca (assuming her age was reported somewhat inaccurately), although that is not certain. Thomas and Emily were living in Bristol in 1850 and in 1855, when Emily gave birth to a stillborn baby. Thomas was listed in both 1850 and 1855 as a farmer.

Thomas was likely the Thomas Duvall who received a 40-acre land patent at the La Crosse county, Wisconsin land office 10 March 1857. This Thomas Duvall was listed as being of Monroe county, Wisconsin, so it is likely that Thomas moved to Wisconsin sometime between 1840 and 1857. Certainly, by the 1860 census, the Devols had moved to Campbell, La Crosse, Wisconsin. Thomas was listed there as a farmer.

It seems that the Devols were in the process of moving back to Rhode Island in 1870. Thomas, Emily, and two of their children Ellen and Charles were doubled counted in the census, once in Campbell and once in Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island. Their son George W. was counted once, in Warren. Daughters Caroline, Emily, and Mary had married and stayed behind in Wisconsin. Oddly, the census was taken in Campbell on 13 July and in Warren on 25 June. Had the Devols not sold their property in Campbell at the time of the census there, even though they had left already? Thomas was listed as a farmer in both Campbell and Warren.

They were living in Warren (on Miller Street) in 1875. Thomas' occupation is difficult to read on the state census but is probably farmer. Thomas and his family had moved to Providence, Providence, Rhode Island the next year, 1876, where they lived in a house at 311 Atwell’s Avenue.

Thomas died 16 July 1876 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island (311 Atwell Avenue) of liver disease. He was listed with the occupation of fireman on his death record. He was buried at Grace Church Cemetery in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island. Emily applied for a pension as the mother of a deceased Civil War soldier (her son William Henry, who was killed in action) 18 Oct 1878.

Emily was living in East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island in 1880, along with daughter Ellen and son Charles. Emily was living at 175 High Street in Providence in 1882 to 1884 (with son Charles living there in 1883).

In 1885, the Rhode Island state census, at least in Providence and East Providence did not group people together in households but rather listed them with one list with the men in town and one with the women, then grouped according to the first letter of their last name (but not in strict alphabetical order). However, each person is noted with a family number and number of people in the family. Emily is listed as the head of household with two people in her family. The entry for her daughter Ellen has the same family number as Emily, therefore Emily was living with Ellen in 1885. According to a 1885 city directory, she also lived with son Charles at 130 Bridgham in Providence.

Emily lived at a house at 41 Wilson in Providence in 1887 and 1889. She had moved to 27 Norwich Avenue in Providence by 1892, where she lived with Ellen (called Nellie in the 1892 and later city directories) and was still living there in 1896. In 1899, Emily was living at 142 Peace Street in Providence with Nellie, son-in-law Robert Gibson (and presumably daughter Emily), and a boarder. In 1900, she was renting 142 Peace Street with Nellie and a boarder. Emily was living there with Nellie in 1901 and 1903.

Emily died 11 December 1903 on Pawtucket Avenue in East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island of "Old Age Pneumonia" and was buried at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island with Thomas. Many of her children and their spouses, as well as her grandson Edward T. Brown, had been buried there or were later buried there.


Thomas and Emily’s children are:

