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Rhode Island Genealogy Resources


Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Home Page

RIGenWeb Rhode Island Cemetery addresses and phone numbers

Rhode Island Historical Records Repositories Directory
Details of what is held by the RI Historical and Preservation Societies

Bibliography of Church and Ministers' Records and Related Sources

Swan Point Cemetery Home Page

Rhode Island Families Association. Publishers of the Rhode Island
Genealogical Register, Rhode Island Vital Records, Rhode Island Wills

Vital Records Information State Index information & guidelines (see next listing) Rhode Island State and County Vital Records

Where to Write for Vital Records (compare with previous listing as a double check)
Vital Records Information for Rhode Island: National Center for Health Statistics

The Rhode Island State Archives Civil War Records, RI Laws Files, etc. They respond promptly and have provided invaluable information to many.

1824  Providence  Directory - with scanned pages

Providence 1824 City Directory, Rhode Island - scanned and indexed

1836/37 Providence City Directory - with scanned pages

Gaspee Historical Archives: For information about the Gaspee Affair

Gaspee Virtual Archives: Documents and articles about the Gaspee Affair

US Census Bureau. Map links & RI Data Centers

Rhode Island Higher Education Library Information Network

Greenville Public Library Searchable Databases

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Rhode Island

The Political Graveyard: Cemeteries in RI and the politicians buried there.
 

Rhode Island Families & Home Pages


Descendants of John Anthony of Newport County, RI

Descendants of James Barker of Newport County, RI

The Will of Edward Bliven 1694-1775

John Carter, Providence printer. Includes original documents + Nicholas Brown

Crandall Family Association
PO Box 1234, Hudson, NY  12534

Gadsby Family Genealogy, including:

Green(e) Genealogy, also includes Bowen, Lape, and Graham

The Will of Thomas Greenman ?-1728

Descendants of Jonathan Grinnell

Grinnell Family Association of America

The Will of Sarah (Babcock) Irish 1736-1816

The Will of George Irish of Middletown, RI

Phillips Worldwide DNA Project

Nathaniel and Joan (WILBORE) POTTER  Family

The Will of Stephen Richmond 1704-1787

The Shermans of Yaxley  (SOY) Home Page & Associated Sites

Slocums from RI to Pennsylvania, including Frances Slocum's story

The Composite Sprague Data Base: Over 90,000 names

Some Descendants of Jeremiah & Ruth (Albro) Sweet

The Will of Samuel Sweet of Exeter

Rhode Island's Thomas TEW The Pirate

The Trousdale Homepage, Descendants of Maturen Ballou and Hanna Pike of Smithfield, Providence Co, RI

The Tourjee Homepage

Roger Williams Family Association
35 Hodsell Street
Cranston, RI 02910

Whipple Genealogy
Descendants of Capt. John Whipple of Providence, R.I.

At the site of Sam Behling (a.k.a. Sam Casey). RI Surnames being researched: Angell, Arnold, Ashton, Audley, Barnard, Bowen, Clemence, Clifton, Deake, Dyer, Field, Griffin, Hall, Holmes, Maxson, Mosher, Nichols, Olney, Paine, Rhodes, Sisson, Smith, Spink, Thompson, Tripp, Waite, Whipple, Wightman, Wilbore, Wilcox, Williams (Roger).

Other Rhode Island Highlights:

The Clans and Tartans of Scotland [commercial site]

The Italian Genealogy Homepage

POINT "Pursuing Our Italians Names Together"over 3000 members

Cyngor Archifau Cymru Welsh Archives Council, Archives Council Wales; Information about archives in Wales

The Embassy Page; The Internet Presence Provider for Embassies, Consulates and UN Missions


Native American

NativeWeb Home Page (Native American History)

First Nations Web Site

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet

Native American History and Genealogy

Genealogy of the First Americans - A USGenWeb Site

American Indian Place Names In Rhode Island: Past & Present

Bibliography for Studies of American Indians in and Around Rhode Island, 16th – 21st Centuries



All About Names


Frequently Occurring Names From The 1990 Census. Name Search

Search for a surname and get a map of the United States showing the distribution of people with this surname within the 50 United States for 1850, 1880, 1920 and/or 1990.


Wars Involving America


Request Copies of Military Personnel Records - National Archives

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Rhode Island - listing of names, rank,branch, city, Town or Country

Gaspee Historical Archives: For information about the Gaspee Affair

Spanish American War; Roster of the 1st Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry

American Revolutionary War Soldiers & Their Descendants

The Department of the U.S. Army War College includes the Catalog of American Civil War (ACW) Photographs

The U.S. Civil War Center

Introduction to Genealogy and the American Civil War

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System

The American Civil War Homepage

TIME LINE - The Civil War, 1861-1865

World War I (World War One War I, WWI or "The Great War") and wars involving the United States

Full Pearl Harbor Casualty List

Rhode Island County Casualties World War II

The National World War II Memorial with a searchable database



Related Interesting Sites


 
Cross references to county associations, cemeteries, museums, libraries, etc.

State of Rhode Island General Assembly

Rhode Island Government

Warwick, Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Manual 2003-4 (Owner's Manual)

Rhode Island State Capitals, statistics and more. You can even play the state song.

Notable Women Ancestors by Sam Behling. From Adventurers to Witches

Portsmouth Asylum History - Detailed, well documented. A scanned copy of the 1851 "Report on the Poor and Insane in Rhode Island" by Thomas Hazard, is included.

Repositories of Primary Sources - Links to hundreds of sites

Archiving Early America Historical Documents

The Library of Congress

Today in History

Today in History Archive - Calendar with clickable dates

American Memory Collection - Search


NARA - U.S. National Archives and Records Administration Home Page The Public Record Office: the repository of the national archives for
England, Wales and the United Kingdom. Documents online

Newport, Rhode Island

Providence, RI

Town of Portsmouth, RI

Rhode Island Tourism Division's Web Page.
 


Maps and Land

"Roll-your-own" Genealogy Atlas by John Robertson. How to make your own genealogical atlas by downloading images from the internet and printing them on your printer. Historical County Lines information, and great links to map resources!

Historical Ink: Old Maps of Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, etc, Towns & Villages & Gazetteer Excerpts (commercial site)

Bureau of Land Management Home Page

Bureau of Land Management - Eastern States, General Land Office. This site provides access to more than two million land records for the Eastern Public Land States (those 31 states bordering or east of the Mississippi).

Land Record Reference - Definitions and Resources for Deeds, etc.

Blackstone River Valley, National Heritage Corridor; National Park Service America's first factory, Slater Mill was built on the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, RI




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