Rhode Island Lighthouse History

  Watch Hill Light  


Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers

1841 - 1909


 Lighthouse Keepers   Annual Salaries Dates Appointed
 Gilbert Pendleton  $350.00  March 18, 1841
 Dave Babcock  $350.00  May 13, 1847
 Ethan Pendleton  $350.00  September 25, 1849
 Nelson Brown  $350.00  August 13, 1853
 Daniel L. Larkin  $540.00  April 18, 1861
 Jared Crandall  $540.00  August 8, 1868
 Mrs. Sally Ann Crandall (acting)  $500.00  April 10, 1879
 Fanny K. Sckuyler (acting)  $500.00  October 11, 1888
 Fanny K. Sckuyler  $500.00  November 26, 1889
 Joseph T. Fowler (acting)  $500.00  September 18, 1890
 Joseph T. Fowler  $500.00  September 9, 1891
 Julius B. Young  $500.00  October 1, 1895
 H. Burkhardt  $552.00  October 1, 1909


View pages of Watch Hill Keeper's Names from Register of Lighthouse Keepers, 1845 - 1892


Keepers 1841 - 1849 Keepers 1853 - 1868 Keepers 1868 - 1879 Keepers 1879 Keepers 1879 - 1895

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