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
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
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.
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:
- Francis Brayton of Portsmouth, RI - born about 1612
- William Freeborn of Portsmouth, RI - born about 1594
- Richard Nichols of Warwick, RI - born about 1649
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
Nathaniel and Joan (WILBORE) POTTER Family
The Will of Stephen Richmond 1704-1787
The Shermans of Yaxley (SOY) Home Page & Associated Sites
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
Roger Williams Family Association
35 Hodsell Street
Cranston, RI 02910
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:
- Will of Thomas OLNEY, dated approximately 1679, Providence, RI
- Will of Richard SMITH, dated July 14, 1664, Wickford, RI
- Will of Obadiah HOLMES, Rev. dated April 9, 1681, Newport, RI
- Will of George WIGHTMAN of Quidnessett (North Kingstown), dated 26 April 1716. Also included is a codicil and his inventory.
- Wills of James & Alice (Pemberton) Williams, the parents of Roger Williams
- Biography of Roger Williams If you know of any sites on the web that would be helpful to list,
please let me know.
General Genealogy Resources
Deciphering Old Handwriting, including Old Style Abbreviations -
The Genealogy Home Page Maps, Newsgroups, Mailing Lists, Software
Dick Eastman's Newsletter & 100's of Genealogy links
Genealogy Today Articles, News, Searchable Databases and Local Genealogy Directory
RootsWeb Search Engines. Search the Roots Surname List, state land
office and census databases, Genealogy Newsgroups, and the
Branches, The Genealogy Treehouse is a gathering place for family history fun and learning. Web page genealogy lessons, success stories, an internet genealogy class graduate bulletin board.
The OLIVE TREE Genealogy Homepage by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC)- the Library of Congress
The Gene Pool. Quaker Corner, Oregon Genealogy, NJ Founders, etc.
Founding of the First Baptist Church in America, Newport, 1638. Extensive information on Dr. John Clarke, son of Thomas [368 kb document]
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Including Odd Fellows Lodges, Rebekah Lodges Encampments, Cantons and Auxiliaries, Junior IOOF Lodges and Theta Rho Clubs
Christine's Genealogy Website - Specializing in African American ancestry
The USF Africana Heritage Project: a joint project of the Africana Studies and Anthropology departments of the University of South Florida
JewishGen: The Home of Jewish Genealogy
The New England and New York Gateway, Part of the American History and Genealogy Project
Create a Timeline of 4 to 150 Years Beginning 1000 AD to This Year
The 10,000-Year Calendar! - has the ability to produce a month or year calendar for any year from 1 to 10000 A.D. Now shows holidays!, including Easter.
Outside the USA
The Clans and Tartans of Scotland [commercial site]
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
NativeWeb Home Page (Native American History)
First Nations Web Site
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
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.
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
Introduction to Genealogy and the American Civil War
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
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
Today in History
Today in History Archive - Calendar with clickable dates
American Memory Collection - Search
Newport, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Tourism Division's Web Page.
"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 - 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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