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Owners and Occupants of the Lots, Houses and Shops in the Town of Providence Rhode Island in 1798

EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS
H House
S Store or Shop
B Barn or Stable
W Wharf
M Mill
G Garden
T Tenant
O Owner
L Land
HL House and Land
BL Barn and Land
SL Shop and Land
HS House and Shop
HBS House, Barn and Shop
OH Owner of House
OS Owner of Shop
OB Owner of Barn or Stable
OW Owner of Wharf
OL Owner of Land
OF Owner of Farm

These and other combinations of the capital letters occurring, refer to the proceeding name, to indicate what improvements were on the land, and who the owner or tenant was.
Ebenezer Frost was tenant on Nathan Angell's Lane, who also owned the house.
Silas Fish was tenant on Felix Frazier's land, but he owned 1/2 a house with N. D. Greene, and B. Knowles lived in the house. 



LAST FIRST TYPE MAP LOCATION      
Back Street     XI E2      
Bacon Elijah   XI B5 H    
Bacon Josiah   XI A6 T E. Hawkins OH
Bacon Joshua   II B5 T John Brown OH
Bacon Lot   II C5 H    
Bacon Lot   II C5 T John Brown OH
Bacon William   XI B5 HB John Henry T
Bacon William   XI B5 H Wm. West T
Bailey Benjamin   XII C3      
Bailey E.   VI A5 L R. Borden Heirs  
Bailey John   XIV B1 H Wm. Wheaton T
Bailey Nathaniel   III B1 H 1/2 Samuel Weeden  
            adjoining Jos. Allen  
Bailey Nathaniel   IV A6 L 1/2 Samuel Weeden  
Baker Joseph   I C3 H    
Baker Joseph   I C3 H Amos M. Atwell T
Baker Josiah   I C2 H Just raised  
Balch Mary   VI C5 T Thos. Arnold OH
Balcome David   IX B6 T Sarah Gray OH
Balcome William   IX B6 T Thomas Arnold OH
Bank     III B5   Olney Winsor T
Bank Lane     III B5 T Town of Providence T
Baptist Meeting House     III B3 HL Page 9  
Bardine Comfort   VI B5 H    
Bardine William   VI B6 T William Smith OL
Barber Joseph   V C3 T Moses Brown OHBL
Barber Joseph   VIII BCD T Moses Brown O Land
Bark House     VI D1 S Aaron Masons  
Barker (or Parker) Andrew   III A1 T Thos. Green OH
Barker William   III B3 H See next below T
Barker William   III B3 T Knight Dexter OH
Barnes David L.   III B4 T Joseph Jenckes OH
Barnes David L.   VI C6 L    
Basto (see Barstow)              
Barton John   XVI D2 L    
Barton William   III B5 HL    
Barton William   XI D4 H Wanton Steere T
Barton William   XV D4 L    
Barton William   XI A6 L    
Barstow Caleb   XI B6 T J. L. Munro OH
Barstow Samuel   III B2 H John Mawney OL
Barstow Samuel   III B2 T Henry Rice OB
Barstow Samuel   III B2 T John Mawney OL
Bates Asa   XIII E3 L    
Bates Jonathan   II B5 T John Brown OH
Bates Luthana   VI A4 H    
Bates Major   II D6 H Toll Keeper  
Battey Benjamin   XII C3 H    
Becford Mrs.   XI A5 T Clark & Nightingale OH
Benedict Pond     XVIII A6      
Beverly George   XI C4 H    
Beneficent Society     XIV E3 L Burying Ground  
Beneficent Society     XI B6 H Meeing House for   
            Public Worship 70 x 51  
  see Wilson's         Tower 16 x 16  
  New Light         66 windows 24 panes, 7 x 9  
            4 windows 16 panes, 7 x 9  
            See New Light Church  
Beneficent Society Parsonage   XII B2 H 30 x 28 John Field OL
Benevolent Society     III C5 H 87 x 71 Meeting House  
            for Public Worship  
