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RHODE ISLAND BIRTHS, MARRIAGES & DEATHS

 

The following birth, marriage & death records have been searched without finding any STERRYS or similar:

Rhode Island Delayed Births 1846-1898 [LDS Film 1927508, 2168687]
Daughters of the American Revolution [Rhode Island] [LDS Film 0022298]
Briggs collection of cemetery records, wills, record books of genealogy and scrapbooks of vital records and historical events: general index to surnames A-Z [LDS Film 22298]
Index to the Rhode Island family records: Bk 1, Vol 2, vol 3, Martha A. Benns: Cemetery headstone and burial grounds [LDS Film 22392]

The following birth, marriage & death records have been searched and have located STERRYS or similar:

Bristol State Street Methodist Episcopal Church
Marriages

1873 Aug 21 Norris Day Sterry of Bristol & Sarah Elizabeth Davenport of Davenport [Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry]

Burrillville (Providence County)
Marriages

1892 Jun 12 Albert James Vincent, 23yrs [Father] William J Vincent [Mother] Mary Ann & Cora May Sterry, 19yrs, [Father] Robert Sterry [Mother] Sophia [Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916, index, FamilySearch]

East Providence
Deaths

1939 Jul 3 George McClellan Sterry. 77yrs. Born 1862. Wife: May Lizzie Butler. [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]

Newport (Newport County)
Deaths

1921 Sep 12 Marie Therese Lawrence, 80yrs, Spouse: Henry Lawrence, Father: Joseph Mauran, Mother: Sophie Sterry [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]

North Kingstown (Washington County)
Deaths

1932 Jan 23 Mary Jane O'Brien, 60 yrs, Spouse: Patrick J O'Brien, Father: Henry Perkins, Mother: Ann Sterry [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]

Pawtucket (Providence County)
Births

1899 Nov 14 Lillian Sterry d. George M Sterry & May L (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)

Phenix (Kent County)
Births

1886 Sep 21 Mary Louise d. John Sterry & Emma Liberian (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)

(Providence County)
Births

1766 Sep 24 John Sterry s. Roger Sterry & Abigail Holms (IGI personal submission. John died 5 Nov 1823.)

Providence (Providence County)
Births

1739 Sep 21 Robert Sterry s. Amy Potter Sterry (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930. Also Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch. Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246)
1765 Jun 4 Thomas Lawrance s. David Lawrance & Sybil Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index FamilySearch has 1765 Jun 11 Thomas Lawrance s. David Lawrance & Sybil Sterry; Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246 has 4 Jun 1765 David Lawrence of John m. Sybil Sterry of Cyrian)
1781 Dec 28 Robert Sterry s. Cypian Sterry & Mary (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also personal submission with additional information. Mary is Mary Russell and Robert died 17 Jan 1820. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930. Also Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246 with date 28 Dec 1771[sic])
1783 May 22 Betsey Sterry d. Cyprian Sterry & Mary (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930.
Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246)

1785 Feb 20 Polly Sterry d. Cyprian Sterry & Mary (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930. Also Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch. Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246)
1787 Jan 21 Ann H[opkins] Sterry d. Cyprian Sterry & Mary (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930. Also Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch. Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246)
1791 Jan 13 Louisa H(ayley) Sterry d. Cyprian Sterry & Mary (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930. Also Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch. Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246: Louise d. Cyprian and Mary)
1792 Jan 4 Thomas Sterry s. Nathan Sterry & Abigail (Extracted from Providence, Rhode Island town record LDS printouts, births, 1636-1850. Also Ancestry Rhode Island Births 1636-1930. Also Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246)
1794 Dec 18 Julia Ann Sterry d. Samuel Angell Sterry & Betsey Packard (Personal submission only. Julia Ann died 13 Nov 1870. Not on Ancestry.)
1798 Sep 10 Sophia Russell Sterry d. Cyrian Sterry & Mary Russell (Personal submission only. Sophia Russell died 28 Aug 1854. Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry-entry but no date. Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246 date of birth estimate only 1791+)
1822 Oct 23 Pardon Bowen Mauran s. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)
1824 Oct 15 Sophie Sterry Mauran d Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)
1826 Jun 14 Sterry Lawrence Mauran s. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)
1828 May 26 Anna Mauran d. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)
1831 Dec 10 Antoine Joseph Mauran s. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)
1834 Sep 12 Louise Mauran d. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch..)
1836 Nov 21 Joseph Russell Mauran s. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)
1840 Dec 3 Marie Therese Mauran d. Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch.)

