Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
New England States Rhode Island Providence Incorporators for Water Companies

Providence, Rhode Island Water Company Incorporators

Field's Fountain Society, chartered in May 1772
James Black, Nathaniel Greene, Joseph Bucklin, Zephaniah Andrews, Amos Atwell, Stephen Rawson, Benjamin Man, Nathaniel Jacobs, Elisha Robinson, Ebenezer Thompson, James Angell, Moses Brown, Joseph Kinnicut, Stephen Whipple, Eleazar Harding, William Wheaton, John Matthewson, Gideon Young, Nathan Waterman, Joseph Martin, Benjamin Lindsey, Efeck Eddy, Phinehas Potter, Jonathan Ellis, Ephraim Peabody, Samuel Black, John Larcher, Abiel Smith, Reuben Potter, Ephraim Walker, William Barton, Robert Dickey, George Brown Jr., Asa Franklin, Samuel Butler, Edward Hawkins, Benjamin Tallman, Nicholas Clark, Timothy Gladding, Job Danforth, Allin Peck, Thomas Rone, Naomi Kinnicut

Rawson's Fountain Society was chartered in October 1772
Samuel Nightingale, Jacob Whitman, Job Sweeting, Amos Atwell, Benoni Pierce, Edward Hawkins, Nicholas Clarke, Archibald Stewart, Nathan Waterman, Zephaniah Brown, Joseph Carver, Jonathan Badger, William Rhodes, Benjamin Gladding, Joseph Hoyle, John Carpenter, John Matthewson, Joseph Snow Jr., William Checkley, Silas Talbut, Nathaniel Frothingham, Daniel Snow, James Snow, Samuel Ingraham, Barzillai Richmond, Charles Stevens, Samuel Carew, Daniel Teft, Benjamin Hoppen, David Bacon, Joseph Willson, Elijah Bacon, Sherebiah Talbut, Solomon Searle Jr., John Wyley, James Sheldon, Oliver Carpenter, Abram Smith, Joseph Potter Jr., Joseph Bennet, Benjamin Talbut, Joseph Snow 3rd, Benaijoh Carpenter, Daniel Jackson, Grindall Rawson, Jonathan Ellis, Nicholas Cook, John Smith, John Jenckes, Samuel Hamlin, Solomon Drown, Ephraim Otis, William Roger's heirs, Josiah Ware, Hopestill McNeall, Peter Ritto, Joshua Lindley, James Dyer, William Logan, Robert Taylor, Peter Taylor, Willson Jacobs, David Hatch, David Tefft, Richard Seaver, Nathan Williams, William Compton, Benjamin Tallman, Daniel Whitaker, Caleb Harris, William Dexter, James Matthewson, Joseph Hewes, Andrew Waterman, Thomas Manchester's heirs, John Mumford

Dyer's Fountain Society was chartered in October 1818.
Benjamin Dyer, Charles Dyer, Elisha Dyer, Olney Dyer, James B. Mason, Smith Bosworth, Benjamin Hoppin, Thomas C. Hoppin, Henry Hoppin, John Wilson

Providence Aqueduct Company was chartered in October 1831
Charles Dyer

City Fountain Company in Providence was chartered in January 1832

Providence Cherry Street Water Company was charered in June 1841
Welcome Angell, Horace Robbins, Nelson C. Northrup



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