  1. George W. Devol, born 17 May 1839 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, listed as a laborer in 1860 and a farm laborer in 1870, called an "idiot" (mentally handicapped) in the 1875 Rhode Island census, died 22 Nov 1879 in Rhode Island, buried at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
  2. Mary Russell Devol, born Jan 1840 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, married Thomas M. Brown about 1868, lived in North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin (in the same household as sister Emily and her husband Robert) in 1870, in Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island in 1875, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island in 1880, in Warren again in 1885, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island in 1900, 1910, and 1915, died 15 Jun 1918 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island (at the City Hospital, residence listed as 24 Crandall) of diphtheria, buried at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
    Husband: Thomas Mitchell Brown, b. 22 Sep 1846 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, immigrated to the US in Jun 1864, naturalized 24 Dec 1886, a carpenter in 1870, occupation difficult to read in 1875 (perhaps gas fitter), a fish market proprietor (Warren Fish Market on South Water Street near Miller Street in Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island) in 1876-7, 1880, 1881, 1884, and 1885, a machinist in 1900, a steamfitter in 1910, 1915, and 1920, a widower and lodger in a house on North Main Street on Providence, Providence, Rhode Island in 1920, died 20 Feb 1928 at the Homeopathic Hospital (601 North Main Street) in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island of "heart block with associated myocarditis," buried at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
    Child: Edward Thomas Brown (1869-14 Jul 1890).
  3. William Henry Devol, born 2 Mar 1843 in Rhode Island, fought in the Civil War (a private in Co. D, 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteers, enlisted 24 Feb 1864), died (killed in action) 3 Sep 1864 in Lovejoy, Clayton, Georgia. William Henry's regiment, during his service, fought in the Red River Expedition, the Atlanta campaign, and the Battle of Lovejoy's Station. The main action of the Battle of Lovejoy’s Station took place during a raid on Confederate railroad tracks and stations that took place on 20 Aug 1864 but additional action continued to take place at Lovejoy’s Station, including on 2-6 Sep 1864, during which time William Henry was killed. He is memorialized on the family monument at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island but he is not likely buried there as he died as a Wisconsin soldier in Georgia and the family did not move to Providence until about 1876.
  4. Caroline E. Devol, called Carrie for short, born in 1844 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, married Squire Freeman Richardsonliving in Campbell, La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1870 (Squire listed as a farmer), in Onalaska, La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1880 (Squire listed as a farm laborer), moved to Stockton, Chautauqua, New York by 1888, visited Niagara Falls with her son William Henry to view a display of electric lights on display, died in 1889 in Stockton, Chautauqua, New York, buried in Cassadaga Cemetery in Stockton.
    Husband: Squire Freeman Richardson, (b. 1841 in Stockton, Chautauqua, New York to Freeman Richardson and Rebecka Smith, arrested in 1888 for counterfeiting, incarcerated for this crime for about two years at Erie County Penitentiary, m. 2) Catherine Manning 17 Aug 1892 at Dunkirk, Chautauqua, New York, d. 9 Aug 1906, probably in or near Alamogordo, Otero, New Mexico, bur. next to Carrie 19 Aug 1906 at Cassadaga Cemetery.
    Children: William Henry Richardson (alias William Henry Boyd; m. Bertha Amanda Brown) and Julia F. Richardson (m. 1) Joseph T. Souzier and 2) Joseph S. Morgan).
  5. Emily Russell Devoll, born 27 Nov 1846 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, married Robert Gibson 29 Sep 1869 in La Crosse county, Wisconsin, lived in North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin in 1870 (with her husband and sister Mary and her husband and infant son), in East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island with Robert in 1880-1910 (recorded specifically at 3702 Pawtucket Avenue at the corner of Hoppin 1891-1910), though apparently she and Robert lived with her mother at 142 Peace Street in Providence in 1899, lived as a widow at 3702 Pawtucket Avenue in East Providence in with her sister Ellen from 1915 to her own death, died 6 Jul 1926 at 3702 Pawtucket Avenue in East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island or "old age and fatty degeneration of heart," buried at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
    Husband: Robert Gibson, b. 1 Nov 1846 in Canada ("Lower Canada," according to his naturalization papers), arrived in the US (Saint Albans City, Franklin, Vermont) in 1859 or 1865, naturalized 24 Mar 1888 at East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, served in the Civil War (private in Company G (or GB), 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry, enlisted and mustered in 9 Aug 1864 at Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, honorably discharged), described in military records as blue-eyed, brown-haired, dark-complexioned, and 5' 10" tall, a carpenter in 1870, a blacksmith in censuses from 1875 to 1910, listed in city directories as a blacksmith at various times from 1887-1910 (working at Bullock’s Point Avenue in East Providence in 1901), a teamster with a livery stable several times from 1892-1896 (working at Bullock’s Point Avenue in East Providence at least from 1891-1896), and a stable owner several times from 1903-1910 (he was listed in both the blacksmith and stables section in some city directories, indicating that he was filling both roles simultaneously), died in 1910, buried at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
    Possible child: (child) Gibson, hinted at in the 1910 census. In the 1900 census, Emily is listed the mother of 0 children, 0 living. However, in 1910, she is listed as the mother of 1 child, 0 living. As she was 54 in 1900, it is unlikely that she gave birth between those two particular censuses. Therefore, either the statistics related her children is either incorrect in 1900 or 1910. It is not known which census is correct. If a child did exist, he or she would likely have died young as Robert and Emily are not listed with a child in any census. Note that in 1885, Robert and Emily's entries in the Rhode Island census (in which entries were not grouped by household) indicates that there were three people in their household. A search for those with the name Gibson living in East Providence in 1885 turned up only Robert and Emily. Therefore, the third person is likely someone with a different last name, rather than a child who would have shared their last name.
  6. Ellen Smith Devol, sometimes called Nellie, born 6 Dec 1848 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, occupation difficult to read in the 1875 state  census (perhaps milliner?), worked in a book bindery in 1880 and 1885, lived with her widowed mother in 1900 in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, elocutionist in 1892-1903, recorded as living with her mother at 27 Norwich Avenue in Providence in 1892-1896 and then at 142 Peace Street in Providence in 1899-1903, lived at 3702 Pawtucket Avenue in the Riverside neighborhood of East Providence in 1912, lived with her widowed sister Emily in East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island from 1915 until Emily's death, lived at 3712 Pawtucket Avenue [sic] in 1929 and at 3702 Pawtucket Avenue in 1931 and 1933, then with her brother Charles and his family in Manhattan, New York, New York in 1930, worked at home as a rosarymaker in 1920, lived at 190 Wadsworth Avenue in Manhattan at the time of her death, died 2 Aug 1939 in Manhattan, New York, New York, buried 4 Aug 1939 at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
  7. (stillborn baby) Devol, born and died 26 Sep 1855 in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island.
  8. Charles Henry Devoll, born 12 Aug 1864 in Campbell, La Crosse, Wisconsin, an office boy in 1880, clerk in 1882, bookkeeper in 1884 and 1885, living at 20 Market Square in Providence in 1882, 175 High Street with his mother in 1883, 107 Dorrance in Providence in 1884, at 130 Bridgham in Providence with his mother in 1885, married 1) Beatrice Josephine Carter 16 Apr 1890 in Manhattan, New York, New York (divorced, probably by 1908). Charles and Beatrice were issued a charter (along with three other partners) for the incorporation of an incandescent gas light company (New York Lighting and Glass Company) 2 Aug 1897 at Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia (he and Beatrice were listed as being of New York City at that time). Charles was perhaps a die cutter in Providence in 1901 and a diesinker in Providence in 1903 and perhaps lived at 10 Shepard in Providence in 1901 and 1903 but was living in Oakland, Alameda, California in 1902 (date of one of his patents) and San Francisco, San Francisco, California in 1904 (date of another patent). He was issued a charter from the state of New Jersey (along with two partners) for the incorporation of The DeVoll Tire Company (manufacturer of automobile, bicycle, and other vehicle tires) 6 Aug 1906 (he was living at 146 West 23rd Street, New York City at that time). Charles married 2) Alice Mullin 27 Sep 191? (while the year is given as 1916 in the index, the original record has an extremely light date stamp; the year in particular is difficult to read but may be 1918; the record is found in a bound set of records between marriage records for other couples marked 26 Sep 1918 and 27 Sep 1918) in Manhattan, New York, New York. They lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois in 1910, in New York City in 1914 (date of two of his patents), in Manhattan, New York, New York (1590 Amsterdam Avenue) in 1920, in Manhattan (715 West 172 Street) in 1930 (with his wife, children, and sister Ellen), at 190 Wadsworth Avenue in Manhattan in 1940 (with his daughter and son-in-law). Charles was an inventor who held several patents - one for a hydrocarbon lamp 13 May 1902, one for a burglar alarm 1 Mar 1904 (assignor to H. S. Howland), and two for vehicle tires 24 Mar 1914 and 14 Apr 1914 (assignor to The American Spring Tire Company). He was also an auto tire manufacturer in 1910 and the president of The DeVoll Tire Company in 1913. In 1913, he was arrested on charges of obtaining money from residents of Peoria, Illinois under false pretenses. He sold four Peoria men the rights in Illinois to manufacture his patented spring tire and factory machinery, which caused a rise in property values around the proposed factory site. Allegedly, Charles diverted the funds and did not have the promised machinery. He was a general manager at an auto accessories business in 1920 and an automobile lamps salesman in 1930 and was listed as a retired salesman of automobile accessories at his death. He died 25 May 1945 of stomach cancer at his home at 4590 Spuyten Duyvil Parkway in the Bronx, New York, New York and was buried 28 May 1945 at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island.
    Wife 1: Beatrice Josephine Carter, b. abt. 1868 in Chelsea, Massachusetts to Alden Webster Carter and Ann Josephine Ladd (in Charles and Beatrice's marriage record, Beatrice's mother's name is indexed as "Laced" but the marriage record of Alden Webster Carter indicates that his wife's correct name is Ann Josephine Ladd - see their marriage record, 27 Jul 1864 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.). She attended two years of college (according to the 1940 census), lived at 345 West 70th Street in Manhattan in 1910, then at a variety of places in New York City from 1911-1916 (345 West 70th in 1911 (listed as “widow”), 341 West 70th in 1912, 611 West 111th in 1913, 1209 Elder Avenue in 1915, and 153 East 18th in 1916). Her occupation was listed as “real laces” (probably as a maker or seller) at 22 East 34th in New York City in 1913 and worked at Ritz-Carlton Lace Shop in New York City in 1915 and 1916. She was living at 106 Clark Avenue in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts in 1920. In 1930, she lived in a "residence studio" at 8415 Fourth Avenue in Manhattan (listed as the "housekeeper" and "manager" of the head of the household, Luigi Constantino, whose declaration of intention she had witnessed in 1927) and in 1940, she lived at 76 West 86th Street in Manhattan (now listed as the partner of Luigi Constantino). She was living at 75 West 85th Street in New York City, when she died 9 Mar 1946 in Manhattan, New York, New York. She was buried 19 Mar 1946 at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts (along with members of the Carter family, as well as Luigi Constantino). Luigi Constantino was a composer and pianist from Palermo, Sicily, Italy who apparently left behind a wife and four mostly grown children and settled in New York. He had been given the title of Chevalier, wrote an opera to commemorate the building of a railway tunnel in the Alps and performed at Carnegie Hall and after settling in New York, became a music teacher there. For more information and sources on Luigi Constantino, click here.
    Wife 2: Alice Mullin, b. 13 Nov 1876 in Dublin, Dublin, Ireland to Michael Mullin and Mary O'Hara, lived at 190 Wadsworth Avenue in Manhattan at the time of her death, died 5 Dec 1936 in Manhattan, New York, New York, buried 7 Dec 1936 at Grace Church Cemetery, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island. It is interesting to note that Charles appears in the 1910 census with Alice and their children son Charles (shown in his birth certificate as the son of Charles H. Devall and Mary Mullen - mother's name crossed out and replaced with the name Alice), and daughter Alice (shown as Charles’s daughter by Alice Mullen in a Social Security claim), well before the probable date on their marriage record. So, were Charles and Alice really married in 1918 or was the marriage record misfiled in the record collection? If they were married in 1918, did Charles and Alice live together as husband and wife and start raising a family years before marriage? And if so, what circumstances led them to pose as a married couple? It is interesting to note that Beatrice later started living with an unmarried partner with whom she was buried, so both Charles and Beatrice may have had reasons to live with a partner outside of marriage at some point in their life after splitting up with each other. What the reasons were (legal, religious, or other) are not currently known.
    Children (by Alice): Charles Thomas Devoll and Alice Frances Devoll (m. Anthony Alexo). No children by Beatrice.


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Photos
Caroline (Devol) Richardson:
Photo of Caroline E. Devol


Interview

Excerpts from an Interview of Frank Richard Boyd, grandson of Caroline (Devol) Richardson

November 1988

...