This additional birth is listed in the index of births, marriages and deaths in "Vital Records of Rhode Island 1836-1850" by J.N. Arnold [1906]:
1789 Sep 21 Robert Sterry s. of Amy Potter [1:119]

Providence (Providence County)
Marriages

1732 Nov 28 Robert Sterry & Rosabella Angell (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar)
1742 Sep 7 Robert Sterry & Lydia Angell (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar)
1759 Oct 22 Thomas Sterry & Lucy Field (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar. Also Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246)
1765 Jun 4 David Lawrence & Sybil Sterry (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar)
1771 Oct 27 Robert Sterry & Ann Cooke (Providence Gazette dated 2 Nov 1771: "Capt. Robert Sterry and Nancy Cooke, daughter of Hon. Nicholas, at Providence". Also Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 22467 both of which Anna Cooke. 'Nancy' in Gazette is presumably an error.)
1774 William Larned and Mrs ___ Sterry widow of Capt. Samuel. Gazette dated 9 Apr 1774. [Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry-Providence Gazette; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 22467]
1777 Jul 20 Ann Sterry & Asa Waterman (Walter Smith has Jul 20, 1777. IGI has 28 Sep 1775. Reported in Providence Gazette dated 26 Jul 1777 "Mrs Ann Sterry, widow of Capt. Robert, and Capt. Asa Waterman, of Norwich"; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef, LDS Film 2246 has Providence Gazette listing as above.)
1780 May 28 Cyprian Sterry & Mary Russell (IGI personal submission. Cyprian died 1 Sep 1824. This marriage was also reported in the Providence Gazette dated 3 Jun 1780 as Cyprian Sterry, merchant and Polly Russell, daughter of Joseph. Note variation in name; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: Arnolds vol 16: LDS Film 22467: 1780 May 31 Cyprian Sterry m. Polly Russell of Joseph)
1788 Aug 3 Nathan Sterry & Nabby Wheaton (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar. The 'Public Records State of Connecticut 1780/81' by C J Hardy also lists this marriage: STERRY Nathan and Nabby Wheaton, d. of Capt. Comfort, Aug. 3, 1788. Also )
1789 Apr 17 James Eleback & Jemima Sterry (IGI extracted from Births, marriages, deaths 1636-1880, Providence, Rhode Island. City Registrar. There is another extracted marriage from the same source that has variations. James Elebach. Jennina Sterry. The 'Public Records State of Connecticut 1780/81' by C J Hardy also lists this marriage: ELEBACK James of Boston, Mass., and Jemima Sterry of Providence, Apr 17, 1789)
1792 Sep 2 Samuel A Sterry & Betsey Packard (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar. There is another extracted marriage from the same source that has variations. 1791. Samuel Angell Sterry. The 'Public Records State of Connecticut 1780/81' by C J Hardy also lists this marriage: STERRY Samuel Angell and Betsey Packard, Sept. 2, 1792. Also Vital records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N., 1st Cong. Ch. Prov., vol 10-Ancestry; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467)
1806 Nov 27 Betsey Sterry & Eleazer B Billings (IGI extracted from Births, marriages, deaths 1636-1880  Providence (Rhode Island). City Registrar. Also reported in Providence Gazette for 6 Dec 1806: "Mrs Elizabeth Sterry, widow of Samuel, and Eleazer B. Billings, merchant, in this town".)
1815 Apr __ James Valentine & Julia A Sterry (IGI extracted from Births, Marriages, Deaths 1636-1880 Providence Rhode Island, City Registrar. Also recorded in Providence Gazette for 16 Apr 1815: "James Valentine, merchant, and Julia A Sterry, both of this town".)
1817 Jun 30 George William Steinhauer & Louisa Haley Sterry (Personal submission IGI. Also reported Providence Gazette dated 30 Jun 1817: "Louisa H Sterry, daughter of Cyprian, Esq., of this town and George W. Steinhauer, at this town".)
1820 Oct 12 Joseph Mauran & Sophia Russell Sterry (Personal submission IGI. Also reported in Providence Gazette dated 12 Oct 1820: 'Dr Joseph Mauran and Sophia R. Sterry, daughter of Cyrian, both of and at this town')

Providence (Providence County)
Deaths

The following deaths were located in Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467:
%%1738 Mar 3 Rosabella wife of Robert Sterry died aged 38, North Burial Ground, see Dr Calef's copy 2797 [Corresponding entry under Monumental Inscriptions and Cemetery Records-USA-Rhode Island-Providence North Burial Ground]

According to Walter Smith, 'The Sterry Family', Samuel Sterry died at Providence RI on 9 Oct 1737.

