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1. Cranston-Rivera Family Graves Cranston-Rivera Family Graves Cemetery; slavery; Cranston, Peter Jr.; Lopez, Aaron; Rodriguez Rivera, Jacob; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants; Social Hierarchies Cranston-Rivera Family Graves with Fence Dividing God's Little Acre from the Newer Island Cemetery (Newport, RI). Peter Cranston, Jr.'s Stone is slightly to the left of this Row. God's Little Acre is the...

2. Dyre Avenue dividing God's Little Acre from the rest of the Common Burying Ground (Newport RI) Dyre Avenue dividing God's Little Acre from the rest of the Common Burying Ground (Newport RI) Social Hierarchies; Cemetery; slavery; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants; Death; gravestone; burial practice; God's Little Acre; Newport God's Little Acre is the northwest corner of Common Burying Ground (Newport, RI), and is separated from the main part of the cemetery by Dyre Avenue. This section was reserved for African Americans and...

3. Gravestone of Cato Almy (d. 1763) Gravestone of Cato Almy (d. 1763) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Almy, Cato gravestone; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Death's Head; Slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground Gravestone of servant (slave), Cato Almy. This gravestone is found in the racially-segregated section of Newport’s Common Burying Ground known as “God’s Little Acre” that houses the remains of...

4. Gravestone of Cuffe Gibbs (1768) made by African American Carver Pompe Stevens Gravestone of Cuffe Gibbs (1768) made by African American Carver Pompe Stevens Social Hierarchies; GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; Newport; Rhode Island; slavery; Stevens, Pompe; Gibbs, Cuffe gravestone; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants; Death; Burial Practice One unusual feature of God's Little Acre is that at least some of the stones allow us the possibility to see Black Newporters through their own eyes. The stones in this section include the work of Pompe...

5. Gravestone of Dinah Gardner (d. 1782) Gravestone of Dinah Gardner (d. 1782) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Gardner, Dinah gravestone; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Child's Gravestone; cherub; slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground Dinah Gardner is the daughter of African Americans Pompey and Jenny Gardner. Pompey Gardner was a cook on the ship Providence (Richard Waterman Family Papers). This gravestone is found in the racially-segregated...

6. Gravestone of Neptune Sisson (d. 1794) Gravestone of Neptune Sisson (d. 1794) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Sisson, Neptune gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Wigged Cherub; cherub; slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground; vertical; Stevens, John III; Stevens Shop This gravestone for African American Neptune Sisson was signed by Newport carver John Stevens. The only John Stevens working in Newport in 1794 was John Stevens III. This is an example of a frontal winged...

7. Gravestone of Peg Bull (d. 1740) Gravestone of Peg Bull (d. 1740) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Child’s World and Image; Children Education; Child's Gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Bull, Peg gravestone; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Cherub; Slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground; Arminianism Gravestone of servant (slave), Peg Bull. This gravestone is found in the racially-segregated section of Newport’s Common Burying Ground known as “God’s Little Acre” that houses the remains of many...

8. Gravestone of Simon Malbone (176-) Gravestone of Simon Malbone (176-) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Malbone, Simon gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Child's Gravestone; Wigged Cherub; cherub; slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground; vertical Simon Malbone, son of Peter and Bary Malbone. This gravestone is found in the racially-segregated section of Newport’s Common Burying Ground known as “God’s Little Acre” that houses the remains...

9. Gravestone of Violet Quamino (1792) Gravestone of Violet Quamino (1792) Social Hierarchies; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Quamino, Violet gravestone; Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; God's Little Acre; African American Gravestone; Child's Gravestone; cherub; Wigged Cherub; slavery; Newport; Common Burying Ground; Channing, William Ellery; Church, Benjamin; Quamino, Dutchess Gravestone of Violet Quamino, daughter of John and Dutchess Quamino. Charity Dutchess Quamino was the slave of William Channing and lived on School Street in Newport. She married John Quamino, the slave...

10. Location of Newport Cemeteries Superimposed Upon William Faden's 1777 Plan of the Town of Newport Location of Newport Cemeteries Superimposed Upon William Faden's 1777 Plan of the Town of Newport Maps; Cemetery; Lopez, Aaron; Rodriguez Rivera, Jacob Map of Newport from 1777 with Touro Cemetery, God's Little Acre, and Trinity Cemetery indicated. Also indicated are the locations of Touro Synagogue, A. Lopez house, Jacob Rodriguez Rivera House, and Francis...

11. Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport, Rhode Island Anglican; Gravestone; GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; God's Little Acre; Newport; Burial Practice; Common Burying Ground; Death; Touro Cemetery; Braman Cemetery Map of Key Cemeteries in Newport by L. Leibman, based on William Faden's 1777 “Plan of the Town of Newport.” Newport is a particularly useful location for studying religious variation in cemeteries,...

12. Newport's Common Burying Ground Newport's Common Burying Ground Burial Practice; Cemetery; Death; Gravestone; Vertical; Obilesque; Newport; Common Burying Ground Newport's Common Burying Ground contains the remains of a wide range of Protestant sects, as well as people Minister Ezra Stiles referred to as “nothingarians.” There is also a racially-segregated...

13. Portrait-Style Cherub, Margaret Rivera Stone (1771?) by John Stevens III Portrait-Style Cherub, Margaret Rivera Stone (1771?) by John Stevens III Social Hierarchies; GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; slavery; Rodriguez Rivera, Jacob; Cranston-Rivera Clan; Cherub; Rivera, Margaret gravestone; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; Gravestone; Burial Practice; Death Portrait-Style Cherub, Margaret Rivera Stone (1771?) by John Stevens III (God’s Little Acre, Newport, RI). Margaret was the servant (slave) of Jacob Rodriguez Rivera. The three-quarter view and loose,...

14. Stone of Peter Cranston, Jr., Slave of Aaron Lopez (1771) Stone of Peter Cranston, Jr., Slave of Aaron Lopez (1771) GRAVE CHILDREN; Cemetery; slavery; Cranston, Peter Jr. gravestone; Lopez, Aaron; Children Education; Child’s World and Image; Resident Non-Members, Slaves, and Servants ; gravestone; burial practice; death; Social hierarchies Stone of Peter Cranston, Jr., Slave of Aaron Lopez (1771). Age unknown. “God’s Little Acre,†Common Burying Ground. Peter Cranston’s grave not only shows the unusually strong insistence...