Frank Richard Boyd:  Yeah, I can remember going there and playing. And we used to get on the swing and wind up, used to get so sick. (Laughs.) Wind up there. Couldn’t walk. That is the same, that was the time that, you know, kids’re always interested in stuff. Like my Dad used to smoke and he had Bull Durham, you know Bull Durham. And they had Bull Durham sacks and I know, Mom said, oh, he give me one and then they says I always wanted the Bull Durham sack to play with, you know, ‘cause we didn’t have as much toys. And Mom says, yeah, we used to send those, we used to save those for your grandpa, Dad’s father, and he’d send them to Dad, he says, he used to think he was saving gold in them.

Darryl Boyd:  (Laughs.) Little sacks of gold, huh?

FRB:  Little sacks of gold.

AB:  Did you ever meet your grandpa?

FRB:  No, no, I never did.

DB:  What do you know about him?

FRB:  Nothing.

DB:  Nothing, huh?

...

AB:  He [William Henry Boyd] never talked much about his parents.

FRB:  No, no. Just he used tell me about apples and having, down in the basement, having apples, always had their apples down there and they had apples they could see through, you know. Yeah, like glass.

AB:  Yeah?

FRB:  Then, he said in Wisconsin, they had all kinds of apples ---, that’s what he said.

DB:  He’s the one that seen Edison?

FRB: Yeah.

DB:  Thomas Edison?

FRB:  That was when he was nineteen years old. Yeah, he told me he went there to Niagara Falls and seen Edison’s, when Edison put the light on display, the electric lights on display. Him and his mama. I just think it was about the time that that picture was taken, I just think. If you could check when Edison put the lights on display, you could more or less tell. I think that was taken, like I told you, I estimate that was taken in 1882, see, because he’s nineteen and he was born in ’64. Oh, he told, he told you too, course you were too little at the time.

...

(Transcribed by Michelle A. Boyd, August 2000. Interview took place at the home of Frank and Florence Boyd in Martinez, CA.)



Birth Records and Indexes
Bristol - Births
1-188     Devol     William Henry, of George and Mary,       June 15, 1808.
1-188         "          George W.,                                                 Sept. 16, 1809.
1-188         "          Eliza,                                                            Oct. 2, 1815.
1-188         "          Obadiah Bosworth,                                   March 28, 1813.
1-188         "          Thomas Russell,                                          Nov. 25, 1814.

Source: Arnold, James Newell, Rhode Island Vital Extracts, 1636–1850, vol. 6 (Bristol County: Births, Marriages, Deaths), Providence, RI: Narragansett Historical Publishing Company, 1894, p. 72.


Name:    Charles Henry Devoll
Gender:    Male
Birth Date:    12 Aug 1864
Birth Place:    Campbell, La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Father:    Thomas Russell Devoll
FHL Film Number:    1305076

Source: Ancestry.com. Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1801-1928 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: "Wisconsin Births and Christenings." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.


Name:    Charles H Devoll
Birth Date:    12 Aug 1864
Birth Place:    La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
Reel:    0107
Record:    000186

Source: Ancestry.com. Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.


Headings for birth record

Birth record of a stillborn child of Thomas and Emily Devol

Name: Stillborn Devol
Gender: Unknown
Birth Date: 26 Sep 1855
Birthplace: Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island
Father's Name: Thomas Devol
Mother's Name: Emily Munes
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I02129-8
System Origin: Rhode Island-EASy
GS Film number: 1822413
Reference ID: 14

Source: "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZYW-632 : 6 December 2014), Stillborn Devol, 26 Sep 1855; citing Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, reference 14; FHL microfilm 1,822,413.
Note: Emily's last name is Munro in the original image, not Munes.


Name:    Alice Mullin
Gender:    Female
Birth Date:    13 Nov 1876
Birth Place:    Ireland
Father:    Michael Mullin
Mother:    Mary Mullin O'Hara
FHL Film Number:    255964

Source: Ancestry.com. Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911 [database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.


Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania (State). Birth certificates, 1906–1910; Box Number: 166; Certificate Number Range: 094521-097647:
Birth certificate of Charles Thomas DeVoll, son of Charles H.

Amendment to birth certificate of Charles Thomas DeVoll

Source: Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1911 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Birth certificates, 1906–1911. Series 11.89 (50 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Church Records
St. Michael’s Church, Bristol, Rhode Island (Baptisms)
Devol     George Washington                                           a. Sept. 27, 1812
               Eliza, of George and Mary                                     May 12, 1815
               George Washington, of George and Mary         May 12, 1815
               Thomas, of George and Mary                               May 12, 1815
               William Henry, of George and Mary                     May 12, 1815

Source:  Arnold, James N., Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850, Vol. 8 (Church Records: Member Lists, Baptisms, Marriages, Deaths), Providence, RI:  Narragansett Historical Publishing Co., 1896, p. 152.


Marriage Records and Indexes
Name:    Robert Gibson
Marriage Date:    29 Sep 1869
Marriage Place:    La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
Volume:    02
Page:    0009

Name:    Emily Russell Devall
Marriage Date:    29 Sep 1869
Marriage Place:    La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA
Volume:    02
Page:    0009

Source: Ancestry.com. Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1820-1907 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2000. Original data: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. Wisconsin Vital Record Index, pre-1907. Madison, WI, USA: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services Vital Records Division; Wisconsin Historical Society. Pre-1907 Vital Records Collection. Madison, WI, USA: Wisconsin Historical Society Library Archives.


Name:    Charles Devoll
Gender:    Male
Marriage Date:    16 Apr 1890
Marriage Place:    Manhattan, New York, USA
Spouse:    Beatrice J Carter
Certificate Number:    4326

Source: Ancestry.com. New York, New York, Extracted Marriage Index, 1866-1937 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.


Name: Charles Henry Devoll
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 Apr 1890
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Event Place (Original): Manhattan, New York
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Marital Status: Single
Birth Year (Estimated): 1865
Birthplace: La Crosse, Wis.
Father's Name: Thomas R.
Mother's Name: Monroe
Spouse's Name: Beatrice Josephine Carter
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 22
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1868
Spouse's Birthplace: Chelsea, Mass
Spouse's Father's Name: Alden Webster Carter
Spouse's Mother's Name: Laced
Reference ID: cn 4326
GS Film Number: 1558700

Source: "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:249X-NK6 : 20 March 2015), Charles Henry Devoll and Beatrice Josephine Carter, 16 Apr 1890; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,558,700.


Name:    Charles H Devoll
Gender:    Male
Marriage License Date:    27 Sep 1916
Marriage License Place:    Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Spouse:    Alice Mullen
License Number:    26617
New York City Municipal Archives; New York, New York; Borough: Manhattan; Volume Number: 11

Source: Ancestry.com. New York, New York, Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2017.


Name: Charles Henry Devall
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 27 Sep 1916
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Event Place (Original): Manhattan, New York
Gender: Male
Age: 52
Marital Status: Divorced
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1864
Birthplace: LaCrosse, Wisconsin, USA
Father's Name: Thomas R.
Mother's Name: Emily Munroe
Spouse's Name: Alice Mullen
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age: 35
Spouse's Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Race: White
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1881
Spouse's Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Spouse's Father's Name: Michael
Spouse's Mother's Name: Mary O'Hara
Reference ID: cn 30858
GS Film Number: 1614651

Marriage record of Charles Henry Devoll and Alice Mullin, part 1

Marriage record of Charles Henry Devoll and Alice Mullin, part 2

Source: "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24QJ-2PS : 20 March 2015), Charles Henry Devall and Alice Mullen, 27 Sep 1916; citing Marriage, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York City Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,614,651.


1840 Federal Census
Year: 1840; Census Place: Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island; Roll: 504; Page: 41; Family History Library Film: 0022260
Thos R. Devol in 1840

Source: Sixth Census of the United States, 1840. (NARA microfilm publication M704, 580 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
 
 
1850 Federal Census
Year: 1850; Census Place: Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island; Roll: M432_841; Page: 3A; Image: 10
Thomas R. Devol in 1850

Source: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.
Note: The birthplaces here are "R.I."
 

