Rhode Island Lighthouse History

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Beavertail Lighthouse Keepers

1749 - 1938


 Lighthouse Keepers   Annual Salaries Dates Appointed
 Able Franklin    1749
 John Bowers    1770
 William Martin    1790
 Philip Caswell    1803
 John Remmington    1818
 George Shearman    1818
 Sylvester Hazard  $350.00  1829
 Robert Weeden  $350.00  November 30, 1844
 Christopher Sweet  $350.00  June 20, 1845
 Mrs. Demaris Weeden  $350.00  January 17, 1848
 Joshua B. Rathburn  $350.00  July 29, 1857
 Silas G. Shaw  $350.00  December 14, 1858
 W. Weeden  $350.00  January 25, 1862
 Peter J. Lee  $350.00  August 30, 1862
 Silas G. Shaw  $400.00  January 27, 1868
 Thomas King  $600.00  April 2, 1869
 W. W. Wales  $600.00  April 14, 1873
 George B. Wales  $600.00  June 22, 1895
 Joshua A. Overton  $600.00  June 21, 1900
 John S. Wales    1915
 George T. Manders    1919 - 1938

Beavertail Lighthouse Coast Guard Keepers

1938 - 1972


 Lighthouse Keepers   Annual Salaries Dates Appointed
 BM 1st Class Carl S. Challis    1938
 BM 1st Class Edward A. Donahue    1948
 CBM Dominic M. Turillo    1953
 CPO John K. Martin    1969
 ENG 2nd Class George Light    1969
 BM 1st Class John Baxter    1970 - 1972

View pages of Beavertail Lighthouse Keeper's Names from Register of Lighthouse Keepers, 1845 - 1900


Keepers 1844 - 1848 Keepers 1848 - 1869 Keepers 1863 - 1876 Keepers 1873 - 1885 Keepers 1873 - 1885 Keepers 1895 - 1904

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