James L. Hazard, 1818–1897


furniture dealer


Newport, Rhode Island


James L. Hazard and his brother George A. Hazard announced in 1856 that they had taken over Hazard’s Cabinet & House-Furnishing Ware-House, located at 23 Church Street in Newport, after the death of their brother Simeon Hazard. James L. Hazard was identified as a furniture dealer in the 1880 Federal Census.(1) He died in 1897 and is buried in the Island Cemetery, Newport.(2)

Patricia E. Kane

1. 1880 United States Federal Census, Newport, Rhode Island; Roll: 1210; Family History microfilm no. 1255210, page 171A; Enumeration District: 093. Ancestry.com and The Church os Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lehi, Utah.

2. Rhode Island: Historical Cemeteries Database Index, 1600-2001. AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003.