1860 Federal Census
Year: 1860; Census Place: Campbell, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Page: 83; Family History Library Film: 805417
Thomas R. "Dvool" in 1860

Source: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.


1870 Federal Census
Year: 1870; Census Place: Campbell, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1721; Page: 52B; Family History Library Film: 553220
Thomas Devoll in Wisconsin in 1870

Year: 1870; Census Place: Campbell, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1721; Page: 52A; Family History Library Film: 553220
Squire Richardson household in 1870


Year: 1870; Census Place: Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island; Roll: M593_1471; Page: 116B; Family History Library Film: 552970
Thomas Davol in Rhode Island in 1870, part 1

Thomas Davol in Rhode Island in 1870, part 2


Year: 1870; Census Place: North La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1721; Page: 66B; Family History Library Film: 553220
Robert Gibson household in 1870

Source: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.


1880 Federal Census
Year: 1880; Census Place: East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; Roll: 1214; Page: 230D; Enumeration District: 109
Emily F. Devoll household in 1880

Year: 1880; Census Place: East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; Roll: 1214; Page: 237A; Enumeration District: 109
Robert Gibson household in 1880


Year: 1880; Census Place: Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island; Roll: 1209; Page: 86C; Enumeration District: 069
Thomas M. Brown household in 1880


Year: 1880; Census Place: Onalaska, La Crosse, Wisconsin; Roll: 1432; Page: 428D; Enumeration District: 051
Squire F. Richardson household in 1880

Source: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
 

1900 Federal Census
Year: 1900; Census Place: Providence Ward 7, Providence, Rhode Island; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0062; FHL microfilm: 1241508
Street: Peace Street
Emily F. De Voll household in 1900

Year: 1900; Census Place: Providence Ward 3, Providence, Rhode Island; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0029; FHL microfilm: 1241506
Street: Vandewater Street
Thomas M. Brown household in 1900


Year: 1900; Census Place: East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; Page: 2; Enumeration District: 0130; FHL microfilm: 1241510
Robert Gibson household in 1900

Source: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.


1910 Federal Census
Year: 1910; Census Place: Providence Ward 3, Providence, Rhode Island; Roll: T624_1442; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 0177; FHL microfilm: 1375455
Street: Crandall Street
Thomas M. Brown household in 1910

Year: 1910; Census Place: East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; Roll: T624_1439; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0101; FHL microfilm: 1375452
Street: Paw't Ave. (Pawtucket Ave.)
Robert Gibson household in 1910


Year: 1910; Census Place: Chicago Ward 21, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T624_264; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0935; FHL microfilm: 1374277
Street: East Ohio

Charles H. DeVoll household in 1910


Year: 1910; Census Place: Manhattan Ward 22, New York, New York; Roll: T624_1048; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 1385; FHL microfilm: 1375061
Street: West 70th Street
Beatrice J. Devoll in 1910

Source: Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910 (NARA microfilm publication T624, 1,178 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
 

1920 Federal Census

Year: 1920; Census Place: Providence Ward 2, Providence, Rhode Island; Roll: T625_1678; Page: 23B; Enumeration District: 176
Street: North Main Street

Thomas M. Brown in 1920


Year: 1920; Census Place: East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island; Roll: T625_1672; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 113
Street: Pawtucket Avenue

Emily R. Gibson and Ellen S. Devoll in 1920


Year: 1920; Census Place: Manhattan Assembly District 21, New York, New York; Roll: T625_1223; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 1421
Address: 1590 Amsterdam Ave.

Charles Devole household in 1920


Year: 1920; Census Place: Chelsea Ward 5, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_743; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 646
Enumeration District: 0646; Description: Chelsea City, Ward 5 (part), Precinct 1 (part) excluding Soldier's Home in Massachusetts, bounded by Gardner extnd, Hillside Ave, Summit Ave, Webster Ave, Broadway, Parker, Clark, John
Street: Clark Ave.
Beatrice W. Devoll in 1920

Source: Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.



1930 Federal Census
Year: 1930; Census Place: Manhattan, New York, New York; Page: 24B; Enumeration District: 1083; FHL microfilm: 2341314
District: 1083; Description: MANHATTAN BOROUGH, ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 23 (PART), BOUNDED BY (N) W. 173D; (E) FT. WASHINGTON AVE.; (S) W. 170TH; (W) HAVEN AVE.
715 West 172 Street
Charles H. Devall household in 1930


Year: 1930; Census Place: Brooklyn, Kings, New York; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 1142; FHL microfilm: 2341244
District: 1142; Description: BROOKLYN BOROUGH, ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 9 (PART), APTS. ON EAST SIDE OF 4TH AVE. BETWEEN 84TH AND 85TH.
Street: Fourth Ave.

Beatrice J. Devoll in 1930

Source: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.
 

1940 Federal Census
Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, New York, New York; Roll: m-t0627-02674; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 31-2061
Enumeration District: 31-2061; Description: NEW YORK CITY, MANHATTAN BOROUGH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 23 (TRACT 271 - PART), BELFORD APARTMENTS, APARTMENTS ON E SIDE OF BROADWAY BETWEEN W 181ST AND W 182ND
Wadsworth Ave.

Charles H. Devall household in 1940


Year: 1940; Census Place: New York, New York, New York; Roll: m-t0627-02642; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 31-798
Enumeration District: 31-798; Description: NEW YORK CITY, MANHATTAN BOROUGH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 9 (TRACT 169 - PART), APARTMENTS AT 20-26 W 86TH, APARTMENTS AT 40-44 W 86TH
Street: West 86th Street

Beatrice Devoll in 1940

Source: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.
 

1875 Rhode Island Census
1 Jun 1875 Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island
Thomas Davol household in 1875, part 1

Thomas Davol household in 1875, part 2


Thomas M. Brown household in 1875

Source: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.


1875 New York Census
1 Jun 1875 Census, Stockton, Chautauqua, New York
Squire Richardson in 1875

Source: Ancestry.com. New York, State Census, 1875 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.


1885 Rhode Island Census
1 Jun 1885 Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Emily F. Devoll in 1885

Ellen S. Devoll in 1885


1 Jun 1885 East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Emily R. Gibson in 1885

Robert Gibson in 1885


1 Jun 1885 Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island
Thomas M. and Edward T. Brown in 1885

Mary Brown in 1885

Source: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Original data: Rhode Island State Census, 1885. Microfilm. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
 


1915 Rhode Island Census

East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island (Pawtucket Avenue)
Emily R. Gibson and Ellen S. De Voll in 1915


Providence, Providence, Rhode Island
Thomas Brown household in 1915

Source: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: Rhode Island State Census, 1915. Microfilm. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
 


1925 Rhode Island Census

15 April 1925 East Providence, Providence, Rhode Island (Pawtucket Avenue)
Emily R. Gibson and Ellen S. DeVoll in 1925

Source: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013. Rhode Island State Census, 1925. Microfilm. New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
 


Land Records

Name:    Thomas Duvall
Land Office:    La Crosse
Sequence #:    1
Document Number:    7482
Total Acres:    40
Signature:    Yes
Canceled Document:    No
Issue Date:    10 Mar 1857
Mineral Rights Reserved:    No
Metes and Bounds:    No
Statutory Reference:    3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names:    No
Act or Treaty:    April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names:    No
Entry Classification:    Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description:    1 SWSW 4TH PM - 1831 MINNESOTA/WISCONSIN No 18 N 3 W 24

Source: United States, Bureau of Land Management. Wisconsin, Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, Pre-1908 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997. Original data: United States, Bureau of Land Management. Wisconsin Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patent and Cadastral Survey Plat Index. General Land Office Automated Records Project.


Click here to view Thomas' land patent.

Source: United States. Bureau of Land Management. Wisconsin Pre-1908 Homestead & Cash Entry Patent and Cadastral Survey Plat Index. General Land Office Automated Records Project, 199x. (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/details/patent/default.aspx?accession=WI0750__.047&docClass=STA&sid=vm20bl4n.df3, retrieved 28 Dec 2013).