Benevolent Society     XIV D3 BG Burying Ground  
Benevolent Society     IV A6 L    
Benevolent Street     III D6 L    
Benefit Street     VI C6      
Bennets Brook     XVII B6      
Bennets Hill     XVII C6      
Bennett Thomas   I C3 H    
Benson George   III C3 HB    
Benson William P. R.    III D5 H Unfinished  
Bentley Christopher   I C2 L    
Berry James   III C6 H Jas. Sherman T
Berry James   III C6 H Caleb Arnold T
Beverly Stephen   XIII E5 T John Thurber OL
            see John Pitman in error  
Bicknell Peter   I E4 HB    
Billings William   XI A6 H    
Billings William   III B3 H Jacob Whitman, Jr. OL
Billings William   XI B4 L    
Bishop Demus   III B5 S Moses Brown OL
Bishop Demus   III B5 S E. Williams & Son T
Bishop Demus   III B6 T Steph. Harris OL
Bishop Demus   III B6 T Martin Page OH
Bishop Lemuel   I B3 HWS    
Bissell William   II B4 L    
Blinn Robert Heirs   I C3 H C. Sheldon OL
Blodgett William   III D5 L    
Black James   XI C4 HS    
Black James   XI C4 H Michael Pitts T
Black James   XI C4 H Mrs. Ewing T
Black James   XI C4 H Sundry Persons T
Black James   XI C4 H Sundry Persons T
Black James   XI C4 L Saml. James TOS
Black James   XI C4 L T. L. Halsey OS
Black James   XI C4 L John Chiddle T
Black James   XI C4 L Coville Dana T
Black James   XI C4 H Mrs. Holmes TH
Black Rebecca   I B1 T Rebecca Williams OH
Boorum Isaac   III B5 T John Rogers OH
Borden Richard Est.   VI A5 H Wm. Valentine and others  
Borden Richard Est.   X D3 L Wm. Valentine and others  
Borden Thomas       H    
Bosworth Joseph R.   XI C5 L    
Bosworth Lewis   XI B5 T Abm. Smith House  
Bourne Benjamin   XVI B4 L    
Bowen Ephraim   III B4 H    
Bowen Ephraim   I B3 W 1/2 Clark and Nightingale  
Bowen Ephraim, Jr.   III B3 H Elijah Williams T
Bowen Ephraim, Jr.   XI A5 L Map, E. Brown in error  
Bowen Henry   XIII D6 H    
Bowen Henry   II A5 LH    
Bowen Henry   XIII D6 SB    
Bowen Isaac   III C6 H    
Bowen Jabez   III B4 H Old Home D. Abbot  
Bowen Jabez   III B4 H Edw. Mason T
Bowen Jabez   III B5 H Elizb. Smith T
Bowen Jabez   XI B4 H George Sugden T
Bowen Jabez   III C4 L    
Bowen Jabez   III D2 L    
Bowen Jabez   III B4 WHS Edw. Dexter T
Bowen Joseph    III B1 HL    
Bowen Oliver   VI B5 HL Slaughter-House and Tanyard  
Bowen Oliver   X E3 L    
Bowen Pardon   III B4 H Quaro Butler T
Bowen Pardon   III E6 L Also XVIDI [sic]  
Bowen William   III B4 H    
Bowen William   III B4 H Capt. Trowbridge T
Bowen William   III B4 H John Mincher T
Bowen William   III B4 L J. & W. Bowen, backland  
Bowers Joseph   II C5 H    
Bowler Cornelius G.   VI B6 T Amos Allen OH
Bowler Joseph   XII B2 H Bow  
Bowler Lydia   XII C2 L    
Bowler Lydia   XIV E2 L    
Bowler Lydia   XVIII D5 L    
Bowler Metcalf   XIII E5 T D. Sprague OHB
Box Daniel   XI A6 T J. L. Munro OH
Boyer Mrs.   XI C5 T Turpin Smith OH
Bradford George   XI C4 T Zeph. Brown OH
Bradford George   XI C4 T Zephaniah Brown OH
Bradford Mrs.   VI D2 T Aaron Mason  
Bradford Street     XVI D1      
Branch Daniel   XIV E1 H    
Branch Nicholas   XIV E1 H D. Branch OL
Branch Sanford   III D5      
Brayton Daniel   VI B6 HL See D. B.  
Bridge     I D2   John St.  
Bridge     II D6   India Point  
Bridge     I D3   Arnold St.  