The following deaths were recorded in the Providence Gazette [Source: World Connect]:
1770 Lydia Sterry, wife of Robert, at Providence [Gazette dated Aug 3]
1772 Cyprian Sterry. Sen., at Providence [Gazette dated Jul 4; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467 has July 3, 1772, aged 63, North Burial Ground, see Dr Calef's copy 2794; see corresponding entry under Monumental Inscriptions and Cemetery Records-USA-Rhode Island-Providence North Burial Ground]
1772 Capt. Robert Sterry, of Providence, died in the West Indies [Gazette dated Sep 5]; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467: 1772 Aug 1 aged 28, North Burial Ground, See Fr Calif's copy 4630]
1773 Capt. Samuel Sterry [Gazette dated Jul 24]
1780 Robert Sterry, at Preston, Conn. [Gazette dated May 6]
1780 Lucy Sterry, widow of Capt. Thomas Sterry [Gazette dated Aug 27]
%%1789 Robert Sterry, of this town, at an advanced age [Gazette dated Apr 20] Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467: 1789 Apr 29 Robert Sterry aged 76, North Burial Ground, see Dr Calef's copy 2798 [Corresponding entry under Monumental Inscriptions and Cemetery Records-USA-Rhode Island-Providence North Burial Ground]
%%1795 Samuel Angell Sterry, on passage from Savannah, G[eorgi]a, to this port, at sea, occasioned by a fall, in 26th year [Gazette dated Oct 3; Also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467: 1791[sic] Sep 22 Samuel A Sterry, North Burial Ground-See Dr Calef's copy 1808][Corresponding entry under Monumental Inscriptions and Cemetery Records-USA-Rhode Island-Providence North Burial Ground]
1799 Mrs Abigail Sterry, wife of Capt. Nathan and daughter of Comfort Wheaton, in this town [Gazette dated May 18; also Vital records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N., vol 16-Ancestry; also Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467]
1801 Elizabeth Sterry, widow of Cyprian, aged 94 years 7 months [Gazette dated Oct 7; Also Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry; Genealogical Index Rhode Island records, Frank T Calef: LDS Film 22467]
1802 Thomas Sterry, son of the late Capt. Nathan, in this town, in 11th year, suddenly [Gazette dated Jul 17]
1811 Patience Sterry [coloured], aged 53 years [Gazette dated Mar 30]
1820 Major Robert, late American Consul, at Rochelle, lost from on board ship Helen, lately wrecked at Sag Harbour [Gazette dated Feb 7]

1824 Sep 1 Cyprian Sterry Esq., in this town, 72yrs [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch. Also Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry]
1857 Nov 22 Elizabeth Sterry, wid. 88 yrs. Father: Nathaniel Packard, Mother: Abby Packard [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930; Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]
1859 Dec 7 Eliza Sterry, 76yrs, Father: Cyprian Sterry, Mother: Mary R [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]
1870 Nov 13 Julia Ann Valentine, 70yrs. Spouse: James Valentine, Father: Samuel Sterry, Mother: Betsey Sterry [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]
1907 Dec 31 Thomas Jefferson Sterry, aged 80, Wife: Lenora L Sterry, Father: Samuel Sterry, Mother: Harriet H Sterry [Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]

Providence First Congregational
Marriages

1792 Sep 2 Samuel Angell Sterry & Betsey Packard [Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N., vol 10-Ancestry]

Scituate (Providence County)
Births

1704 Dec 2 Hannah Sterry d. Samuel Sterry & Hannah Rose (IGI personal submission. Hannah died 26 Feb 1802. Scituate is actually given as Scituate Township. There are other personal submissions with alternate dates: 2 Dec 1706)

Scituate (Providence County)
Marriages

1731 Dec 25 Hannah Sterry & Hezekiah Fisk (IGI personal submission)

Warwick (Kent County)
 Births

1886 May 5 Mary Foster d. John Foster & Julia Sterry
1886 Sep 21 Mary Louise Sterry d. John Sterry and Emma Liberian (LDS batch I010485. Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914. Index. FamilySearch. https://familysearch.org)

West Side of the River Congregational Church
Marriages

1788 Aug 3 Nathan Sterry & Nabby Wheaton of Comfort [Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, Arnold, James N.-Ancestry]

Woonsocket (Providence County)
Marriages

1896 Apr 28 Albert C Sterry, 29yrs, [Father] William D Sterry [Mother] Marie Sterry & Lizzie B Pettibone, 30yrs [Father] George L Hoyt [Mother] Pauline Hoyt [Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916," index, FamilySearch ]

(Place/County not specified)
Births
1896 Sep 26 Lurleen M Sterry d. George McL & May L Sterry [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Births 1636-1930 only]

(Place/County not specified)
Deaths
1859 Dec 7 Eliza Sterry d. Cyprian Sterry Kin: Delana Munroe, 76 yrs [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1860 Apr 1 Sterry Johnson. Kin: Thomas Capron, __ Bagnall. 36yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1864 Jul 15 S. Sterry Smith s. Rufus Smith. Kin: Delana Munroe. 60yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1867 Sep 17 Sterry Clark, s Lemuel Clark. Kin: __ Bagnall. 73yrs.[Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1870 Jan 16 Sterry Baker s. Caleb Baker. KIn: __ Bagnall. 73yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1870 Nov 8 Sterry Kelley s. Duncan Kelley . Kin: __ Bagnall. 66yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1873 Dec 20 Sterry D Hopkins. Kin: David Hopkins, Nancy Hopkins. 49yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1881 May 24 Sterry F Medbery. Kin: Benjamin D Medbery, Nancy W Medbery. 48yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1892 May 3 Sterry K Risley. Kin: Timothy Risley, Eliza A Risley. 31yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1895 Mar 27 Sterry Fry. Kin: Richard Fry, Waity Fry. 75yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]
1907 Dec 31 Thomas J(efferson) Sterry Kin: Samuel Sterry, Harriet Sterry. 80yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930. Also Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950, index, FamilySearch]
1917 Nov 28 Sterry A Fenner. Kin: Samuel Fenner, Almira Fenner. 72yrs. [Ancestry.com: Rhode Island Deaths 1630-1930 only]

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