City Directories
1876 Providence, Rhode Island
Thomas Devoll in Providence in 1876

1881 Bristol, Rhode Island (Warren Advertisements)
Ad for Thomas M. Brown's Warren Fish Market

1882 Providence, Rhode Island
Charles H. and Emily Devoll in 1882

1884
Providence, Rhode Island
Charles H. and Emily Devoll in 1884

1884 Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island (Warren Advertisements)
Ad for Thomas M. Brown's Warren Fish Market

1885
Providence, Rhode Island
Charles H. and Emily Devoll in 1885

1887 Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1887

1891 Providence, Rhode Island (under East Providence General Directory)
Robert Gibson in 1891

1892 East
Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1892

1894
East Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1894

1896
East Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1896

1901
Providence, Rhode Island
Charles H. and Emily F. Devoll in 1901

1901 East Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1901
...
Nellie S. Devoll in 1901

1903
Providence, Rhode Island
Charles H., Emily F., and Nellie S. Devoll in 1903
Under "Stables":
Robert Gibson in 1903

1904 Providence, Rhode Island
Under "Blacksmiths":
Robert Gibson in 1904
...
Robert Gibson under Stables in 1904

1905 Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson under Stables in 1905

1905 East Providence, Rhode Island (under East Providence Business Directory)
Robert Gibson in 1905

1906 Providence, Rhode Island
Under "Stables":
Robert Gibson in 1906
...
Robert Gibson as blacksmith in 1906

1908 Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1908
Under "Blacksmiths":
Robert Gibson in 1908

1909 Providence, Rhode Island
Robert Gibson in 1909
Under "Blacksmiths":
Robert Gibson in 1909

1910 Providence, Rhode Island
Under "Blacksmiths":
Robert Gibson in 1910
Under "Stables":
Robert Gibson in 1910

1911 New York, New York
Beatrice J. Devoll in 1911

1912 East Providence, Rhode Island
Nellie S. Devoll in 1912

1912 New York, New York
Beatrice J. Devoll in 1912

1913 New York, New York
Beatrice J. Devoll in 1913

1915 New York, New York
Beatrice J. Devoll in 1915

1916 New York, New York
Beatrice J. Devoll in 1916

1921 East
Providence, Rhode Island
Emily R. Gibson in 1921
...
Nellie S. Devoll in 1921

1923
East Providence, Rhode Island
Emily R. Gibson in 1923
...
Nellie S. Devoll in 1923

1927
East Providence, Rhode Island
Emily R. Gibson in 1927
...
Nellie S. Devoll in 1929

1929
East Providence, Rhode Island
Emily R. Gibson in 1929
...
Nellie S. DeVoll in 1929

1931 East Providence, Rhode Island
Nellie S. DeVoll in 1931

Source: Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.


1876-1877 Warren, Bristol, Rhode Island
Ad for Warren Fish Market and entry for Thomas M. Brown

1883
Providence, Rhode Island
Charles H. and Emily Devoll in 1883

1887 Providence, Rhode Island
Emily Devoll in Providence in 1887

1889 Providence, Rhode Island
Emily Devoll in Providence in 1889

1892
Providence, Rhode Island
Emily F. and Nellie S. Devoll in 1892
...
Emily F. and Miss N.S. Devoll in 1892

1895
Providence, Rhode Island
Emily F. and N. S. Devoll in 1895

1896
Providence, Rhode Island
Emily F. and N. S. Devoll in 1896
...
Nellie S. Devoll in 1896

1899 Providence, Rhode Island (Peace Street)
Emily F. and Miss Nellie S. De Voll and Robert Gibson in Providence in 1899

1925 East Providence, Rhode Island
Nellie S. DeVoll in 1925

1933 East Providence, Rhode Island
Nellie DeVoll in 1933

Source: Rhode Island City Directories [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.


Military Records

Fourteenth Regiment Infantry.
Roster of Company "D."
...
Name: Duvall, William
Residence: La Crosse
Date: Feb. 24, '64
Remarks: Killed in action, Sept. 3, '64, Lovejoy's Station, Ga.

Source: Wisconsin Adjutant General's Office, Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865, Vol. I, Democrat Printing Company, Madison, WI: 1886, p. 782.


Service record index card for William H. Devall

Content Source: The National Archives
Publication Number: M559
Publication Title: Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Wisconsin 
Content Source: NARA 
Content Partner: NARA 
Source Publication Year: 1965 
Fold3 Publication Year: 2012 
Record Group: 94 
National Archives Catalog ID: 654530 
National Archives Catalog Title: Indexes to the Carded Records of Soldiers Who Served in Volunteer Organizations During the Civil War, compiled 1899 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1866 
Fold3 Job: 12-017 
Language: English 
Country: United States 
State: Wisconsin 

Source: NARA M559. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Wisconsin.  Roll: 0007  Military Unit: 14th Infantry  Given Name: William H  Surname: Devall  Company: D  Enlistment Rank: Pvt  Discharge Rank: Pvt


Service record index card for William H. Devoll

Content Source: The National Archives
Publication Number: M559 
Publication Title: Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Wisconsin 
Content Source: NARA 
Content Partner: NARA 
Source Publication Year: 1965 
Fold3 Publication Year: 2012 
Record Group: 94 
National Archives Catalog ID: 654530 
National Archives Catalog Title: Indexes to the Carded Records of Soldiers Who Served in Volunteer Organizations During the Civil War, compiled 1899 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1866 
Fold3 Job: 12-017 
Language: English 
Country: United States 
State: Wisconsin

Source: NARA M559. Alphabetical card index to the compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers belonging to units from the State of Wisconsin.  Roll: 0007  Military Unit: 14th Infantry  Given Name: William H  Surname: Devoll  Company: D  Enlistment Rank: Pvt  Discharge Rank: Pvt


Pension index card for William Henry Devoll

Content Source: The National Archives 
Publication Number: A1158 
Publication Title: Numerical Index to Pensions, 1860-1934 
Content Source: NARA 
Content Partner: NARA 
Source Publication Year: N/A 
Fold3 Publication Year: 2012 
Record Group: 15 
National Archives Catalog ID: Pending 
National Archives Catalog Title: Pending 
Fold3 Job: 12-049 
Language: English 
Country: United States 

Source: NARA A1158. Pensions indexed by number for Army or Navy service in the Civil War and later, 1860-1934.  Roll: 0066  Pension Number: 239824


Pension index card for William Henry Devoll

Content Source: The National Archives 
Publication Number: A1158 
Publication Title: Numerical Index to Pensions, 1860-1934 
Content Source: NARA 
Content Partner: NARA 
Source Publication Year: N/A 
Fold3 Publication Year: 2012 
Record Group: 15 
National Archives Catalog ID: Pending 
National Archives Catalog Title: Pending 
Fold3 Job: 12-049 
Language: English 
Country: United States 

Source: NARA A1158. Pensions indexed by number for Army or Navy service in the Civil War and later, 1860-1934.  Roll: 0056  Pension Number: 194647


Civil War pension index card for William H. Devoll

Source: The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Record Group Title: Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, 1773 - 2007; Record Group Number: 15; Series Title: U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934; Series Number: T288.


Name:    William H. Devall
Side:    Union
Regiment State/Origin:    Wisconsin
Regiment:    14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Company:    D
Rank In:    Private
Rank Out:    Private
Alternate Name:    William H./Devoll
Film Number:    M559 roll 7

Regiment history:
Regiment:    14th Infantry Regiment Wisconsin
Date of Organization:    30 Jan 1862
Muster Date:    9 Oct 1865
Regiment State:    Wisconsin
Regiment Type:    Infantry
Regiment Number:    14th
Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded:    6
Officers Died of Disease or Accident:    3
Enlisted Killed or Mortally Wounded:    116
Enlisted Died of Disease or Accident:    194
Battles:
...
Fought on 24 Apr 1864 at Red River Expedition.
Fought on 21 May 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 9 Jun 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 23 Jun 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 27 Jun 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 13 Jul 1864 at Tupelo, MS.
Fought on 15 Jul 1864 at Tupelo, MS.
Fought on 16 Jul 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 22 Jul 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 24 Jul 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 8 Aug 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 14 Aug 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 27 Aug 1864 at Atlanta, GA.
Fought on 3 Sep 1864 at Lovejoy Station, GA.
...
Regiment History:    Fourteenth Infantry
WISCONSIN
(3-YEARS)
Fourteenth Infantry. -- Cols., David E. Wood, John Hancock, Lyman M. Ward, Lieut.-Cols Isaac E. Messmore, John Hancock, Lyman M. Ward, James W. Polleys, Eddy F. Ferris, Majs., John Hancock, Lyman M. Ward, James W. Polleys, Asa Worden, Eddy F. Ferris, William J. Henry.
This regiment was organized in Nov., 1861, at Camp Wood, Fond du Lac, and was mustered in Jan. 30, 1862. It left the state on March 8 and went into barracks at St. Louis until ordered to Savannah, Tenn., on the 23d. It was in action at Shiloh, where it charged a Confederate battery and drove the enemy from the guns, but was compelled to fall back. It repeated this three times during the day, holding the guns the fourth time, and receiving the sobriquet of the "Wisconsin Regulars," for the determined bravery on this, its first field. It lost 14 killed and 79 wounded and missing.
It was made provost guard at Pittsburg landing during the siege of Corinth, and was ordered to reinforce Gen. Rosecrans in the advance on Price at Iuka. When within 2 miles of Iuka it was ordered back to Corinth which was threatened by the enemy and at the battle at that place it had the advance position in the line, the post of honor.
In his official report, Col. Oliver, commanding the brigade, said of its work: "Col. Hancock and his regiment, the 14th Wis., there was no discount on; always steady, cool and vigorous. This regiment was the one to rely upon in any emergency. * * * They maintained their lines and delivered their fire with all the precision and coolness which could have been maintained upon drill."
The regiment was at Champion's Hill, the Big Black River, and took a conspicuous part at Vicksburg losing 107 men in killed, wounded and missing, out of 256, in an assault upon the enemy's works. It remained in the front line until the surrender and was given the position of honor in the brigade in the march into the city. Gen. Ransom said: "Every officer and man in the 14th is a hero." It was the first regiment to enter Natchez. Two-thirds of the regiment reenlisted in Dec. 1863, and joined the "Red River" expedition, being in the engagements at Pleasant
Hill, Cloutierville, Marksville and Yellow bayou.
It was also in action at Tupelo; assisted in driving Price out of Missouri; helped to defeat Hood in Tennessee in December; assisted in dislodging the enemy at Corinth in Jan. 1865; and was a part of the force that reduced the forts at Mobile. Co. E and parts of other companies were detached in the spring of 1864 and attached to the 17th corps, being known as Worden's battalion, which joined Sherman in the Atlanta campaign.
The regiment was mustered out at Mobile, Oct. 9, 1865. Its original strength was 970. Gain by recruits, 540; substitutes, 85; draft, 315; veteran reenlistments, 272; total, 2,182. Losses by death, 287; missing, 13; desertion, 97; transfer, 23; discharge, 407; mustered out, 1,355.
Source: The Union Army, vol. 4, p. 53
...

Source: National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.


Name: Robert Gibson
Event Type: Military Service
Military Beginning Rank: Private
Military Final Rank: Private
Military Side: Union
State or Military Term: New Hampshire
Military Unit: 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry
Military Company: GB
Affiliate Film Number: 5

Affiliate Publication Title: Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of New Hampshire.
Affiliate Publication Number: M549
GS Film number: 882022

Source: "United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FSZB-RMF : 4 December 2014), Robert Gibson, Private, Company GB, 8th Regiment, New Hampshire Infantry, Union; citing NARA microfilm publication M549 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 5; FHL microfilm 882,022.


Muster roll, including Robert Gibson
Name: Robert Gibson
Event Type: Military Service
Event Date: 09 Aug 1864
Event Place: Concord, Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Event Place (Original): Concord, , New Hampshire
Age: 18
Birth Year (Estimated): 1846
Birthplace: , Canada

GS Film Number: 002317337
Digital Folder Number: 007499135
Image Number: 00696

Source: "New Hampshire, Civil War Service and Pension Records, 1861-1866," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27M-S5YG : 16 March 2018), Robert Gibson, 09 Aug 1864; citing Concord, Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, New Hampshire Secretary of State, Division of Records Management & Archive; FHL microfilm 2,317,337.


Naturalization Records
Naturalization petition for Robert Gibson

Second page of the petition

Source: National Archives at Boston; Waltham, Massachusetts; ARC Title: Petitions and Records of Naturalization, 2/1842 - ca. 1991; NAI Number: 3432872; Record Group Title: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685-2009; Record Group Number: RG 21. Description: Petitions and records for naturalization, 2nd series, no 1-371, 11 Jan-26 Dec 1888. Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1802-1945 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Naturalization Records. National Archives at Boston, Waltham, Massachusetts.


Naturalization papers for Thomas M. Brown, page 1

Naturalization papers for Thomas M. Brown, page 2

Source: National Archives at Boston; Waltham, Massachusetts; ARC Title: Copies of Petitions and Records of Naturalization in New England Courts, 1939 - ca. 1942; NAI Number: 4752894; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787-2004; Record Group Number: RG 85. Description: Petitions for naturalization, v 3, no 187-486A, 1886. Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1802-1945 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Naturalization Records. National Archives at Boston, Waltham, Massachusetts.


Naturalization record index card for Robert Gibson

Source: Ancestry.com. U.S. Naturalization Record Indexes, 1791-1992 (Indexed in World Archives Project) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
 

Legal Records
Listed under "ABSTRACTS OF CERTIFICATES OF INCORPORATION ISSUED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE and not before Reported":
Certificate of incorporation granted to Charles H. and Beatrice J. DeVoll and others for New York Lighting and Glass Co.

Source: Acts of the Legislature of West Virginia at Its Twenty-fourth Regular Session, Commencing January 11th, 1899, Charleston, WV: Press Butler Printing Co., 1899, p. 141, accessed on Google Books 15 April 2020.
 

Patents
Charles Henry Devoll's patents:
Click here for a PDF of Charles Henry's hydrocarbon lamp patent.
Source: De Voll, Charles H. (Oakland, Alameda, California), Hydrocarbon-lamp, US699912A, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 13 May 1902. This patent can also be viewed at Google Patents.

Click here for a PDF of Charles Henry's burglar alarm patent.
Source: De Voll, Charles H. (San Francisco, San Francisco, California), Burglar-alarm, US753244A, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1 March 1904. This patent can also be viewed at Google Patents.

Click here for a PDF of Charles Henry's tire patent.
Source: De Voll, Charles H. (New York, New York), Vehicle-tire, US1090838A, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 24 March 1914. This patent can also be viewed at Google Patents.

Click here for a PDF of Charles Henry's tire patent.
Source: De Voll, Charles H. (New York, New York), Vehicle-tire, US1092981A, United States Patent and Trademark Office, 14 April 1914. This patent can also be viewed at Google Patents.


Charles H. Devoll in a list of patentees in 1904

Source: United States Patent Office, Annual Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1904, Washington: Government Printing Office, 1905, p. 119.


Charles H. De Voll in the Official Gazette of the U.S. Patent Office

Source: United States Patent Office, Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office, Vol. 201, Washington: Government Printing Office, April 1914, p. xi.
 

Newspaper and Magazine Articles
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Light: A Journal devoted to the Gas, Hydrocarbon, Acetylene, Etc., Incandescent Light Industries:
Article listing Charles H. DeVoll's patent in Light magazine

Source: "Patents - Continued," Light, vol. 2, no. 4, June 1902, p. 62. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.

The Motor Way:
Article on the organization of the De Voll Tire Company
“In the Field,” The Motor Way, vol. 15, no. 7, 16 Aug 1906, p. 26. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.

The India Rubber World:
A second article about the organization of the DeVoll Tire Co.
“News of the American Rubber Trade,” The India Rubber World, vol. 34, no. 6, 1 Sep 1906, p. 404. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.

Horseless Age: The Automobile Trade Magazine:
Article about C. H. DeVoll defrauding Peoria, Illinois, part 1
Article about C. H. DeVoll defrauding Peoria, Illinois, part 2

“Spring Tire Scheme Collapses,” Horseless Age: The Automobile Trade Magazine, vol. 32, no. 6, p. 208. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.