Bridgham Samuel W.   VI B6 S Also D2  
Briggs Randall   XVI D1 L    
Briggs Randall   XIII B6 T Saml. Pearce OH
Brittain Robert J.   II B5 H J. Woodward T
Broad Lane     X     Page 10  
Broad Street     XII A1      
Brown Ann   VI D4 H    
Brown Ann   VI B5 H    
Brown Avis   III B3 T Nicho. Brown OH
Brown Benno   VI B6 T Moses Brown OH
Brown Bonner   VI D4 H    
Brown Benjamin   III B2 T John Mawney OH
Brown Benjamin   XII C2 T Geo. Wakefield OS
Brown Benjamin   I B2 T Saml. Godfrey OH
Brown Cudge   VI D4 T Moses Brown OL
Brown Dexter   VIII A3 H    
Brown Dexter   VIII A3 H Preserved Davis T
Brown Dexter   VIII B4 L Also VII E2  
Brown Elisha   VI A6 H Jere Brown T
Brown Elisha, Jr.   VI B5 HS Barney Clark  
Brown Elisha, Jr.   VI A6 T Thomas Green OH
Brown Elisha, Jr.   VI A6 T Benj. Stille OL
Brown Esec Heirs   III A2 H Dr. Levi Wheaton T
Brown Ichabod   III C6 H    
Brown Ichabod   III C6 H Oliver Brown T
Brown Ichabod   III C6 SB    
Brown Isaac Heirs   VI D3 S Widow Brown  
Brown Isaac Heirs   III B5 H Martin Seamans T
Brown Isaac Heirs   III B5 WB Thos. L. Halsey T
Brown Isaac Heirs   VI C2 B    
Brown Isaac   III C6 S Benefit Street  
Brown James, Heirs   XIV C6 L    
Brown Jeremiah   VI A6 T E. Brown Work House  
Brown Jeremiah Heirs   VII C3 F D. Howell OF
Brown John   I B1 HB    
Brown John   III B5 H    
Brown John   I B3 WS D. Whiting T
Brown John   III B6 H James Gardner J
Brown John   XI B6 B Amos Chace J
Brown John   III B5 SW Edw. Dickens  
Brown John   III B6 SW    
Brown John   II D6   Toll Bridge, $5,000.00  
Brown John   II B5   Distill House  
Brown John   II B4   Air Furnace  
Brown John   II B4 L Partly Made Land  
Brown John   II B5 S Spermaceti Works  
Brown John   VI B6 SL Old Baptist Meeting House  
Brown John   II C5 H Wm. Warner T
Brown John   II C5 H Charles Weeden T
Brown John   II C5 H Stukley Wyatt T
Brown John   II C5 H Robert Hudson T
Brown John   II B5 H Joshua Bacon T
Brown John   II B5 H Jona Bates T
Brown John   II C5 H Lot Bacon T
Brown John   II C5 L Woodward T
Brown John   XI C6 L    
Brown John   I D1 L    
Brown John   X C5 L    
Brown Joseph Heirs   III B6 HW Jos. Brown Heirs OHW
Brown Joseph Heirs   III C6 L    
Brown Joseph Heirs   XI B4 L    
Brown Joseph Heirs   IV C5 L    
Brown Joseph Heirs   III B6 WS Thos. L. Halsey T
Brown Joseph Heirs   III B5 WS A. Larned T
Brown Joseph Heirs   III B5 S Young Seamans T
Brown Joseph Heirs   III C5 L James Manning OH
Brown Joseph Heirs   III C5 L Newport Brown OH
Brown Joseph Heirs   II B3 H 1/2 Nicho. Power, Rope Walk  
Brown Joseph Heirs   II A4 H John Brulius  
Brown Joseph Heirs         1/2 N. Power T
Brown Mary   III B4 HWB Thos. Arnold T
Brown Mary   III A4 W Screw House  
Brown Morris   VIII B1 H Adj. Phineas  
Brown Moses   V   Farm 310 Acres  
Brown Moses   III B5 L Benj. Reynolds OS
Brown Moses   III B3 H Almy & Brown T
Brown Moses   III A3 L Wm. Holroyd OS
Brown Moses   VI D1 H John Healy T
Brown Moses   VI B6 H Benno Brown T
Brown Moses   V C3 HB Jos. Barber T
Brown Moses   XIII B1 L 37 Acres  
Brown Moses   III E4 L Dye Ho. Almy & Brown T
Brown Moses   IX A5 L 10 Acres  
Brown Moses   IX A6 L 3 Acres  
Brown Moses   VI E1 L Thos. Arnold T
Brown Moses   III B5 W Grinnell & Taylor T
Brown Moses   III B3 S 2-3 Almy & Brown T
Brown Moses   VIII BCD L Jos. Barber T
Brown Moses   VI D4 L Cudge Brown T
Brown Moses   III B5 L Demus Bishop T
Brown Moses   III B5 L Wm. S. Brown T
Brown Moses   VI E1 L Mary Brown Life Int.  
