Explore research in Rhode Island.
Goal 3: Learn about Rhode Island vital records.
A. Learn about Rhode Island vital records.
B. Explore Rhode Island marriage and death records.
C. Explore Rhode Island census and voter records.
- Explore state and county census records for Rhode Island ancestors.
- Find voter registration records in Rhode Island.
- Get an overview of Rhode Island censuses in this article.
FS—Rhode Island Census
- Learn about Rhode Island census records.
Census Records for Rhode Island
- Explore the MyFreeCensus site for Rhode Island state and county census records.
- Explore additional links for Rhode Island census records on the LDSGenealogy site.
- Explore Rhode Island census records on the AccessGenealogy site.
- Learn about Rhode Island voting registers in this article.
FS—Rhode Island Voting Registers
- FS: Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914
- FS: Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916
- FS: Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916
- AC: Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953
- FS: Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953
- FS: Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
- AC: Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935
- FS: Census -
Goal 11: Search records from Rhode Island.
A Use the QUIKLinks (top of page) or Rhode Island County links (bottom) to quickly search common record collections for Rhode Island.
Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered on the site or be at a FamilySearch Center.
- In the QUIKLinks, click the link for FamilySearch, Ancestry, Findmypast, or MyHeritage to view the corresponding record collection.
- Scroll down near the bottom of this page to see available county records. Click the name of the county for FamilySearch, or A for Ancestry, or L for Linkpendium.
B Explore additional record collections.
- In FamilySearch, explore the Rhode Island Online Genealogy Records page for a variety of record collections.
- In each program (FamilySearch, Ancestry, or Findmypast), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.
Rhode Island Counties
Name = FamilySearch; A = Ancestry; L = Linkpendium
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