Oliver Chace

Oliver Chace

Birth
Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 21 May 1852 (aged 82)
Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 84995194 · View Source
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According to the Rhode Island Cemeteries database, Oliver Chace was buried in the Old Quaker Burial Ground in Providence, started in 1786 on Olive Street in Providence.(now defunct).

Find A Grave says that all burials from the Old Quaker Burial Ground Cemetery were relocated in 1857 to North Burial Ground in Providence, where the graves can be found grouped together beside cemetery work buildings near the old holding vault.

Oliver Chace was the founder of the Valley Falls Company, textile mill. This company merged with Berkshire Cotton Manufacturing Company in 1929 to become the Berkshire Fine Spinning Associates. In 1955 this company merged with the Hathaway Manufacturing Company to become what is now known as Berkshire Hathaway which is an American multinational conglomerate holding company now headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Taphophile Duo
  • Added: 14 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84995194
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Oliver Chace (24 Aug 1769–21 May 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84995194, citing North Burial Ground, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .