Jan. 2, 1957 Providence Providence County Rhode Island, USA
Genevieve Wren Martin Canfield ~ Married in 1882 to Richard A. Canfield, of Providence, Rhode Island, who would later gain fame as "America's Greatest Gambler"; owner of private casinos in New York City, Saratoga, New York, and Newport, Rhode Island. Genevieve Canfield would outlive her husband by four decades. The Canfields had two children ~ a daughter, Grace Martin Canfield, [ who had one son, Martin E, Hannon, Jr., by her first marriage ], and a son, Howland D. Canfield, who died at the age of twenty-three ( see the entry for Howland D. Canfield, also at Swan Point Cemetery in Providence ). After Richard Canfield's untimely death, in 1914, Genevieve, and her children, lived comfortably on the fashionable East Side of Providence, through the benefit of her late husband's will.
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Remembering Genevieve Canfield on this Anniversary of her passing ~ A view of the fountain at Swan Point Cemetery. -
Robert Bruce Added: Jan. 2, 2016
Remembering Genevieve Wren Martin Canfield on this Anniversary of her passing. -
Robert Bruce Added: Jan. 2, 2015
Remembering Genevieve Martin Canfield on this day. A view of her home on the old, east, section of Angell Street on the East Side of Providence ~ near the Buena Vista Apartment house. -
Robert Bruce Added: Jan. 2, 2014