Rhode Island Genealogy Search

Perform a free Rhode Island public genealogy records search, including genealogy ancestry histories, family search histories, and family trees.


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Charlestown Clerk's Office Vital Records http://www.charlestownri.org/index.asp View Charlestown Clerk's Office requirements to obtain certified copies of birth, death, and marriage certificates.

Charlestown Office of The Town Clerk Genealogy Records http://www.charlestownri.org/index.asp View Charlestown Office of the Town Clerk genealogy information, including birth, death and marriage records, and record requests guidelines.

Cranston Public Library Database https://www.cranstonlibrary.org/research View Cranston Public Library reading and research links for databases, contact the reference desk and local history.

Cumberland Town Clerk Vital Records https://www.cumberlandri.org/town-clerk/pages/vital-records View Cumberland Town Clerk vital records information, including staff list and contact details.

East Providence City Clerk Vital Records http://www.eastprovidenceri.net/content/9457/9568/9585.aspx View East Providence City Clerk vital records information, including how to obtain copies of records.

Foster Town Clerk's Office Vital Records https://www.townoffoster.com/town-clerk/pages/vital-records-requests View Foster Town Clerk's Office vital records requests, including applications for certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates.

Jamestown Clerk's Office Marriage Records http://www.jamestownri.gov/Home/ShowDocument View Jamestown Clerk's Office marriage licenses general information, requirements, schedule and fees.

Jamestown Philomenian Library Database http://www.jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org/research View Jamestown Philomenian Library research section and find all the relevant information.

Jamestown Town Clerk's Office Vital Records http://www.jamestownri.gov/town-departments/clerk/vital-records View Jamestown Town Clerk's Office vital records, including vital records description and requirements for applying for vital records copies.

Kent County Birth Certificates http://www.health.ri.gov/records/ View Kent County, Rhode Island birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Langworthy Public Library Database http://langworthylibrary.org/ View Langworthy Public Library online resources, including audio books, magazines, journals, reference books, encyclopedias, genealogy, business, employment and education.

Little Compton Town Historical Society Archives http://www.littlecompton.org/index_files/OnlineCollection.htm Search Little Compton Town Historical Society online collection database by keyword.

Louttit Library Database https://www.louttitlibrary.org/resources/ View Louttit Library resource database page including magazines, catalog search, community links and tax information.

Middletown Public Library Website http://middletownpubliclibraryri.org/ View Middletown Public Library home page including calendar of upcoming events, classes, digital downloads, and available books.

Narragansett Town Clerk Vital Records http://ri-narragansett.civicplus.com/315/Vital-Records View Narragansett Town Clerk vital records information, including birth, death and marriage certificate information and marriage license information.

Newport County Birth Certificates http://www.health.ri.gov/records/ View Newport County, Rhode Island birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

North Providence Town Clerk Marriage Applications https://northprovidenceri.gov/town-clerk/marriage-licenses/ View North Providence Town Clerk marriage licenses information, including instructions, requirements and fees.

North Providence Town Clerk Vital Records http://www.northprovidenceri.gov/clerk-vitals.htm View North Providence Town Clerk vital records information, including instructions, requirements and fees.

North Scituate Public Library Genealogy Records http://scituatelibrary.org/history-genealogy View North Scituate Public Library history and genealogy information, including links to local and state-wide records and resources.

Pawtucket City Clerk Death Records http://www.pawtucketri.com/city-clerks-office/death-certificates View Pawtucket City Clerk death certificate information, including available records, address, identification requirements and online orders.

Pawtucket City Clerk's Office Birth Records http://www.pawtucketri.com/city-clerks-office/birth-certificates View Pawtucket City Clerk's Office birth certificates, including request information and fees.

Pawtucket City Clerk's Office Marriage Records http://www.pawtucketri.com/city-clerks-office/marriage-licenses View Pawtucket City Clerk's Office marriage licenses information, including documents needed and age requirements.

Pawtucket Public Library Database http://www.pawtucketlibrary.org/electronicresources.htm View Pawtucket Public Library e-resources by articles and research, selected websites and the learning express library.

Portsmouth City Government Archives http://www.portsmouthri.com/archive.aspx View Portsmouth City Government document archive list, including plat map, annual report, audited financial statement and capital improvement plan.

Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office Birth Records http://www.portsmouthri.com/159/Birth-Records View Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office birth records, including application, fees and payments.

Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office Death Records http://www.portsmouthri.com/160/Death-Certificates View Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office death certificates information including request form, fees and mailing address.

Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office Marriage Records http://www.portsmouthri.com/161/Marriage-Licenses View Portsmouth Town Clerk's Office marriage licenses, including policies and marriage equality law, licensing process, fees, and authorized officiants.

Providence County Birth Certificates http://www.health.ri.gov/records/ View Providence County, Rhode Island birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Providence County Death Certificates & Records http://www.providenceri.gov/vital-records/ Find Providence County, Rhode Island death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Providence Public Library Ask A Librarian Website http://askri.org/ View Providence Public Library Ask a Librarian home page including resources, general information, and educators.

Rhode Island Department of Health Vital Records http://www.health.ri.gov/records/ View Rhode Island Department of Health vital records, including services provided and application procedure.

Rhode Island Department of State Records http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/ View Rhode Island Department of State virtual exhibits, including featured exhibit, featured items, and recent exhibits.

Rhode Island Obituaries http://www.obitsarchive.com/obituaries/usa/rhode-island Search Rhode Island's Obituaries by names, event dates and keywords.

Richmond Town Clark Memorial Library City Services http://www.clarklib.org/#!about/c1vf6 View Richmond Town Clark Memorial Library local resources, including municipal governments, school district, tax forms, address, telephone and fax.

Richmond Town Clerk's Office Vital Records http://www.richmondri.com/188/Vital-Records View Richmond Town Clerk's Office of vital records and requirements to obtain copies of certificates and apply for marriage license.

Smithfield Town Clerk's Office Birth Records http://smithfieldri.com/town-clerk/birth-certificates/ View Smithfield Town Clerk's Office birth certificates, including request form and fees.

Smithfield Town Clerk's Office Death Records https://www.smithfieldri.com/town-clerk/death-certificates/ View Smithfield Town Clerk's Office requirements for obtaining death certificates, including certificate cost and how to make a request.

St. Ann Cemetery Burial Records http://www.cemeteryregister.com/search.asp Search St. Ann Cemetery burial records by name, date interred, and more.

State of Rhode Island Marriage Records https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1675538 Search State of Rhode Island historical marriage records by first and last name.

Tiverton Public Library Website http://www.tivertonlibrary.org/content/ebsco-search View Tiverton Public Library general information page, including latest news, upcoming events and library hours.

Town of Burrillville Clerk's Office Marriage Records https://www.burrillville.org/town-clerk/pages/marriage-civil-union-licenses View Town of Burrillville Clerk's Office marriage and civil union licenses, including application of residents and non-residents.

Town of Burrillville Clerk's Office Vital Records https://www.burrillville.org/town-clerk/pages/vital-records View Town of Burrillville Clerk's Office vital records, including birth, marriage and death certificates, application and fees.

Town of New Shoreham Clerk's Office Marriage Records http://www.new-shoreham.com/clerkdept.cfm View Town of New Shoreham Clerk's Office marriage licenses and vital records page including links to request application forms.

Town of Smithfield Veterans Records https://www.smithfieldri.com/veterans-war-memorials/veterans-memorial/ View Town of Smithfield veterans' memorial, including location, contact information, veterans and war memorials link.

West Greenwich Town Clerk's Office Vital Records https://www.wgtownri.org/town-clerk/pages/vital-records View West Greenwich Town Clerk's Office vital records request information on how to obtain a marriage license.

West Warwick Town Clerk's Office Marriage Records http://www.westwarwickri.org/index.asp View West Warwick Town Clerk's Office marriage licenses information including fees and required documents.

West Warwick Town Clerk's Office Vital Records http://www.westwarwickri.org/index.asp View West Warwick Town Clerk's Office vital records request information, including fees and other requirements.

Westerly Town Clerk's Office Marriage Applications http://westerlyri.gov/401/Marriage-Licenses View Westerly Town Clerk's Office requirements for marriage licenses including fees, validity, and waiting period.

Westerly Town Clerk's Office Vital Records http://ri-westerly.civicplus.com/397/Vital-Records View Westerly Town Clerk's Office vital records requirements for obtaining certified copies of birth, death, marriage certificates.

Woonsocket Harris Public Library Database http://www.woonsocketlibrary.org/research View Woonsocket Harris Public Library reference and research for a list of resources available to the library patron.

Find Rhode Island Genealogy Records

Rhode Island Genealogy Records provide information on people who were born, lived, or died in RI. Several government agencies and departments maintain Genealogy Records, including the U.S. Census Bureau, Rhode Island offices, and county offices. These records help people track family histories and trace lineages. In Rhode Island, Vital Records Offices hold Genealogy Records such as birth, marriage, and death records that date back over a century.

Find Genealogy Records, including:
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