I would like to welcome Metal Detector enthusiast Rick Lissy of New Jersey for being able to provide our Revolutionary War section a strong starting point.
He will be joining our library’s team and offering us his valuable time into some of the history behind Revolutionary War buttons.
The RNN I can’t make work with written records trying Rhode Island Newport Navy at the start of the Rev War 1774 to 1775 I find it interesting the first Commander of the Continental Navy was out of Rhode Island Marines again I thought 1775 to 1776 have to double check the dates.According to his gravestone he was born 1833 in Benoc (or Benic) France.He died in April 21, 1914 in Coachman's Cove , Newfoundland (I have a photo of him , his wife and their grave stone). Area of research: Entire Province Extent of research: Limited [September/2003] Researcher: Doug Mac Kenzie - [email protected]: 9 Area of research: Entire Province Description: North Central NF, Pelly's Island, and later St. 1850-1935; b Coachmans Cove married a Hector Mackenzie am trying to find more about her and her and Hectors roots- parents aparently from France. Hector Mac Kenzie died in a mine accident at Pilleys Island on August 21, 1896. Jane (or Jean) subsequently married a Tom Downey and had two children Mick and Dan. She apparently died between 19 as best I can determine. And could have been buried as a Mac Kenzie or Downey. They lived at Red Bay, Labrador and had 8 children. John's and was a superintendent of the locomotive shop of Newfoundland railways. 10, 1870) /He was alive in 1920s as my Uncle recalls visiting him. John's and was waked by my grandfather at 33 Barnes Road or in his Military Trail home bounding on Barnes Rd.