Motor World:
Article about Charles' arrest for fraud
“De Voll Promotes Spring Tires and Lands in Jail,” Motor World, vol. 36, no. 7, 7 Aug 1913, p. 8. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.

The Accessory and Garage Journal:
Charles H. DeVoll mentioned in a list of automobile patents granted
“Automobile Patents Granted Recently,” The Accessory and Garage Journal, vol. 4, May 1914 (Pawtucket, RI), p. 50. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.

American Garage and Auto Dealer:
Article describing DeVoll Spring Cushion Tire

“Auto Accessories and Garage Equipment,” American Garage and Auto Dealer, vol. 8, no. 4, Sep 1917, p. 70. Available on Google Books, last accessed 15 April 2020.


Ad asking for representatives for the American Spring Tire
Source: Advertisement for state representatives for The American Spring Tire Company, The Des Moines Register (Des Moines, Iowa), 14 Jul 1912 (Sunday), page 62.


Ad for American Spring Tire Company
Source: “Spring Cushion Tire is Latest,” El Paso Times (El Paso, Texas), 8 Oct 1916 (Sunday), page 31.


Ad for DeVoll Spring Cushion Tire
Source: Advertisement for DeVoll Spring Cushion Tire, Austin American-Statesman (Austin, Texas), 29 Jan 1917 (Monday), page 8.


Davenport, Iowa's reaction to Charles' arrest
Source: “Did Not Fall for This Wallingford,” Quad-City Times (Davenport, Iowa), 3 Aug 1913 (Sunday), page 2.


Streator, Illinois' reaction to Charles' arrest
Source: “Tire Factory Ends in Busted Bubble,” The Times (Streator, Illinois), 31 Jul 1913 (Thursday), page 1.


Charles' arrest in the Chicago Tribune
Source: “‘Spring Tire’ Man Arrested,” Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois), 29 Jul 1913 (Tuesday), page 7.


Another report of Charles' arrest
Source: “Chicago Man is Held for Alleged Stock Swindle,” The Inter Ocean (Chicago, Illinois), 29 Jul 1913 (Tuesday), page 3.


Social Security Records
Name:    Alice Frances Alexo
[Alice F Aleyo]
[Alice Alexo]
[Alice Frances Devoll]
Gender:    Female
Birth Date:    9 Sep 1909
Birth Place:    New York City, New York
[New York Cit|]
Death Date:    Jul 1991
Claim Date:    5 Apr 1975
Father:    Charles H Devoll
Mother:    Alice Mullen
SSN:    086056864
Notes:    03 Mar 1975: Name listed as ALICE FRANCES ALEXO; 02 Apr 1975: Name listed as ALICE F ALEYO; 03 Jun 1993: Name listed as ALICE F ALEXO

Source: Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
 

Death Records and Indexes

Name:    Thomas R Devoll
Kin 1:    George W Devoll
Kin 2:    Mary Devoll
Death Date:    16 Jul 1876
Age:    60 Yrs

Name:    George W Devoll
Kin 1:    Thomas R Devoll
Kin 2:    Emily F Devoll
Death Date:    22 Nov 1879
Age:    40 Yrs

Name:    Mary R Brown
Relation:    wf
Kin 1:    Thomas M Brown
Kin 2:    Mary L Brown
Death Date:    15 Jun 1918
Age:    77 Yrs

Source: Ancestry.com. Rhode Island, Death Index, 1630-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.


Name:    Ellen S Devoll
Age:    90
Birth Year:    abt 1849
Death Date:    2 Aug 1939
Death Place:    Manhattan, New York, USA
Certificate Number:    16520

Name:    Charles Devoll
Age:    80
Birth Year:    abt 1865
Death Date:    25 May 1945
Death Place:    Bronx, New York, USA
Certificate Number:    5339

Name:    Beatrice Devoll
Age:    78
Birth Year:    abt 1868
Death Date:    9 Mar 1946
Death Place:    Manhattan, New York, USA
Certificate Number:    6619

Source: Ancestry.com. New York, New York, Extracted Death Index, 1862-1948 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.


Name: Ellen Smith De Voll
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 02 Aug 1939
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Address: 190 Wadsworth Ave.
Residence Place: Manhattan
Gender: Female
Age: 90
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Occupation: Housework Own Home
Birth Date: 06 Dec 1848
Birthplace: U.S.A.
Burial Date: 04 Aug 1939
Burial Place: Providence, R.I.
Cemetery: Grace Cemetery
Father's Name: Thomas Russell De Voll
Father's Birthplace: U.S.A.
Mother's Name: Emily Frances Monroe
Mother's Birthplace: U.S.A.
Reference ID: cn 16520
GS Film Number: 2109755

Source: "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WR6-FFF : 10 February 2018), Emily Frances Monroe in entry for Ellen Smith De Voll, 02 Aug 1939; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,109,755.


Name: Alice Devoll
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 05 Dec 1936
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Address: 190 Wadsworth Ave.
Residence Place: Tenement
Gender: Female
Age: 58
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Occupation: Housewife
Birth Date: 01 Nov 1878
Birthplace: Ireland
Burial Date: 07 Dec 1936
Burial Place: Providence, R. I.
Cemetery: Grace Cemt.
Father's Name: Michael Mullen
Father's Birthplace: Ireland
Mother's Name: Mary O'Brien
Mother's Birthplace: Ireland
Spouse's Name: Charles H. Devoll
Reference ID: cn 26190
GS Film Number: 2079622

Source: "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WPF-W4Y : 20 March 2015), Charles H. Devoll in entry for Alice Devoll, 05 Dec 1936; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,079,622.


Name: Beatrice Carter De Voll
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 09 Mar 1946
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Address: 75 W. 85 St.
Residence Place: N.Y., N.Y., New York
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Unknown
Race: White
Burial Date: 19 Mar 1946
Burial Place: Cambridge, Mass.
Cemetery: Mt. Auburn Cem.
Reference ID: cn 6619
GS Film Number: 2132943

Source: "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2WYS-1ZN : 10 February 2018), Beatrice Carter De Voll, 09 Mar 1946; citing Death, Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 2,132,943.


Deaths Recorded in Providence
DeVoll Alice                58 yrs  Dec 5 1936………………………………………………………………34:399
DeVoll Ellen S             90 yrs  Aug 2 1939………………………………………………………………36:191

Source: Providence, RI: Alphabetical Index of Births, Marrriages and Deaths, 1931-1940. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011. Originally published as: Alphabetical Index of the Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Providence, Rhode Island 31 vols. City of Providence, 1879–1945.


Gravestones

Person Details
Last Name                                 DEVOLL
First Name                                  THOMAS R
Relation                                      H/O EMILY F
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     25
Birth Month                                 NOV
Birth Year                                    1816
Death Day                                 16
Death Month                             JUL
Death Year                                1876
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Map                                            00001
Stone Material                           granite
Condition                                   good
Shape                                         monument
Carving                                      no carving
Legibility                                     good
Number of Graves on Stone    9 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Last Seen Date                          2000
Notes/Misc Details
Notes                                          b. Bristol, RI
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;JES

Person Details
Last Name                                 DEVOLL
First Name                                  EMILY F                       
Relation                                      W/O THOMAS R                      
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     0
Birth Year                                    1819
Death Day                                 0
Death Year                                1903
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Map                                            00001
Stone Material                           granite
Condition                                   good
Shape                                         monument
Carving                                      no carving
Legibility                                     good
Number of Graves on Stone    9 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Last Seen Date                          2000
Notes/Misc Details
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;JES

Person Details
Last Name                                 DEVOLL
First Name                                  WILLIAM HENRY                       
Relation                                      S/O THOMAS R & EMILY F                      
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     2
Birth Month                                 MAR
Birth Year                                    1843
Death Day                                 4
Death Month                             SEP
Death Year                                1864
War                                             CIVIL
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Map                                            00001
Stone Material                           granite
Condition                                   good
Shape                                         monument
Carving                                      no carving
Legibility                                     good
Number of Graves on Stone    9 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Last Seen Date                          2000
Carver                                        WARREN
Notes/Misc Details
Notes                                          Killed at Atlanta GA 4 Sep 1864; member of Co. D 14th Reg't Wisconsin Vol
Transcribed By                           JES