Brown Nathaniel   XIII D5 T Josiah Miller OH
Brown Nicholas   III B5 HWS    
Brown Nicholas   III B3 HB Avis Brown T
Brown Nicholas   III C5 L    
Brown Nicholas   III D6 L    
Brown Nicholas   XI B4 L Garden  
Brown Newport   III C5 H Jos. Brown Heirs OL
Brown Oliver   III C6   Ichabod Brown OH
Brown Pardon   XI B5 T Benj. Talbot OH
Brown Peter   VI E4 H    
Brown Phineas   VIII B2 HL 78 Acres  
Brown Richard   VIII E1 HL 71 Acres  
Brown Richard   VI C5 H In Ruins, Vacant  
Brown Samuel   I C3 HB Error Smith Brown  
Brown Samuel   I C3 Same Mr. Whiting 1/2, Widow Jones T
Brown Samuel 2d.   III B2 HB Dr. Levi Wheaton T
Brown Smith   VI B5 H John Teal T
Brown Smith   VI B5 H Benj. Thayer T
Brown Smith   VI B5 H 4-10 Yerrington T
Brown Wm. S. & Benj.   XII C2 T George Wakefield OS
Brown William S.   I C2 HB    
Brown William S.   III B5 S Moses Brown OL
Brown & Ives     III B4 H Abijah Warren T
Brown & Ives     III B6 H Cyprian Sterry T
Brown & Ives     III B5 W3ST Cyprian Sterry T
Brown & Ives     I E5 L    
Brown & Ives     I C3 L Coopers Shop  
Brown Zephaniah   XI B5 H    
Brown Zephaniah   XI C4 H Geo. Bradford T
Brown Zephaniah   XI C4 S Peter Taylor T
Brown Zephaniah   XI D4 WS 1-7 Long Wharf  
Brownell Loring R.   XI B6 H    
Brownell Stephen   III B3 S Bake Ho. Almy & Brown  
Brownell William    XIII D6 HB    
Brownell William   XVI D1 L    
Brownell William   XI   S John Mathewsons  
Brulius John   II A4 T Power & Brown OH
Bucklin Daniel   I A1 H    
Bucklin Daniel   I A1 WSB    
Budlong & Earl     III C6 HL    
Budlong & Earl     III D6 L    
Bullard & Williams     III B3 T Wm. Goddard OL
Bullock Jabez   I B3 HSW    
Burke Jacob   XIV D1 H Page 11  
Burke Richard   I E4 H    
Burr Ezekiel   VI D5 H Edward Burr, Error  
Burr James   III B1 H    
Burr James   III B2 T Eliphalet Dyer OL
Burr Joshua   VI C4 T Lydia Burr  
Burr Levi   VI C5 HL    
Burr Lydia   VI C4 HLH Joshua Burr T
Burr William   VI B5 H    
Burrel Cato   VI C4 T Ph. Martin OH
Burrill James   XI C4 HB    
Burrill James   XV C3 L    
Burrill James   XIII C6 HB Jno. Lawrence T
Burrill James   XIII C6 L Tanyard, J. Harmon T
Burrill James, Jr.   XI B4 H Mrs. Smart T
Burrill James, Jr.   XI B4 H Mrs. Smith T
Burrill James, Jr.   XI A5 L    
Burrill James, Jr.   III D3 L    
Burrough George   III C5 L    
Burrough John   I B3 HW    
Bussell     VI C3 T Polly Arnold OH
Burying Ground     I E3   Arnolds  
Burying Ground     I E2   Ashtons  
Burying Ground     XIV E3   Benevolent  
Burying Ground     XIV E3   Beneficent  
Burying Ground     I E3   Cookes  
Burying Ground     III D3   Friends  
Burying Ground     III B1   Kings Chapel  
Burying Ground     IX     North  
Burying Ground     XIV E3   New  
Burying Ground     XI A6   Old  
Burying Ground     XIII E5   Old  
Burying Ground     I B1   Power  
Burying Ground     XIV E3   Proprietors D. Martin,  
            Z. Andrews, Wm. Peckham  
Burying Ground     I E3   Sheldons  
Burying Ground     I B3   Tillinghast  
Burying Ground     III B4   Watermans  
Butler Abner   VI D4 HL See Mary Butler  
Butler Abner   VI A6 L    
Butler David   II D6 H    
Butler Mary   VI D4 HL See Abner Butler  
Butler Patience   VI C4 H    
Butler Quaro   III B4 T Pardon Bowen OH
Butler Samuel   XI D4 H    
Butler Samuel   XI D3 H Robert Davis T
Butler Samuel   XI A5 L Prime Rhodes T
Butler Samuel   XI C4 L Sons Mansion T
Butler Samuel   VI E1 L    
Butler Samuel   VI D4 HL John Dunwell  
Butler Samuel   XI D4 W 1-7 Long Wharf  
Butler Samuel   XI B4 L    
Butler Samuel   XI D4 S    
Butler Samuel   XIII E3 L Abbots Farm  
Butler Samuel, Jr.   I B2 W Butler, Wheaton & Jackson  
Butts Isaac   XIII D5   Tanyard, 1/2 Wm. West  
Butler, Wheaton & Jackson     I B2 W J. & S. Davenport T
Butler, Wheaton & Jackson     I B2 W Seth Wheaton  

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Thanks to Beth Hurd for photographing and transcribing this atlas, 2002-4.

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