4749Re: [RI_Ancestors] Looking for Arnolds
- Apr 20, 2011On 4/20/11 1:20 PM, Gloria Silverman wrote:
>I'm very interested, Gloria. I'm trying to honor her by
> Hi Alan,
> I don't have any pictures but I do have Emily
> Gertrude's family lineage if you are interested.
> Gloria (Albro) Silverman
putting her in place with the other historians of East
Greenwich. She has a DAR bronze at her grave with her
name on it , so I think that and having her lineage
gives her a lot of credibility.
It would be nice to have a picture, but at this point I
just want to know who she was.
Thank you for any help.
> ----- Original Message -------
> From: A F Clarke
> To: RI_Ancestors@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Monday, April 18, 2011 11:35 AM
> Subject: [RI_Ancestors] Looking for Arnolds
> Hi all,
> I just know there are some of you who can make my
> job a little easier. I have transcribed some historical
> works by the late Emily Gertrude Arnold (12/10/1884 -
> 1/29/1935, Nathanael Greene Ch, DAR) who lived on the
> Warwick line with East Greenwich. I transcribe and make
> such texts available at the town library as I find them,
> since they can't seem to be found anywhere else.
> She was the daughter of Andrew J. and Laura (Brown)
> Arnold. She was the granddaughter of Stephen A. and Ann
> E. Smith (sic), and ?? father's line Arnold. I suspect
> she was a descendant of William Arnold, who owned the
> Arnold Tavern in East Greenwich during the Revolution.
> Gertrude Arnold was the official historian for East
> Greenwich's 250th birthday celebration in 1927. Oddly,
> though pictures are published of just about everyone on
> the committees for that event, Miss Arnold's picture is
> not. She never married, but I would like to know if
> there are any collateral line descendants who might have
> a picture of her. These deceased town historians are
> getting lost along with the histories they wrote.
> Since we might be speaking of living individuals,
> it's fine to contact me off-list.
> Thanks in advance to anyone who can help.
> Alan Clarke
> East Greenwich
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