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The Clement Weaver - Daniel Howland Home - Built 1679

East Greenwich ~ Rhode Island

Some History
Historical Documents
Isham's Restoration
Older Drawings
Recent Inside Photos
Recent Outside Pix
The 2001 Addition
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With many of the remaining seventeenth-century homes held in 'public' hands, living in this primitive home has been a rare opportunity. After fifteen years we can still walk into a room and find something we never noticed before. From original details, to appreciating the settlers' challenges in gathering and putting to use their limited resources.



This web site was formed to help the many people who have over the years, written, called and visited our home. Some simply curious; others in search of long-ago ancestors.    This website is now maintained by Frieda Weaver Gockel, 9th great-granddaughter of immigrant Clement Weaver, grandfather of the Clement Weaver who owned the home.



If you're a Weaver descendant who wishes to learn more about your family, you can join other descendants at Family   Formerly we were located at   To receive an invitation to join, contact one of the administrators:,, or




The Clement Weaver home was also featured in:







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Early American Life magazine recently wrote a wonderful story about our home. For the article and additional pictures ,

please visit: or obtain a copy of the magazine's October 2011 edition.

Further research on the ownership history of the house has been done by Bruce MacGunnigle and appears in his new book Strolling in Historic East Greenwich.   His research (as it appeared in the local newspaper) can also be found on the descendants' Family Crossings.



Restoration by Preferred Remodeling & Design
(401) 741-8485 -

Deborah Colasanti & Larry Schneider

(formerly of:)


125 Howland Road

East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818

(401) 741-8485