Person Details
Last Name                                 DEVOLL
First Name                                  GEORGE W                       
Relation                                      S/O THOMAS R & EMILY F
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     17
Birth Month                                 MAY
Birth Year                                    1839
Death Day                                 24
Death Month                             NOV
Death Year                                1879
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Map                                            00001
Stone Material                           granite
Condition                                   good
Shape                                         monument
Carving                                      no carving
Legibility                                     good
Number of Graves on Stone    9 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Last Seen Date                          2000
Notes/Misc Details
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;JES

Person Details
Last Name                                 GIBSON
First Name                                  EMILY                       
Relation                                      W/O ROBERT                      
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     0
Birth Year                                    1846
Death Day                                 0
Death Year                                1926
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Map                                            00001
Stone Material                           granite
Condition                                   good
Shape                                         monument
Carving                                      no carving
Legibility                                     good
Number of Graves on Stone    9 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Last Seen Date                          2000
Notes/Misc Details
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;JES

Person Details
Last Name                                 GIBSON
First Name                                  ROBERT                       
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     0
Birth Year                                    1846
Death Day                                 0
Death Year                                1910
War                                             CIVIL
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Map                                            00001
Stone Material                           granite
Condition                                   good
Shape                                         monument
Carving                                      no carving
Legibility                                     good
Number of Graves on Stone    9 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Last Seen Date                          2000
Notes/Misc Details
Notes                                          Co G 8th Reg't Inf NH Vol
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;JES

Person Details
Last Name                                 DEVOLL
First Name                                  ELLEN S                       
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     0
Death Day                                 0
Gravestone Details   
Lot                                               0555
Number of Graves on Stone    0 
Exists?                                          ✓ 
Notes/Misc Details
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;

Person Details
Last Name                                  DEVOLL
First Name                                  CHARLES HENRY  
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     0

Death Day                                 0  
Gravestone Details     
Lot                                               0555
Number of Graves on Stone    0   

Exists?                                          ✓     
Notes/Misc Details
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;

Person Details
Last Name                                  DEVOLL
First Name                                  ALICE  
Cemetery Number                    PV005
Cemetery Name                       GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                     0

Death Day                                 0   

Gravestone Details    
Lot                                               0555
Number of Graves on Stone    0   

Exists?                                          ✓     
Notes/Misc Details
Transcribed By                           CEM REC;
 

Person Details
Last Name                                 BROWN
First Name                                 MARY R
Relation                                     W/O THOMAS M
Cemetery Number                   PV005
Cemetery Name                      GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                    0
Birth Year                                   1840
Death Day                                0
Death Year                               1918
Gravestone Details
Lot                                             0555
Map                                          00001
Stone Material                         granite
Condition                                 good
Shape                                       monument
Carving                                    no carving
Legibility                                   good
Number of Graves on Stone  9   

Exists?                                        ✓ 
Last Seen Date                        2000
Carver                                      WARREN
Transcribed By                         CEM REC;JES

Person Details
Last Name                                BROWN
First Name                                THOMAS M
Relation                                    H/O MARY R
Cemetery Number                  PV005
Cemetery Name                     GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                   0
Birth Year                                  1847
Death Day                               0
Death Year                              1928
Gravestone Details

Lot                                             0555
Map                                          00001
Stone Material                         granite
Condition                                 good
Shape                                       monument
Carving                                    no carving
Legibility                                   good
Number of Graves on Stone  9   

Exists?                                        ✓ 
Last Seen Date                        2000
Carver                                      WARREN
Transcribed By                         CEM REC;JES


Person Details
Last Name                               BROWN
First Name                                EDWARD T
Relation                                    S/O THOMAS M & MARY R
Cemetery Number                 PV005
Cemetery Name                    GRACE CHURCH CEMETERY
Birth Day                                  0
Birth Year                                 1869
Death Day                              0
Death Year                             1890
Gravestone Details
Lot                                             0555
Map                                          00001
Stone Material                         granite
Condition                                 good
Shape                                       monument
Carving                                    no carving
Legibility                                   good
Number of Graves on Stone  9  
Exists?                                        ✓
Last Seen Date                        2000
Transcribed By                         JES

Source: Rhode Island, Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647-2008, http://www.rihistoriccemeteries.org/webdatabase.aspx, accessed 1 April 2020.


Cassadaga Cemetery, Cassadaga, Chautauqua, New York (photo by Michelle Boyd):
Grave of Squire and Carrie (Devoll) Richardson




BEATRICE CARTER DEVOLL
Born: Unknown
Died: Unknown
Service: 03/19/1946
Path: GERARDIA PATH
Lot: 3858
Space: Space 8
Other Plot Occupants
ELLEN MARIE ALDEN
Died: 12/18/1873
ALDEN WEBSTER CARTER
Service: 01/22/1876
CHARLES O. CARTER
Service: 03/11/1921
JOSEPHINE L. CARTER
Service: 05/14/1921
OLANDO CARTER
Service: 09/29/1886
PHIDELIA CARTER
Service: 05/26/1890
LUIGI COSTANTINO
Service: 07/23/1942

Source: Search results for Beatrice Devoll, Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA website, https://mountauburn.org, last accessed 15 April 2020.



Death Certificates
Cover letter for death record of Thomas Russell Devoll

Title page of records containing Thomas Russell Devoll's death record

Headers for page 1 of death record of Thomas Russell Devoll

Page 1 of death record of Thomas Russell Devoll

Headers for page 2 of death record of Thomas Russell Devoll

Page 2 of death record of Thomas Russell Devoll

Source: Death record for Thomas Russell Devoll, Rhode Island State Death Register, Vol. 1876, pgs. 1218-19, obtained from Rhode Island State Archives in 2020.


Cover letter sent to me with the death record for Emily Frances (Munroe) De Voll

Headers for death record, part 1

Death record for Emily Frances De Voll, part 1

Headers for death record, part 2

Death record for Emily Frances De Voll, part 2

Source: Death record for Emily Frances (Munroe) De Voll, Rhode Island State Death Register, Vol. 1903, p. 59, obtained from Rhode Island State Archives in 2010.


Cover letter for death record of Mary Russell Brown

Headers for page 1 for death record of Mary Russell Brown

Page 1 for death record of Mary Russell Brown

Headers for page 2 for death record of Mary Russell Brown

Page 2 for death record of Mary Russell Brown

Source: Death record for Emily Frances (Munroe) De Voll, Rhode Island State Death Register, Vol. 1903, p. 59, obtained from Rhode Island State Archives in 2010.


Death certificate of Emily (Devol) Gibson

Source: Death certificate for Emily Russell Gibson, registered no. 194, obtained from Rhode Island State Archives in 2010.


Click to view Charles Henry's death certificate.

Source: Death certificate for Charles Henry De Voll, certificate no. 5339, obtained from NYC Municipal Archives Reference Room, Department of Records and Information Services (DORIS), New York City Department of Records in 2020.


Return of a death for Thomas Mitchell Brown

Name: Thomas Mitchell Brown
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 20 Feb 1928
Event Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Event Place (Original): Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 80
Birth Year (Estimated): 1848
Father's Name: Unknown
Mother's Name: Unknown
Spouse's Name: Mary Brown
Spouse's Gender: Female

Reference ID: 181
GS Film Number: 1940565
Digital Folder Number: 004248698
Image Number: 01470

Source: "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F84Y-D51 : 22 January 2020), Mary Brown in entry for Thomas Mitchell Brown, 1928.


Return of a death for Edward Thomas Brown

Name: Edward Thomas Brown
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 14 Jul 1890
Event Place: Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Event Place (Original): Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 20
Birth Year (Estimated): 1870
Father's Name: Thomas M. Brown
Mother's Name: Mary R. Brown

GS Film Number: 2023153
Digital Folder Number: 004249266
Image Number: 02044

Source: "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F8ZZ-HQD : 22 January 2020), Mary R. Brown in entry for Edward Thomas Brown, 1890.



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